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FMU men's basketball team signs Norton  SCNow

FLORENCE, S.C. – Francis Marion University men's basketball coach Gary Edwards has announced the signing of 6-1 guard Loginn Norton of Richmond, Va., ...

How a Midlothian teen nearly killed in crash, beat the odds to walk at graduation  WTVR CBS 6 News

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Harrison Zierenberg will never forget the moment he walked across the stage to accept his high school diploma. He received a standing ...

Former James River High teacher gets 7 years in prison for producing child pornography

A former James River High School teacher will spend seven years in prison for taking pornographic photos of a 12-year-old girl in a case where the images were ...

Midlothian teen nearly killed in Cayman Islands walks at graduation  WTVR CBS 6 News

A recent high school graduate overcame incredible odds when he walked across the stage to accept his diploma on Friday.

CALENDAR 10/10/2018  Chesterfield Observer

THURSDAY, OCT. 11. Heroes and Villains of Chesterfield County, 11 a.m., Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms Loop. Russ Lescault, a local law ...

Students mourn sudden deaths of James River classmates

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Students at James River High School in Midlothian are in mourning after they learned Monday about the sudden weekend ...

What family is doing to make sure every Chesterfield elementary student has hot lunch  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — The family of a Chesterfield County high school student who died earlier this month has created a fund to make sure every ...

Chesterfield student who was struck by car walks across graduation stage  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A Chesterfield teen who was struck by a car and left severely injured defied the odds by walking across stage for his graduation.

Brawl breaks out at James River HS; parents fear for their children  WWBT NBC12 News

The principal of a Chesterfield high school says several students face "legal consequences" following a fight at the school, and parents are concerned for their ...

L.C. Bird evacuated after bomb threat  WWBT NBC12 News

L.C. Bird High School was evacuated Wednesday morning due to a threat, but all students are safe.

James River High School reels from deaths of 2 students

At least two students at James River High School in Chesterfield County have died this year, and school officials have sent messages to parents about suicide ...

UPDATED: Young woman and man involved in reported abduction outside Walmart walk into Chesterfield police station; she is unharmed

A young woman who was seen running from the trunk of a car outside a Walmart store in Midlothian on Sunday night — before being put back in the car.

Junior cadet receives highest honor  Chesterfield Observer

On Tuesday June 12, James River High School Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Cadet Clark Brandau was recognized with the Legion of Valor ...

Teacher honored for 'his love for each and every student'  WWBT NBC12 News

A James River High School teacher known for "his love for each and every student in class" is this month's Excellence in Education award winner.

James River student says school dress code unfair to female students

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A student at James River High School said she felt like her school's dress code was not fair to female students, so she wrote a ...

James River 3, Thomas Dale 2  Progress Index

MIDLOTHIAN - Gabriel Palmer played tremendous defense, Jacob Craig and Gavin Wood brought the well-placed sets and Will Kimenhour, Sam Haskins and ...

James River High senior protests 'dress code' sweat clothing  Richmond Times-Dispatch

School dress codes have been a hot topic in recent years, and now one Chesterfield County school is taking enforcement one step further by issuing sweatpants ...

County schools alumni to receive Bravo! Awards  Chesterfield Observer

The Chesterfield Education Foundation has announced the recipients of its 2018 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community ...

Homes rising, selling in Tarrington's final phase  RichmondBizSense

Having settled a dispute with Chesterfield County that shaved off two of its planned home lots, a Midlothian development more than a decade in the making is ...

Friends remember Midlothian man killed crossing NYC street

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Frederick Swope, a 21-year-old Midlothian man, has died from injuries he suffered after he was struck by a car in New York ...

28-year-old man found dead inside car at Midlothian Walmart died from inhaling compressed air

A young man found dead in a car in the parking lot of the Walmart in Midlothian over the summer died from inhaling cans of compressed air, the state medical.

Competing in Arlington Teen Pageant  Virginia Connection Newspapers

Morgan Rhudy is crowned Miss Dominion's Outstanding Teen and enters her fifth and final year as a teen local titleholder. Rhudy is a junior at James River High ...

