Atomic Bonds
Chemistry comes in different packages. As scientists mix chemicals together to create a reaction, athletes pour their blood, sweat and tears into a team to create a winning formula that leads them to a state championship. Two area defenses hope to be up to the task this year at... Read more
L.C. Bird 36, Monacan 6 In a game that totaled 11 turnovers on a rain soaked field at Monacan last Thursday, it was the Skyhawks who emerged victorious in a battle of 5-0 teams, winning 36-6. L.C. Bird (6-0) took advantage of many of the opportunities that were given.... Read more
Chesterfield Food Bank will be benefiting from a 5K run and walk to fight hunger at the Chesterfield County Complex on Saturday, Oct. 17. Sponsored by the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office, Haley Buick GMC – Midlothian and Kim Rice Nationwide Insurance, the Chesterfield County Be a Giver 5K Run... Read more
Fairs and open houses offer specialty center information
To help students and their parents learn about the variety of high school options, Chesterfield County Public Schools will hold two information fairs plus open houses at every specialty center and governor’s school. Students who choose to apply to a specialty center or governor’s school do so in eighth... Read more
“Off the Grid,” a solar power initiative was awarded on Thursday, Oct. 1 to Chesterfield Career & Technical Center @ Courthouse (CCTC). Dominion Virginia Power presented an Educational Partnership grant for the electricity class’ proposed Green Energy Shack, which is an existing structure in the courtyard of the school.... Read more
Gov. McAuliffe Reads to Ecoff Elementary Pre-K Class
Governor Terry McAuliffe visited Ecoff Elementary School and their pre-Kindergarten classroom last week. The new pre-K program was made possible through new Federal dollars and the Virginia Preschool Initiative to serve at-risk youth. McAuliffe believes every child in Virginia should have access to a pre-K education and has made this a... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. Yes, it is that time of the year again when we check the obituaries and if we do not see our name, then that is the green light to celebrate. Of course at my age, which will go... Read more
Village News Top 5: Football
1. L.C. Bird (6-0) In the misty, wet rain filled Thursday game with Monacan, it was L.C. Bird that prevailed. In a game marred with 11 turnovers, the Skyhawks turned their six turnovers into 36 points, while the Chiefs struggled to capitalize, only converting one of L.C. Bird’s turnovers... Read more
A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers. The facts, however, tell a different story. According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey nearly all Medicaid (95%) and private coverage patients (94%) have... Read more