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
Following a deeply moving dream 14 years ago, Lesley Beiro planted the seedling of a story idea took root in her imagination. This lone sprout has since transformed into a garden – her novel, “The Kiss.” Drawing from her own life, the inspirational story is teeming with relatable characters... Read more
Village News goes to South Africa Pete Hypes, with Pastor Thobejane, his wife Ivey, and church leader Lancelot, in the village of Sealane. VN at summer camp Marissa Kelley and Sophia Lachica of Chester checked in at summer camp in Hartsfield, Va, along with a copy of the Village... Read more
Chesterfield County has launched a new, mobile-friendly ExperienceChesterfield.com, enabling users to easily plan their next local adventure while on the go. The new Experience Chesterfield website offers themed, three-day itineraries as well as a comprehensive listing of seasonal activities. This summer, for instance, take in free concerts at centrally... Read more
The greatest story teller of our life time, Charlie Brock, has gone to be with the Lord. Born in Highland County, Va. near the Blue ridge mountains, Charlie had a larger than life personality that will be missed by all his friends and family. Always a world changer since... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Library has received several nature backpacks for each of its 10 libraries. The backpacks are part of a partnership with the Library of Virginia, Virginia State Parks, and the Science Museum of Virginia. They include a free parking pass to any of the Virginia State Parks... Read more
Chesterfield County recently named Dr. James D. Worsley as new director of the Chesterfield County parks and recreation department. Worsley is filling the position of longtime director Michael S. Golden, who retired April 1. Worsley will begin Aug. 1. Currently the parks and recreation director for Columbus, Ga., –... Read more