As the rain gave way, the grillers at Bensley Community Center bravely cooked 550 hot dogs, preparing for the National Night Out crowd to arrive. Fortunately, the elements saw fit to grant mercy on the community and the sun soon was shining. “With everything going on in the country,... Read more
With a life mission of water safety, Barbara Miller has taught hundreds how to swim and be water-safe. Along with teaching children how to swim, for the last 20 years she has been the swim coach for a championship swim team, the Dolphins, at the Chester Recreation Association (CRA).... Read more
The communities of Enon Elementary and Beulah Elementary are gathering to help decide how their new school buildings will look. Community members will see the school design, review options for how the exterior of their school might look, and vote on the facade they prefer during these meetings: The... Read more
Before he’s even stepped on a high school football field, his name is already known. If one hasn’t heard, here’s your chance. Chris Tyree. More importantly, college recruiters have already learned his name. As a result, the rising freshman at Thomas Dale picked up his second offer this past... Read more
Chesterfield County government and schools officials named a soccer field at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge to honor a fallen soldier: Army Sgt. Jeffrey A. Reed. The ceremony last Friday marked the official naming of the soccer field to the Jeffrey A. Reed Soccer Field. It is... Read more
Schools open Sept. 6; that’s just over a month from now. Is your child registered? Help your child have the best possible start to the new school year by registering now with Chesterfield County Public Schools. Registering now helps kindergarteners and other elementary students by making sure the correct... Read more
The Bronco-11 World Series held at Harry G. Daniels Park at Iron Bridge, is an event that’s caught the attention of local baseball fans dating back to 2009. After receiving third-place honors last year, the Chesterfield Baseball Clubs (CBC) team looked to bring the trophy back home. Coming off... Read more
One would have to consider it a special gift when a family can celebrate five generations. Minnie Susie Elliott had nine children.  Between them (five are surviving), there are 27 grandchildren, 47 great-grandchildren, and 13 great-great -grandchildren. That is a houseful when they all come together. This Saturday, July... Read more
Bluegrass music, a silent auction and an ice cream social will be part of Miracle Sunday at Chester Presbyterian Church this Sunday concluding a 12-week Miracle on the Corner mission to raise funds for much needed repairs at the church. Gordon B. Mapes, III, pastor of the church, tells... Read more
The wild and wonderful historic James River stretches 340 miles from its headwaters to the Chesapeake Bay. This July, for the sixth year under the guidance of the James River Association (JRA), 27 students from across Virginia are embarking on an educational expedition down the James River for an... Read more