Argent Credit Union awards $5K in scholarships
William Bigger and Daisa Williams are this year’s recipients of the Ruby A. Robinson scholarships. Each received $2,500. Bigger attends L.C. Bird High School and the Governor’s Academy for Engineering Studies. Williams attends Matoaca High School. Both plan to enroll at the University of Virginia. Read more
Layman enjoys making math fun at Carver Middle
Victoria Layman is a third generation teacher who says she has the genetics for teaching. Layman, a sixth-grade math teacher at Carver Middle School for eight years, said she went into education because she is a “natural-born helper with the ability to build relationships with kids.” Layman started her... Read more
At L.C. Bird High School, only a few recruits have garnered more attention than Jamon Battle. At one point, the guard had collected more than 30 offers from his great play on the AAU and high school levels. Battle’s college search recently came to an end when he selected... Read more
Bishop, Phillip Michael, 38, of Chesterfield. Crump, George Levis, 103, of Chesterfield, a Navy veteran, widower of Frances Russell Crump. Field, Faith Gayle, 53, of Chesterfield. Jenkins, Alice Trainham, 78, of Chesterfield. Kennedy, Amy, 92, of Chesterfield, widow of Perry Kennedy Jr. King, Betty Ferrell, 94, of Chester, widow of Richard M. King Sr. Luck, Hilliard... Read more
Police find man deceased in vehicle
On Friday, May 17, Chesterfield Police responded to a report that a man had been found deceased in a vehicle in a parking lot in the 15700 block of Woods Edge Road. The man was identified as Timothy V. Kitt, 39, who had been reported missing May 14. The... Read more
There will, undoubtedly, be people that will fall out of boats this summer and drown. If that is true, what must we do to prevent it from occurring? Boating safety is the responsibility of every boat owner. Safety equipment on a boat is required to prevent the loss of... Read more
Kind and caring. Inclusive of all peers. Wants to help others every day. Focused on moving forward and succeeding after overcoming past challenges. An all-around great person. These are the some comments provided to describe Chesterfield County Public Schools’ 2019 Students of the Year, who were recognized April 25... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. As I mentioned last week, I had the opportunity to go the Kentucky Oaks races at Churchill Downs, which is held the day before the Kentucky Derby. The rains had stopped, the sun came out, and it was... Read more
Chamberlain graduates from VMI
Chester resident Jonathan Terkelsen Chamberlain graduated from the Virginia Military Institute May 16 with a degree in mechanical engineering and a GPA of 3.5. He is a 2015 L.C. Bird High graduate and the son of Brian and Wandi Chamberlain and Karen DiSavino. Read more
Matoaca’s Mahan gets top honor
A Matoaca High School sports medicine and health and physical education teacher was recently named Chesterfield County Public Schools’ High School Teacher of the Year. Kelly Mahan, 39, was chosen from among 14 teachers who won the top teacher awards at their Chesterfield high schools. School district officials presented... Read more