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Comcast awards $62,000 in scholarships to high school seniors

The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding 53 Virginia high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program.

Paul Daszkiewicz named Teacher of the Year

Shock, excitement and joy were among the emotions running through Chesterfield schools today when three teachers learned they are the school division’s top Teachers of the Year. A delegation of school system and county leaders brought banners, cakes and balloons as they surprised these top-notch teachers in their classes.

Anderson recognized as a national honor society member

Sigma Alpha Lambda is proud to announce that Alexis Paige Anderson of Chester, has recently become recognized as a member of Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Leadership and Honors Organization at the Old Dominion University.

Local golfer scores back-to-back hole-in-one

An avid golfer has about a one in five chance in his lifetime to score a hole-in-one. When approaching a par three, the odds are about 25,000 to one against achieving an ace. Betting odds against scoring two holes in one in a single round rise to about 10 million to one.

Carver girls win first county championship

In a first for Carver Middle School, the girls track team sped to the County Track Championship Friday afternoon at Manchester High School. The Cougars were led by Deja Powell’s victories in the 100 and 200, while Ainsley Greenwald took the 800 in a new school record time of 2:30.

Golfing for a cause

The Jamestown 4-H Education Center is partnering with the Kiwanis Club of Toano for their fifth annual golf tournament. The tournament is scheduled for Friday, May 18, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Fort Lee lifts suspension on bow hunting

Fort Lee Garrison Commander Col. Rodney Edge, has authorized hunting on post with bows only, effective Friday, following last month’s suspension of all hunting activity for an ongoing safety study.

Property damage at car dealership

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve an unusual vandalism.