Graduation: Meadowbrook

Commencement speaker, Dr. Millard D. “Pete” Stith, Jr., got straight to the point when he addressed the seniors during the Meadowbrook High School graduation ceremonies.

Graduation: Thomas Dale

Clayton Hall, Thomas Dale High School’s senior Class president, conducted his final meeting of the senior class during the opening of the 104th Commencement for the Class of 2012, Wednesday, June 8 at 7 p.m. His remarks of the accomplishments made during the year for the seniors kicked-off the exercises on a high note for the 548 graduating seniors.

Freightliner and 41,000 pounds of copper stolen

Copper and metal thefts have been in the news before, but one recent theft was a bit unusual. The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help solve the case.

Violent criminals wanted by police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

BRYANBELL DR 6/6 Irongate. Unknown suspect/s entered residence through unlocked side window and exited through the front door. Nothing reported stolen at this time.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, June 13
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

Future Alternatives Networking Group. 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Capital Region Workforce Center, 7333 White Pine Rd., Richmond. Details: 271-8510.

Thursday, June 14

Knights fall to Titans in soccer regional final

Thomas Dale’s boys soccer has found success in recent years. This year hasn’t been any different. Ranked third in the nation by ESPN’s Powerade Fab 50, the Knights tore through the regular season with an undefeated record. However, they came up short in the Central Region final against Cosby on Saturday, losing 1-0.

New guide takes the shh… out of library

It’s not your same old stuffy library anymore. Chesterfield libraries have come alive with programs for kids, teens and adults alike. “There’s no more shh,” said Carolyn Sears, of Chesterfield’s library department.