This Friday begins Confederate History Month in six states throughout the South. Appropriately on March 30, 1861, Judge James H. Cox delivered Chesterfield’s decision to secede from the Union to Virginia’s state-wide convention.
To an outsider, Iain Duffus, 27, seems to live a fairly normal life in his Chester suburb: He goes to work early in the morning, works hard all day and returns home hours later to be with his family.
It was all about spring fashion on Saturday with the presentation of the Woman’s Club of Chester’s yearly event “A Fashionable Spring.”
On Feb. 22 Chester resident Susan B. Keophila published her first book “But, Mama! She’s My Sister”, a full-color, illustrated children’s book designed to benefit the entire adoption triad – the adoptee, the birth parents and their children, and the adoptive parents.
Sharyl Adams, substance abuse prevention specialist for the Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development, and Wayne Frith, executive director of Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., better known as SAFE, a coalition working toward the prevention and reduction of substance abuse.
Wednesday, March 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.
Computer Class: Microsoft Word. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.
Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).
“The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.” This quote is attributed to the fourth Lord Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, who died on March 27, 1773. Although he never traveled to this county, it was named in his honor and for good reason.