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On TV Wednesday night: Richmond country singer competes for $10,000 on USA's 'Real Country'

Tony Jackson gets a lot of comparisons to country music stars Darius Rucker and Charley Pride.

'Incredible' basketball game planned by students nets $1250  WTVR CBS 6 News

Why score doesn't matter at high school basketball game: 'Don't underestimate us'

Monacan High School student charged with bringing BB gun to school  WRIC

Chesterfield Police said that when he was approached by a school resource officer, the student ran out of the school, leaving his backpack.. News, weather ...

Monacan students tackle opioid abuse in Chesterfield  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Madi Rawls and sisters Mackenzie and Melissa Zimmerman are not tackling your typical high school history or science project.

Monacan girls basketball continues winning tradition without Megan Walker  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Science tells us that a vacuum is a space without matter, a void. When something or someone leaves your life, you are left with ...

Calendar 11/21/2018  Chesterfield Observer

Thanksgiving – County offices, schools and libraries are closed. Friday, Nov. 23. Thanksgiving holiday – County offices, schools and libraries are closed.

Older brother prevails in Henderson Bowl as Monacan survives challenge from James River

Monacan, coached by Jim Henderson, scored a 22-15 victory over James River, coached by Bobby Henderson, his younger brother.

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 ...

Previewing the local high school football teams in Class 6

Manchester has one of the area's top rosters. Thomas Dale found success with the Wing-T last year and will try to take it a step further in 2018.

Police: BB gun found in student's backpack at Monacan HS  WWBT NBC12 News

A student at Monacan High School may have brought a weapon on school property on Tuesday, according to Chesterfield police.

Monacan High School community mourning loss of former coach  WRIC

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A popular coach at Monacan High School passed away Monday. Danny Parsons, the school's athletic director ...

Monacan rolls to 9-0, brings perfection within sight with win over Midlothian

The Chiefs cruise to a 41-7 win over Midlothian and are now one win away from their first 10-0 regular season in school history.

Central VA students join National Walkout Day  WWBT NBC12 News

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Students in schools across Central Virginia joined in the National School Walkout Day on Wednesday, a month after 17 students ...

Nation's No. 1 recruit, Megan Walker of Monacan High School, picks UConn

Nation's top-ranked basketball player from Monacan says said it "came down to what I know."

ALL-USA Girls Basketball First Team: Megan Walker, Monacan (Richmond, Va.)  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is unveiling the 2016-17 American Family Insurance ALL-USA Girls Basketball Teams as selected by Jim Halley with input from ...

Monacan girls basketball team honored as one of nation’s best

The Monacan girls basketball team, led by star Megan Walker, were honored Friday as one of the best high school teams in the nation.

Beloved Monacan security guard dies unexpectedly

Doug Waters worked at the Chesterfield high school for 19 years.

Monacan stays undefeated by beating rival Cosby

Monacan coach Jim Henderson picked up his third win of the season Friday night. Soon, he'll have a *fresh* new look for the new school year. Henderson ...

Monacan HS student killed in Prince George crash  WWBT NBC12 News

A Monacan High School student was killed after crashing into a tractor-trailer truck on Sunday night. The crash happened on Route 10 in Prince George, near ...

Despite no home court, Huguenot goes to state quarterfinals  Richmond Free Press

A basketball season that couldn't have started much worse is now on track to be Huguenot High School's best ever.

National Signing Day roundup: High school athletes pick their colleges  WWBT NBC12 News

Wednesday, Feb. 7 was National Signing Day where athletes from high schools chose what colleges to take their talents.

Getting to know: Brian Noel with the Virginia Credit Union

Title: senior vice president of business services at Virginia Credit Union.

Monacan's Megan Walker ends high school career as nation's top player  Richmond Free Press

In her final Monacan High School game, Megan Walker showed she was human — but more importantly that she was great.

New players to give VUU new look during basketball season  Richmond Free Press

Virginia Union University basketball will have a distinctly different look this season.

Monacan’s heart-breaking loss makes national sports news

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Monacan High School Chiefs lost their state semifinal playoffs game in heart-breaking fashion Friday night in Norfolk. "We've covered a lot ...

The Main Event: No. 7 Monacan at No. 3 L.C. Bird

Last year, L.C. Bird won 36-6. The game was played in a steady rain, with Monacan missing starting quarterback Syour Fludd. Monacan hasn't defeated L.C. ...

