The Dutch Gap League 1932-1933
Civil War History Month series part 2
Historian George “Buddy” Cranford wrote in the Village News last year about a Civil War battle in the Bermuda Hundred campaign that took place on May 10, 153 years ago on land surrounding a little yellow house simply known then as the Winfree House. Cranford wrote that the sound... Read more
Teacher Appreciation Week
Three Chesterfield County teachers were lauded and lavished with balloons and flowers as choices for the 2017 – 2018 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school and county wide Teacher Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Robious Elementary’s Teacher of the Year; Katherine Byers is... Read more
Bermuda Campaign: the fight for the peninsula
Cannons roared, guns rang out, troops dug earthworks fortifications. The Civil War had come to Chesterfield. Bermuda Hundred was now in the thick of it. Drewry’s Bluff was the scene of two battles and skirmishes broke out in the wood between Bermuda and Chester Station until the Confederates kept... Read more
TERRIFIC TEACHERS-Leadership & Students
Thomas Dale High School’s Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year has been announced and this year’s recipient is Dave Duncan. Duncan has been in education for 25 years, and he has been a teacher at Thomas Dale for 21. Duncan, who is a Social Studies teacher... Read more
By Danielle Ozbat “Life is art. Paint your dreams. Sing your song. Enjoy the dance.” That’s an inscription on a Midlothian art studio, Art Factory and Party Place, that was the setting for the fifth annual Gold Star Mother’s Day event. Gold Star families have been in the media... Read more
Thomas Dale Knights Alumni Plan Mega Reunion
Thomas Dale High School alumni are in the planning stages of a mega reunion that will bring old friends together from 10 graduating classes. It has been 47 years for the Class of 1968 and 36 years for the Class of 1977. Many alumni had asked for a mega... Read more
Chester Lions Club Installs New Officers
The Chester Lions Club has elected new officers for the 2015-16 year. During their only June meeting, the club met at Meadowbrook Country Club for the installation of those officers. Joey McCaffrey from the Hopewell Lions did his usual outstanding job with the actual installation per the Lions’ international... Read more
Summer Fun Photo Contest
Would you like to have a picture you have taken featured in our paper? And maybe win a cash prize for it? The Village News would like to invite you to enter the Summer Fun Photo Contest. Grab your camera or smartphone, and see if you can snap a... Read more