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Police Department is centenarian

Chesterfield County took a step back in time recently when the Chesterfield County Police Department celebrated 100 years of service. The year was 1914, November 9.
They conducted a reenactment of the Board of Supervisors action that created the police department a century ago.

Honoring our Veterans: DAV, Keystone team-up and host veterans luncheon

The U.S. flag was proudly displayed to honor our veterans at the sixth annual luncheon honoring local disabled veterans. The event took place last Thursday at the Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum in Colonial Heights.

Big Goals, Bigger Dreams

Nestled in a small community in Chesterfield is a nice home on a nice block. One family on that block heard a calling to help young pregnant girls.

Chester couple wins $2.5 million prize on Virginia Lottery Scratcher

Ed Murray and Tracy Bailey like to set aside a little money for fun. It was that “fun” money that they used to buy a ticket in the Virginia Lottery’s “Right on the Money” Scratcher game. Their ticket ended up winning the game’s $2.5 million top prize.

Larry Grina watercolors on display for two months

On Saturday, the Chester Public Library opened another chapter of it’s two-month series of exhibitions that present the work of local artists. From November 1 to December 29, a collection of twenty watercolor paintings by Chesterfields Larry Grina can be viewed in the main display room of the library.

Social Butterfly: Domesticated diva of Chester

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of someone’s home that you just know is going to be filled with all kinds of wonder? I received an invitation to visit the Crouch home in Hidden Valley Estates. Robin is one of my esteemed Facebook friends.

Bottled Poetry: Ashton Creek Vineyard grows toward completion

“We love wine and the country way of life that a vineyard offers,” said Kirk Thibault. Mr. Thibault, his wife Lori and daughter Rachel are three years into growing a variety of grapes.

Chincoteague Ponies Home in Chesterfield

Delaney and Elizabeth Robinson had gone several years to Chincoteague to see the pony crossing. They loved the little ponies that came across the waters to Chincoteague Island.

Civil War Nurse Returns To Historic Point of Rocks

“In the distance, a procession is led to a small hillside to pay their final respects. Women are dressed in typical mourning attire, clutching their little “hankies” to accommodate the flow of tears.