Max

DogpoundUncategorized July 15, 2015

Welcome to the Dogpound where we have a sad announcement to make. With a heavy heart I had to make the tough decision to put Max asleep. He was no longer mobile without my assistance, he barely ate which caused him to continue to lose weight, and his bed... Read more
The 2015 State Fair of Virginia, dedicated to showcasing the best of Virginia, is seeking the state’s most vibrant arts and crafts, the most delicious baked and preserved foods, the lushest plants and crops, the hardiest livestock and the most skilled equestrians for this year’s competitions. Room also is... Read more
Latino Decisions to Unveil Updated Models on the New Target Threshold Percentages that the GOP Must Meet in Virginia to Remain Competitive in the Race for the White House. As immigration continues to insert itself as a defining issue in the presidential election cycle, many have been left to... Read more
Lights, Camera, Action!
Chester was the location for movie making  last week. For two days,  location shooting took place at the home of Debbie and Joseph Boykin as it served as Aunt Judith’s large country home for the movie “Shooting the Prodigal.” At 5:50 a.m., over 50 production crew members, volunteer and... Read more
Nowadays, honeymoons do not always start at the foot of the church steps with rice raining on the happy couple as they hop into the in-law’s convertible and drive away to Niagara Falls. In fact many couples are not married in a church at all. My favorite trend is... Read more
Old Time Bluegrass at Third Thursdays July 16
If flat-footin’ is your favorite dance or you just enjoy the notes flowing from a talented bluegrass band, then the Cary Street Ramblers will be just your thing. For that matter, they are a crowd pleaser for any music lover. The Ramblers will be playing at the Third Thursdays... Read more
Historic Edgewood House Could Soon Be Bed & Breakfest
A bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in a historic house just north of the newly constructed Walmart in North Chesterfield. The proposed B and B would be located in the historic Edgewood House on Hopkins Road. The Chesterfield County Planning Commission on July 21... Read more
July 8 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. July 9 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info,... Read more
Chesterfield Cooperative Extension invites exhibitors to participate in the Chesterfield County Fair, Aug. 28 to Sept. 5.  All exhibitors are required to enter their exhibits on Aug. 27, and items entered for competition cannot be removed until Sunday, Sept. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. Enter exhibits on Thursday,... Read more
Whether it is a summer visit to the ocean or the waters of the Chesapeake Bay, jellyfish stings are relatively common problems for swimmers, waders, and divers in all types of seawaters.  The long tentacles trailing from the jellyfish body can inject victims with venom from thousands of microscopic... Read more