Wooden pallets available free-of-charge at Defense Supply Center

Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services at Defense Supply Center Richmond has approximately 1,000 wooden pallets available to the public free-of-charge. Culling is allowed. Businesses are also welcome. The pallets will be available for pickup between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 30-Dec. 4. The general public must access the installation through the North Gate located along Strathmore Road in […]

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Learn suicide intervention skills

Chesterfield County residents and professionals who serve with residents are invited to participate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), a two-day intensive, interactive and practice-dominated course designed to help caregivers recognize risk for suicide, intervene to prevent immediate harm and link persons at risk to the next level of care. This training event will take place on Thursday and […]

Support Historical Society with gift purchases

Shop for holiday gifts and help support the work of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia during the November-December holiday sale at Magnolia Grange. Find a wide selection of unique products of local interest, many exclusive to Magnolia Grange, including mugs, prints and Christmas ornaments featuring local historic sites. Locally produced items will also be available, including raw honey, goat […]

Chesterfield Food Bank hits the road

The Chesterfield Food Bank is bringing food to the community with a mobile food bank. Every Saturday morning, the community can find the food bank at one of four elementary schools in the county, providing easy access to food for those in need. The schedule of visits is as follows: On the first Saturday of each month, Hopkins Road Elementary […]

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, Nov. 26 The Giving Heart Thanksgiving Feast, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., The Greater Richmond Convention Center, 301 N. Third St., Richmond. An annual event of food and fellowship for those in the Richmond area, in particular the homeless, less fortunate, elderly and those who otherwise would spend the holiday alone. Free. 749-4726, thegivingheart.org. RVA On Ice, 4-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4-11 […]


Heavenly holiday sounds

Thursday, Nov. 26 Thanksgiving Day. County offices are closed. Saturday, Nov. 28 Friendship, Trade and Feast, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, 251 Henricus Park Road. See how the early settlers celebrated the first Thanksgiving and experience the cooking, games, songs and dances that were typical of the time. $8/adults, $6/ages 3-12, free/patrons. 748-1611, henricus.org. Monday, Nov. 30 JobSeekers weekly […]

Police arrest North Chesterfield man for bank robbery

A North Chesterfield man has been arrested for allegedly robbing a Wells Fargo bank branch. On Nov. 12 around 11:30 a.m., a man entered the bank located at 9601 Amberdale Drive, displayed a handgun and demanded money. After receiving the cash, the suspect fled. No one was injured during the robbery. Later that day, the suspect, 28-year-old Justin G. Chamberlain, […]

Men’s Club to hear about keeping businesses in Virginia

Brett Vassey, the president and CEO of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, will be the special guest at the Dec. 3, meeting of the Brandermill Region Men’s Club. Mr. Vassey will discuss local and statewide efforts to attract and retain manufacturing businesses within Virginia as well as how and why public incentives are offered to businesses. The club meets on the […]