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Ingonyama ifile: The lions are in peace

There are dog people and there are cat people, and then there is Pauline Bokkon. After moving with her late husband, Julius Bokkon, to Chesterfield from West Virginia in1951, they built a house in what is now the Meadowbrook school district. With only a tenth-grade education she had to find a source of income, she said.

The Scenic Route: A Guide to Local Parks and Trails

In looking for ways to enjoy this year’s Spring Break there’s no need to look any further than Chesterfield County itself. With natural splendor and glimpses of paradise often only a short drive or walk away, there is something for everyone around every corner of our large county.

“Quilters” so true; A perfect setting at Swift Creek Mill

Honesty, they say, is the best policy, and honest theatre helps us to understand the lives of others. Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s musical presentation of “Quilters” honesty portrays the lives, experiences and emotions of seven pioneer women.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 13
Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library; 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. at Central.  Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester),  748-1603 (Central).

Spring Acoustic Concert Series presents The Campbell Family Band.  7 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Central Library.  Details:  748-1603.

Chesterfield Klan

As Chesterfield’s school board began integrating faculty and staff within the schools system, after a Federal ruling forced the integration, the school board began the process in 1966, although the number of black faculty in white schools would be limited to six.

Train Walks: Leesburg transplant takes to local Civil War history.

If you’re ever in the backwoods of Chesterfield County and see a grey-haired gentleman investigating every inch of the tree-filled landscape, don’t be alarmed, it’s probably just Major Robert J. Forman on one of his “train walks.”

Clear skies for Volunteer Firefighter Family Day

After last week’s perpetual overcast, the skies opened up long enough for Saturday’s Volunteer Firefighter Recruit School Family Day at the Enon Fire Training Center to begin in the midday sun.