Things didn’t look so bright for Matoaca wrestling during the regular season. People said that their run was over. Some even said they felt as though new coach Hal Miles had allowed the program to decline. If you formed either of these opinions during the season, you were wrong.... Read more
With the ongoing celebration of Black History Month in February, the Chesterfield County Historical Society (CHSV) and its African-American History Committee has compiled the life story of the man behind the naming of Mimms Loop – Cornelius Mimms, a Chesterfield County resident who was born before the Civil War... Read more
Each year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards honor the creative abilities of middle and high school students throughout the country. This year in regional competition, Chesterfield County student achieved a total of 110 Gold Keys, 196 Silver Keys and 298 honorable mentions. Because there is not a central... Read more
When Andrew White Sr. started playing basketball, it was probably reminiscent of the opening scene of Space Jam. In the 1950s, White Sr. played semi-competitive basketball in King and Queen County on dirt courts. At the time, he did not have an idea of what he was starting. Later,... Read more
When students arrived at school last Wednesday at Curtis Elementary, they noticed their teachers were wearing mouse ears and some even had painted whiskers on their face. When they were questioned, their teachers said it was a special day and they were all in for a big surprise at... Read more
Miss Chesterfield uses her crown to promote anti-bullying message Athlete, student, beauty queen, survivor, fighter, leader, winner; select any of these descriptions and they will describe Taylor Reynolds. Twenty-one-year-old Reynolds was crowned Miss Chesterfield on January 10 and will be representing Chesterfield in the Miss Virginia 2016 pageant in... Read more
Will Zerull, Sales Manager for Haley Ford, and Beverly Hamme, Office Manager for Haley Ford, walked into Thomas Dale High School 9th Grade Campus with a big check Monday night. They delivered a $6,000 check to the TDHS Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA) for their participation and success in... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Library will host trumpet player, composer/arranger and educator Victor Haskins and the Victor Haskins’ Skein. The group will perform on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd. The group will share music from different eras to demonstrate compositions... Read more
Brianna Simon, Field Hockey – Ferrum College Tucker McKay, Track and Field – Roanoke College Adonte Braxton, Football – Global Institute of Technology Chris Artis, Football – Chowan University Taylor McNeely, Volleyball – Bridgewater College Heidi Grossnickle, Volleyball – Eastern Mennonite University Kumonde Hines, Football – Texas State University Kier Townsend, Football – Rhode Island University Jalen... Read more
Between the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement, the Rosenwald rural school building program proved to be a critical initiative in the effort to provide educational opportunities to African Americans in the South. More than 5,000 Rosenwald Schools, including 367 in Virginia, were built during that time. However,... Read more