Faulkner’s Colonial Journey
Over summer vacation, Matoaca High AP language and composition students had the opportunity to read “Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts” by Steven Faulkner. Described by Goodreads as “a poet with a sense of humor, Faulkner brings the majestic American heartland to life in one of the finest books ever... Read more
I made it through the first week of school. My darling girl bounced happily onto the bus that first day of kindergarten and never looked back. I, of course, was having an internal war that rivaled the most bloody and violent thing you have ever seen. The night before... Read more
Effective immediately, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) announces the re-opening of its Museum Gift Shop in historic Magnolia Grange featuring a free gift with purchase in September and a special discount sale in October. Throughout September, the gift shop will feature local products including raw honey, goat’s... Read more
ALLERTON ST (61xx block) 09/05/2015 12:01 a.m. – Miscellaneous property stolen from unlocked vehicle. BARBOURSVILLE LN (62xx block) 09/16/2015 8:00 p.m. – Unknown suspect/s attempted to kick in the front door of the listed residence. At this time nothing has been reported stolen. BUCCANEER DR (8xx block) 08/26/2015 9:00... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and locate two shoplifters. Between 2:20 p.m. and 2:40 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 9, two females worked together to steal more than $1,000 worth of sunglasses from Sunglass Hut at Chesterfield Towne Center. One woman pulled the... Read more
Atkinson, Mr. Clyde Douglas Jr., 66, of North Chesterfield, widower of Janet A. Atkinson. Fleming, Mr. Gary Winston, 65, of Chester, husband of Patricia Fleming. Hutteman, Ms. Nancy Siple, 96, of Chesterfield. Ligon, Mr. Albert Allen, 89, of Chesterfield, a World War II Navy Armed Guard veteran, widower of Doris Wooldridge Ligon. Llewellyn, Mr.... Read more
Three fires, two local and one in Atlanta, caused seven people to have to be rescued and the fatality of another. All three of these fires appear to have had the same cause, unattended cooking, though the fire in Atlanta is still under investigation, but it was stated to... Read more
Performers and Artists Mixing Bowl
Local artists, Drs. W. Baxter Perkinson, Jr. and Ivan W. Perkinson, entertained guests at Swift Creek Mill Theatre to help celebrate and launch the theatre’s 50th Anniversary Season with the opening of their art exhibit, “Perkinson Twins Art Exhibit, Reception & Play.” The exhibit and reception highlighted the Featured... Read more
Henricus Publick Days offers living history experience
Hundreds of visitors roamed the revered grounds of Henricus Historical Park over the weekend, taking in the flavor of a 1611 setting. Historical re-enactors who protrayed blacksmiths, farmers, seamstresses, soldiers of Civil and Revolutionary wars and Native Americans and more, manned the period correct colonial buildings and Native American... Read more
Join the Virginia Hemophilia Foundation (VHF) for a race the entire family can enjoy. Costumes are highly encouraged and treats will be given along the way. Also not to be missed is the pre-race Halloween party with a DJ, food, and more! Sign up today – this SPOOKtacular race... Read more