Betty Burton was one of our unique personalities in Chester Village and will never be forgotten. She was a worker and a doer, there in the beginning when the community gathered and held events in the old Community Center on Lee Street.
Visitors to Henricus Historical Park in 2012 are encouraged to participate in history and conservation tours on the Discovery Barge II, a covered 24-foot pontoon boat captained by Mike Ostrander of Discover the James, an established provider of educational eco-tours and fishing trips.
The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2012 Outstanding Youth Awards. All nominees must be Chesterfield County residents.
Unleash your creative spirit and show off your talent at Fool for Art on April 21, 2012. This annual festival, held at John Tyler Community College’s Midlothian Campus, features a variety of art and craft vendors from around the state.
The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments on the proposed calendar for 2012-2013, which is available online at mychesterfieldschools.com. Comments may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Proposed Calendar, Chesterfield County Public Schools, P.O. Box 10, Chesterfield, Va. 23832.
Expectations for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks girls basketball team this season were high. Thus far, they have matched- and exceeded many expectations. On Friday, they were able to do what no other Bird girls basketball team has done before- and bring home back to back Dominion District tournament championships.
The Lady Monarchs are no stranger to making runs into the postseason. In fact, every year since 2008, when they won the Central District tournament, they have appeared in the final. This year their opponent would be Prince George, and Meadowbrook jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, defeating the Royals 58-40 in the championship game Friday night.
Thomas Dale alum and former softball standout Lacey Waldrop signed with Florida State last year, and in her freshman season, she’s off to a historic start. On February 12th, she pitched a five inning no-hitter and became the first freshman to accomplish the feat for the Seminoles since 2007.