The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify two suspects involved in a robbery and shooting. During the evening of Wednesday, September 23, a Chesterfield County Police officer saw two male subjects acting suspiciously in the area of Jefferson Davis Highway and Walmsley Boulevard, near... Read more
I have been taking my readers through my fire service journey, but I feel like I need to step back and share some life-changing or life-altering moments in my life. I am going to give you a brief snapshot of my life-journey. 1976 – I became a Christian and... Read more
Boze, Mrs. Charlotte Gary, 88, of Chesterfield, widow of Leslie Carl Boze. Biley, Mr. William Clyde, 87, of Chesterfield, a World War II Navy, a Korean War Air Force and a Virginia Air National Guard veteran, husband of Lurie Alma Bailey. Boswell, Mr. Chris, 24, of Chesterfield. Clark, Mr. Stephen E. Sr., 61,... Read more
Local Film: The Wages of Sin
At a dim movie theatre; you take your seat and the lights go down as the movie begins to flicker on the huge screen. The only distraction is the crunching of popcorn and slurping of a drink by the guy next to you. Only one film is playing at... Read more
Odd Couple Glad for Friendship
They laugh together. They make jokes together. They go for dinner and try not to disagree about what kind of food they will eat on an outing. You see, they are friends. Not really all that unusual, as everyone hopes for the bonds of good friendship. Yet, Mildred “Millie”... Read more
Hard work and  camaraderie pays off for the Skyhawks
L.C. Bird field hockey coach Veronica Zuccarello moved here from New Jersey on a Friday. On Monday, she met her team. Both coach and team have had a season to remember, as the Skyhawks are headed to regionals for the first time since 2004. “The season has been awesome... Read more
Football Recaps: Week 10
L.C. Bird 55, Huguenot 0 The Skyhawks rolled over the Huguenot Falcons again, 55-0. Huguenot has not scored on L.C. Bird since 2006, when they defeated the Skyhawks. J.B. Wright rushed for 145 yards and three scores, while Shedrick McCall ran for 116 yards and two scores. Jalen Elliott... Read more
Speed, Grit and Diligence
Kobe Bryant once said in a press conference – “Everything negative- pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” For this year’s version of the Meadowbrook football team and its senior running back, Jace Miller, that statement holds a lot of weight. The Miller family is... Read more
L.C. Bird XC team  finishes on top
In Chester, Skyhawks soar, but apparently they can also run. Both the the boys and girls cross-country teams brought home Conference 12 Championships this past week. “The team has been really dedicated to showing improvement,” said coach Adam Canning. “We had several runners shave their times significantly.” The biggest... Read more
Chesterfield County celebrates outstanding educators
What do Teachers of the Year say about their jobs? Chesterfield County Public Schools asked its Teachers of the Year, “What do you enjoy most about your job?” Here are a few of their responses: Melanie Brown of Hening Elementary: “I believe I am doing what I was born... Read more