Recent William & Mary, Monacan High School graduate killed in Idaho while cycling across country

A 22-year-old Chesterfield County woman was killed Wednesday in Idaho while biking across the country.

Monacan's Megan Walker a nominee for Gatorade female athlete of the year

New Jersey track star Sydney McLaughlin is a repeat winner for Gatorade's top award.

Monacan High grad killed on charitable bike ride was ‘living through God,’ family says

Family and friends are remembering Anne Davis, the recent William & Mary graduate and a Monacan High school alumna killed while cycling for charity.

Virginia native, Hall of Famer Allen Iverson attends final game of basketball league built to reduce crime in Richmond

Twin 6-year-olds Javion and Savion Nicholson dribbled a basketball with both hands when a deep voice behind them requested it.

Community helps Monacan Marching Chiefs get to Disney World parade

The Monacan High School Marching Chiefs can't wait to take their “A” game on the road to sunny Florida.

Wives of Beaux-Twenty to celebrate 40th annual debutante cotillion  Progress Index

ETTRICK — The Wives of Beaux-Twenty (WOBT) will celebrate their 40th annual debutante cotillion at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The ball will be held in Daniel ...

'A switch got flipped in me': Liberal Women of Chesterfield County steamroll suburban politics

It was meant to be a quiet neighborhood meeting about an apartment complex coming to the northern Chesterfield County community.

Funeral service held for Chesterfield student who died in accident  WWBT NBC12 News

In Chesterfield, a memorial *service* was held for the Monacan High School junior, who died in a car crash on Sunday night.

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 ...

Cosby’s Ethan West has played seven positions in high school. How do recruiters decide where he’ll play in college?

Junior Ethan West has been a varsity football player since he was a freshman at Cosby High School. And in those three years, he has lined up at wide receiver, ...

Lohmann: The world is her stage, as opera's Kate Lindsey makes a hometown return

When Kate Lindsey called from her home in a seaside town in the south of England, one of the first things we did was compare notes on the Vienna State.

McElroy: Former Spiders kicker honored at Redskins Super Bowl ring ceremony

Often in radio, you get listener feedback. There are those who agree with you and far more who disagree. There are those who will give you an informed opinion ...

Court docs: sexual relationship with Chesterfield teen was consensual  WWBT

Kristin Beck's arrest warrant shows, the male victim is over 15-years-old and the relationship was consensual.

VA Team Predator: A room that builds champions  Progress Index

CHESTER — It sounded like thunder. The boom of quickening footsteps echoed throughout the vast and vaunted room as a team of young men and one young ...

2 injured when Jeep crashes into Chesterfield County school bus  WRIC

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) -- A Chesterfield County student and a bus driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries when a Jeep crashed into the ...

The three Democrats seeking to challenge Dave Brat square off in Goochland forum

Democrats packed a recreation center in Goochland County on Thursday evening for the first large forum between three candidates vying to be their party's ...

Megan Walker honored by McDonald's All American Games

Monacan basketball player Megan Walker will play in the McDonald's All American Games in March. On Tuesday, she was honored by McDonald's and given a ...

Huguenot's Deshawn Ridley snags regional Player of the Year  Richmond Free Press

Deshawn Ridley's trek to basketball stardom hasn't always been the smoothest of rides. Twice, he was cut from his school teams — first as a seventh-grader at ...

Monacan grad among 11 transgender individuals profiled in HBO doc, 'The Trans List'  GayRVA

A 2005 graduate of Monacan High School in Chesterfield County and now a retired army Sergeant, Shane Ortega is one of 11 transgender individuals to be ...

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 ...

Prosecutor: Trainer, Chesterfield student traded explicit texts before having sex

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — The high school athletic trainer accused of having sex with a 17-year-old Monacan High School student pleaded ...

1 Chesterfield student, 1 Henrico student among final Gates Millennium Scholars

The final class of the Gates Millennium Scholars Program — which includes graduating seniors from 45 states, five territories and the District of Columbia ...

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.

John Marshall student Isaiah Todd tops ESPN basketball recruit rankings

John Marshall High School student Isaiah Todd is ranked as the number one college basketball prospect in the country for the Class of 2020.

Previewing this weekend's high school football games for Oct. 13

Staff writers Eric Kolenich and Tim Pearrell make their picks for all the weekend's action. Games start at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.

Medford league gives students with special needs a shot  WWBT NBC12 News

It may be March Madness, but a tournament with even more meaning took place Thursday at Monacan High School.

Personality: Megan Walker  Richmond Free Press

Megan Walker began playing basketball when she was 4 at a local YMCA.

