Bensley Park will honor all veterans and active military personnel Nov. 12 with a “Navy Day” theme ceremony. The two-hour ceremony will begin at 11 a.m., and its special guest speaker will be Navy Lt. Morgan Looney, a Richmond native. Looney graduated from Douglas Freeman High School in 2003... Read more
On Sunday, the bridge on West Hundred Road in Chester was named in honor of fallen Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman, U.S. Army. At a ceremony at Chester Village Green, the bridge was officially named the Sergeant Aaron Xavier Wittman Memorial Bridge. Representatives and alumni from The Citadel, Military College... Read more
The cast of Thomas Dale Theatre Department’s “The Wiz” invites the community for a delicious trip down the Yellow Brick Road. Treat the whole family on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. to a pancake breakfast in the Emerald City, followed by trickor treating, games, crafts,... Read more
By Linda Fausz Driving down Bermuda Hundred Road, whether you work at Philip Morris Park 500 or on your way to visit Presquile Island, you cannot help but catch sight of an impressive solar energy site on property owned by Philip Morris USA. The solar energy facility is not... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) and Chesterfield Parks and Recreation will present “Daniel Trabue: Remember the Revolution.” The event at Magnolia Grange, to be held at noon Saturday, Sept. 24 is part of the Saturday Lecture Series program, whose goal is to further provide both historical and... Read more
ENON – The Greater Richmond Partnership announced that Niagara Bottling LLC, the largest private label bottled water supplier in the U.S., will build a $95 million, 450,000 square-foot facility in Chesterfield County’s Meadowville Technology Park, employing 76 people. A second phase is expected to increase the workforce by another... Read more
By A.A. “Cotton” Puryear The Virginia National Guard will broke ground on its new state headquarters facility on Aug. 16 at Defense Supply Center Richmond in North Chesterfield. The 102,000 square foot facility will be built on a 13.6-acre site in the northern section of DSCR, cost approximately $30... Read more
Chesterfield’s largest one-day event, ChesterFest, is gearing up for its biggest and most exciting Fest to date, featuring an evening concert by the Richmond Symphony. The Richmond Symphony “Big Tent” concert will finish a long day of music including bluegrass, country, blues and jazz, all on the Big Tent... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board on July 12 adopted a prototype design for the four elementary schools that will be built in the next 32 months. Using the same design for multiple schools will save money and time as Chesterfield County Public Schools moves forward to build a new... Read more
After witnessing a young man steal food from a convenience store for his family in 2012, Melissa Morgan immediately began her mission to help feed community members living in poverty. Focusing on the corridor along Jefferson Davis Highway, Morgan and her husband worked from the back of their truck,... Read more