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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Thomas Dale Marching Band wins high rating at local competition

Thomas Dale High School’s Marching Knights, directed by teachers David Holley and Steve Barton, won a superior rating at the 2011 Bluestone Marching Band Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 8.

Registration for spring classes at JTCC to begin

Whether you are a first-time college student, want to finish the college education you put on hold, are interested in exploring your interests, or want to become more competitive in the job market by learning new skills, John Tyler has the classes and programs you need to achieve your goals.

Wells students learn about nutrition with visit by former NFL player

Two weeks ago, C.C. Wells Elementary School kicked off their involvement in Fuel Up to Play 60, a nationwide program promoting a healthy lifestyle in young students, by having the school’s 700 students and 80 faculty and staff gather in the school’s gymnasium. There, students learned the benefits of good nutrition.

Bensley Elementary holds SOL trophy ceremony for students

Faculty, staff and administration at Bensley Elementary School held a trophy ceremony last Tuesday evening in the school’s cafeteria to celebrate students who passed their SOLs (Standards of Learning) tests last year.

Matoaca fashion department gets hands-on experience

October was a busy month for Matoaca High Fashion Merchandising students and their teacher Heather Viar.

Thomas Dale beats Meadowbrook for playoff berth

Whenever the Thomas Dale Knights and the Meadowbrook Monarchs have gotten together in the past few years, the game has had a lot of meaning. Last season, Meadowbrook had to beat Thomas Dale to stay alive for a wildcard in the playoffs, and did so 20-16. In 2009, the teams met and were both undefeated in the district.

VSU storms VUU in homecoming game

Only the fans in the Virginia State University (VSU) bleachers seemed to feel the nasty weather at last Saturday’s game in Ettrick. Their players, however, emerged from the locker room hot-blooded and ready to do some real damage on Virginia Union University.

Chester Library to display art of Jorge Diaz in November

Jorge Diaz’s artwork will be on exhibit at the Chester Library from Nov. 5-26. The opening reception, sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation, will be on Saturday, Nov. 5, 3 - 4:30 p.m., in the Maud Hurt Meeting Room in the Chester Library.