The Tools for School program, administered by the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services, served 1,194 children this year due to donations and support from the community. The number is an increase over the 2010 program, which served 902 children.
John Tyler Community College (JTCC) last Tuesday announced the expansion of its precision machining program to expand the advanced manufacturing workforce in the region, a growing economic force in the Commonwealth.
Protect your family from fire was the theme this year for National Fire Prevention Week, observed October 9-15.
Chesterfield County achieved national recognition once again last Wednesday as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING for its initiatives to help young people.
For the last few weeks, Henricus Historical Park has been closed to film segments of “To Have and To Hold” – a feature film depicting life in the Virginia Colony during 1619 – but this week, however, marks an end to filming at the site.
At a very young age Rick Young got a glimpse of human potential. His father, once a pilot in World War II and now a retired physicist with NASA, would take him to space launches in Florida, where Young had the privilege of meeting world-renown scientists and astronauts.
With the Dominion District standings log-jammed at the top, winning is essential for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks game in and game out. At the end of play Friday, four teams are tied with 4-1 district records heading into the last four weeks of the season.
The Collings Foundation’s Wings of Freedom Tour is coming to the Chesterfield County Airport, Oct. 21-24, as part of its nationwide tour. This is a rare opportunity to visit and explore three World War II aircraft: the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” the Consolidated B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” and a P-51 Mustang.