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Former teacher files lawsuit against Chesterfield Schools, says she was told to be more feminine  8News

A former Chesterfield teacher says she was told by administrators she was too masculine and needed to be more feminine. . News, weather, sports, headlines ...

Former Chesterfield teacher files lawsuit, says she was told to be more feminine  WAVY-TV

A former Chesterfield teacher says she was told by administrators she was too masculine and needed to be more feminine.

Student could be charged after drugs, weapon found in vehicle at Midlothian High School  8News

A Midlothian High School student could face charges after allegedly bringing drugs and a weapon to school. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central ...

Midlothian High School band, Wegmans host Showcase of Bands  Progress Index

MIDLOTHIAN — On Saturday, Oct. 13, the Midlothian High School Trojan Band and Wegmans in Midlothian will host the 12th annual Showcase of Bands at ...

Juvenile struck by vehicle while biking outside of Midlothian High School  8News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A juvenile was struck by a vehicle while biking in the parking lot of Midlothian High School Wednesday afternoon.

Midlothian picks up early momentum with win over Douglas Freeman

In 2017, Midlothian made the playoffs for the first time in a generation. It started the 2018 season with a 17-7 victory.

Midlothian Trojans ready for comeback  8News

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- The Midlothian high school football team hopes to use momentum from last season when they ended a 31-year playoff drought.

Midlothian High water fountain had 27 times more lead than safety limit, testing shows

Every day for the past three years, Helen Trout has filled up her 17-ounce water bottle at a fountain near the cafeteria at Midlothian High School.

Car hits student outside Midlothian High School  WTVR CBS 6 News

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- A Midlothian High School student was hurt Thursday morning when he was struck by a car driven by another student, according to ...

Student on school walkout: ‘Better to get in trouble at school than be unsafe’  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- One month after students around the country took part in a national school walkout to honor those killed at Stoneman Douglas ...

Midlothian's Autumn Childress went from college basketball player to television news anchor

As Autumn Childress begins her long-awaited dream of telling other's stories, the story of the former Midlothian High School and Longwood University basketball ...

‘We’re not a school like that’: Racial slur insults Midlothian students

A Midlothian High School student was on Twitter Sunday night when she was shocked to find a racial slur directed at some students.

County swimmers set records at meet  Chesterfield Observer

SwimRVA hosted the Hanover Hawk Holiday Invitational on Saturday, Dec. 15, featuring 670 swimmers from around the state. This was the fastest high school ...

Midlothian graduate accepted to four United States service academies

Building Better Minds with Rob Cardwell airs every Wednesday on CBS 6 at 6 a.m..

Midlothian student of the year breaks new ground in family's military legacy: acceptance to four service academies

When she was in middle school, Brooke Bailey wanted to be like the cool girls.

Longtime Midlothian High School teacher and coach Jack Olsen dies at age 70

At the age of 69, Jack Olsen shot a 69 on the golf course. At the age of 70, he shot a 70.

SPECIAL REPORT: The tragic life and death of Midlothian High graduate John Terrell

John Terrell, an expectant father, talented artist and the 30-year-old son of two retired teachers, was one of 34 people who committed suicide in Chesterfield ...

Midlothian H.S. students win cash in C-SPAN Student Cam contest  WRIC

Students from Midlothian High School are honorable mention winners in C-SPAN's national 2018 StudentCam competition.. News, weather, sports, headlines ...

Midlothian High School staff member removed after ‘serious allegation’

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A staff member at Midlothian High School was removed from his job last week amid a "serious allegation," a Chesterfield ...

After son nearly dies, mom questions why road is not a school zone : ‘It’s insane’  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Midlothian mom is pushing for an urgent long-term solution she believes will protect kids, after her son's life changed forever one day while walking to school.

No. 2 Midlothian gets a bounce-back win against James River

Just three days after dropping an 11-10 overtime decision at home to Atlee, the No. 2 Midlothian boys lacrosse team was much sharper Monday against James ...

Chesterfield cadets to miss school in order to help Hurricane Florence flood victims  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Three weeks into his freshman year at Midlothian High School and Connor Long is prepping for the field trip of a lifetime.

Calendar 12/5/2018  Chesterfield Observer

THURSDAY, DEC. 6. Brandermill Region Men's Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway.

Superintendent responds to allegations of racism at Chesterfield schools  WWBT NBC12 News

Superintendent Dr. James Lane is speaking out after allegations of racism and political intimidation at two high schools in Chesterfield.

