Have stink bugs invaded your garden, backyard and house? Chesterfield produce did not birth these pesky little insects. About five years ago the brown marmorated stink bug migrated into Northern Virginia and began damaging the apple crop and other produce. Now the little vermin has migrated south causing problems... Read more
The students worked since November practicing day after day to be ready for their big show. “The kids put in a lot of hours to give a quality show,” Martha Holland Stanley, head of Theatre Department, and director of the play, at Beth Davis Middle School said. Stanley said... Read more
Sears Holdings which owns Kmart is revving up their efforts to shut 50 unprofitable stores including the Chester store on Jeffferson Davis Highway. In May of 2015, the Kmart in Colonial Heights closed. At this time, it is expected that the store will close in June with liquidation sales... Read more
Opening day is always a big day for the Central Chesterfield Little League and their players. Brian Reed, CCLL president welcomed the 52 teams in the league along with team managers, coaching staff, team moms and their families that kept the yearly tradition and weathered the rain on Saturday... Read more
Spring has sprung in Chester. Azaleas are bursting in color, Wisteria blooms are dangling from the tops of trees, tulips are popping up and gardeners are busy in their yards bringing life back in order. April is a busy time for gardeners as well as for members of garden... Read more
The Chester Rotary Club will host the 2016 “Grillin’ on the Green, With a Taste of Chester” Thursday May 12 from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Chester’s Village Green adjacent to the Chester Library on Centre Street. Proceeds from the event will go to the club’s charities including... Read more
L.C. Bird running back Shedrick McCall (6-1, 245) pulled in his first of what should be many college offers this week when Old Dominion extended a scholarship to him. A recent visit to James Madison University is the first of many planned visited for the rising senior – he... Read more
By Vernon Freeman Jr. Virginia ABC (Alcohol Beverage Control) celebrated the grand opening of their newest store Friday, located at 13113 River’s Bend Blvd. in the River’s Bend Shopping Center in Chester. The Chester store is the third ABC store to open in the state in 2016, bringing the... Read more
A deer carcass laid in a ditch beside Chester Road on Friday. Several large birds resembling eagles circled the site and slowly began to land, they surrounded the carrion and began to feast, and the vulture clean-up crew had arrived. In Chesterfield County, in the deer carcass scenario, there... Read more
A woman’s club in a community is not just about fashion shows and luncheons; they help build a community. But fashion shows are important as a fund raiser to support a club’s community activities. On Saturday, April 9, at 11 a.m., the Woman’s Club of Chester will hold their... Read more