After being forced to cancel last year due to the pandemic, the Chesterfield County Fair returned last week. The annual tradition, located at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds off Courthouse Road, continues through Sept. 4. chesterfieldcountyfair.org UPDATE: The fair will be closed on Wednesday, Sept. 1, due to Hurricane Ida, the remnants of which are expected to bring severe weather to […]
Traditional high school commencement ceremonies were nixed last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, replaced with “individual graduations” at schools with only a handful of friends and family allowed to attend. Last week, high school graduations returned with an old-school twist. Instead of traveling to Richmond to walk across the stage at Virginia Commonwealth University’s Siegel Center, the county’s 11 […]
During last Friday’s annual “Battle of Chester” rivalry football game, the visiting Thomas Dale Knights shut out the L.C. Bird Skyhawks for the first time in 23 years and broke the game open with three touchdowns in the second half en route to a 28-0 victory.
Some come for the rides. For others, it’s the fried food. Whatever the draw, they came out this past weekend to the 106th Chesterfield County Fair. Held each August at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, the roughly week-long event continues through this Saturday.
Last Tuesday, Greenleigh Mobile Home Park on Jefferson Davis Highway was one of 130 registered block parties that observed National Night Out in Chesterfield County. Created to celebrate the fight against crime and raise awareness about policing programs like neighborhood watches, the National Night Out helps connect communities to the departments that police them.
An annual tradition, families braved the heat and humidity for Brandermill’s Fourth of July parade, which begins at Swift Creek Middle School, makes it way down Brandermill Parkway and ends at Sunday Park.
A look back at the images that stood out and tell the story of 2018