They were born in the 1920s. Not just born in ‘20s, they were also all born in their homes right in Chester. None were born in hospitals, all were born in houses right here. The oldest of what is referred to as the “Six Silly Salliess” just had her... Read more
By Linda Fausz Chester Library nearly doubled its usual Saturday traffic when over 700 children, teens and adults got a taste of all different kinds of art, on Saturday, during Chester Library’s roll-out signature event “A Taste of Art.” Activity was happening in every corner and the excitement was... Read more
Virginia Tech on Haskett’s trail Excitement for Virginia Tech basketball is reaching levels it has not in years after Buzz Williams’ improvement of the program from a cellar-dweller to a bubble team for this year’s NCAA tournament. Excitement for the program may be at its highest; a high point... Read more
A night of honor, service brings together JROTC classes As part of the National Defense Act of 1916, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the creation of the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC.) This select group of young men and women has become the starting point for many... Read more
Residents will have an opportunity this Saturday to get up close to all forms of art with Chester Library’s signature event, A Taste of Art. Plans are in place to celebrate art by providing exhibits, showcases, workshops and crafts for children. The line-up is extensive and just a preview... Read more
A Superstreet, proposed in 2014, is close to being back on schedule. Due to traffic generated by the Meadowville Technology Park, various homes and multi-family developments, the intersection at East Hundred Road and Riversbend Boulevard has become a true example of a traffic jam. To resolve the issue, Chesterfield... Read more
Throughout central Virginia, April 14 is the date to register children for kindergarten. Kindergarten is a full-day program offered in every Chesterfield County elementary school. A child must be 5 years old on or before Sept. 30 to attend kindergarten. Every Chesterfield County elementary school will register incoming kindergartners... Read more
The Clarke House, built in the 1920s, was at one time before the Chesterfield County Preservation Committee and was about to be put on the chopping block. County Commissioner Dale Patton came to the rescue, buying the dilapidated old place. The copper and fireplaces had been stolen and Patton... Read more
The 108-acre site at the confluence of the Falling Creek and the James River is on its way to becoming a park for Chesterfield County. Trust for Public Land recently purchased the property from UB Properties Inc, a subsidiary of Union Bank & Trust and will transfer the land... Read more
Elizabeth Davis Middle students donated items and created care packages for homeless people. Socks, food and toiletries are included in the 27 packages that were given to a local church to distribute. Read more