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What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Weekly calendar

Bikeways and Trails Plan and Parks and Recreation Master Plan Community Workshops. 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Ettrick/Matoaca Library. Details: Heather Barrar at 748-1778 (Bikeways and Trails Plan) and Stuart Connock at 751-4484 (Parks and Recreation Master Plan).

My Dad: Oakey Mitchell

This Sunday is Father’s Day, a day when we will honor our fathers and celebrate fatherhood, paternal bonds and the influence of fathers in society.

Reminiscing with the Class of ‘44

June 7, 1944. June 7, 2014 — just close your eyes and imagine that time span, everything that you’ve seen just in the time you’ve lived. Imagine meeting students of the second class to graduate from the newly formed Thomas Dale High School, which had been named Chester High School before that time.

Chester resident challenges Forbes for 4th Congressional seat

Elliott G. Fausz (D) announced his candidacy challenging Congressman Randy Forbes (R-4) for Virginia’s 4th Congressional District seat. According to his supporters, he will be an advocate for the district and a leader in the House of Representatives.

CLASS OF 2014: L.C. Bird High School

L.C. Bird High School students have a lot to be proud of in 2014. Their football team won their second state championship; their band receive top honors, they were ranked in the top 10 percent nationally for academics by the Washington Post. But at 2 p.m. on June 7, it was all about the seniors. The Class of 2014 received their diplomas.

CLASS OF 2014: Matoaca High School

Matoaca High School held their 50th Commencement Exercises on Monday, June 9 at the Stuart C. Siegel Center Virginia Commonwealth University. Along with the graduation exercises, the program celebrated the past 50 years with notable graduates

CLASS OF 2014: Meadowbrook High School

“On behalf of over 300,000 Chesterfield County residents, I applaud you,” Board of Supervisor Chairman Jim Holland said to Meadowbrook High School Class of 2014. “In memory of Dr. Maya Angelou I encourage you to use your God given ability to rise.”

CLASS OF 2014: Thomas Dale High School

With a pack Siegel Center, Thomas Dale High School Class of 2014 graduated 542 students on Friday, June 6. Chesterfield County Superintendent of Schools said they were a “hope for the nation and this world” before capturing the “Twitter moment” with his cell phone camera.