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Murdock, Colonials on the rise

Colonial Heights boys' basketball is enjoying their best season since 2005. Find out why inside.

Chesterfield's Achievement Gap

“We started looking at housing and schools and how those things are really connected,” said Bob Adams, from Community Housing Partners, last week, during a Poverty and Public Education Forum, at Thomas Dale High School.

Van crashes into school and catches fire

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded early Thursday morning, January 22, at 1:28 a.m. to Lloyd C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road for the report of a fire alarm activation. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke coming from the main entrance of the school.

2015 Black History Month events announced

Each year, Chesterfield County celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs, including musical performances, lectures, dance and storytelling, each designed to explore the rich, diverse background of African-Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.

Exhibit: Chesterfield African-American Schools during the Segregated Era

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has relocated its Black History exhibit on “Chesterfield County African-American Schools during the Segregated Era” to its main office and library facility at Historic Trinity Church.

County accepting nominations for 2015 Outstanding Youth Awards

The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking nominations for the 2015 Outstanding Youth Awards. Youths who have demonstrated exemplary commitment to their communities, neighborhoods or schools, and adults who have contributed positively to the development of youths in the county

Former Meadowbrook coach takes job at VUU

Former head football coach Troy Taylor has been hired by Virginia Union University and will serve as their quarterback coach for the upcoming 2015 season.

Johnny Grubb inducted into Va. Hall of Fame

If you have a World Series trophy sitting in your home, you would have to think that life had been pretty good. For former 1984 World Series Champion Johnny Grubb, things got even better as he was elected into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the 2015 class.