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December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm
December 20, 2014 - 6:00pm

The Village News honors outstanding athletic talent

COACH OF THE YEAR
Chuck Thomas, L.C. Bird

L.C. Bird coach Chuck Thomas was named the Village News’ Basketball Coach of the Year for 2010-2011. The award is given to the coach who does the most outstanding job during both the regular season and postseason.

Billy Cullen named CAA Rookie of the Week

2010 Thomas Dale graduate Billy Cullen has gotten his college baseball career at VCU off to a flying start. Primarily a pitcher for the Knights, Cullen has stepped into the role of starting left fielder for the Rams. Through the season’s first 10 games, Cullen has a .289 batting average and .391 on base percentage.

Suspects break into electronics store

An electronics store in Chesterfield County was broken into, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify the suspects.

Police blotter

COGBILL RD. 3/14. Victim was walking near the above address when he encountered three subjects. When one of the three asked the victim if he had any money, the victim ran off. That suspect chased the victim down and assaulted him, once more asking for money. The victim was able to get away and contact police. Area officers located the suspect, taking him into custody.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd.

Computer Class: Microsoft Word. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov or 748-1603.

Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Housing Market at a ‘Dangerous Point’

While fewer home loans are going into default, a combination of a backlog of foreclosures and a slump in home purchases could threaten the recovery in Virginia’s housing market.

Chesterfield County named for Lord Chesterfield

“The world is a country which nobody ever yet knew by description; one must travel through it one’s self to be acquainted with it.” This quote is attributed to the fourth Lord Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, who died on March 27, 1773. Although he never traveled to this county, it was named in his honor and for good reason.

Habitual Hiker: Local writer Leonard Adkins and his adventures in the wilderness

Outside were the low, rolling hills of Chesterfield, yet inside the Chester library Wednesday evening were glimpses of a foreign landscape – colorful bundles of exotic wildflowers and majestic mountain summits – evoked by local writer and international outdoorsmen Leonard Adkins.