Until this season, Thomas Dale’s Boys’ Volleyball team had never lost a district match. That streak ended with an early season loss to a much more experienced Matoaca team.
Elizabeth Davis Middle School proved too tough for the field last Wednesday in the Southern Division Meet held at Carver Middle School. The girls’ team dominated competition, with Jeana Boersma, Dominique Grubbs, Mikayla Grubbs, Alison Jeter, Sarah Rieber, Natalie Smith and Megan Tucker all finishing in the top 15.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify and find a suspect who committed two robberies in the area of Jefferson Davis Highway, and one robbery in the area of Turner Road and Walmsley Boulevard.
COGBILL RD 10/30 Meadowbrook Country Club. Unknown suspect/s removed the glass in the rear door of the kitchen in an attempt to enter. No entry was made. Unknown suspect/s then removed the screws from the plywood covering the windows of the pool house and broke the windowpane to gain entry. Nothing appeared to be missing from inside.
Wednesday, November 10
Early Literacy Story Time: Pigs! 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) and 748-6314 (Chester).
Book Discussion Group. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Details: 526-8087.
Support Group for Breast Cancer Survivors. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Southside Regional Medical Center, 200 Medical Park Blvd. The class will take place in the third-floor classroom. Details: Faye Flemming, 765-5884.
It’s been said that we don’t grow old simply by piling up the years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Time may wrinkle the skin, but lack of enthusiasm for life will wrinkle one’s spirit. Ruth Wooldridge, who celebrated 99 years last week, has her ideals intact and spreads enthusiasm to her family extending through five generations.
The Board of Supervisors will wait until Nov. 17 to decide what to do with roughly $28 million in savings from fiscal 2010. At the panel’s Oct. 27 meeting, Allan Carmody, budget and management director, gave a report on fiscal 2010 that had been presented to the Budget and Audit Committee, which includes Supervisors Dan Gecker and Jim Holland, the day before.
On Wednesday, Oct. 27, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a military helicopter experiencing technical problems hovered above Thomas Dale High School before descending directly onto the athletic field of the freshman campus.