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Skyhawks head to state final, three-peat within reach

L.C. Bird is going to the ship. They’ll play in Charlottesville, Va., for the third straight year, for their third straight state title. The Skyhawks played an excellent defensive game and a smart, methodical offensive game to dismantle the Salem Sun Devils for the second straight year, winning 21-13.

Meet the 4th Wall members from Thomas Dale 

The mission of The 4th Wall is to enable young theatre lovers to connect audiences and actors by truly breaking through the imaginary wall that often separates them. With the guidance and support of theatre arts professionals, members become theatre insiders.

TDHS leading in prom donation cash

Thomas Dale High School is leading the pack in votes to gain $2,500 for their prom celebration. Chesterfield Federal Credit Union is giving $2,500 to whichever high school gets the most votes on the CFCU Facebook page. As of December 1, TDHS had garnered 57 votes; Monacan, 50; Clover Hill, 38 and Matoaca, 24.

Local nursing student earns Bronze Cross

Maria May, a 2011 graduate of Clover Hill High School and Chester resident, on November 8 received the Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement.

JTCC receives grant from Altria Group for STEM-H opportunities

To compete globally, the United States needs a workforce highly trained in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and health care (STEM-H). The number of jobs related to STEM-H is on the rise, but the number of people preparing for these careers is not keeping up with the demand.

Recently deceased

BROOKS, Nannie Mawyer, 85, of Chester, widow of Andrew J. Brooks.
CAMERON, Rhonda Sue, 48, of Chesterfield, wife of Emil E. Cameron.

Suspect sought in commercial robbery

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to solve a commercial breaking and entering. On Nov. 16, 2014, an unknown subject forced open the front door of the Tienda Joana located at 5746 Hopkins Road.

Police blotter

CICERO PY (2900 block) 11/25/2014 2:00 p.m. - Unknown suspect/s gained entry into the victim’s residence. Consumable goods, jewelry and electronics were reported stolen.