Kaitlyn Ward is your typical nine-year-old in the fifth grade at Curtis Elementary. She is obsessed with dance and has been since she was 18 months old, says her mother Kristin Ward. “She loves dance with such a passion that you can’t help but keep your eyes on her,”... Read more
For 71 years, a stone marker with nine names of soldiers from the Matoaca area who died for their country during World War II has rested on the front lawn of Matoaca Elementary School. To honor veterans on Veterans Day, music teacher Leah Kovack organized an outdoor program for... Read more
      ***Don’t miss photos photos below*** Patrons enjoyed a cocktail reception with music performed by the Appomattox Regional Governor’s School string quartet. During dinner, music was provided by the Cook County Blue Grass Band, the Stavna Ballet performed. All proceeds from the event will benefit the construction... Read more
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