Ettrick Elementary, in the southern most portion of Chesterfield County, has been celebrating its 90th birthday this year. The birthday celebration event has come and gone, but folks in the community are still reminiscing about the school.
Retiring can be both bittersweet and satisfying. If your work can be seen in all corners of the county, recounting a career that spanned 25 years in Chesterfield, it’s pretty easy to be content with a job well done.
Several Virginia State University students have recently been recognized for outstanding work.
The first Chesterfield Board of Supervisors meeting of the year tends to be one of the most interesting. There is always conjecture about who will be the new chairman and vice chairman. There is also a sort of suspense about who, out of a number of applicants for a plethora of committees, will be appointed.
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will honor Black History Month with the opening of a new exhibit on oral histories entitled “FourScore and More, Part II” at the County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop in the Chesterfield County government complex.
The Amazon Fulfillment Center project is moving ahead at blazing speeds. Clearing and grading on the Meadville Technology Park site started during the Christmas holiday. Already those passing the entrance on Meadowville Road can look through a tremendous canyon of felled trees toward the distant location of the Amazon center, which will be one million square feet in size.
While roller hockey may not be at the epicenter of American sports, but where it’s alive, it’s healthy and going strong. County resident Howard Moss is out to put Chester on the roller hockey map. Moss played roller hockey most of his life and participated in hockey programs that Chester Skateland had in the early 90s.