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Bird tops the Central Region, Yahkee eclipses 2K yards

It was business as usual for the L.C. Bird Skyhawks Friday, as they finished their season at a perfect 10-0, defeating Midlothian by a score of 41-0 in Dominion District football action. The win secured their seat as the top seed in the Division 6 regional playoffs. A major milestone was also reached, as Bird’s Yahkee Johnson rushed for 174 yards against Midlothian, bringing his season total to 2,001 yards. The team also employed the stifling defense Bird fans have been accustomed to all season.

Police Blotter

FAULKNER DR 11/01 Ryan Homes West. Miscellaneous property was stolen from a house under construction.

EXTER MILL RD 11/05 Entry was forced to the residence through a rear door, where damage was found. Property was taken.

BUCCANEER DR 11/06 Harbour East Village. Suspects forced entry through a rear door of the residence and took several items.

RUFFIN MILL RD 11/06 Hill Phoenix Corp. Witnesses saw a subject attempting to steal scrap metal from bins outside of the business.

Week beginning November 17, 2010

Wednesday, November 17
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building,10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Budget and Audit Committee. 1 p.m. Room 502, Lane B. Ramsey Administration Building, 9901 Lori Road.

Vocal group: Southernaires. 2:30 p.m. Dunlop House, 235 Dunlop Farms Blvd., Colonial Heights.  Details: 520-0050.

Village News names Athletes of the Year

The Village News is pleased to announce 15 high school athletes as its Athletes of the Year and Scholar-Athletes of the Year in each of the five fall sports.

Veterans Day: Three local men share their stories of service

Once a year, the nation pauses to thank those whose sacrifices have ensured its continued existence. As this year’s Veterans Day approached, three local men shared stories of their service.

The latest on the track to high-speed rail

When he was elected last week, John Kasich, the Republican governor-elect of Ohio, renewed a campaign pledge to end a $400 million stimulus-funded rail project in his state.

Fourth District voters choose Forbes

Chesterfield County voters in the Fourth Congressional District cast ballots in Tuesday’s election, according to online election results. Of those voters, nearly 64 percent voted for incumbent Randy Forbes, a Republican. Forbes received 28,273 votes to Democratic challenger Wynne LeGrow’s 15,942.

Perrymont Middle could become staff development site

The Planning Commission is set to take up a request Tuesday from the School Board, which has asked for a substantial accord determination to permit the conversion of the Perrymont Middle School building to a school staff development facility.