“We don’t want to be another Midlothian Turnpike,” said Jane Winder of the Rock Springs Farms. This is often the cry of neighborhoods that access or are close to Jefferson Davis Highway. A new development at Iron Bridge and Jessup roads is not different.
Mildred Ramsey Wilmoth, of North Chesterfield, celebrates her 100th birthday on January 22, 2014. Mildred was born in Burgaw, North Carolina in 1914. Growing up, she enjoyed the country life with her nine brothers and sisters. They liked to go to country parties and play basketball. Mildred married Howard Wilmoth on September 5, 1953.
The African-American History Committee of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will mark Black History Month by recognizing the histories of segregated schools for African-Americans in Chesterfield County in a new rotating exhibit at the County Museum.
When a person checks out at the grocery store most likely their groceries will be bagged in a plastic bag. Not just one, but several – sometimes one item in a bag. By the time check-out is complete, it is easy to end up with 20 bags of groceries.
For the last decade, Ettrick fourth grade teacher, Maria MacLaughlin, has been submitting student work for judging and possible inclusion in a national poetry anthology. A large percentage of her students are chosen for publication annually.
What’s worse than being stuck in a class that you strongly dislike, all year, because it was not what you expected it to be? The electives fair makes this nearly impossible for the students at Meadowbrook. On Jan. 7, Meadowbrook’s seniors gathered in the auxiliary gym to host an electives fair for the underclassmen.
Jemmot had an excellent career at Thomas Dale, sprinting and jumping for the Knights and winning 2010 athlete of the year honors. At George Mason, she’s had a great career and the senior is looking to go out with a bang in 13-14.