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Hundley donates hair to Locks of Love

Morgan Hundley, 9, a third-grader at Matoaca Elementary School, recently donated 10 and a half inches of her hair to Locks of Love. She waited until her cheerleading season with Fame All-Stars concluded before she donated her hair.

President commissions local Coast Guard grad

Graham Sherman, son of Peter and Cathy Sherman, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering.

The precursor to Chesterfield County: Dale Parish

It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.

Presquile Island enters a new phase of visitor friendly experience

There’s no musty mansion to tour, no painting of its patriarch that hangs over the plantation house mantle; its bequest is the wildlife that has taken refuge on this majestic example of our natural world.

Power in words

“It’s very important to me because it gives me a choice, where being younger a choice was robbed from me; the choice of having a childhood was robbed from me,” said the Chester resident, in a very distinct New York accent. “…So it’s a great honor for me, it’s very important because I didn’t really get the sense of family.”

Mission helped rebuild church destroyed by fire

“Out of the ashes, we rise.” These are the words that adorn the bulletin board just inside Branches United Methodist Mission in Florida City, Florida. They are words of hope, words of remembrance.

Chesterfield native Brett Mietus named Navy Commander

The Fighting Marlins of Patrol Squadron FORTY (VP-40) held its change of command ceremony May 6, when Chesterfield native Commander Brett Mietus relieved Commander John Maxwell. The ceremony marked VP-40’s 55th change of command since its commissioning on January 20, 1951.