Maggie Walker Debate Team brings home 4th straight state title

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.

Students work on professional show

At Thomas Dale High School, a group of Speciatly Center seniors have added the challenge of working on a professional theatre production to the already impressive list of responsibilities they juggle.

Register for kindergarten, pre-k on April 22

In Chesterfield County, April 22 is the date to register children to attend kindergarten or apply for a limited number of prekindergarten spots, according to information from the school system. The only exception is Robious Elementary School, which will hold kindergarten registration on April 29.

The Next Level - 10

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Police Blotter: March 24, 2010

COURTHOUSE RD 3/16 L.C. Bird High School. Victim and suspect were in a dispute as to whether the victim had another individual’s property. Upon not finding the item, the suspect pushed the victim back, reached into the victim’s locker and took the victim’s property.

Bank robber on run since March 5

The Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to catch the man who robbed the Wachovia Bank branch at 2000 Snead Avenue in Colonial Heights on Friday, March 5.

Journey through the past: Bensley fourth graders seek to record neighborhood’s history

At Bensley Elementary School, a group of fourth graders are on a mission to investigate and document their neighborhood’s rich history.

Amendments will close zoning loophole

The Board of Supervisors set a public hearing last week on amendments that will replace sections of the county’s subdivision ordinance that were struck down in a recent Virginia Supreme Court decision.