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
Mark Miranda: editorial cartoon
Summer meals for kids available at county libraries
Chesterfield County’s public schools and libraries are teaming up with No Kid Hungry to feed children for free this summer. No Kid Hungry is a national campaign run by Share Our Strength, a nonprofit working to solve problems of hunger and poverty in the United States and around the... Read more
Booth wins Ivey Memorial UMC scholarship
CHESTERFIELD – Rickey H. Booth is the first winner of Ivey Memorial United Methodist Church’s scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship recognizes a deserving member of the church who is working toward educational opportunities at colleges, universities or technical/trade schools. There are four areas used as the selection criteria: involvement in... Read more
Spring Fling fundraiser raises $3,690 for charity
CHESTER – Students, families and staff from Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner demonstrated their commitment to giving back recently by raising $3,690 for local and national charities through a Spring Fling event held April 28. The funds raised will be split between Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Primrose Children’s... Read more