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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

State of the arts in Chesterfield bittersweet

In spite of current economic and budgetary apprehensions, last week two arts organizations, one established and one still on its way, gathered to present the “State of the Arts” in Central Virginia. About 50 arts enthusiasts heard a history of performing arts in the Richmond area and got a glimpse of what the Chesterfield Center for the Arts could be during a presentation at the Highlands Country Club.

Chester Middle School will house Thomas Dale’s freshmen next year

The School Board last week unanimously approved the school system’s five-year, roughly $183 million capital improvement program, which includes plans to use Chester Middle School to house Thomas Dale High School’s ninth graders starting next year.

Goss scores 500th career win

Eddie Goss’ coaching career began the year a man walked on the moon. It didn’t begin in Chester, but rather in Floyd County in southwestern Virginia. His first victory came against Carroll County High School.

Matoaca grapplers making their move

Coach Mike Moore is building quite a wrestling program in southern Chesterfield County. With all-state caliber wrestlers Blake Roulo and Josh Clark providing the leadership, the Warriors are off to a fantastic start to the 2009-2010 season.

Former TDHS players see sons win state title

Saturday, Dec. 12, proved to be a historic day for the Knights of Thomas Dale and all of the parents, family and friends who sat on cold bleachers, often in the rain, and cheered on the team. The team’s regular season victories and the playoffs all culminated in this Saturday at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, as Thomas Dale met Lake Braddock to battle for the Central District State Championship.

L.C. Bird grad earns degree

Allie Stough, a 2007 graduate of Lloyd C. Bird High School, has completed her associate’s degree with an emphasis in visual arts at Richard Bland College.

Bandfest continues to grow, evolve

Finding somewhere to go or something to do isn’t always easy for teens. “I know me and my friends, we’re always trying to find something new to do,” said Matt Butta, a senior at Monacan High School and a member of the county’s Youth Services Citizens Board.

Police Blotter: January 13, 2010

GERMONT AVE 1/07 Bellwood Heights. A residential garage was broken into overnight and items were taken. The point of entry was through the back door of the garage. There was a lock on the back door, but the suspect/s pried open the hinge to gain entry.