Midlothian drama teacher Ms. Baugher shares secret to staying young

Katherine Baugher has been teaching kids about theater and film/TV production for the past 45 years.

In a race against pancreatic cancer, Emily Koski finds hope – and a purpose  Chesterfield Observer

Though it's early on a Saturday morning and the temperature is just above freezing – so cold that steam is rising off the ponds of Salisbury's golf course ...

Elevated levels of lead found in water fountains at 7 Chesterfield schools  WTVR CBS 6 News

Chesterfield County Schools sent letters to parents and students Thursday letting them know that elevated levels of lead had been found at water fountains at ...

The bluebird takes flight  Chesterfield Observer

Heading into class at her new school, Lauranett Lee wasn't pleased with the reception she'd already received on the bus. The year was 1965, and Chesterfield ...

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 ...

Richmond Public Schools has the worst high school graduation rate in Virginia

Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia this year, new state data show.

'Tis the Season for Holiday Happenings  Chesterfield Observer

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” plays Nov. 23-25 at the Altria Theater in Richmond. PHOTO COURTESY OF ALTRIA THEATER ...

Midlothian woman killed in Hawaii plane crash  WWBT NBC12 News

Heather Riley graduated from Midlothian High School in 2007 and had been living in Hawaii for several years.

Midlothian's Madison Day, Spiders want to cap transitions with win over W&M

Madison Day joined Richmond's football program under unusual circumstances. That's the way he's leaving, too.

Midlothian man who helped foil terror attack stars in new Clint Eastwood film  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The Midlothian man hailed as a hero after he helped disarm a gunman during a terrorist attack on a high-speed train traveling ...

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 ...

Lead found in drinking water at seven schools  WWBT NBC12 News

A letter was sent home to some Chesterfield families on Thursday after high levels of lead were found in drinking water at seven schools.

President Obama recognizes Midlothian teacher  Progress Index

WASHINGTON — Not many people write the president of the United States and expect an answer back. For one high school teacher in Midlothian, who wrote ...

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 ...

Tests show 'actionable' levels of lead in drinking water at seven Chesterfield schools

Parents of students at Bellwood Elementary School, Bird High School, Gates Elementary School, Midlothian High School, Providence Middle School, Salem ...

Chesterfield seeks input from residents to draft vision for Midlothian's future

Midlothian was a vastly different place in 1989, when the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved its current Special Area Plan.

Proposed mixed-use project moves forward in Midlothian after year's delay

The development, north of Midlothian Turnpike and west of Winterfield Road, would house 250 apartments for people 55 and older and about 100000 square ...

Chesterfield singer who sang with Garth Brooks beats cancer for second time

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- The Midlothian High School graduate who got her big break on stage with Garth Brooks last year, has beat cancer for the ...

Chesterfield parents talk about school shooting threat  WWBT

A 17 year old Chesterfield boy is behind bars charged with threatening a school shooting. Police say the threat targeted Midlothian Middle School.

Midlothian grad in hospital after thwarting terror attack on French train

One of the passengers who helped disarm a suspected gunman on a high-speed train has a connection to Chesterfield.

Former RIR owners pitch Midlothian mixed-use development  RichmondBizSense

A Virginia Beach development firm led by the family that once ran Richmond International Raceway is revving up its plans for a mixed-use development in ...

'This is insanity. I’ve never seen anything like this before': Chesterfield and Henrico schools grappling with racial incidents

Racially insensitive displays by middle and high school students in Henrico and Chesterfield counties have fueled investigations and introspection in recent ...

Murder of undercover cop sent ripples through Midlothian still felt 30 years later  Dallas News

The gunshots rang out as darkness fell that drizzly autumn night on a field where three Midlothian High School students had shared a joint. Two of...

It was his pleasure: Chick-fil-A worker laughs after viral chicken run  WTVR CBS 6 News

It's been quite a week for Jared Wilson. He's the 19-year-old Chick-fil-A worker was caught on camera as he raced a forgotten order to a customer outside the ...

Powhatan Girls Basketball routs Douglas Freeman 59-31

HENRICO – Playing its first game since Dec. 14 at Fluvanna, Powhatan Girls Basketball dominated Thursday's invitational matchup at Douglas S. Freeman High ...

‘I thought I was going to die, Midlothian grad details french terror attack

"I knew immediately what had happened. I knew I had been shot and I thought I was going to die," said Moogalian.

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RounTrey Development has created one of the most innovative and unique planned neighborhoods in the Richmond area. Located on the scenic banks of the ...

