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.
While some have things to be thankful for every day, there are others who have to search a little harder for the special things in their lives. A safe and secure environment seems second nature, but sometimes even those seemingly simple interests can be clotted with challenges.
In a 4-1 vote last week, the Board of Supervisors approved using part of a roughly $28 million surplus from fiscal 2010 for one-time payments to qualifying county employees.
After hearing passionate pleas from residents, the Board of Supervisors sent the case of a proposed tattoo parlor on Iron Bridge Road back to the Planning Commission.
Questions about the health of former football coach Vic Williams have been whirling around the area for months. Many Thomas Dale alumni and fans have shown their concern. Coach Williams died on Saturday, Nov. 20, after a drawn out battle with cancer.
With a unanimous vote, the School Board recently cleared the way for the implementation of small learning communities at Meadowbrook High School.
Saturday, Nov. 20, marked the first time in more than 15 years that a Wells football team had made it to the Super Bowl.
Thomas Dale High School senior Ka’lia Johnson was 2 years old when she first began bouncing a basketball. Recently, her love and passion for the game, along with her focus on academics, Ka’lia Johnson after she signed the letter of intent with Duke.gave her reason to celebrate, as, surrounded by family, friends and mentors, she signed a letter of intent to play Division-I basketball for Duke University next winter.