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Beats for the World

Local hip-hop producer and entrepreneur Mike McGraw helps artists and producers around the world to network and create hip-hop music without ever seeing each other in person.

Falling Creek Whiskey: Old Dixie Distilling Company

What does whiskey, President George Washington and Falling Creek have in common? No, he didn’t get loaded at the Halfway House and wandered up the road and stumble into Falling Creek.

Welcome to the Hotel Catifornia

In the heart of Chester, and many surrounding areas of our communities, cats live in wooded areas and become a colony of cats. Feral cats are defined by National Geographic as “the offspring of stray and abandoned household pets, raised without human contact, they quickly revert to a wild state and form colonies wherever food and shelter are available.”

One Chester family remembers their beloved mother

The year is 1985, September 9 to be exact. That’s the day they say Vronzettie Cox, 42, lost her life at the hands of a criminal in Florida.

Not just another vampire film

Chesterfield County resident and filmmaker, Kahil Dotay, was in Chester last Thursday, to film a scene at the Chester Police Station for “Vampires in Virginia,” a movie to be released in late 2015.

Gardening for life

“Kitty and Marvin Waldrop have a home and yard that would be the envy of any neighborhood,” said Billy Stubbs, a lifelong resident of the Village of Bensley. “I would say that both of them could qualify as master gardeners.

Hometown Girl Sings National Anthem at Orioles Game

Hometown girl Chelsea Buyalos was asked to sing the National Anthem for the second year at the opening to the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox game in Maryland in early June.

Cartoonists focus art on local issues

For the next two months the Chester Public Library exhibits “Cartoons With An Opinion” local artists David J. Bromley and Phillip Bowles.

Chesterfield’s part in American Independence

On 1832 June 7, Congress enacted pension legislation extending benefits more universally than under any previous legislation. This act provided for full pay for life for all officers and enlisted men who served at least two years in the Continental Line – the state troops or militia, the navy or marines.