MATOACA – Serious injuries are a part of sports, a pivotal part of any player’s career who suffers one. Countless athletes with loads of talent have had their careers cut short by them, but countless others have come back- in some cases stronger to prevail. It would appear that Matoaca High senior Devorian Dandridge is on his way to doing the latter, qualifying for states in the long jump with a leap of 22 ft. 6.25 in. at the Christopher Newport Winter Frolic in December after severely breaking his leg two years ago.
The Chairman of the Board of Supervisors comes not with only a gavel and running the Supervisors’ meetings but with a bit more responsibility.
On Saturday, February 1, a ranger program will focus on the participation of the United States Colored Troops in the Siege of Petersburg. The event occurs from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at stop 3 of the Eastern Front Unit tour road. Visitors can learn about how these soldiers experienced life in the trenches and witness musket firings and cooking demonstrations.
Train stations or train depots are like the people who travel through them. They come and go. So it is with an old train station built along the 3500 block of South Street in Ettrick. It was not just an old building falling down, it was once a magnificent brick structure.
The Chesterfield County Police Department have adopted a newly designed patch and badge. As of December 31, the new patches were visible on all uniforms. New badges or shields can also be seen on the left pocket of officers.
Flashing a smile at the bench, Quenswayla Story hustled back up the court in a 78-50 L.C. Bird win over Midlothian, December 12. Last year, that type of scoring effort would have been a surprise.
The Betty Vinson Christmas Toy Airlift, a project of the Virginia Chapter Ninety-Nines, which consists of volunteer pilots from across the Commonwealth, flew into Chesterfield County Airport on Saturday, December 14 to deliver gifts for military families and for hospitalized veterans.
Every Christmas our hearts are warmed by the random acts of kindness spread throughout the Chester community. This year is no different. A retired, humble postman with few assets has embraced the Christmas spirit by giving a local couple the gift of a lifetime: A new home.