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Chesterfield school leaders concerned about plans for new homes  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Parents and residents gathered inside the Midlothian High School auditorium Thursday night in response to a proposed ...



After 48 years, Midlothian drama teacher bids farewell  Chesterfield Observer

It's been 35 years since Patrick Held lost his older brother in a terrorist attack, but it remains a surreal experience for him. On Oct. 23, 1983, two truck bombs ...



Police investigate drugs and weapon found at Midlothian High School  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Chesterfield police have confirmed a 17-year-old male was found to be in possession of what appeared to be marijuana, ...



Can the county carve out an urban oasis in Midlothian's wealthiest suburb?  Chesterfield Observer

Handwritten in green Sharpie, one citizen comment registered at a community meeting late last month illustrates a challenge county leaders face as they seek ...



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.



The Midlothian special area plan hits early turbulence: Fear of overcrowding  Chesterfield Observer

When the Midlothian elementary school redistricting plan was approved by the School Board in February, Laura Burke was ecstatic. After years of overcrowding, ...



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 ...



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 ...



8 area schools rank among best in Virginia  8News

Several Central Virginia high schools have been ranked among the best in the commonwealth.



See where your high school ranks in new U.S. News list  WTVR CBS 6 News

A dozen Central Virginia schools are ranked among the top 4000 high schools in the country, according to US News & World report.



School safety meeting held at Midlothian High  Chesterfield Observer

At Midlothian High School Aug. 21, the Chesterfield County school system held a school safety meeting for Midlothian District residents, addressing a wide ...



School system lawsuit settled for $10000  Chesterfield Observer

A lawsuit against Chesterfield County Public Schools alleging that a former teacher was discriminated against by the school system has been settled for $10,000 ...



A Midlothian family makes running the Boston Marathon a family affair  8News

A Midlothian father and his three sons will be running the Boston Marathon on April 15.



Calendar 5/8/2019  Chesterfield Observer

THURSDAY, MAY 9. Spring Plant Sale, 8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 6819 Mimms Loop, between the administration building and County Museum. Assorted herbs ...



Second-half surge pushes Midlothian past Cosby 26-7  Richmond.com

Midlothian senior linebacker Brayden Staib doesn't have an explanation, but he believes the Trojans play their best football in the second half. On Friday night ...



Midlothian High School staff member removed after ‘serious allegation’  wtvr.com

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



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

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.



Teacher is suing Chesterfield County Public Schools for gender discrimination  TODAY

Dina Persico is suing Chesterfield County Public Schools for gender discrimination.



Will Pomeroy, Week 24 Nominee | WRLH  Fox Richmond

Congratulations, Lexus of Richmond's 24th weekly nominee for the Leadership Award Scholarship, Will Pomeroy of Midlothian High School! Consistently on the ...



11 cases of Legionnaire's disease confirmed in Chesterfield  WWBT NBC12 News

Legionnaire's disease caused by bacteria that occurs naturally in lakes and streams.



Nicknames that stuck and other hidden gems uncovered in ‘Behind the Scenes’ adventures  Richmond.com

His name is Robert Preston Jones, but everyone knows him as “Peppy.”



What are the best high schools in the Richmond area? Here's the list  Richmond.com

U.S. News & World Report, the news outlet famous for its rankings of colleges and high schools, has released its top high schools for this year broken down by ...



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

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 ...



County names new mental health services director  Chesterfield Observer

Chesterfield County has named Kelly Fried as its new executive director of Mental Health Support Services and the Chesterfield Community Services Board.



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

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 ...



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

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



Former teacher alleges Va. school district urged her to dress more feminine  Washington Blade

A former civics teacher in Virginia in a federal lawsuit she has filed against her former school district alleges administrators harassed her because of her ...



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.



Richmond mother mourns her 42-year-old son found dead in James River. 'It's unbearable.'  Richmond.com

A Richmond man enjoying a summer evening on the James River in Goochland County jumped from a boat into shallow water on Saturday and apparently was ...



Health officials confirm several cases of Legionnaire's Disease  CBS19 News

The Virginia Department of Health is investigating 11 cases of Legionnaire's disease in Chesterfield County.



Relay for Life Chesterfield to raise money for American Cancer Society  8News

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WRIC) –Come out and help area teams as they Relay for Life in support of the American Cancer Society. The Chesterfield Relay is ...



Midlothian drama teacher Ms. Baugher shares secret to staying young  wtvr.com

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



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 ...



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.



Girls Soccer: Loudoun County Shuts Out Midlothian in VHSL State Semifinal  locosports.info

Roanoke, Va. — Jeff Vennitti photographed Loudoun County High School's girls soccer game against Midlothian High School in Roanoke on Friday, June 7 and ...



