While growing up, Hattie Mae Trent Carter had 15 siblings and didn’t need to play with other children in the neighborhood. She may have been troubled by the treatment of black people, but the family bond was enough to build her self-worth that allowed her to succeed in a southern community that held on to southern traditions until President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
When Country Style Ice Cream was set in place at Chester’s Village Green development, there was only one permanent structure that had been completed on what would become the center of the village of Chester. Restaurants, gift shops, offices and apartments now occupy the site.
The Chesterfield County Fair Association is once again offering two $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to individuals seeking a formal education beyond high school.
So...what is a Senior Reader’s Theatre anyway? Well, very simply, it is show business without the stress.
Small farmers, landowners with farm ponds and others interested in learning how to use ponds to grow fish in cages for sale to local markets are invited to attend a two-day Cage Aquaculture Forum sponsored by Virginia State University’s Aquaculture Program.
Wednesday, March 7
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. Chester Library. “Little Bee” by Chris Cleave will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. No registration required.
Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012. Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012. 7 p.m. – 7:45 a.m. No registration required.
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.
“It’s always an honor to be among a true hero. We often use that word hero too loosely, and we hang that title on movie stars, sports stars and television stars.