Chesterfield considers school redistricting to address crowding  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Countywide school redistricting, a topic referred to by one Chesterfield official as the "third rail of local politics," is coming before the School Board on Monday.

On the Road to Success

Lexi Long of Deep Run High School was crowned the 23rd Lexus of Richmond Leadership Award winner on May 14. Long was awarded a $10000 college ...

Pay raises, new school buildings highlight Chesterfield school budget proposal  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Pay raises, new school buildings, and in-house custodial work are all included in Dr. James Lane's proposed 2019 school ...

High school sports briefing: St. Christopher's soccer player Levengood commits to W&M

St. Christopher's junior soccer player Alexander Levengood has committed to William & Mary. Levengood set a school record last fall when he scored 40 goals.

Comcast NBCUniversal Awards $83,000 In Scholarships To 74 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast NBCUniversal today announced that it has awarded approximately $83,000 in scholarships for the ...

Six days later, 21-year-old Midlothian man dies after he was hit by a car in New York City

After a week in critical condition, Midlothian High School graduate Frederick Swope succumbed Monday to life-threatening injuries suffered when he was hit by ...

Family says bullying a factor in girl's suicide  WWBT

14-year-old James River High School freshman Courtney Walker was found dead in her home Tuesday night. The mother says she wants to prevent another ...

Hermitage picks former Matoaca coach Derrick Johnson to lead its football team

Born into an Army family, Johnson grew up in greater Los Angeles, but came to Chesterfield County in the eighth grade.

Virginia Youth Attend Traffic Safety Summer Leadership Retreat at JMU  NBC 29 News

More than 120 teens representing 37 schools from across the state arrived at JMU on June 18 for a week of hands-on activities that focus on safe driving habits ...

Best & Worst 2015: Family and Neighborhoods  Richmond magazine

The results are in! Here are the winners of our Best & Worst 2015 survey in the Family & Neighborhoods category. phpwCrQOPPM.jpg. Best Art Classes for Kids: ...

Roberts' growth at Wake Forest peaks as 1st-round pick  Winston-Salem Journal

As a sophomore in high school, Griffin Roberts pitched in front of Wake Forest's coaching staff and was realistic about where he stood as a recruit.

High school graduations to increase traffic around Siegel Center, Altria Theater this week

Driving near Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond will be a test of patience this week as up to six high school graduation ceremonies are planned for ...

Douglas Freeman pulls away from James River late

Rebels score three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to pull away 37-14.

Riverside community entering homestretch  RichmondBizSense

After a decade's worth of development, a Chesterfield neighborhood on a bank of the James River is preparing for its third and final phase. The 740-acre ...

Chesterfield teacher accused of cheating on SOL tests  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Two students at James River High School reported a teacher cheated during a Standards of Learning test in the spring.

Midlothian community is #18HarrisonStrong for critically injured teen

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – The Midlothian community is rallying behind another young person critically injured during Spring Break; first 19-year-old ...

Pageant Winners in Arlington  Virginia Connection Newspapers

Winners of the 2018 Miss Arlington Scholarship Pageant & Miss Arlington's Outstanding Teen Pageant that took place at Swanson Middle School in Arlington on ...

McFarling: With injury issues solved, former UVa star Kirby finally pitching again  Roanoke Times

Approached by a reporter in the visiting clubhouse of Haley Toyota Field last week, Nathan Kirby seemed a bit surprised by an interview request.

18-year-old killed by off-duty officer was apparently unarmed; video shows 'struggle'  Richmond Times-Dispatch

A young Chesterfield County man who once played football at James River High School was fatally shot by an off-duty Richmond police officer during a struggle ...

WBB Insider: Casey Ripp | Basketball  The Rotunda

After dropping the first two games of the season, Longwood women's basketball returns to practice this week with an emphasis on the three point shot, on both ...

Remembering Colin Moore: Family and friends share their stories  Virginia Tech Collegiate Times

Colin Campbell Moore, a 20-year-old Virginia Tech applied economic management junior, died earlier this week.

Police officer charged with murder in off-duty shooting of 18-year-old at Chesterfield car wash

A Richmond police officer has been indicted on charges of second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony after shooting an ...

