The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors conducts two public meetings a month typically following the school year on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. At other times they are meeting only once a month.
The future of public transportation of Richmond and its adjacent counties, including Chesterfield, was discussed at the first ever meeting of all four transportation agencies. The meeting was critically important for the creation of a “regional” public transportation system connecting the urban and suburban “knots” of Richmond and its surrounding counties.
Chesterfield’s 25th Black History Month opened at the Fulghum Center last week with the R&B concert local sensations, Ordinary People.
Chesterfield driver Francis Jarrelle raced to his third straight victory in the Arena Racing RVA 50-lap Insurance Doctor PRO-Series B Main race at the Richmond Coliseum recently.
Prekindergarten applications are now being taken for the 2014-15 school year.
In the era between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement, the Rosenwald rural school building program provided critical educational opportunities to African Americans in the South. Through this initiative, pioneered by Booker T. Washington and Julius Rosenwald, more than 5,000 Rosenwald Schools were built, including 364 in Virginia.
Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year, 168 Chesterfield County students achieved a total of 86 Gold Keys, 93 Silver Keys and 133 honorable mentions.
The recent record breaking snow in local Virginia has been a major setback in people’s everyday schedules, but it sure didn’t stop Matoaca Show Choir, High Impact, from reaching their goals.