L.C. Bird High School’s PTA collected $1,000 last week for winning this year’s Denim Drive at Chesterfield Towne Center. The Bird PTA collected 504 pieces of denim, nine more pieces than second-place finisher Alberta Smith Elementary School collected. More than 200 pieces of denim separated the second and third place finishers.
At its Oct. 12 meeting, the School Board will vote on whether to name the L.C. Bird High School Auditorium after a teacher who died suddenly in March.
With the Fort Lee expansion, Chester YMCA Sports Director Brian Walters reports an upward trend in registration for this fall’s recreational soccer league.
Deanna Smith is a 2008 Thomas Dale graduate who captained the school’s state qualifying Field Hockey team. Kris Burd has elevated himself to the “go to guy” in UVA’s passing attack this season. The fourth-year pro continues to impress, having his best game as a pro last week. Snelling ran for 129 yards on 24 carries and had 57 receiving yards as the Falcons dismantled the Arizona Cardinals 41-7.
A bone-jarring tackle at the hands of Eric McBride separated the ball from an Elon receiver, resulting in a turnover that led to a Kevin Grayson touchdown reception in the second quarter of the Spiders 27-21 victory last Saturday.
Larry Shue’s The Foreigner, now playing at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, is brilliantly cast. Director Tom Width always chooses his actors expertly and this production is no exception.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify two men who robbed the Kroger gasoline kiosk at 2801 Hicks Road on Wednesday, Aug. 18.