Daniel Cheatham, a graduate of Thomas Dale High school and Longwood University, was commissioned as an officer in the Army National Guard at Fort Pickett on April 18. After serving in the Guard since 2006 as a pharmacy tech, Sgt. Cheatham applied and was accepted into the Accelerated OCS,... Read more
A weak link causes a chain to break under pressure. That’s been the message and theme of the 2015 Thomas Dale track season started by head coach Jamarri Price. The chain that’s been forged by the Knights this season is as strong as ever. In a true team effort,... Read more
Boys 110 Meter Hurdles 1. Sam Sanders, Manchester: 16.33 2. Zack Marshall, Manchester: 16.85 3. Aaron Lewis, LC Bird: 17.31 4. Keith Brown, Prince George: 19.10 Boys 100 Meters 1. Malik Gurley, Prince George: 11.01* 2. Lamar Davis, L.C. Bird: 11.42 3. Stevontae Walton, L.C. Bird: 11.44 4. Nadear... Read more
The three-year-old preschool class at Chester Presbyterian Church  was in full support of Red Nose Day on May 21. Wanda Gentry, grandmother of a preschooler said their noses were so little that they could not move without their big red noses falling off and rolling across the floor. Red... Read more
Members of the Matoaca High School American Red Cross Club volunteer every week throughout the school year at Colonial Heights Elementary schools. This is a group of students who, in addition to their academic and other extra-curricular responsibilities, are very much committed to serving the community.  This year, as... Read more
Tracy Katherine Cole of Chester graduated summa cum laude from Christopher Newport University and was recognized by President Paul Trible for her 3.98 GPA during commencement exercises, ranking her No. 3 in the class. The 89th Commencement, where CNU graduated its largest class of more than 1,200 undergraduate and... Read more
G.W. Carver Middle School’s library program was awarded the Virginia Association of School Librarians (VAASL) Library Program of the Year.  This is a state award that recognizes a School Library Program which is fully integrated into the school’s curriculum and as such is central to the learning process. Librarians... Read more
The Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society, is offering a four-hour driving tour of the Civil War battle sites that played a major role in the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning at... Read more
Chesterfield Community High School is changing and in a major way. College and Career Academies combine the best of traditional academic instruction and vocational education in preparing students for both college and careers. Community High School has been a school, which helps students who have fallen behind or are at... Read more
First Christian Church of Hopewell will host its Third Annual Madalon Lane Memorial Golf Tournament at River’s Bend Golf Club, located at 17000 Hogan’s Alley, on July 18, 2015.  The funds raised will assist in sending children to Craig Springs Summer Camp in southwest Virginia. The cost of the... Read more