Richmond couple to be featured on ‘House Hunters’ on Monday  Roanoke Times

Get ready to see another Richmond couple on Monday night's episode of HGTV's “House Hunters.”

Richmond City Health District offers free flu shots  WWBT NBC12 News

No insurance or ID is required. Free flu shots will be offered to all adults and children who are school age and older.

4 Henrico high schools named among best in Va.

Four Henrico County high schools were listed among the Top 35 public high schools in all of Virginia, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Obama invites Chesterfield teacher to White House, responds to letter

President Obama on Tuesday responded to the letter of a Chesterfield teacher at the National Teacher of the Year celebration.

Man who helped thwart Paris train attack is from Midlothian  WRIC

CHESTERFIELD CO., Va. (WRIC) -- The first passenger who helped stop a gunman on a high-speed train headed from Amsterdam to Paris is from Midlothian.

Elite runners from Kenya and Ethiopia win Richmond Marathon  Richmond Free Press

Kenyan and Ethiopian runners make up a tiny percentage of the total number of participants in the annual Richmond Marathon. But they're clearly at the head of ...

BUSH,, Carolee Silcox  Roanoke Times

BUSH, Carolee Silcox December 26, 1934 - September 26, 2018 Carolee Silcox Bush, 83, died peacefully at Morningside of Williamsburg, Wednesday, ...

Young athletes play to raise awareness about heart disease  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- About 200 people watched as young athletes from lacrosse teams across Greater Richmond came together to raise money ...

Midlothian family honors father as his accused killer appears in court

Family works to keep father's memory alive, as killer appears in court.

Taziki's Mediterranean Café Virginia Launches "HOPE" Program  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Taziki's Mediterranean Café has launched the HOPE Program "Herbs Offering Personal Enrichment" in Virginia.

Making a Difference: Ginger Pridgen and her Homework Helpers

Four years ago, Ginger Pridgen drove to the entrance of the Suburban Village trailer park with fliers printed in Spanish.

Midlothian graduate Savannah Lane crowned the new Miss Virginia

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — Savannah Lane, a 20-year-old Midlothian High School graduate and University of Virginia student, was crowned Miss Virginia at the ...

Residents to get chance to sound off on Midlothian development proposal  WWBT NBC12 News

A meeting is planned for residents to voice concerns over the design plans for Winterfield Crossing, which is on the north side of Midlothian Turnpike, just west of ...

Man with two previous DUI convictions pleads guilty to killing Midlothian motorist in drunk-driving crash on Route 288

A twice-convicted drunken driver pleaded guilty Monday to aggravated involuntary manslaughter in an alcohol-fueled crash that killed a Midlothian father of two ...

Midlothian grad Hailey Lane to have homecoming 6 weeks after heart attack

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. — The young Air Force cadet who suffered a massive heart attack on March 23, is headed home. Hailey Lane will be released from the ...

Gateway Region announces Keith Boswell as new president  Progress Index

COLONIAL HEIGHTS — Virginia's Gateway Region Economic Development Organization (VGR) announced on Saturday that they have appointed Keith ...

Middle School Football Team’s Season Canceled Over Racist Snapchats

After video surfaced of a Snapchat featuring members of the Short Pump Middle School football team, the rest of their season has been canceled.

‘We are Hailey Strong,’ nation rallies for Midlothian teen after heart attack

The 19-year-old Air Force cadet Hailey Lane, a Midlothian graduate, is in critical condition after a massive heart attack.

Ex-Richmonder plays himself in Clint Eastwood film based on French train attack

When he was lying on the floor of a high-speed train hurtling between Brussels and Paris, blood pumping from a hole in his neck where a bullet had exited his ...

Love of learning: Three sisters all teaching in Chesterfield schools

Caroline Grier was sitting next to her younger sister when she got the call.

All-Metro swimmers of the year: Camryn Curry finds a home at Arizona State; Clark Beach pushes the record book along side his twin brother

Curry was set to follow her father's path and swim for the Naval Academy before a visit from an Arizona State coach changed her plans. Clark Beach and his ...

Midlothian teen Hailey Lane released from hospital, back home

Hailey Lane, a 19-year-old Midlothian High School graduate who suffered a massive heart attack in March that left her on life support, arrived at her family's ...

Dad shocks daughter at Midlothian dance; students chant ‘USA’

Perhaps his most meaningful secret mission he carried out was over the weekend at Midlothian High School in Chesterfield.