Why, Richmond, Why?!? VDOT, Chesterfield planning upgrades in Midlothian

This week, we get into some poor road conditions in Midlothian and a complaint about the Powhite Parkway tolls.

Police ID Chesterfield man killed in Newport News crash  WWBT NBC12 News

Charges are pending in the fiery crash in Newport News that killed a 20-year-old Chesterfield man.

Five years after voters rejected a meals tax, Chesterfield finding other ways to pay for eight new schools, finish 2013 bond referendum projects

On the same day five years ago, Henrico and Chesterfield counties asked voters to allow them to collect a new meals tax to help pay to renovate and build new.

Keep Richmond rowing

Rowing is a sport so beautiful, unifying, and physically challenging that the promise of being good at it drives those who embrace it to a point where they forever ...

Latino prosecutor in Chesterfield: Violent illegal immigrants should be deported, not protected

When Salvador Vitervo-Ortiz was sentenced recently to five years for the mob beating and stabbing of a Chesterfield County man, prosecutor Juan Vega said ...

The 2016 All-Metro boys volleyball team

There area's top boys volleyball players, including player of the year Kyle Brumbaugh of James River.

Chesterfield teen's death by off-duty officer ruled homicide  Richmond Times-Dispatch

A young Chesterfield County man fatally shot by an off-duty Richmond police officer during a confrontation at a car wash Oct. 17 died of a gunshot wound to his ...

Meet the 200 Virginians in the military who have died since 9/11  Virginian-Pilot

Since the Sept. 11 terror attacks, 200 people from Virginia have died while supporting military operations in Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan. The Virginian-Pilot is ...

Off-duty Richmond police officer fatally shoots man in confrontation at Chesterfield car wash  Richmond Times-Dispatch

An off-duty Richmond police officer fatally shot a man Saturday during a confrontation at a Chesterfield County car wash.

Baseball Announces Nine Early Commitments for Class of 2019  VMI Athletics

LEXINGTON, Va. – VMI baseball announced nine early commitments for the class of 2019, according to information released by the program Wednesday.

Nathan Kirby: Ace on the mound propelled U.Va. baseball  Richmond Times-Dispatch

In June, the University of Virginia baseball team won the College World Series. And it was Nathan Kirby, a James River High School graduate, who threw the ...

Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter presents 20 debutantes  Richmond Free Press

The Upsilon Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 2016 Debutantes: Front row from left, Donae Jyleah Jones, Erin Crawford Beale, Illiana Nicole ...

Jury in Cobb trial appears deadlocked; judge instructs them to keep deliberating

After deliberating for roughly five hours, the jury in the trial of Richmond police officer David L. Cobb appears to be deadlocked.

Chesterfield educator arrested for DUI and hit and run  WWBT

A Chesterfield educator was not at school Monday. He was in court, after police say he crashed into several parked cars over the weekend. According to ...

Petersburg chapter observes DeMolay Week  Progress Index

Several activities celebrate 98th anniversary of DeMolay's founding.

James River High School Choir performs with Foreigner  WTVR

CHESTERFIELD, Va (WTVR) – It's an opportunity of a lifetime, the Choir at James River High School is performing with the Classic English American Rock Band ...

Hanover golfer making big mark at 14  Richmond Free Press

Christian Dyer would rather follow a golf ball, and the exciting places it might lead him, than follow the crowd. At 6-feet, 210 pounds, the young athlete would ...

UVa punter left big shoes  Roanoke Times

In addressing some of the key players that Virginia must replace from its 2014 football team, there is one valued contributor that people might overlook.

Rowing Announces Final Additions to Roster  Duquesne University - Official Athletic Site

June 23, 2014Coach Joe Setting would like to announce the final athletes to join the Dukes for the fall of 2014."I am excited and greatly looking forward to ...

Student's family wins visa lottery to move to U.S.  The Breeze

Student Martina Samoel's family wins international lottery to move from Egypt, initial adjustment isn't easy.

Players showcase skills in attempt to make football team  The Breeze

In a quiet, empty Bridgeforth Stadium Monday evening, roughly 20 athletes came out on the field in search of a dream. They were all vying for a chance to be.

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