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Local students named to honors lists

Several local residents have been recognized for their academic achievements at colleges throughout Virginia.

26 Chesterfield schools earn VIP awards

Several area schools were among the 26 Chesterfield schools that were recently honored with Virginia Index of Performance awards, according to information from the school system.
Among the 13 Chesterfield schools that earned the Board of Education Excellence Award were: Bensley Elementary, Beulah Elementary and Gates Elementary.

Local student named in collegiate Who’s Who

A Chester native was among several area students at Hampden-Sydney College who have been recognized as outstanding campus leaders in the 2011 edition of Who’s Who among Students in American Universities and Colleges, according to a press release from the school.

Students team up to stop bullying

Whether they were making posters, watching movies, performing skits or reading stories, students throughout Chesterfield’s schools this month were working toward a common goal: Putting a stop to bullying.

Fusing sports and guidance in the Bensley community

On Saturday morning, a small group of middle-aged men convened in a room adjacent to the gym at First Baptist Church of Hopewell to discuss local sports and the promising futures of young athletes. However, a handfull of these young athletes but on the win gradually unfolding in front of them.

Monarchs’ balanced attack has them at third in the Central

The Meadowbrook Monarchs have had a good season thus far with a very talented squad. The squad features some of the best bigs in the area, including Delaware signee Marvin King-Davis, who averages a double-double per contest with about 21 points per game and nearly 11 rebounds.

Chester men duel

President Ulysses S. Grant, on January 26, 1870, signed the act that allowed Virginia’s representatives to return to the U.S. Senate and House, thus ending Reconstruction in the Commonwealth.

Police investigate assault outside restaurant on Jeff Davis Highway

Chesterfield County Police are investigating the assault of three men that occurred Wednesday evening outside a local restaurant in the 16800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway, according to information from police.