This year, Bellwood Elementary School participated in a food drive to help benefit families of Chesterfield and Colonial Heights through the Christmas Mother Program. The Student Council Association organized and promoted a food drive that proved to be very successful.
The Thomas Dale Lady Knights have something left to prove. Last year, there were many accomplishments. They won the Times-Dispatch Invitational Tournament (TDIT), brought home the first girls’ basketball district title in school history and advanced well into the playoffs, falling just short of a regional championship against Cosby and falling in the opening round of the state tournament to Princess Anne, a Virginia Beach, Va., school.
L.C. Bird High School
University of Richmond Football
This summer, a traveling youth baseball team from Chester could have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to compete in a tournament hosted at the Cooperstown Dreams Park in New York. Though the team lacks the financial resources to fund a bid for the tournament, its members remain more than hopeful about their chances.
The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded to 6817 Bryanbell Drive at 3:13 a.m. Monday, Dec. 13, for a house fire, according to a press release from Chesterfield County.
A robbery occurred at the Family Dollar, 15700 Jefferson Davis Highway, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to solve the case.
ARBOR MEADOWS TR 12/03 Arbor Meadows. The suspect attempted to enter the victim’s residence through a rear door during the daytime hours. The victim heard a noise at the rear door, saw the suspect and called police. The police responded and found the suspect in the area.
Wednesday, December 15
Board of Supervisors Meeting. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Small Business Resource Center Workshop: Recession Survival Kit for Retail Businesses. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Registration required. Details/registration: 768-7941 or library.chesterfield.gov.
Get in the Know presents Holiday Music. 10:30 a.m. – Noon. Chester Library. Program recommended for adults age 55 and older. Details: 717-6381.