Chesterfield County commemorates the Bermuda Hundred Campaign's 150th anniversary early with immersion event April 26-27

On Saturday and Sunday, April 26-27, the Chesterfield County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee will present a unique immersion event to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.

Medication take-back set for April 26

The Chesterfield County Police Department, in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration, SAFE, and Bon Secours St. Francis Watkins Centre, invites residents to safely dispose of expired and unneeded prescription and over-the-counter drugs on Saturday, April 26.

Libraries could allow alcohol to be served at events

In order for the Chesterfield County Libraries to entice more rentals for public meeting rooms and at public events, a public hearing has been set for April 23, to amend the county code relating to adding County libraries to the list of County facilities where alcohol could be served.

Yellow House: A Battle and a Home

The late Margaret Burgess lived in the old Yellow House for over 81 years. She was four years old when her family moved from North Carolina. The family understood Chester had better schools than what their home town had to offer.

Chesterfield Postmaster begins New Career with Chesterfield Sheriff’s Office

George M. Laffoon was sworn in as a deputy sheriff on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. This new position with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office represents the latest post in a 39-plus year career in public service.

Families First Diaper Drive great success

More than 8,800 diapers were donated to assist families in need during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First, March Diaper Drive.

Boy Scouts clean-up Ettrick

Members of Boy Scout Troup 917 and Cub Scout Pack 917 spent one of their spring break days cleaning up Ettrick. The Scouts participated in an annual Ettrick Clean-Up Day coordinated by R. L. Dunn last Thursday.

The Elvis Pie - big winner in cookie contest

Reporting from an earlier story of a local Girl Scout finding a creative way to sell Girl Scout cookies, the results are in and Girl Scout Troop 5239 picked the winners from fellow Scout Serena Barr’s cookie contest held in March.