Local Girl Scouts take action for foster kids
Girl Scout Troop No. 5257, along with Highland Springs Church of the Nazarene and Gerlach Legal Services, recently collected, packed and labeled backpacks with toiletries, pajamas, books and comfort items for kids in foster care. The bags are important since many kids in foster care receive trash bags to... Read more
Christmas on the Green

Christmas on the Green

Community December 24, 2018

Tonya Incitti holds her dog during ‘Christmas on the Green’ Dec. 15 in Chester. Mission Community Church hosts the annual event. Read more
Winter scene

Winter scene

Community December 24, 2018

Holiday lights are evident at 12509 Lewis Road. Read more
Fun in the snow

Fun in the snow

Community December 24, 2018

Peyton Jones took advantage of ‘Snow Sunday,’ Dec. 9, to have some fun. Read more
The Christmas tree stand
By Jim Harris Louis Corde and I have had many hunting adventures, but the longest lasting with a piece of equipment has been with a simple platform deer stand (without a seat). I nicknamed it “the platform.” Mom – Nell Fitzpatrick Harris – ordered it for me as a... Read more
Christmas on the Green

Christmas on the Green

Community December 18, 2018

A girl and boy enjoy the music at ‘Christmas on the Green’ Saturday, Dec. 15. Mission Community Church hosts the annual event. Read more
Volunteer spirit

Volunteer spirit

Community December 18, 2018

On Dec. 4, a group of volunteers from the Chester Civitan Club braved the cold to volunteer at Greater Richmond ARC’s Camp Baker location in Chester. The Civitans spread mulch and removed fallen trees from the property. From left: Patty Grimes, Larry Grimes, Matthew Johnson, Peter Schoultis and Anudee... Read more
Primrose students collect goods for food bank
On Nov. 29, preschoolers and kindergarten students from Primrose School at Ironbridge Corner helped count and box up 767 non-perishable food items to donate to Chesterfield Food Bank to help families in need. The students created detailed shopping list and shopped at Lidl. As part of the school’s Caring... Read more
Ewalt earns statewide award
Chester resident Kate Ewalt recently received a Virginia Association of Science Teachers Recognition in Science Education (RISE) award. The award recognizes excellence in science education at the middle school level. Ewalt is a seventh-grade life science teacher at Colonial Heights Middle School. Read more
Snow Sunday

Snow Sunday

Community December 11, 2018

ABOVE: Caroline George, 7, made a snowman on Snow Sunday, Dec. 9. Some reported 12-13 inches of snow. Read more