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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

CommunityEvents April 19, 2017

Spring into music as the Chesterfield County Public Library in partnership with Chesterfield Arts Foundation offers family-friendly concerts and educational music programs Saturdays from April 22 to June 17 at Chester, Enon, Ettrick-Matoaca, and Meadowdale libraries. The concert series is a preliminary preview of the entertainment options available for... Read more
EARTH DAY EVENTS

EARTH DAY EVENTS

Outdoors April 19, 2017

EARTH DAY APRIL 22  Earth Day celebration at Beulah Pool Join Beulah Pool as they do their part to keep our Earth healthy. On Saturday, April 22 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 a.m., there will be an on-site yard sale until 11:30 a.m.. Spaces are still available for rent... Read more
Taylor named most improved defensive player at FSU
Thomas Dale alum Darvin Taylor II has now been at Florida State for two years. While he was redshirted his first season and dealt with injuries in the offseason heading into and during the 2016-17 season, it appears that he’s turning a corner, one of health and growing success... Read more
Dolls on a Mission

Dolls on a Mission

Features April 14, 2017

After three years, a prayer has been answered for Ray Spivey. She wanted to use her basement for a Christian ministry, and it has grown in her words “like wildfire.” Four volunteers came together in 2014 to fulfill a request from a local church that wanted 300 dolls for... Read more
A different approach keeps students engaged – A series no. 1
A 2011 survey conducted by the ING Foundation showed that next to immediate family, teachers had the most impact on a person’s life as they grow up. According to the results, 88 percent of Americans had a teacher who positively impacted their life and 83 percent had a teacher... Read more
THAT WAS THEN: Click Clack
It was so much easier to jump on a trolley and head to Richmond to shop at Thalhimer’s or to Petersburg for lunch and tea especially if you didn’t have a car, which at the time of the trolley that rolled down Jefferson Davis Highway was the only way... Read more
Kathy’s garden on  garden club’s walking tour
When Chris and Kathy Griffin bought their Colonial Revival home at the corner of Richmond and Dodomeade streets 14 years ago, the yard had numerous bushes and trees. Today, because of her love of perennials, Kathy has transformed their yard into an English garden. Kathy’s garden, along with four... Read more