Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 28
Technology Class: MS PowerPoint. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Register online at or call 748-1603.

Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. – No registration required.

Read to Rover. Chester Library. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. No registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, November 29

Local bank hold public appreciation days

Bank of McKenney Matoaca Branch is holding a Community Appreciation Day, Thursday, Nov. 29 from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. at 6300 River Rd. in Matoaca to show their appreciation to the community.

Catch local extra in Lincoln

Frank Williams has this advice people of all ages: “You shouldn’t wait until you feel comfortable trying something new. That time may never come.”

SAFE honors community leaders

At its annual meeting on Nov. 8, the board of directors of Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, presented the Sharyl W. Adams award to Dr. Parham Jaberi, director of the Chesterfield Health District.

15 Days of Thanksgiving

January 2012 offered a new beginning to Chesterfield residents Amanda and Benjamin Muncy. The young couple, who were married in 2009, had made it through two years of personal struggles and had just heard the delightful news that they were going to be parents.

Matoaca woman prepares to celebrate 102 years with family and friends

Eat healthy food and stay thin may obviously be the first thing you need to know about how to live to be 100, but observe a centurion and one secret seems to be consistent, which is to live life to the fullest. Matoaca resident, Dorothy Stewart McElhaney is not jumping around...

Senior Ambassadors graduate

The Chesterfield County senior advocate recently announced the 18 graduates of its Senior Ambassadors program, an eight-week course that allows adults 55 and older to broaden their knowledge of the county and to learn how they can better the community through self-enrichment and volunteerism.