Top Prospects
Christopher Artis, MBK 6-3 305 OT Senior No Offers A big, physical blocker, Artis is imposing on a high school field and has a body that can easily translate to the college level. Howard University is very interested in Artis and dipped into the area last year and nabbed... Read more
Five Generations
Five generations celebrated during a bridal shower for Ashley Cunningham. From left to right are Mya Johnson, Ashley Cunningham, Penny Conner, Marie North and Clara Dennis. Cunningham said they all live fairly close to each other and go to church together. Clara Dennis is her Granny and she is... Read more
Chesterfield has gone pedestrian
Sidewalks are showing up from Meadowbrook to Ettrick in the south east of Chesterfield. A new pedestrian walk was recently completed on Cogbill Road from Meadowbrook High School west to Iron Bridge Road. The two-tenths-of-a-mile project also included landscaping with crepe myrtles and period streetlights as well as curb... Read more
Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office Dons Blue Uniforms
Deputies with the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s Office can now be spotted County-wide in new dark-blue uniforms. The Sheriff’s Office recently made the switch from the traditional tan-and-brown uniforms to dark-blue ones featuring a light blue stripe. Sheriff Karl Leonard sought to develop a new uniform that would enable the... Read more
Photo Contest Winners
The Village News Summer Fun photo contest was a big success. Nearly 100 photos were submitted, and a votes online reached in the hundreds. But in the end there can only be one Best of Show; there can only one Winner in each category, although show and place are... Read more
Through sports, Johnson survives the streets to lead Matoaca Warriors
Matoaca coach Derrick “D.L.” Johnson went to see the box-office hit “Straight Outta Compton” twice in its opening week. Johnson applauded the movie because its closeness to the real thing – Johnson grew up in the tough Los Angeles suburb. Formerly an assistant coach at James River, Johnson took... Read more
Canipe Comes Home
R.E.B. recipient, Anne Canipe, has completed her around-the-world trip, days before the start of the new school year and her teaching assignment in the Social Studies Department at Cosby Health Science Specialty Center teaching World History I, AP Human Geography and Medical Law & Ethics. Canipe’s 27-day adventure in... Read more
Soaring to New Heights
Birds of a feather flock together. That’s exactly what the L.C. Bird Skyhawks are trying to do in 2015, build a nest atop of the Conference 12 standings. So far, so good as both the boys and girls have started their season 5-0 as of press time. In recent... Read more
Football Recaps: Week 1
L.C. Bird 35, Thomas Dale 7 In a contest marred with turnovers, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks took care of business, dispatching Thomas Dale in front of a near-capacity crowd at Ed Karpus Field. Defense was the name of the game for two reasons. First, the Skyhawks’ D had a... Read more
Gov. McAuliffe Hears from Teachers at Bellwood
As part of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s education round table, 16 Chesterfield County teachers were given the opportunity to address the governor, directly, on Monday with recommendations for Virginia’s education system. The first of an eight stop tour around Virginia, the Bellwood roundtable focused heavily on the Standards of Learning... Read more