When the Thomas Dale Knights and Lloyd C. Bird Skyhawks take the field Friday night, they will know what’s on the line. It won’t be the district standings; this game doesn’t matter in those. It’s all about bragging rights and pride.
Virginia Blood Services is still trying to recover from a tough summer of decreased blood collections and urgently needs all blood types, according to a press release from the organization. The inventory suffered even more after the Labor Day weekend, it says.
Local cancer survivor Allie Stough recently grew her hair out for a second time to donate it for making wigs for cancer patients.
Chester natives Shelly Williams and Shauna Camp will participate in a half marathon in December to raise money for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America in honor friends and family who suffer from the disease.
With 42 contestants in 32 acts auditioning, organizers of Chesterfield County and the Tri-Cities’ first Senior Idol competition found themselves with more talent than they planned, according to a press release from the Shepherd’s Center.
Larry Shue’s The Foreigner, now playing at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, is brilliantly cast. Director Tom Width always chooses his actors expertly and this production is no exception.