The Chesterfield County Public Schools are looking for an additional $1.9 million after the recent conclusion of the state Assembly’s general session left a hole in its budget. The school board approved a new budget in late February, but it was contingent on whatever was ultimately approved in the... Read more
Tech Center students ‘Get Into Energy’
Chesterfield Career and Technical Center students, from left, Adam Riveland (Matoaca High School), Ryan Masi (Thomas Dale High School), and Gabriel Martinez Rocha (Thomas Dale High School) recently met with Dominion Energy mentors as part of the Get Into Energy Challenge. The challenge includes working with Dominion Energy mentors... Read more
Daniels honored by Princess Anne Hunt Club
Thomas Dale High School baseball made a historic run last year, earning the program’s first trip to the state tournament. They return a wealth of pitching depth and some great offensive pieces to navigate through a tough schedule in 2019. Three key contributors departed: Tyler Bailey, shortstop, and Tanner... Read more
Coach Gabriel Hochstetler has built a boys soccer program at Meadowbrook High that’s been knocking at the door of the state tournament for the past several years. After a 10-6 mark and falling to Mills Godwin last season, he and the Monarchs hope to find a high-water mark this... Read more
Matoaca High School softball has long been a proud program, but the team experienced a dip last season, won just six games and qualified for the postseason as the No. 8 seed, falling to top-ranked Atlee. “We are an older team, but we have some players in new positions... Read more

Recently deceased

Obituaries March 19, 2019 0

CROSS, ROBERT JR., 59, of Chester, husband of Joan S. Cross. DE RUSSEE, AUDREY GUSTI, 96, of Chesterfield. DEVERS, NANCY LAMPMAN, 77, of Chester, wife of Alfred P. Devers. GREGORY, CHRISTINA ELIZABETH, 37, of Chesterfield, partner of Bobby E. Thomas. HICKEY, THOMAS, 75, of Chesterfield, husband of Lois Hickey. JONES, LILLY “LIL,” 80, of Chesterfield,... Read more
As I read a gut-wrenching Facebook post from the wife of Lt. Brad Clark, the firefighter who lost his life on I-295, I can only say that little has changed. The #MoveOver campaign – created to get the word out about moving over when you see police vehicles –... Read more

Dogpound mornings

Dogpound March 19, 2019 0

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Have you adjusted to Daylight Saving Time yet? I have, but I do not like it. Just before the change, I was actually able to see the start of the sunrise. Now it is just pitch black again.... Read more
Chargers, Camaros, pickup trucks, roadsters, ’57 Chevys and others can be found at cruise-ins hosted by the Oldies But Goodies Classic Cruizers car club. Cruise-ins are held the first Saturday of the month until September, with the first scheduled April 6 at the Keystone Tractor Museum, 880 W. Roslyn... Read more