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
Remember last fall, when you aerated, seeded and fertilized? Remember spring, when you put down crabgrass preventer and maybe sprayed herbicide? Lawn care does not stop just because it is summer. Here are a few, free cool season grass tips for the not so cool summer. I thought “free”... Read more
Suddenly, one hundred and fifty years after Appomattox, the Civil War has become a hot topic yet again. Dylann Roof gets the blame for starting this. In the wake of his massacre of nine African-Americans in a Charleston church, we learned of his Confederate battle flag obsession. In a... Read more
ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/27/2015 3:15 p.m. – Unknown suspect/s gained entry into residence by breaking front window and stole consumable goods, jewelry, electronics and miscellaneous items. ALAN DR (50xx block) 06/28/2015 9:00 a.m. – Electronics and miscellaneous items reported stolen. ARBOR LAKE DR (67xx block) 06/28/2015 8:51 a.m.... Read more