Magnolia Grange Planters Day brings Civil War-Era to Life

Interest and passion brought more than 100 visitors to experience hints of civil war-era life in Chesterfield County. Life in 1864 was demonstrated and explained by costumed re-enactors and Chesterfield Historical Society volunteers at the Magnolia Grange museum estate.

Then & Now: Moore's Lake

As area swimming clubs begin the hazy, lazy, crazy days of summer, Chester Swimming Association, Beulah Swim Association and the YMCA’s Thunderbird pool are providing a cool splash and a social gathering place.

Support group to teach skills to kids with ADHD/ADD

f you’re a county resident with a child who has been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder or Attention Deficit Disorder, consider signing up your child for an ADHD/ADD Skill-Building and Support Group.

Chester girl finalist for Miss Virginia

Andrea Isabella Farag, of Chester, has been chosen as a State Finalist in the National American Miss Virginia.

SAFE kicks off its 21st Century giving campaign

With grant funding sources expiring in fall 2014, Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc. is actively seeking partnerships with private businesses, faith communities and individuals to secure funding, and to recruit board members and volunteers.

Police blotter

JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY (7200 block) 05/24/2014 10:20 p.m. - Robbery-Firearm/Highway, Street, Alley, etc. Victims were assaulted and robbed in an alley near the listed location by multiple unknown suspects. Money, electronics and miscellaneous items were taken.

Call for artists to teach at PAAL

The Petersburg Area Art League is seeking qualified artists to design and teach art classes at PAAL. PAAL is currently accepting teaching proposals for any visual art class to be taught to any age range. PAAL’s class schedule runs quarterly: fall (Sept. – Nov.), winter (Dec. – Feb.), spring (March – May) and summer (camps in July and August).