Thomas Dale graduate to manage conservation program

Marcus Gray, a 2002 graduate of Thomas Dale High School, recently accepted a position with the Safari Club International (SCI) Foundation in Washington D.C. as their coordinator of conservation and research programs.

Police seek information about homicide

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the people responsible for shooting and killing a man in the 3900 block of Bridget Court on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010, at about 11:40 p.m.

Teens charged with vandalism, burglary of school

Chesterfield County Police have charged three teens in relation to the burglary and vandalism of Salem Church Middle School.

Driver killed in two-vehicle crash

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed one driver. The crash occurred in the 7200 block of Courthouse Road at about 1:50 p.m. on Monday.

Police blotter

Bridlepath Dr 7/16 Country Home Estates. Suspect/s kicked open the rear door to gain entry to the vacant residence. The crawl space door under the residence was open and a window broken. The listed property was reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, July 27
Summer Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) classes. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or

Summer Reading Story Time. Chester Library. 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Details: 748-6314.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

Downloadable Digital Library Workshop.  Chester Library.  10:30 a.m. – Noon.  Register at or call 751-CCPL.

Meadowbrook to hold football camp July 29-30

For the third year, the football program at Meadowbrook High School will be holding a youth football camp for ages 6-13 on July 29-30. Last year the program saw over 100 attendees and focuses on football fundamentals.

21 for 21: Coming of age inspires run for charity

In late June, Thornton Ray was confronted with a problem: “I was trying to think of what I wanted to do for my 21st birthday;” he said, “and I didn’t want to go out bar-hopping, so I was trying to think of something else that would commemorate the milestone.”