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

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A former Chesterfield County teacher claims she was told by administrators she was too masculine and needed to be ...



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 ...



Magnolia Green breaks ground on new neighborhood  Chesterfield Observer

Magnolia Green, a multi-generational, active-lifestyle residential community, recently broke ground on its new Glenmoor Oaks neighborhood. The joint venture ...



Friends remember Midlothian man killed crossing NYC street  wtvr.com

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 ...



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 ...



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.



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

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 ...



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

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



Residents pushing for new Chesterfield elementary school to be named after longtime teacher  WRIC

There's a push to have a longtime Midlothian teacher put back on the list of potential names for a new elementary school in the county.



Midlothian graduate accepted to four United States service academies  wtvr.com

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



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

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



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

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Double amputee encourages students to drive safely  WWBT NBC12 News

The Come Home Alive program reinforces safe teen driving and warn against dangerous behavior like texting and driving.



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.



Chamber seeks emerging business leaders  Chesterfield Observer

Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Chesterfield, a Chesterfield Chamber of Commerce program designed to help emerging leaders interested ...



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

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



Legendary coach Dudley Duncan steps down at Quest Swimming  Richmond.com

A 2017 inductee to the International Swim Coaches Association Hall of Fame, Duncan has been instrumental in shaping the Richmond swimming community.



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

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



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 ...



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...



4 Henrico high schools named among best in Va.  wtvr.com

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.



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

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 ...



Obama invites Chesterfield teacher to White House, responds to letter  wtvr.com

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



Former E&H football coach Lou Wacker, a Highland Springs High and UR grad, dies at 84  Richmond.com

Lou Wacker never overestimated his role as a football tactician.



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

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 ...



Virginia Youth Train to Become Traffic Safety Advocates  NBC 29 News

More than 115 teens from across the commonwealth will be arriving at James Madison University for a week of educational and hands-on activities that focus on ...



Taziki's Mediterranean Café Virginia Launches "HOPE" Program  RestaurantNews.com

Partnership between area programs and Taziki's teaches students with special needs. Taziki's Mediterranean Café Virginia Launches "HOPE" Program ...



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 ...



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.



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

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



Regional car dealer group buys Williamsburg Ford dealership  Virginia Gazette

After being purchased by regional car dealer group Carter Myers Automotive, the Ford dealership on East Rochambeau Drive is now CMA's Williamsburg Ford.



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

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 ...



Midlothian graduate Savannah Lane crowned the new Miss Virginia  wtvr.com

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



Midlothian family honors father as his accused killer appears in court  wtvr.com

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



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

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



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

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



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 ...



Look for these two Midlothian High students at Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade  wtvr.com

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade is just one week away, and this year's parade will have special meaning for some Midlothian High School students.



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 ...



Powhatan Girls Basketball routs Douglas Freeman 59-31  Richmond.com

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



Midlothian grad in hospital after thwarting terror attack on French train  wtvr.com

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



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

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



Love of learning: Three sisters all teaching in Chesterfield schools  Richmond.com

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



Making a Difference: Ginger Pridgen and her Homework Helpers  Richmond.com

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



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 ...



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, ...



Monacan High School renovation advances despite escalating costs  Richmond.com

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 ...



VA Has 103 Of Americas Best High Schools In 2018, US News Says  Old Town Alexandria, VA Patch

Virginia's Best Schools According To US News - Old Town Alexandria, VA - U.S. News & World Report released its annual list of best high schools in the country.



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

Most high school assignments come and go. You put in the time, hand over the goods, get a grade, move on. Not this one. John and Joanne Burri are still reeling ...



Rockport Texas: Rising from Harvey's Aftermath  Focusdailynews

Rockport was the only Texas town in the competition for 10 Best Coastal Small Towns. The list included Sandusky, OH, Georgetown, SC.



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

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



Where are most school bomb threats and student threats being made?  wtvr.com

CBS 6 found out how often students make threats against other students, or make bomb threats, in Richmond, Henrico and Chesterfield.



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

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



4 Henrico high schools named among Virginia’s best  wtvr.com

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.



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  Richmond.com

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 ...



“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.



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.



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

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 ...



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 ...



Carolee Silcox Bush, 83, founder and owner of Wedgewood Dinner Theatre  Williamsburg Yorktown Daily

Carolee Silcox Bush, 83, died peacefully Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at Morningside of Williamsburg. She and her husband Dr. Charles Eugene Bush ...



Update: The house the Richmond couple chose on the latest ‘House Hunters’ episode  Richmond.com

Update: Spoiler alert! This is the house Richmond couple Leigh Kelly and Farren Billue chose on the "House Hunters" episode that aired May 21.



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