County mapping specialist retires after 45 years. “My father said, ‘Don’t find a job for the money you can make; find a job that you like,’” – George Fickett There are few people, possibly none, more familiar with Civil War history in Chesterfield County than George L. Fickett, Jr.... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia and Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with Old Dominion Postcard Club, will open a new exhibit at the County Museum on Saturday, March 4, at 10 a.m. Chesterfield’s Picture Postcard Past will display vintage postcards and provide a look... Read more
The Chester Woman’s Club is celebrating 80 years of community service March 25 at 11 a.m. with “Pastels in Bloom,” the theme of this year’s fashion show and luncheon. This event is held each year to raise money for scholarships for several area high school students. The show will... Read more
During these divisive times, it’s always nice to see people coming together. I can tell you that nothing brings people together better than a Girl Scout cookie sale! From selling at work, to having my sweet girl call and plead family members to purchase her delicious cookies, she has... Read more
The Chesterfield County Black History Month Celebration Program announced the recipients of its Leadership for the 21st Century Scholarships at their business and Scholarship Awards Breakfast Friday, Feb. 17. Scholarship recipients attended, along with their parents or guardians, to receive the recognition and certificates of achievement. Six scholarships were... Read more
The Virginia Fire Chiefs Association today recognized Chesterfield County Fire Chief Edward “Loy” Senter Jr. with its highest honor, the Glenn A. Gaines Leadership Legacy Award. Senter accepted the award while attending the Virginia Fire Rescue Conference in Virginia Beach. The award is named for former U.S. Fire Administrator... Read more
Barker, Mrs. Myrtle Smith, 93, of Chesterfield, widow of William Alsey Barker Sr. Cummins, Mr. Thomas J., 71, of Chesterfield, husband of Becky Cummins. Fleming, Ms. Thelma Shepperson, 88, of North Chesterfield. Gallagher, Mrs. Laraine A., of Chesterfield, widow of Edward Leo Gallagher. Kim, Mrs. Young-Ok, 81, of North Chesterfield, wife of Jintek Kim.... Read more
BELLBROOK DR (42xx block) 12/01/2016 12:01 a.m. – Money and miscellaneous items reported stolen from residence. BLACK OAK RD (48xx block) 02/17/2017 9:00 p.m. – Money and miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle. CASTLEWOOD RD (52xx block) 02/14/2017 10:00 p.m. – Vandalism to a motor vehicle. CHISWELL DR (946xx block)... Read more
A few days ago, a mobile home caught fire, destroying the mobile home and displacing the two occupants. I do not know whether the results of the investigation are known yet, as to what caused the fire. I do not know the statistics, but it seems that more mobile... Read more
C.C. Wells Elementary School participated in the first Jump Rope for Heart fund raiser benefiting the American Heart Association. The school raised $3,744.87 as of press time. First year P.E. teacher at Wells, Tracey McDorman, A First year P.E. teacher at Wells, organized the event. This program is a... Read more