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

Bird grad killed in Afghanistan

Army Spc. William K. Middleton, 26, died Monday, Nov. 22, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, the Department of Defense announced last week.

CCPS alumni honored at Bravo! Awards

Seven Chesterfield County Public Schools alumni were recently honored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation for their outstanding accomplishments and achievements.

Skyhawks’ regional championship slips away in final minutes of game

No doorbuster deals were required for the L.C. Bird High School Skyhawks Friday. While everyone was out shopping, they were thinking of how to beat Hermitage to advance to the Division 6 State Tournament and be crowned Regional Champions for the first time since 2005, when they beat Meadowbrook, 19-13.

The Next Level

JOHN GRAVES
Meadowbrook High School
Virginia Tech Football

A senior from Meadowbrook, Graves has anchored a young defensive line for the Hokies. After a disappointing 0-2 start, Graves has led Tech to 10 straight wins and a berth in the ACC Championship game, where Tech will face Florida State. Graves has started all 12 games and has recorded 34 tackles. A true scholar-athlete, he is presently working on his third degree.

PATRICK INNES
Thomas Dale High School

Police blotter

MARINA DR 11/26 Falling Creek Apartments. Entry to the vacant apartment was gained by breaking out the glass in the rear sliding patio doors. Faucets throughout the apartment were turned on, with the drains plugged, causing major water damage to the interior.

Help find vehicle involved in hit-and-run case

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to solve an unusual hit-and-run case that occurred on Tuesday, Sept. 14.

Weekly calenday

Wednesday, December 1
Board of Supervisors Meeting. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.

Early Literacy Story Time: Things That Go. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Bird alum Eric McBride is 2010 CAA Football Co-defensive Player of the Year

Eric McBride, an LC Bird graduate, has been making news on the defensive side of the Richmond Spiders since 2007. He finished out his season as the 2010 CAA Football Co-defensive Player of the Year averaging 10.7 tackles, 54 starts. Three time he was named first team all-CAA Football. He's also a finalist for the Buck Buchanan Award That award is coveted by the top defensive players in the FCS (Football Championship Subdivison). The 6'-2" 232 pound McBride was second on The University of Richmond's list of career tackles.