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Donated land will be fourth conservation area

More than 400 acres of donated land along Swift Creek east of Interstate 95 will likely be the site of Chesterfield County’s fourth conservation area.

Countdown to ChesterFest: Old favorites, new temptations from food vendors

For many, a funnel cake, Italian sausage or pile of fresh cut French fries is as much a part of a festival as fun, games and entertainment. This year, ChesterFest will feature veteran vendors with familiar favorites and new booths offering exotic tastes.

Shepherd’s Center announces judges for Senior Idol’s ‘Final 10’

Niki Swann, Ms. Wheelchair Virginia 2010, will serve as the celebrity judge for the final competition of the top 10 seniors seeking the title of “1st Senior Idol of Chesterfield County and the Tri-Cities,” according to information from the Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield.

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Weekly calendar of events beginning September 15 - 23.

Loving Life: Toddler, family come through battle with cancer

While getting her picture taken last week, 2-year-old Lois Hogan clapped, laughed, bounced and blew kisses, her bald head the only sign that she’d recently endured months of chemotherapy and survived a battle with cancer.

Henricus Historical Park kicks off year-long celebration with Publick Days

Members of the Indian group Youghtanund were busy last week at Henricus Historical Park in Chester getting an expanded Indian village area ready for Publick Days.

Countdown to ChesterFest: Get ready to hit the trail in the Fest 5K

While many of this year’s ChesterFest attendees are still in their beds, a group of runners will warm up and hit the streets and trails in Chester during the festival’s 5K. The fourth annual race will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, and registration and packet pick-up will start at 7:15 a.m.