Throughout its long history, the village of Ettrick has served as an important gateway into Chesterfield County. According to the Chesterfield County revitalization department, under the leadership of Tom Jacobson, that gateway will now be enhanced. A conceptual plan was introduced at a ceremony last week in Ettrick, previewing what the proposed improvement would bring.
Through the generosity of Chester and the surrounding community, the Chester Lions Club’s White Cane Days Drive held on Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30, was a tremendous success, according to members of the club.
Members of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors and the county administrator dressed in colonial clothing to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Citie of Henricus.
Morgan Hundley, 9, a third-grader at Matoaca Elementary School, recently donated 10 and a half inches of her hair to Locks of Love. She waited until her cheerleading season with Fame All-Stars concluded before she donated her hair.
Graham Sherman, son of Peter and Cathy Sherman, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering.
It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.
There’s no musty mansion to tour, no painting of its patriarch that hangs over the plantation house mantle; its bequest is the wildlife that has taken refuge on this majestic example of our natural world.