Tricks raise treats for local charities

Heed the warning…they leave screaming. Fear has a way of setting in when you approach one home in the Rivers Bend neighborhood, hearing screams coming from its backyard – at least on Halloween.

World-renown skateboarder brings message to local students

Tim Byrne not only speaks the language of teens, but relates his message of personal experience through a current teenage pastime – skateboarding. A world-renown skateboarder, Byrne, took his talent and showmanship last week to Carver Middle, Elizabeth Davis and Matoaca High schools.

Women’s Club plan for Cultural Arts Month in Chesterfield

The Woman’s Club of Chester board members are gearing up for their monthly meeting in November with everything planned around the arts. Along with arranging plans for their meeting, they are in the process of procuring a resolution from Chesterfield County declaring November as “Cultural Arts Month.”

Buy a Turkey – Feed a Family this Thanksgiving

CCHASM invites the community to participate in their annual Thanksgiving Meal Gift Program. Its largest program of the year, the Thanksgiving Meal Gift Package Program provides a Thanksgiving meal to a family in need.

Harrowgate Athletic Association storied program begins to rebuild

Fifty-seven football players, 34 cheerleaders and scores of parents will end the season this Friday for the Harrowgate Athletic Association football program with its final game, but it is just the beginning for a rebuilding program for an association that began with the Chesterfield County Quarterback League in the 1950s.

Weekly calendar

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Meadowdale Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. No registration required.

Second grader recognized as hero

Remaining calm and collected and remembering his lessons from a Child Fire Safety Education program taught by the Chesterfield Fire & EMS, seven-year-old, Kenneth “Tripp” Harris III, saved his mother from a fire in their home.