Teen twirlers spin their way to glory
Twirling a baton isn’t as easy as one might think. Judges are continuously looking for routine content, difficulty, speed, smoothness and showmanship. The 12th annual Snow Festival baton competition was held Saturday, Jan. 26 at Thomas Dale High School. More than 90 twirlers, representing North Carolina, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and... Read more
Ewalt earns statewide award
Chester resident Kate Ewalt recently received a Virginia Association of Science Teachers Recognition in Science Education (RISE) award. The award recognizes excellence in science education at the middle school level. Ewalt is a seventh-grade life science teacher at Colonial Heights Middle School. Read more
Largest, tallest US flag in Virginia coming to Chester
ABOVE: R.J. Smith Construction employee Jim Ingle is pictured next to a finial atop a flagpole next to Interstate 95 in Chester. A new flag is coming to eastern Chesterfield County, a really big flag. The flag will be the largest American flag in Virginia on the tallest flagpole... Read more
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Chesterfield – Magnolia Grange, the Chesterfield County Museum and the 1892 Historic Jail will be among the Richmond Region’s most renowned historic sites that will be offering a “passport” to “time travel” during a special admission-free weekend on March 24 and 25. Tourists and locals alike are invited to... Read more
The Chesterfield Food Bank recently received a donation of $10,000 from Publix Super Markets Charities. According to Kim Hill, director of the food bank, the Publix managers and corporate team members visited the food bank a few months back and volunteered at their Ettrick Distribution. They handed out food,... Read more

Recently Deceased

Uncategorized October 18, 2017

Adkins, Mr. Greg, 52, of North Chesterfield, husband of Valerie Louise Adkins. Bonds, Ms. Denise Gail, 61, of Matoaca. Callahan, Mrs. Barbara Ann, 91, of Chesterfield, widow of Edward John Callahan. Clifton, Ms. Mary B., 68, of South Chesterfield. Crump, Mr. Robert Loving, 88, of Chesterfield. Glenn, Mr. Thomas Nelson, 61, of South Chesterfield, an... Read more

Police Blotter

Uncategorized October 18, 2017

ALFALFA LN (23xx block) 09/05/2017 7:00 p.m. – Vandalism to a vehicle. BENSLEY COMMONS BLVD (27xx block) 09/08/2017 8:30 a.m. – Miscellaneous items taken from garage. BRADLEY BRIDGE RD (130xx block) 09/06/2017 3:00 a.m. – Electronics, money, and miscellaneous items stolen from a vehicle. BRIDLE PATH (213xx block) 08/29/2017... Read more
Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in Barbuda on Sept. 5, ravaging the area with winds of 185 miles per hour. Barbuda is just a little island of approximately 1,600 villagers in the Caribbean. Hurricane Irma touched down in... Read more
Guest Columnist Doug Hanky A few days ago, I shared a bucket list item of mine with some friends at dinner. This summer, I will go to the beach and watch a sunrise, take some pictures, drink some coffee, and then have a leisurely breakfast and more coffee! After breakfast,... Read more