During halftime of the boys’ basketball game against Meadowbrook, Thomas Dale held their 8th annual “Ring of Champions” ceremony. The Ring of Champions is meant to honor former students and coaches who made tremendous contributions to the Knights’ family. The first honoree was Les Keenan, Class of ’68. Les... Read more
After a tough start to the season turned into a playoff berth for the Meadowbrook Monarchs, lineman Chris Artis has something to be even more proud of. The 6-2, 305-pound tackle has committed to play football at Chowan University. “I chose Chowan so my parents would be able to... Read more
When James Madison football coach Everett Withers announced he was taking the head coach position at Texas State, it sent shock waves throughout the Virginia social media community. L.C. Bird defensive back Kumonde Hines made an announcement shortly thereafter. The once JMU commit would be following Withers on a... Read more
Thomas Dale picked up four wins, only falling to Cosby and had five wrestlers go 5-0 or 4-1 on the day. Caleb Oberly (106), Angelo Scott (120), Blake Correa (126), Jealon Williams (138), and Chris Collins (152) were among the standouts. Scott, Correa and Collins were all unblemished. The... Read more
Charming BBQ Restaurant in the Heart of Chester Satisfying the taste buds of happy customers and full stomachs at a great price, Sibley’s Bar-B-Que Restaurant & Catering has been serving great bar-b-que and southern cooking to the Chester community since its opening in April, 2000. Located at the corner... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the new but old version of the Dogpound. New because we are in a new year… but in this issue we are going back to 2015 for a visit. At work, the month of December is usually a very quiet month for us. We... Read more
By Grant Smith, Capital News Service RICHMOND – A procession of more than 100 disappointed citizens filed out of a Virginia State Water Control Board meeting late Thursday afternoon after the agency approved permits for Dominion Virginia Power to begin draining water from coal ash ponds on sites in Fluvanna... Read more
RICHMOND – The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now registering customers for the commonwealth’s Emergency Contact Program. The Emergency Contact Program, which was authorized by the General Assembly in 2015, gives law enforcement a way to notify a participant’s family or friends in the event of a... Read more
We are happy to announce that the Virginia Housing Coalition (VHC) and the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) have officially merged and launched the Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA). VHA will focus on expanding affordable housing opportunities and ending homelessness through advocacy, education, and collaboration. By merging, VHC and... Read more
Investments through 2020 promote solar and other new generation, continued reliability enhancements Projects in addition to Atlantic Coast Pipeline, will help meet Clean Power Plan goals Largest private drivers of new jobs, economic growth in Virginia RICHMOND, Va – Dominion Virginia Power plans to invest nearly $2 billion per... Read more