Three inducted into senior volunteer hall of fame
CHESTERFIELD — Three senior citizens were recently inducted into Chesterfield’s Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame for contributions they have made to the community since age 60. Gretchen Craig, Frank Linkous and Robert Pratt were recognized at the Board of Supervisors June 27 meeting. Craig has been volunteering at J.G.... Read more
Amazon employees help at YMCA’s Camp Red Feather
CHESTER – Nearly 40 Amazon associates from two local fulfillment centers visited the Chester Family YMCA June 29 to host more than 100 children for a field day. Amazon surprised the Y with a golf cart filled with more than 2,700 items, such as water balloons, towels, and picnic... Read more
Meadowbrook grad wins Bravo! award
CHESTERFIELD – A Meadowbrook High graduate is among the winners of the Chesterfield Education Foundation’s 2018 Bravo! Awards. Vincent Ellis White works for Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia. He serves as program manager in the community workforce department, where he oversees the Richmond and Hampton Roads areas. A... Read more
July Jingle Trail Run to benefit Christmas Mother program
CHESTERFIELD – Want to exercise in the beauty of nature and support a great cause? Come and participate in the second annual July Jingle Trail Run, a fundraiser benefiting the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program. The event will take place Saturday, July 28 at Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State... Read more
Lake an ‘Outstanding Preceptor’
Holly Lake was recently honored with the Outstanding Preceptor Award from Virginia Commonwealth University. The award is presented to pharmacists who distinguish themselves by teaching students during their fourth year of pharmacy school. Lake is a pharmacist at Rx3 Compounding Pharmacy, 12230 Iron Bridge Road in Chester. Read more
Kracke a Penn State graduate
AMARILLO – The Office of Emergency Management recognizes Briana Kracke for her graduation from Penn State University. Kracke is an emergency management planner for the federal agency and completed her masters of public administration degree and got a graduate certificate in agricultural biosecurity and emergency preparedness. “Earning my master’s... Read more
Noe makes colonel
On June 1, Christopher D. Noe was promoted to the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army. Noe – pictured with his father, Cliff Noe of Chester – is a graduate of L.C. Bird High School. On June 15, Noe graduated from the Naval War College in Newport, R.I.... Read more
Raffle winner!

Raffle winner!

Community July 2, 2018

David Austin won the raffle prize at the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s annual picnic. Read more
Chinn honored for acts of kindness
Chesterfield resident Darlene Chinn recently won a Hometown Heroes Award. Sponsored by the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, the award celebrates acts of kindness and heroism throughout Richmond, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg and surrounding areas. Chinn, a former military spouse, is passionate about helping veterans. She first became... Read more
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