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Matoaca soccer arises from the ashes

Six years ago Coach Corey McConville arrived to take the reins of the fledgling soccer program at Matoaca Middle School. The team’s history was not a good one, with winless seasons being the norm. McConville’s first Warrior team included 7th graders Dylan Prendergast, Mason Page, and Nathan Calhoun, three players that would give Matoaca a foretaste of things to come.

Calendar: June 23, 2010

Wednesday, June 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Summer Reading Program: VSU Farm Tour. 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Interact with fish and goats, tour a greenhouse and visit several ponds during a two-hour tour. The group will assemble in the library parking lot at 9 a.m. Registration required. Details: 526-8087 or library.chesterfield.gov.

A NEW JOURNEY: Chesterfield County graduates more than 4,100 students

Gather a group of graduating seniors and the consensus on what they enjoyed most about high school is the friendships they made. Yes, they enjoyed learning something new everyday, the specific programs many had an opportunity to participate in and the challenge of excelling in classes, but, for the most part, they enjoyed their friends.

Residents, business owners respond to sign proposal

Residents, business owners and others were on hand Monday night to ask questions and share concerns about a potential electronic sign near the entrance to the Chester Village Green.

Supervisors to hold hearing on CMS SA finding

Those who support or oppose the School Board’s plan to use the Chester Middle School building to house Thomas Dale High School’s freshmen next year can make their feelings known to the Board of Supervisors next week.

Legal Briefs

On Wednesday, June 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the County Administration Building, the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the following matters...

Work continues at Old Lane and Chester Road site

Farrish Properties LLC is well into the earthwork on its project at Old Lane and Chester Road. A mini-storage facility with a capacity of almost 81,000 square feet will be included in phase one. The Farrishes have the option of completing the project with any of the other uses available under their current zoning.

Thomas Dale graduates biggest class ever

It was definitely a packed house for the 102nd Commencement of Thomas Dale High School. Five hundred and eighty-eight members of the Class of 2010 graduated on Saturday, June 12. Addressing the graduates and guests, Dr. Marcus Newsome, superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools, said this was the largest-ever class to graduate in the school’s 102-year history.