Ecoff students celebrate 100th day of school with a mature look

Ecoff Elementary first grade classes were doing lots of math activities with the number 100 on Friday. They were celebrating 100 days of school.

Skyhawks win first Conference 12 title

Coming into the season as a favorite to make a run into the state tournament, the L.C. Bird Skyhawks had several chores to get done first. Winning the first ever Conference 12 tournament was one of those tasks. Bird defeated a surprising Prince George squad 75-57.

State Qualifiers for Track

Richard Anderson, L.C. Bird, high jump
D’Angelo Boston, Matoaca, high jump


BERNARD, John Joseph Sr., 88, of Chester, husband of Carol Byrnes Bernard.
BRADSHAW, Carl Douglas “Mr. B.,” 95, of North Chesterfield, widower of Florence C. Bradshaw.

Watches stolen in shoplifting case

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help this week to solve yet another shoplifting case.

Police blotter

W HUNDRED RD (1900 block) 01/31 9:00 a.m. - Unknown suspect/s attempted to steal coins from air pump located outside gas station by drilling holes in the unit to access the locking mechanism that holds the money.

Weekly calendar

Chesterfield CountyBoard of Supervisors Meeting. Chesterfield County Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. Sessions typically begin at 3 p.m., break at 5 p.m. for dinner, and then resume at 6:30 p.m.

First Baptist Church Centralia holds onto rich history, grows congregation

Upon a knoll sitting quietly above the railroad tracks at the cross section of Centralia and Chester roads is a gothic-looking structure that is very familiar by old-timers but may be a curiosity for new comers.