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
Snow Sunday

Snow Sunday

Community December 11, 2018

ABOVE: Boone, a 3-year-old German Shorthaired Pointer and black and tan Coonhound mix, was sad that he couldn’t play fetch because everything was hidden, his owner Lisa Simmons said. Read more
Christmas Mother raises $55K at annual auction
ABOVE: Guest spotter, Roy Cox, on left, congratulates winner Rhonda Anderson, on right, during the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother live/silent auction Nov. 17 at the Cultural Center of India, 6641 Ironbridge Parkway. CHESTERFIELD – The annual live/silent auction for Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother was held at the Cultural Center... Read more
Local robotics team advances to state championship
ABOVE: LibraryBots team member Tyson Tross works on the team’s robot in ‘the pits’ at competition at L.C. Bird High School. The LibraryBots, a robotics team sponsored by Chesterfield County Public Libraries, hosted the FIRST FTC Greater Richmond Qualifier tournament at L.C. Bird High School on Dec. 1. Forty-four teams... Read more
Woman’s Club hears about United Network of Organ Sharing
ABOVE: Matoaca Woman’s Club member Wilma Norris, on left, is pictured with last month’s guest speakers, Lisa Schaffner and Danielle Hawkins. The guest speaker at the Matoaca Woman’s Club’s November meeting was Lisa Schaffner, who spoke about her role in the United Network for Organ Sharing program, a non-profit... Read more
It’s an art: Kuper a super teacher, peers say
ABOVE: Amber Kuper holds a student’s art project, a hamburger made of clay. Amber Kuper believes art is a skill akin to learning to ride a bike or typing and that there is always something to show when finished with a project. In her art class at Salem Church Middle... Read more