Major General Ben Butler and thirty-five thousand men of the Army of the James landed at Bermuda Hundred on May 5, 1864. They advanced towards Petersburg, where battles were fought at Port Walthall Junction on May 6 and 7, then on May 9 at Swift Creek.
Recently, I spent Girls Night Out (GNO) on the Hickory Dickory Dock. Our hostess, Mechele Halder, along with her husband, Paul, share their boat house, dock, beautiful view and boat with many friends.
Local hip-hop producer and entrepreneur Mike McGraw helps artists and producers around the world to network and create hip-hop music without ever seeing each other in person.
The Depression Bipolar Support Group. 7 p.m. Chester Library, Meeting Room A. Open to anyone who suffers from mental illness. Literature available. Details: Tim Glover, 804-370-9308.
What does whiskey, President George Washington and Falling Creek have in common? No, he didn’t get loaded at the Halfway House and wandered up the road and stumble into Falling Creek.
Don Beverly, president of Don’s Trucking Company of Chester is showing support to the Shriners Hospitals for Children by placing signs on the back of his trailers. These signs give information on how the Shriners can be contacted if there is a child who is in need of help.