The 11th annual Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k was held Saturday morning under sunny skies and brisk conditions. Some 37,000 runners and walkers registered for the event, which has been recognized by Runner’s World as one of the top five road races in America. The event spans the length of one of America’s most beautiful thoroughfares, but is known more for its party atmosphere and tremendous community support for the runners and walkers.
This is the first story in a two-part series previewing spring sports at area high schools. Next week, the Village News will offer a glimpse of what’s in store this season at L.C. Bird and Meadowbrook high schools.
Liaison Committee to convene Monday, PRAC to meet, Final talk in CHS Winter Lecture Series set for Friday
What the crowd at last week’s Dale District community budget meeting lacked in size it made up in passion, as several speakers offered emotional pleas for county or school programs headed for the chopping block.
The Planning Commission needs more information and time before considering a request from Shoosmith Bros. Inc., which has asked the county to lift three conditions placed on its landfill operations during its 1997 expansion.
Longtime Chesterfield County Attorney Steven L. Micas has announced his decision to retire effective June 11, according to a press release from the county. Micas will take a break before beginning his tenure as the county attorney for Prince George County, effective July 19.
The convicted murderer of Chester boy Ryan A. Matko, who was 16 at the time of his death, has been sentenced. Detavis J. King, 18, appeared in court last week after his conviction for first-degree murder and felony firearm charges stemming from the fatal shooting of Matko on August 22, 2007.
For the fourth year in a row, the Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School debate team took first place in the statewide Virginia Catholic Forensic League tournament, which was held on Saturday, March 6.