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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
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Civil War tour stops in Chester

A. Wilson Greene, executive director of Pamplin Historical Park, led a group of 50 Civil War devotees that spent part of their day on Friday touring unmarked places in Chester which were significant with the 1864 Assault on Petersburg and was associated with the shift of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Weekly calendar

Companion Supper. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. 6 p.m. Details: Deanie Clements, 790-115 or Sarah Allen, 768-8602.

Chesterfield County commemorates the Bermuda Hundred Campaign's 150th anniversary early with immersion event April 26-27

On Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee will present a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.

Yellow House: A Battle and a Home

The late Margaret Burgess lived in the old Yellow House for over 81 years. She was four years old when her family moved from North Carolina. The family understood Chester had better schools than what their home town had to offer.

Families First Diaper Drive great success

More than 8,800 diapers were donated to assist families in need during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First, March Diaper Drive.

Boy Scouts clean-up Ettrick

Members of Boy Scout Troup 917 and Cub Scout Pack 917 spent one of their spring break days cleaning up Ettrick. The Scouts participated in an annual Ettrick Clean-Up Day coordinated by R. L. Dunn last Thursday.

The Elvis Pie - big winner in cookie contest

Reporting from an earlier story of a local Girl Scout finding a creative way to sell Girl Scout cookies, the results are in and Girl Scout Troop 5239 picked the winners from fellow Scout Serena Barr’s cookie contest held in March.