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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.

Cranemasters Expands into Chesterfield County

Cranemasters has purchased a new facility in the Chesterfield County Airpark in Chesterfield. The railroad services contractor currently is headquartered in Henrico County and has two satellite offices in Indianapolis and Maryland. The airpark location will employ up to 12 in the first phase, with an initial investment of $1.7 million.

Campaign season is in full swing: Primary election June 12

The Democratic and Republican parties in Virginia will conduct its Primary Elections on Tuesday, June 12. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. All polling places will be open for the 4th and 7th Congressional District Primary.

The Chester Artists Association presents the first juried art show

A Summer Invitational Juried All-Media Show will take place on Friday, June 15. The show benefits the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation. The exhibit will be held in the Village Hall Gallery located at 11801 Centre St., Chester.

In your backyard: what’s happening around town

As school gives way to summer and a sometime bored fleet of family members, let’s not forget our own backyard. Maybe you don’t have time for a week-long get away, but if you think about it, some folks come here for their week-long getaway.

Meadowbrook honors ‘Students of the Month’

Every student wants to think they are special - and they are - in their own way. Meadowbrook High School celebrated 80-plus students last Tuesday who had been singled out more than once as a “Student of the Month” during the Student of the Month Year-End Celebration.

Next level: Cruz, Gilliam, Walton ink with teams

Three of the five seniors on the L. C. Bird girl’s basketball team have signed to play at the next level next season. This season, the girls finished at 24-3, but fell in the Regionals to Highland Springs, but continued the excellence that the area has gotten used to under head coach Chevette Waller.