Ninety years ago, the year of 1921, Ettrick Elementary opened to serve a population and educate children from the surrounding rural and suburban communities. The school has been celebrating its 90th year since the start of the school year in September.
Redemption doesn’t come often in sports, but when it does it seems to gravitate towards the teams or players that fight for and deserve it most. For the L.C. Bird Skyhawks, that chance at redemption will come this Friday at Hermitage,as they attempt win their first regional championship since 2005.
2010 was an anomaly in Central District cross country. For the first time in memory, the name Thomas Dale did not appear at the top of the league standings as Matoaca put together their finest season, edging out the Knights for district superiority.
Randy Hahn has spent the fall carrying on the family tradition of breaking cross country records at Matoaca Middle School. Hahn, an eighth grader, has spent the last two seasons running in the shadow of his brother Collin.
Henricus Historical Park received two female adolescent goats from the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau, initiating a partnership with the Virginia Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom (AITC).
The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation honored its third class of outstanding alumni from Chesterfield County Public Schools during the Bravo!Awards gala dinner at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond held November 10.
The Chesterfield County Fair Association presented the Ronald McDonald House with a check for $500.00 at the Grand Re-Opening of the McDonald’s located at 12530 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Saturday Nov.19.
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors presented a resolution to the Chesterfield County Fair Association during the September 21 meeting. Julia Williams, president of the fair association, and the fair board were present during the presentation and received a copy of the resolution as it was being read.