All-conference, region and state lacrosse teams

First team: Attack: Jake Helsley, James River, Jr.; Palmer Jones, Thomas Dale, Sr.; Lucas Daugherty, Thomas Dale, Jr.; Matt Kessler, James River, Jr.; Midfield: ...

Monacan High School renovation advances despite escalating costs

Chesterfield County school officials will proceed with a renovation of Monacan High School as planned and cover a $3.3 million budget overrun with reserve ...

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 ...

4 Henrico high schools named among Virginia’s best

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Four Henrico County high schools ranked in the top 50 best high schools in Virginia, as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Ice cream truck driver charged in Chesterfield School bus crash  WWBT

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - An ice cream truck driver was charged with reckless driving in a head-on crash with a Chesterfield County Public School bus.

Comcast Awards $69,000 In Scholarships To 60 Virginia High School Seniors  PR Newswire

RICHMOND, Va., May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation today announced the 2017 recipients of its annual Leaders and Achievers® ...

Boise State roster countdown 2017: Day 49, Jermani Brown  One Bronco Nation Under God

We have officially eclipsed the halfway point! We are headed downhill, so let's get right to it with #49 Jermani Brown. #49, Jermani Brown, Freshman, DB Stats ...

Open, Richmond Community and Deep Run named region’s best high schools

RICHMOND, Va. — Three Richmond-area high schools were named among the best in Virginia, according to the annual “Best High Schools” list compiled by ...

Letter from Virginia high school student touches Wyoming couple who lost son in Iraq  The Grand Rapids Press -

Student asks difficult questions as part of class assignment to research a fallen soldier and write to his survivors.

STATE CHAMPIONS!  Progress Index

Colonials defeat defending state champions Midlothian 3-1 for top title.

Jim McGinnis sometimes made his points from a three-point stance

If things weren't going to suit Jim McGinnis during a Benedictine football practice, he would turn his baseball cap around, get down in a three-point stance and ...

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 ...

Public meeting Monday to weigh-in on Winterfield Crossing development project  WRIC

If you want to weigh in, there's a public meeting tonight at 6:30 p.m. at Midlothian High School . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

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 ...

Kickers' Finnlay Wyatt takes home Swansea memento  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- While many will remember the Richmond Kickers international exhibition against Swansea City A.F.C. Wednesday night differently, ...

Kishore, Krishna  The Daily Progress

Krishna Pulla Kishore Krishna Pulla Kishore, 41, of Charlottesville, died on Friday, April 25, 2014. He was born March 2, 1973, in Kansas City, Kansas.

Boodie McGurn, 64, edges Ester Choi, 14, in tight RWGA final

Like each of the other 67 participants in the 91st Richmond Women's City Amateur golf tournament, Boodie McGurn paid an entry fee. She also paid an exit fee.

John Adams, the political opposite of Attorney General Mark Herring, wants his job

Voters in November will see a familiar name on their ballots. The Republican candidate challenging Attorney General Mark R. Herring, the Democratic ...

Political theater: Richmond's 'Progressive Liberal' riles them up from inside the wrestling ring

LURAY — Jeff X was writhing, the victim of a backdrop slam that left the diminutive wrestler from Coeburn sprawled on the mat.

Ice Cream Truck and School Bus in Head-On Crash  Cleveland News - Fox 8

Seven students and two adults have been taken to the hospital after an ice cream truck slammed into a Chesterfield County school bus head-on Tuesday ...

Knee injury could shelve Kickers goalkeeper Ryan Taylor for the duration

Ryan Taylor, the Richmond Kickers' homegrown goalkeeper, will be sidelined indefinitely after suffering a significant injury to his left knee in last week's match at ...

New schools, start times and custodians: Chesterfield school superintendent presents budget proposal

A couple of months ago, things looked stormy for the Chesterfield County schools budget.

“Helping the Homeless, One Table at a Time”: 16-year-old earns Eagle Scout  Virginian-Pilot

John Robert Schunder III earned the highest honor in Boy Scouts, the Eagle Scout award.

Baseball season is back

The Powhatan High School varsity baseball team took the field for its season opener at Midlothian with an unprecedented three freshmen in the starting lineup ...

Granbery family puts groom to ‘wilderness test’  The Tennessean

Nashvillian Anne Granbery and Virginia native Jack Barnes had dated five years when they found themselves on vacation with her family at a cottage in the ...

Teen charged with DUI in WVW grad's death  Citizens Voice

A Kingston native serving as a U.S. Marine was killed Sunday after being struck by a vehicle following a house party in Wilmington, N.C.. Cory Reese, 22, who ...

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