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
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound.  We had a bit of a scare over the weekend.  What Max? Okay, you are right it was not a small scare; it was a big scare.  I had to go to a wedding over the weekend, so... Read more
Conference 12 Tennis Matoaca is the most likely contender out of the teams left in the Chester area, as L.C. Bird does not field a tennis program, and while Meadowbrook has shown some promise, they have struggled to string together success. The boys had their work cut out for... Read more
The Florida State Seminoles, led by Lacey Waldrop were able to repeat as ACC Tournament Champions for the second straight season. The Seminoles swept three games in Blacksburg, Va., last weekend defeating Boston College, North Carolina State and Pitt for the crown. Waldrop picked up her 28th win of... Read more
A pair of talented strikers roam the soccer field in Southern Chesterfield. The two youthful players are big drivers of offense and are among the leading goal scorers in the Central Region. Thomas Dale’s Dominique Grubbs is the Knights’ most potent offensive attacker – in fact she has already... Read more