Tech Center students ‘Get Into Energy’
Chesterfield Career and Technical Center students, from left, Adam Riveland (Matoaca High School), Ryan Masi (Thomas Dale High School), and Gabriel Martinez Rocha (Thomas Dale High School) recently met with Dominion Energy mentors as part of the Get Into Energy Challenge. The challenge includes working with Dominion Energy mentors... Read more
Daniels honored by Princess Anne Hunt Club
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JTCC Day at the capitol
Five John Tyler Community College students visited area state legislators Jan. 29 and Feb. 11 during the general session. Above, from left, Matthew Holmes, Llana Sidbury, Luis Colon, college president Edward “Ted” Raspiller (back), Del. Lashrecse Aird, Jordan Nurney and Alicia Alvarez. Read more
Cox named Kiwanis Club’s ‘Person of the Year’
State Del. Kirk Cox thinks it’s “pretty cool” being House Speaker. Cox – who’s in his 30th year serving in the General Assembly – was honored last week as the Chester Kiwanis Club’s “Person of the Year.” The Colonial Heights native said that, despite being tentatively redistricted into a... Read more
UR professor speaks at Matoaca
Bertram Ashe talks with Matoaca High junior Zion Porer on Feb. 19 in the high school library. Ashe read from his memoir, ‘Twisted: My Dread Chronicles,’ which explores black male identity, black vernacular and black hair. Ashe is an English professor at the University of Richmond. He spoke at... Read more
‘Beauty and the Beast’ coming to EDMS
The Phantom Players will perform “Beauty and the Beast” at Elizabeth Davis Middle School, 601 Corvus Court at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 9 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10. The musical follows the classic cartoon movie, but was adapted for the Broadway stage and new songs... Read more
America’s Classic Miss
Chester resident LauraBrooke McCarney was recently crowned America’s Classic Miss, Mega Grand Supreme, for 2019. Read more
Chesapeake Bank donates $10K to BizWorks
Chesapeake Bank presented a check for $10,000 to BizWorks Enterprise Center on Feb. 26. Funds will be used to renovate the center’s multi-purpose room. From left, David Neale, Fable Marketing; Richard Swed, Risk Management Group; LaTisha Jenkins, Chesterfield Economic Development; Tommy Adams, Chesapeake Bank; Kiva Duff, BizWorks; Shane Young,... Read more
Live history

Live history

CommunityHistory February 26, 2019

Storyteller and performer Charmaine Crowell-White entertained students during three lunch events at Carver Middle School Feb. 8. Students enjoyed a first-person performance by Crowell-White as Sukey, Dolley Madison’s personal maid. She described how Sukey and other house servants saved the portrait of George Washington and many other historical documents... Read more