A Resolution Worth Keeping

Looking for a new year’s resolution that is meaningful? How about saving a life right here in this community?

Historical Society “Winter Lecture Series” January-March

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present its seventh annual “Winter Lecture Series” in Chesterfield, Va., starting on January 10 and continuing every second Friday evening at 7 p.m. through March 21, 2014.

Painting like the old masters

Seeing any of Ilona Shuvalova’s oil paintings puts you into the position of an art lover visiting a museum gallery or residence where great art is valued and appreciated.

Weekly calendar

Small Business Workshop: Driving Business Success - Sales Simplified. Meadowdale Library. 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Register online at or call 751-CCPL.

Old Ettrick train station lost forever to wrecking ball

Train stations or train depots are like the people who travel through them. They come and go. So it is with an old train station built along the 3500 block of South Street in Ettrick. It was not just an old building falling down, it was once a magnificent brick structure.

Betty Vinson Christmas Toy Airlift flies into Chesterfield County Airport

The Betty Vinson Christmas Toy Airlift, a project of the Virginia Chapter Ninety-Nines, which consists of volunteer pilots from across the Commonwealth, flew into Chesterfield County Airport on Saturday, December 14 to deliver gifts for military families and for hospitalized veterans.

A random act of kindness: Local man buys new home for couple

Every Christmas our hearts are warmed by the random acts of kindness spread throughout the Chester community. This year is no different. A retired, humble postman with few assets has embraced the Christmas spirit by giving a local couple the gift of a lifetime: A new home.