A little over nine years ago, a small group of Chester residents sat around a table and brainstormed about how to bring the community closer together in light of an expanding population and a citizenry that was becoming busier by the day.
Several local residents were among the 450 dental volunteers – including 125 students – at the Virginia Dental Health Foundation’s Mission of Mercy project in Wise County, Va., last month.
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Over the years, lifelong Chester resident Otha Lee Taylor, 73, has witnessed many changes on a one-mile stretch of road that included his family’s 9.3 acres and home, which faced the road known to the locals as “the Pike” or the 301(Jefferson Davis Highway).
The dedicated rail line that will be constructed for high-speed rail will not directly affect Forest and Pamela Fenner’s home, but the resulting road construction needed to eliminate at-grade crossings will.