YMCA executive director supports healthy living, social responsibility and education

The Chester YMCA’s relatively new executive director is anything but inexperienced. He looks young, but wouldn’t we all if we stayed in shape?

Stop Hunger Now at Chester Presbyterian

The Stop Hunger Now campaign stopped in Chester recently and Chester Presbyterian Church went to work. They took 10,000 pounds of raw grains such as rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a flavoring mix including 21 essential vitamins and minerals into small meal packages.

Circuit Court Clerk Judy Worthington to retire

Judy L. Worthington, Chesterfield County Circuit Court Clerk, last week announced that she is retiring on April 1. She has held the Clerk’s seat for 22 years and has about 18 months to serve in her current term. But do to health reasons she will be unable to complete her tenure.

Draft county budget cuts still considered

Chesterfield’s Budget and Management Department, at the request of two County Supervisors, offered possible cuts to the budget to bring an earlier budget deficit in line. A new list of cuts could not only bring the budget but could create a surplus.

Chesterfield to experiment with a Superstreet

Chesterfield is about to experience the first Superstreet in Virginia. A Superstreet is an innovative intersection treatment that safely and efficiently manages congestion by eliminating the left and through traffic movements on the minor cross streets of a busy intersection.

Woman’s Club releases cookbook full of their favorite recipes

If you love to cook and are always looking for unique recipes to try, then the latest fundraiser cookbook that has been released from The Woman’s Club of Chester. With “Celebrations from Our Kitchen to Yours,” you could begin your dinner party with an appetizer from one of Arline McGuire’s favorites, “Bacon Water Chestnuts.”

L.C. Bird High School team competes in regional FIRST Robotics Competition at VCU

More than 1,500 high school students converged on VSU’s Siegel Center for a two-day high-energy and high-tech tournament and the selection of the teams that proceed to the national competition later this year.

Jacob Johnson sets new statewide swimming record in backstroke

It would be a fair assessment to say that Thomas Dale freshman Jacob Johnson can swim like a fish.