Almost 20 years in the making, the Chesterfield Center for the Arts is one step closer to where it needs to be for the first brick to be laid, and vision of literally hundreds of people to be realized. Jim Daniels and Courtney Wells, who owned .1985 acres of... Read more
L.C. Bird girls basketball is just one year removed from a 5A state finals appearance, and they are playing like a team that will do anything to return to the Siegel Center this year. After losing standouts Taja Cole (Louisville) and Tyra Shelton (Queens-Charlotte), the Skyhawks have done a... Read more
The Meadowbrook girls’ basketball team enters the New Year hot, with a 7-0 record. This success can be attributed to someone that was missing last year’s –guard, Nia Jenkins. After being named to second-team all-conference as a sophomore, Jenkins sat out last season because of personal reasons. This year,... Read more
Twelve-year-old Gabriella Watson was energized and inspired to make a difference this holiday season. Recruiting her book club at Matoaca Middle School, the 14-member group held a food drive at both the East and West campus. The collected food was delivered this week to HandsOn Greater Richmond for their... Read more
The “State of the County” was the focus last week of a presentation by Chesterfield County Administrator James “Jay” J. L. Stegmaier. At the center of Mr. Stegmaier’s address to the Chesterfield Business Council was Chesterfield’s commitment to being a “First Choice” community. Good value to business is one... Read more
The Central Virginia Hurricanes AAU football team reached the pinnacle of success on December 13 when they brought home a National Championship by defeating the Columbia Elite Junior Bearcats 42-24. It is the culmination of a lot of hard work for an AUU program that is young, just four... Read more
The Kiwanis Club of Chester kicked off their annual Christmas Parade Sunday at 2 p.m. to warm skies and record-breaking crowds. The 60-plus line-up for the two-hour parade from the Chester YMCA to the Chester Village Green included marching bands and walkers, floats, performing units, and vehicles from participating... Read more
*********Draft Timeline will  be considered or voted on in January. ********* New Chesterfield County School Board Members will be taking their seat behind the dais in mid-January and were sworn in this week. While two experienced Board members will know how to negotiate the labyrinth of bureaucracy; the three... Read more
Former L.C. Bird safety and quarterback, Ant Harris, got some long-awaited and well-deserved news last week. The former UVA standout was added to the Minnesota Vikings active roster. The move was announced when the Vikings placed Antone Exum on injured reserve, per the Minneapolis Star Tribune. After some mock... Read more