There’s a section of grass surrounded by an asphalt parking lot behind Oak Grove Baptist Church on Beulah Road. Deep beneath the sod lay John H. Brown and a number of his descendants.
During last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting, County Administrator James J.L. Stegmaier announced that a feature film would be shot in part at Henricus Historical Park in Chester as well as Jamestown and a couple of other Virginia locations.
Wednesday, August 3
Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Details: 318-8778.
Summer Reading Storytime. Chester Library. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Details: 748-6314. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Details: 530-3403.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte will be discussed. Details: 748-6314.
During the height of the Great Depression, the General Assembly passed a bill to allow counties to hire what is called in current days a county administrator. Although initially, Chesterfield opted out, leaving the supervisors to deal with the everyday details of running the county’s government, such as contracts and hiring employees.
Like most teenagers, Justin George devours pizza and often neglects his dirty laundry or half-empty bags of Goldfish scattered throughout his bedroom – his electronic oasis is perfect, blissful order.
Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services for first-time mothers, gathered with numerous families at Chuck E. Cheese’s recently to announce the winners of the Race for Literacy – a program encouraging parents to read to their children.