VSU President envisions interns and gets them

Bulldozers and track hoes continue their work demolishing several rows of houses in Ettrick. This work will make room for a huge expansion for Virginia State University (VSU) and will bring revitalization to the Chesterfield Avenue corridor.

MBK Media Program selected as a 34th Annual Telly Award winner

The Telly Awards has named MBK Media Program as a Bronze winner in the 34th Annual Telly Awards for their piece titled “Crime Solvers: Protecting Your Community, Anonymously.” With nearly 11,000 entries from all 50 states and numerous countries, this is truly an honor.

Police present memorial scholarship

The Chesterfield County Police Department announced today that this year’s Craig Rath Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to a Robious Elementary School student.

Ecoff students team up to create mural from bottle caps

For two months Ecoff students in all grade levels participated in a planning, constructing and installing a bottle cap mural for the courtyard. First, the students collected many caps then, the MOID (moderate intellectual disability) and kindergarten classes sorted all the caps into colors.

Local residents graduate from the College of William & Mary

The following local residents recently graduated from the College of William & Mary:

Thirteen Chester residents on Radford’s Dean’s List

Radford University Dean’s List include: Michael Dean Blankenbecler, senior exercise, sport and health education major; Erica Luise Borges, junior interdisciplinary studies major; Aja Liane Gore, junior dance and communication major; Shawn Jamel Wilson, senior criminal justice major

Let the Pieing Begin

There was a little adventure, a little anxiety, and all in good fun last Wednesday, when 300 third-, fourth- and fifth-graders from Ecoff Elementary were allowed to throw pies at their principal and assistant principal. The deal was that they would be able to throw pies at Dr. Cole and Ms. Shimko-Daye if they passed their SOL’s and they did.

Four Chesterfield students receive scholarships from Virginia Credit Union

Virginia Credit Union has awarded $2,500 college scholarships to four Chesterfield County students.