Elizabeth Davis Middle School (EDMS) is pretty excited about its summer reading program. “Let Me Take a Shelfie,” which includes taking pictures of the reader while doing what? Well, reading of course. Susan Worsham-Moore and Emily McDaniel, librarians at EDMS, are pretty hyped about the new program. “This is... Read more
In October 2013, Willy and Karin Rau opened the doors to Divine, a restaurant and wine bar offering a unique dining experience for Chester dwellers and visitors. Upon entering Divine’s chic and classy dining area, guests encounter an aesthetically pleasing and intimate dining space— beautiful wood flooring, warmly dimmed... Read more
Chesterfield County principals presented some 4,300 high school diplomas at VCU’s Siegel Center during graduation week, June 9 through June 13. The series of convocations is the last for Superintendent Marcus Newsome, who will be taking a new leadership role at Petersburg City Public Schools as superintendent on July... Read more
As the bustle of the academic year comes to a close and the echoes of “Pomp and Circumstance” still resonate in the air, two recent high school graduates, Hannah Almond of Thomas Dale High School and Thomas Cree of Matoaca High School, look back on the last four years... Read more
When Chester residents Brenda and Bryan Vay met on the first day of classes at the University of Virginia, it may have been love at first sight. Thirty years later, they’re still happily married and a little over a year away from having an empty nest. What they couldn’t... Read more
A family’s lack of financial resources can result in an absence of supervision and an ability to help their children excel in school. Low income equals low test scores. It is not only income that matters; it could be any number of things. But all students need to stay... Read more
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors named Joseph P. Casey as the next county administrator last week at an afternoon press conference. Casey, currently the deputy county manager for administration for Henrico County, will begin his new position July 1. Casey will fill the position of retiring County Administrator... Read more
Intersections are changing. Typically a vehicle approaching an intersection will be greeted by a traffic signal, stop or yield sign or more recently a roundabout. Currently there are 10 roundabouts in Chesterfield and more could be coming. Last week the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a community information... Read more
The large 8- by 12-foot American flag flying above the Village Green in Chester got caught in its flag pole topper, a couple of weeks ago on what must have been a very windy day. The flag pole is crowned with a highly detailed Eagle Flagpole Finial. Several residents... Read more
Nothing says American summer like cookouts, iced tea, and swimming pools. Really, it is the community swimming pool that has come to play a major role in American communities. That is very apparent in Stoney Glen where families have been cooling off by the community pool on hot summer... Read more