Olympic experience for local student athletes

Local Students will be participating in the International Children’s Games in Daegu, Korea this summer complete with an opening ceremony which includes a parade of more than 2000 coaches and athletes from 50 different countries, lighting of the torch, raising of the Games flag, and even reciting the athletes’ oath.

Elizabeth Davis Middle presents The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.

In preparation for their spring production, the Elizabeth Davis Middle School Theatre Department gave a sneak performance of their next production to the first and second grade classes at Elizabeth Scott Elementary. Last Friday, the children watched closely and enjoyed over 25 middle school students dressed in black perform “The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley Jr.”

April 19 is kindergarten registration day

Throughout central Virginia, April 19 is the date to register children to attend kindergarten.

Harvard connects with Chesterfield classrooms

What is believed to be the largest 2012 public education research project in the country is under way right now in Chesterfield County. TESLA, a mutually beneficial relationship with Harvard University, will encompass 18,000 students in grades 5-8.

Poor role model buys Kindle Fire with stolen credit card from Walmart

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify a female suspect who used a stolen credit card, and wasn’t being the best role model.

Grand larceny fugitives wanted by police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Officials determine fire linked to front-porch light

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Friday, March 9, at 9:12 p.m., to 4607 Mason Dale Terr. for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find fire on the front porch extending to the roof line and into the attic. It took crews approximately 25 minutes to get the fire under control.

Police blotter

CARRIAGEWAY LN 3/15 Meadowbrook Farms. Suspect/s attempted to gain entry through a locked rear door. Entry to the residence was not gained and at this time nothing has been reported stolen.