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Raising a child isn’t easy. But for John and Regina Bowen, things have been a tad more difficult. After years of cardiologist visits, their son, former Matoaca and Trinity Episcopal quarterback Blake Bowen, discovered that he needed emergency heart surgery last week — in a successful procedure called a... Read more
Chesterfield County’s own Liberty Bell
An iron bell no larger than a foot in diameter called court to session in 1749. The courthouse bell, 268 years old, was mounted on the top of the roof that graced the front porch of the house of law. It was hung from a three sided support and... Read more
Bruce Paterson – Construction Tradesman    Terrific Teachers a series part 3
How many washers will six pieces of spaghetti spanning two cups hold? This is a good question, and it’s one Bruce Peterson asks his “Geometry in Construction” class at Carver College and Career Academy, where he has been teaching for the last five years. Until this year, Patterson has... Read more
Falling Creek Ironworks event showcases local history
              Buckskin, muskets, a colonial- style militia from Henricus, historical interpreters and a Native American drum group offered a walk back into history at the annual Falling Creek Ironworks Event Saturday. Visitors to the park located at 6370 Jefferson Davis Highway found a... Read more
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
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
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
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