Higgins, Hunt lead way for youthful Matoaca
  By Josh Mathews With a familiar face back at the helm in Scott Driskill, Matoaca softball has some exciting youth led by one of the top pitchers in the area, junior Katie Higgins. Higgins is the team’s leader and has pitched well in the circle to a 3.60... Read more
Village News around the world
Stella and Herman Edwards of South Chesterfield, spending spring break in Paris, France, with the Village News. Read more
Hello and welcome back to the healthy world of the Dogpound. I hope you are all in good health…I think I am as well since I just came back from my annual “poke and prod” session with my doctor. That is what I call our annual “wellness” check provided... Read more
APRIL 26 • CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS – 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chester Library. Knit, crochet, socialize, and share your techniques with others as you work on your own or group projects. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your own supplies. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – Budget Work Session,... Read more
Personal touch
A Series  Part 2 TERRIFIC TEACHERS IS AN EIGHT PART SERIES HIGHLIGHT SOME THE BEST TEACHERS IN EASTERN CHESTERFIELD. Last school year, Susan Wilson, a third-grade teacher at C. C. Wells Elementary School, decided to boost the confidence of her students who were about to take the SOLs by... Read more
After an intensive 12-month process that launched with a $100,000 proactive grant from The Cameron Foundation last spring, Friends of the Lower Appomattox River (FOLAR) is releasing its Appomattox River Trail (ART) Master Plan. The document represents the combined efforts of FOLAR and two consulting design companies – Land... Read more
That was then…  Good Friday massacre
From 1619 to 1622 bog iron was smelted in an iron furnace at the mouth of Falling Creek. John Berkley was selected to manage the construction of the ironworks. Several settlements also existed from the falls which is now at Richmond to Jamestown. Coxendale, Bermuda Hundred, Farrars Island and... Read more


Calendar April 19, 2017 0

  april 19 > AMERICAN RED CROSS KNIT/CROCHET CLASSES – 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details, Vee Hancock, (804) 276-2891. april 20 > COMPANION SUPPER – 6 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. For more information contact Deanie Clements, 790-1115 or Sarah Allen, 768-8602. april... Read more
Chesterfield County is offering a hands-on approach for citizens to learn about local government and tour county facilities. Registration is open for the new Government Citizens Academy, which begins next month. The Government Citizens Academy, free of charge for participants, offers a chance for the public to learn about... Read more
Richmond Symphonic Winds coming to West Hundred
The Richmond Symphonic Winds will present a Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 West Hundred Rd. The 40-member ensemble, under the direction of Iris Schwartz, consists of professional musicians, music educators, college professors, and other dedicated musicians from Richmond, Chesterfield and... Read more