Lions Announce White Cane Fund Raiser
The Chester Lions would like to thank the community for their support at the ChesterFest last weekend and at their White Cane fundraiser this weekend. They will be at the Wal-Mart on Route 10 and the Kroger in the Breckenridge Shopping Center from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on... Read more
Enjoy a Hot Meal at Grace Café
Members of the Chester Presbyterian Church want to feed the community, and starting Tuesday, Oct. 6 Grace Café will open its doors from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. serving single guests and families a good solid meal. Grace Café is located in the church’s community room on the east... Read more
Faulkner’s Colonial Journey
Over summer vacation, Matoaca High AP language and composition students had the opportunity to read “Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts” by Steven Faulkner. Described by Goodreads as “a poet with a sense of humor, Faulkner brings the majestic American heartland to life in one of the finest books ever... Read more
Henricus Publick Days offers living history experience
Hundreds of visitors roamed the revered grounds of Henricus Historical Park over the weekend, taking in the flavor of a 1611 setting. Historical re-enactors who protrayed blacksmiths, farmers, seamstresses, soldiers of Civil and Revolutionary wars and Native Americans and more, manned the period correct colonial buildings and Native American... Read more
Southland Band starts ChesterFest celebration on Sept. 24
The Chester Community Association’s (CCA) Second Thursdays has been completed for the year, but due to an overwhelming turnout, the Southland Band will return to play a special pre-ChesterFest show on Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Village Green, 11801 Centre St. in Chester. “We have had a very successful... Read more
FOLAR to Host Battle on the Lower Appomattox River
Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Paddle or Battle, your opportunity for a leisurely paddle or a competitive race (1hr. 39 min is the time to beat) in your canoe, kayak, or SUP. This exciting 10 mile event takes place on Saturday, September 26 and is brought... Read more
Chesterfield County Fair Princesses Crowned
Chesterfield County Fair Princess Pageant 2015 winners: Tiny Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Ashley Roben; Little Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Aubrey Wisnosky; Junior Miss Chesterfield County Fair, Taylor Trombley; Miss PreTeen Chesterfield County Fair, Kimberly Stapleton; Miss Teen Chesterfield County Fair, Caroline Domo Read more
Water Fit

Water Fit

CommunityUncategorized September 2, 2015

Imagine that you need some exercise but find the weight room at the gym, with the buff ladies and the hulking men, intimidating. Sometimes, it is just the need to be healthy and know that one is taking care of “body business.” Many find water aerobics is an answer... Read more
New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
Chesterfield among Virginia Leaders for Life Insurance Payouts
Who collects the most life insurance money in Virginia? Chesterfield ranks number four in the ranking for the most money doled out in the Commonwealth. But the county ranks almost a whole point below Henrico and over four points behind Fairfax. It is all relative to population. Fairfax life... Read more