With their 13-7 victory last Friday night over Cosby at Ed Karpus field, Thomas Dale secured a date with destiny this Saturday. The Knights, who won the 2009 state championship, will get a rematch with Oscar Smith, the team they defeated 20-17 in the state semi-finals when late coach... Read more
Two groups on opposite sides of a contentious issue made their opinions known at last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting. The issue was whether or not the county should adopt “Bikeways & Trails” a new chapter of “Moving Forward…The Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield County.” The BOS voted... Read more
Marsha Sharpe retires from a lifetime of service to others in need Making a difference in the lives of others is one reason a person might pursue a career in social services. It is a career where one works to help meet the basic human needs of all people... Read more
For the third time in 15 years, the Thomas Dale Knights and the C.D. Hylton Bulldogs met in the 6A South Regional Quarterfinals, and this time, the Knights prevailed victoriously, 17-14. Led by Roderick Wilson’s 19 tackles and one sack, the Knights’ Dark Zone defense was present early and... Read more
SHREK THE MUSICAL Shrek The Musical performed by the Thomas Dale High School Theatre company was enjoyed by parents and a packed auditorium last weekend. THANKSGIVING AT ELIZABETH SCOTT Mrs. Gwaltney’s kindergarten class students celebrating Thanksgiving with “Stone Soup” at Elizabeth Scott Elementary School. POWWOW AT MARGUERITE Marguarite Christian... Read more
In the animal kingdom, dolphins are ranked among the best swimmers. Ocean Lakes, who’s mascot is the Dolphins, just couldn’t handle the Rapids. James River drowned Ocean Lakes 3-0 (25-23, 25-20, 25-16) on Friday, winning the 6A State Championship Friday, their third state championship in the past six years.... Read more
Colonial Heights coach Mark Lee isn’t always right, but he’s never wrong. Good thing. Under Lee’s guidance and that catchphrase in practice, Colonial Heights boys volleyball team captured the school’s first state championship in any sport since 1986, a span of 29 years. The Colonials defeated Midlothian, 3-1 (25-20,... Read more
In 1611, while English ships continued to supply, populate and monetize the Virginia colonies, the trip, which travel 3,000 miles and took over two months was a serious challenge but ships like the Susan Constant and Godspeed aided in the colonization of Virginia. A replica of these types of... Read more
Sharing the fun with Mouse King, the Chinese Dragon, the Russian Bear and the Mother Ginger children, 11-year-old Chester resident and dancer, Keri Burke, will have a holiday season she will never forget. Burke will be performing with the cast of the Richmond Ballet in Artistic Director Stoner Winslett’s... Read more
If your kids are not already a Tim Green fan, the author and NFL alumnus, they may have become one if she or he was lucky enough to see his presentation at Elizabeth Davis Middle School last Wednesday. Green spoke to Davis’ sixth grade classes and seventh grade English... Read more