While the Civil War didn’t fully arrive in Chesterfield until May of 1864, one of the Confederacy’s major means of transporting troops and goods quickly was the Richmond and Danville Railroad. It was designed and its construction supervised by Chesterfield engineer Andrew Talcott.
There are dog people and there are cat people, and then there is Pauline Bokkon. After moving with her late husband, Julius Bokkon, to Chesterfield from West Virginia in1951, they built a house in what is now the Meadowbrook school district. With only a tenth-grade education she had to find a source of income, she said.
Chesterfield is under pressure to complete its rearrangement of the jig-saw puzzle that is the array of voting precincts. By law the entire country goes into redistricting mode after the each census – every 10 years.
A new restaurant to be called Logan’s Roadhouse is making its way through the site plan process at the county. To be located at West Hundred Road and I-95 between the interchange and Clarion Hotel, the steak house will serve travelers as well as local clientele.
The three classes of fifth-graders from Enon Elementary trekked a few miles west down Rt. 10 to Elizabeth Davis Middle last Friday morning, getting a glimpse of what September would bring when Davis became their new school.
In looking for ways to enjoy this year’s Spring Break there’s no need to look any further than Chesterfield County itself. With natural splendor and glimpses of paradise often only a short drive or walk away, there is something for everyone around every corner of our large county.
Honesty, they say, is the best policy, and honest theatre helps us to understand the lives of others. Swift Creek Mill Theatre’s musical presentation of “Quilters” honesty portrays the lives, experiences and emotions of seven pioneer women.
A brush delicately sweeps the canvas. Colors blend, shadow and light make peace, and forms come into focus. A critical eye surveys the work. A smiling face looks back. Another touch of paint here, an adjustment there, and the portrait nears completion.