T hough I know that this is happening, I am thankful that we have not heard much of it in our area recently. The issue that I am speaking of is leaving a child or a pet alone in a vehicle for any amount of time. With the temperatures... Read more
Three out of every four Chesterfield County schools are being designated as fully accredited for at least the next two school years based on sustained levels of high academic achievement. In all, 46 Chesterfield County schools will benefit from state legislation passed in 2016 that says public schools in... Read more
    AFCA of Chicago won the Bronco-11 World SEries at Harry DAniel Park defeating Simi Valley, Calif. In the final, Zion Ross batted .692 for the tournament, blasting five home runs and driving in ten runs, winning the triple crown in each major offensive category. Amir Gray hit... Read more
Former Longwood women’s basketball standout Eboni Gilliam has signed a contract to continue her basketball career in Spain, signing with Club Naticio Terrassa in the Spanish city of Terrassa. “Eboni has worked extremely hard for this opportunity,” said Longwood head coach Bill Reinson. “When we recruited her, she said... Read more

Dogpound Credit

Dogpound August 3, 2017

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Well, the good news is that nothing broke this week…knocking on wood…so I am left to find another topic to write about. So let’s chat about finances. I got one of my credit card statements and they among... Read more
WASHINGTON – Congressman A. Donald McEachin (VA-04) announced a $333,233 grant award for the Virginia State Department of Health to aid state efforts fighting against the opioid epidemic. The Center for Disease Control and the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control awarded this grant to the Virginia State Department... Read more
By Mai-Lan Spiegel VCU Capital News Service RICHMOND – When a college student commits suicide, it can shake the campus to its core, as other students struggle with grief, perhaps guilt and a range of emotions. Beginning next school year, public colleges and universities in Virginia will have to... Read more
By Devon Eifel VCU Capital News Service RICHMOND – Suspension from school has long been linked to academic failure. Students are away from the classroom for up to several days, missing out on material taught in class and falling behind. Meanwhile, assignments pile up, making a difficult situation even... Read more
By Ben Burstein VCU Capital News Service With murals on buildings throughout the city and VCU constructing an arts center, it’s no secret that Richmond has a thriving arts scene. Once a month, that scene is on full display at Richmond’s First Fridays art walk. First Fridays takes advantage... Read more
House of Lace, Labor of Love
BY L. FAUSZ The “Lace House,” a legacy piece of the former owners of Meadowbrook, has returned to the gardens of its current owner, Meadowbrook Country Club. Known as a summer house, a replica now watches over the reflecting pool and the restored Charles Gillette gardens, thanks to the... Read more