Music students at the Specialty Center for the Arts at Thomas Dale High School have garnered top honors by being selected for All-State music ensembles. Top musicians in each of Virginia’s 16 music districts compete by audition for seats in the All-Virginia Band, All-Virginia Chorus and All-Virginia Orchestra.
Young people who are struggling to complete high school or who have dropped out can find support within Chesterfield County Public Schools. Teens can explore alternative ways to finish high school during two resource fairs at the Fulghum Center, 4003 Cogbill Rd.
Because students have lost five instructional days as a result of bad weather, the April 24 early-release day has been eliminated. April 24 will be a full school day for students.
The Matoaca Warriors, led by pitcher Jessica McCabe are on a warpath this season – to win the Central District and beyond. Armed by McCabe, the team’s pitcher and ace, the Warriors are also skilled on both the offensive and defensive sides of the diamond. McCabe, who is rebounding from a season-ending injury last year, has helped get Matoaca off to a good start.
After redshirting as a freshman, Jennings was called the ‘most improved’ player on UVA Wise’s baseball roster. As a sophomore, Jennings has bulked and powered up, hitting .315 with four home runs (2nd on the team), eight doubles (2nd on the team) and 21 runs batted in (3rd on the team).
Medic two, a unit from Manchester Fire Station, was transporting a patient from Chesterfield to VCU Medical Center, when on March 28 at 1:41 p.m., at Broad and 11th Streets, they were hit by a truck. “No one was injured,” said Lt. Jason Elmore of Chesterfield Fire and EMS.
E HUNDRED RD - 7-11 03/22 10:47 p.m. - An unknown suspect wearing a ski mask and gloves held a gun to the back of the store clerk and led the clerk to the cash register. The suspect demanded the clerk to open the register and hand over the money. The clerk complied and the suspect left the store. A second suspect, also wearing a ski mask, was standing outside the store acting as a lookout.