In late June, Thornton Ray was confronted with a problem: “I was trying to think of what I wanted to do for my 21st birthday;” he said, “and I didn’t want to go out bar-hopping, so I was trying to think of something else that would commemorate the milestone.”
Steve Elswick and the Matoaca District Republican Canvas sent out a strong message Saturday.
Elswick, former Chesterfield County Fire and EMT Chief, powered past opponent Dr. Kevin Al-Mateen by a record margin, 789-53, to claim the Republican spot on the ballot in November.
Thomas A. Silvestri, best known as president and publisher of the Richmond Times-Dispatch and Mark Fausz, founder and editor of the Village News will be the featured guests at Tavern Talk, presented by the Chesterfield Historical Society on Monday, July 25, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. at Howlett’s Tavern in Chester.
Dozens of eager food and farming lovers piled in Virginia State University’s (VSU) Gateway Dining Facility Thursday morning to see four top Virginia chefs cook it out for the school’s second annual Iron Chef competition.
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Sunday, July 17, at 4:35 p.m. to 3440 Meadowdale Blvd. for an apartment fire. Fire crews arrived to find smoke and fire showing from a first-floor window.
To commemorate the 100th year since the dawning of our County Fair, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia needs old memories to complete an exhibit on its complete history, which on Saturday, Aug. 6, will decorate the walls just inside the County museum. The exhibit will continue through Oct.29.
While what police found this week, 100 years ago was particularly horrifying, it’s what happened in the aftermath that was also disturbing, and as modern as the National Enquirer and TMZ. On July 18, 1911, Chesterfield resident Louise Owen Beattie was murdered: a shotgun blast to the head, while traveling with her husband on a lonely stretch of Midlothian Turnpike.