National Signing Day 2018: Local HS athletes put pen to paper  WRIC

Across our area, schools are holding signing day ceremonies for their student athletes who will continue their careers at the collegiate level. . News, weather ...

Local brothers offer alternative to pricey EpiPen  WRIC

Auvi-Q , a more compact alternative to the EpiPen, will be back on the market soon for those who suffer from severe allergies.. News, weather, sports, headlines ...

Local athletes sign early national letters of intent  WRIC

ICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Across central Virginia high school athletes are signing early to scholarships for college sports on Fall National Signing Day 2016.

Best & Worst 2017: Art & Culture  Richmond magazine

No BS! Brass Band. Richmond's undisputed kings of brass swing into another first-place win this year, after a flurry of shows across the country ...

Local 'Rehabbers' builder winds down brand as debts, legal disputes pile up  RichmondBizSense

Nearly a year since his public profile peaked with a starring role in a reality TV series pilot, a local house rehabber is now trying to salvage what's left of his real ...

Monacan’s Fludd returns with a bang  Richmond Times-Dispatch

QB arguablying playing better now than before his injury.

Virginia Butt-Printing Art Teacher Fired From High School  FOX News

A high school art teacher who sparked controversy when his off-hours work as a so-called "butt-printing artist" became known has been fired.

Fall Arts Preview: Richmond Ballet celebrates its 35th year, plus more in dance in Richmond

This year brings a significant milestone for the Richmond Ballet, which celebrates its 35th anniversary as a professional company. The ballet will host a ...

Monacan makes big jump, Elizabeth Seton crashes Super 25 girls basketball rankings  USA TODAY High School Sports

Adrianne Hagood had 22 points to lead Elizabeth Seton (Bladensburg, Md.) to an 80-20 defeat of Archbishop Carroll (Washington, D.C.) on Tuesday.

Two Republican newcomers compete in 4th District GOP primary.  Virginian-Pilot

Republicans voting in Tuesday's 4th Congressional District party primary can choose a fashion designer or a pastor to take on U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin, a ...

Chesterfield couple seek answers in death of daughter held in Richmond jail  Roanoke Times

When Richmond police officers took Erin Jenkins to jail on a Friday night in 2014, her parents could not bring themselves to tell Jenkins' 3-year-old daughter ...

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 ...

Fired Art Teacher Wins $65000 Settlement from Chesterfield County School Board  ACLU (press release)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: ACLU says First Amendment Rights Vindicated. Chesterfield County, VA — The ACLU of Virginia ...

Richmond Athletics Announces 2017 Hall Of Fame Inductees - University of Richmond  RIchmond Spiders Athletic

Three individuals who excelled on the courts and a Team of Distinction which swam its way into the record book will be honored as the University of Richmond's ...

CTE made life miserable for family of former Hermitage, Redskins player

Penny Hilton endured years of pain as a result of her deceased husband John Hilton's football-induced brain damage. She is pictured in her daughter's home ...

Ragsdale's Ben Bradford gets an assist on Northern, Northwest state titles  Greensboro News & Record

JAMESTOWN — Ragsdale didn't win a girls basketball state championship this year. The Tigers are on the right track, but are still a year or two away.

Chesterfield parents weigh in on proposed school start time changes

A majority of parents and students at a forum Tuesday on school start times in Chesterfield County seemed to favor making no changes to the district's current ...

Poindexter and Berry Honored by VHSL Hall of Fame  WSET

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (VHSL/WSET)-- Seven individuals who have made outstanding contributions to high school athletic and activity programs have been ...

Megan Walker wins Naismith Trophy as nation's top girls basketball player  USA TODAY High School Sports

Megan Walker, ranked as the nation's top high school girls' basketball recruit, has been named winner of the 2017 Naismith Trophy, the Atlanta Tipoff Club ...

Vines and wines: Part-time job turns into career for Richmond-area winemaker  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Nate Walsh heard the sound of music first. Now, he listens to the sounds of the vineyards, the drone of the sorting machine, the clattering of the bottling ...

Previewing the local football teams in Class 4

Dinwiddie Generals. Coach: Billy Mills 2016: 14-1. Offense: Senior RBs Zyan Sturdivant (more than 1,200 yards) and Joseph Tyree (more than 700 yards), ...

2015 All-Metro football: First-team offense  Richmond Times-Dispatch

The 2015 Richmond Times-Dispatch All-Metro first-team oefense.

