When news of the massive Haiti earthquake broke on Jan. 12, 5-year-old Nicholas Meriwether was watching television. As he watched a little boy stumble out of the rubble, Nicholas turned to his mom and said, “I should send him my shoes.”
Appomattox Regional Governor’s School’s improve comedy team skETCh recently took first place at the High School Comedy Showdown, sponsored by Random Acts at HATTheatre.
Hopkins Road Elementary School has established a chapter of the National Elementary Honor Society (NEHS) to recognize its most outstanding students, according to information from the school. Staff members at the school were notified recently that their application to begin the national student recognition program was approved by the national office and that they may undertake the process of selecting new members in the 2009-2010 school year.
A host of local students have been named to the Dean’s List at Virginia Tech for the fall 2009 semester. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must attempt at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.4 grade point average, on a 4.0 scale, during the semester.
Some of the state’s most gifted athletes converged on Hampton’s Boo Williams Sports Complex this weekend to contest the 2010 AAA State Indoor Track Championships. A quartet of Thomas Dale stars paced area athletes in the two-day competition.
In spite of an incredible fourth quarter comeback, the Lady Knights fell to Cosby 88-83 in overtime. The Titans, ranked #1 in the Central Region used superior height and balanced scoring to maintain a double digit lead for most of the game.
A Chesterfield man recently died of injures he sustained when his car ran off the road in the early morning hours of Feb. 19, Chesterfield County Police said last week.
This week, Crime Solvers is asking for the community’s help to find a missing person.