Shooting suspect wanted

Shooting suspect wanted

Police January 15, 2019 0

Police are searching for a suspect in a shooting that occurred Dec. 12 outside a restaurant in the 1900 block of West Hundred Road. Police responded to an area hospital to investigate a shooting. A man reported that he had been shot by an unknown suspect at about 2:30... Read more
Man and son survive I-95 incident with tractor-trailer
CHESTER – At approximately 6:36 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, Virginia State Police responded to a two-vehicle crash on northbound Interstate 95 at the 67.2 mile marker north of Routes 150 and 895. According to Trooper D. Robinson’s preliminary investigation, a 2005 Freightliner tractor hauling a trailer full of wood... Read more
Kane teaches first grade, STEAM Club at Salem Church Elementary
When she was announced as Salem Church Elementary School’s Teacher of the Year, Kimberly Kane said she was surprised. She couldn’t believe that someone had taken the time to write something about her. “When you’re a teacher and you have two million things to do, that is a big... Read more
Decision on expansion of gifted program delayed: New Carver Middle School program could be affected
A plan to expand Chesterfield County Public Schools’ Center-Based Gifted program was delayed by the school board last week. The board voted to delay the vote until its Feb. 12 meeting, but took public comment on the issue on Jan. 8. Some Bermuda District residents expressed concern about the... Read more
County looking to create five new voting precincts
Five new voting precincts could be in effect for elections later this year if a proposal from the county registrar is approved by the board of supervisors. Following long lines at several county precincts on Nov. 6, Chesterfield registrar Constance Tyler recommended that five of the largest precincts be... Read more
Winds of change at TDHS

Winds of change at TDHS

Schools January 15, 2019 4

The new principal of Thomas Dale High School has a vision that includes making school fun. Chris Jones hosted an assembly Wednesday evening Jan. 9 for parents, students and community members where he talked about his vision. The assembly marked Jones’ 100 days on the job. “Monday’s the new... Read more
Journey of Hope for children
When Grayson Riley, 7, comes to Journey of Hope for Autism to take his horseback riding lesson, he is excited and focused. That’s something his mother, Rebecca Riley, doesn’t see very often. Grayson has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. “The minute he gets out of the car, he feels a sense of... Read more
Well-balanced Warriors off to hot start
Coach Glenna Lewis has Matoaca High’s girls basketball team playing arguably the best basketball they have played in her nine-year tenure. Building off last year’s 19-win season, the Warriors have shot out of the gate, winning nine of their first 10 games. “Like we thought in the preseason, we... Read more
Pressure defense, high energy nets Skyhawks success
For L.C. Bird High’s girls basketball, it’s been more of the same this year – success in the face of whatever circumstances arise. Led in part by sisters Kielle and Kiyah Shaw’s defensive prowess, the Skyhawks have jumped out to a 7-1 start despite playing without last year’s leading... Read more
Village News visits Dollywood
Val and Bethany Yurachek recently vacationed to Gatlinburg, Tenn., where they stopped in at nearby Dollywood with the Village News. Read more