People & Places to Watch in 2017  Richmond magazine

This should be a huge year for these people and places. Get to know them before they blow up.

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 ...

Huguenot revving up for basketball season  Richmond Free Press

This has the makings of a bounce-back basketball season at Huguenot High School. After three straight lackluster campaigns in which the Falcons were a ...

Keeping Watch  Richmond magazine

(Left to right) Bob Olsen keeps watch in Chesterfield County; Mark Hile, in Henrico County; and Melissa Vaughn, in Richmond. (Photos by Jay Paul) ...

Questions surround death of Midlothian mom found downtown  WWBT NBC12 News

Police continue to investigate the death of a Midlothian mother whose body was found outside a downtown Richmond parking deck.

George Wythe banking on 3-point shooter in playoffs  Richmond Free Press

George Wythe High School's basketball opponents are in trouble — make that triple trouble — whenever Eugene Williams uncorks a jump shot.

Couple's house-flipping firm building momentum  RichmondBizSense

Breese and Josh Romano in front of 2723 Edgewood Ave., one of the 40-plus homes they're on track to remodel by the end of this year. (Jonathan Spiers).

Three books to remain on Chesterfield school library shelves

Three school books that have been criticized as inappropriate should no longer be banned from use in Chesterfield County schools, the district's superintendent ...

CALENDAR: Holiday concerts, Disney on Ice, Science After Dark and more this week - Dec. 10-16

Sunday. HOLIDAY. Court End Christmas: Downtown historic properties — Virginia's Executive Mansion, White House of the Confederacy, the Valentine, ...

11th District Senate candidate: Amanda Chase

As a small business owner, wife and mother of four, from Chesterfield County, I truly understand the current issues that 11th District families and business ...

#MadeInRVAJr: Teen balances businesses, school and new foundation  WRIC

Elijah Pullings was only 14 years old when he decided what he wanted to do with this life.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and beyond.

Del Harris named Collegiate boys basketball coach | C'ville Varsity  The Daily Progress

Fork Union alum Del Harris takes over a program that went 13-15 last season.

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® ...

Parham Signs with VMI Basketball  VMI Athletics

LEXINGTON, Va. – Virginia Military Institute head basketball coach Dan Earl announced that Gregory Parham has signed a national letter-of-intent and will join ...

Police clarify position on Amanda Wolfe’s death

On Friday July 24th, our beloved Amanda passed away in a tragic accident. Our family has been devastated by the loss, as have all those upon whom Amanda's ...

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 ...

Girls basketball | Brown shoots King's Fork into region final  Virginian-Pilot

Neecole Brown cashed in for 22 points as King's Fork dominated Midlothian in a 4A East Region semifinal. The Bulldogs will face Monacan tonight in the final.

George Wythe Bulldogs lining up for repeat championship  Richmond Free Press

George Wythe High School's Darrell Purdie puts up a shot against L.C. Bird High School's Johquin Wiley during a game Jan. 4. The Wythe Bulldogs won the ...

VSU signs area high schoolers for Trojans football  Richmond Free Press

C.J. Bynum was an All-State foot- ball offensive lineman this past fall for Highland Springs High School in Henrico County. Now he hopes to become an All-CIAA ...

Renovations at Providence M.S. moving forward despite hefty price tag  WRIC

Providence is one of 10 schools being renovated as part of a bond referendum passed in 2013.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Trainer Pleads Guilty To Having Sex With Teen Football Player  Huffington Post

WECT, weather A former female employee of HCA Virginia Health Systems working as an athletic trainer at Monacan High School plea...

Censorship Crusade: Far-Right Politician, Parents Team Up To Ban Books In Va. Public Schools  Americans United

Some parents in a Virginia county are upset about a few books on public school summer reading lists – so much so that they're calling for censorship.

Mary Forrest Graham & Luke Gill  Richmond Times-Dispatch

The marriage of Mary Forrest Graham, daughter of David and Cami Graham of Midlothian, Virginia, to Luke Egan Gill, son of Ed Gill and Maureen Egan of ...

Amanda Wolfe was sunbathing when she fell from parking deck to her death

RICHMOND, Va. -- Amanda Wolfe, a 31-year-old mother and Richmond real estate agent, died after she fell from a parking deck at Haxall Point along the Canal ...

VUU women return home to cheers despite loss in NCAA final  Richmond Free Press

In judging the stunning success of Virginia Union University women's basketball, you hardly know where to begin. Out of some 320 programs, the Lady Panthers ...

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