On a recent morning at C.E. Curtis Elementary School, about 120 third graders got a taste of what it’s like to be a tree.
For the ninth straight season, the Chester Eagles girls’ track team has taken the Southern Division crown. This year, however, it was a fight down to the final race in edging out a strong Matoaca team in the final Southern Division race in school history.
Garrett Tyler established a new outdoor personal record Saturday as he confidently cleared 6 feet, 6 inches in the high jump competition at the prestigious MileStat Invitational, which draws the top track and field athletes from throughout central Virginia and beyond. He also competed in the long and triple jumps, establishing marks of 21 feet, 6.5 inches and 44 feet, 5 inches, while finishing fourth and 11th, respectively.
At age 6, O.B. Gates Elementary first grader Kayla Bowen has won as many National Championships as John Wooden did in UCLA’s heyday.
Crime Solvers needs the community’s help to solve a shoplifting case that occurred at Walmart, 14501 Hancock Village Street, on Tuesday, March 9.
JEFFERSON DAVIS HWY 4/17 During a work break, the victim returned to her 1998 Ford, which she had left locked, to find all four doors open and miscellaneous property missing. No signs of forced entry were noted.
A blackbird rode the currents of a recent breezy day, surveying possible nesting places. A 6-inch-long twig impeded her lift, but she eventually found her landing site atop the golden arches of a McDonald’s sign on Jefferson Davis Highway.
The $701.2 million fiscal 2011 general fund budget approved by the Board of Supervisors last week, when coupled with the efforts of county leagues and organizations, largely restores the parks and recreation cuts that were originally proposed.