Underage drinking program seeks venues

Substance Abuse Free Environment Inc., or SAFE, Chesterfield County’s community coalition to prevent drug and alcohol abuse, seeks to partner with public schools, other nonprofit organizations and the faith-based community in Chesterfield County and Colonial Heights to host Café Conversations.

Banking 101 with Matoaca Elementary

Matoaca Elementary third grade students got a chance to find out a little more about banking and saving with a visit to Bank of McKenney, their local bank branch. After a short walk from their school to the bank, the students were welcomed by Bank of McKenney’s President and CEO Richard Liles, Branch Manager Debbie Schrum and the bank’s staff.

Elizabeth Scott students recognized for reading achievements

The kindergarteners at Elizabeth Scott were honored on Friday, April 27 for recognizing and understanding all 31 of their “word wall” words. Word Wall words are the high frequency words the children learn to recognize when beginning to read, as well as learning to use them in their writing.

Scott Elementary reading program awarded

The Exemplary Reading Program chair of each state, and their appointed committees, recently announced International Reading Associations (IRA) 2012 Exemplary Reading Program honorees. Among the 13 schools given the award was Elizabeth Scott Elementary School, Chester, Virginia, Joan Temple, Principal.

Lady Trojans win first ever CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championship

Virginia State University’s women’s outdoor track and field team won their first ever CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship on Saturday, April 21st with 139.50 total points.

Elizabeth Davis boys sweep regular season, Southern Titles

With their incredible depth, the Davis Boys Track team followed up their undefeated season with a narrow victory over Carver in the Southern Division track meet held last week on the Virginia State University Campus. The Ravens will take athletes in all fourteen events to this week’s County Meet, to be contested on Friday afternoon at Manchester High School.

Community organization's employee, guest robbed

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a suspect involved in two YMCA thefts.

Police seek suspect involved in attempted robbery

Police are searching for a man who attempted to rob the 7-11, at 320 N. Arch Road, at about 1:09 a.m. on Monday, April 30. No one was injured during the incident.