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Young Leaders Empowerment Explosion  WTVR CBS 6 News

Today's children are our leaders of tomorrow, and they need the right tools to be able to achieve their greatness.

Calendar 1/30/2019  Chesterfield Observer

THURSDAY, JAN. 31. Caterpillar Club, 10-11 a.m. weekly, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. Ages 3-5 will enjoy a series of experiential learning ...

Snapchat threat investigated at Meadowbrook High  WTVR CBS 6 News

RICHMOND, Va. -- A recent investigation into a threatening Snapchat message uncovered no credible threat against Meadowbrook High School, according to ...

'Listen to your children:' Mother calls NBC12 after son's alleged abuse at school  WWBT NBC12 News

A Chesterfield mother is frustrated and says she is fighting to keep her son with special needs protected after he was allegedly sexually assaulted by another ...

Meadowbrook HS announces Chamont Thompson as new football head coach  WRIC

RICHMOND (WRIC) -- Meadowbrook High School didn't have to go far in search for their new head coach of the football program, staying in Chesterfield county ...

Mom grapples with homelessness, getting daughter back into school: ‘time is critical’  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Delt'Kyar White says when school started, it didn't take long for her to become overwhelmed with stress. The Thomas Dale ...

Previewing this weekend's high school football games for Aug. 23

Keep your eye on No. 6 L.C. Bird hosting Meadowbrook.

These 10 Richmond-area schools are accredited. Scores say they shouldn't be.

White students at Richmond's Linwood Holton Elementary School fared far better on state math tests this year than black students. The same achievement gap ...

Students in trouble after brawl at Chesterfield high school

Witnesses said the scene looked like something straight out of Monday Night Raw: fists flying in the hallway of the Chesterfield school.

Previewing the local high school football teams in Class 5

Atlee running back Isaac Abel (6) dodges outside and outruns a number of Mills Godwin defenders in the Raiders' 14-7 loss on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Meadowbrook High student arrested for sex crime against fellow student

A student at Meadowbrook High School has been arrested for a sex crime against a fellow student.

In the first year of varsity swimming in Chesterfield County, success is measured on a spectrum

Some schools are winning championships, while others are teaching fundamentals.

‘Black Panther’ actor hails from Chesterfield: ‘Go Bamba!’  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A Meadowbrook High School graduate is in the record-smashing Marvel superhero blockbuster “Black Panther.” Bambadjan ...

Meadowbrook High to retire jersey of Redskins’ Morgan Moses Friday

Richmond native and Meadowbrook High School graduate, Morgan Moses, will have his jersey retired by the school Friday night.

Army hero killed in Iraq honored outside Meadowbrook High School

Moody, a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army, was killed on June 23, 2007 after insurgents attacked his unit in Baghdad, Iraq.

Football season kicks off at Meadowbrook  Richmond Times-Dispatch

It was crowded inside the inflated lion's mouth. The young men jostled one another as they waited for their cue.

L.C. Bird QB Jaden Payoute selected for U.S. Army All-American Bowl

L.C. Bird quarterback Jaden Payoute has been invited to play in the U.S. Army All-American Bowl. He's likely to play wide receiver or defensive back there ...

Meadowbrook High School HIV rumor deemed false

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) -- Meadowbrook High School has been the subject of scrutiny in the past 24 hours. A screenshot that depicts a news ...

No evidence of shots fired at Meadowbrook football game

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. – Chesterfield County Police found no evidence of shots being fired after a high school football game at Meadowbook High ...

Safety manager out at Chesterfield Schools after controversial Facebook posts  WWBT NBC12 News

The safety and security manager for Chesterfield County Public School is no longer employed by the school system, officials said Thursday morning.

Virginia is a National Leader in School Safety, But There's Still Room for Improvement  WVTF

Although Virginia has taken school safety seriously, there's still room for improvement. That's what members of the Select Committee on School Safety,

Meadowbrook High graduate lives out dream on Fox’s ‘Empire’

Six years ago Maddie Jackson was walking through the halls of Meadowbrook High School.

L.C. Bird picks former Meadowbrook, Virginia Union coach Troy Taylor to lead program

L.C. Bird has named Troy Taylor its new football coach. A 1996 Bird graduate, Taylor has coached at Meadowbrook High School and Virginia Union University ...

Previewing the local high school football teams in Classes 2 & 3

Defending state champ Hopewell has some new, talented players. T.J. looks to repeat after being the feel-good story of 2017.

Man named as Meadowbrook High School's football coach charged with felony assault

Kedrick D. Moody turned himself in to police and was charged with one count of felony malicious wounding and one count of misdemeanor assault and battery ...

SOURCE: Teacher charged with sex offenses also worked at Meadowbrook

Nicholas M. Ells, 29, is a teacher at Matoaca High School and sources confirmed that he worked at Meadowbrook previously.

Redskins starter Morgan Moses has his jersey retired at Meadowbrook High

Washington Redskins offensive lineman Morgan Moses was celebrated at Meadowbrook High with a jersey retirement ceremony during last week's football ...

Meadowbrook HS student arrested for sex assault at school  WWBT NBC12 News

A Meadowbrook High School student faces charges in connection with a sexual assault at the school.

Former Armstrong, Meadowbrook football coach sentenced to 3.5 years in prison

A former football coach at Armstrong High School and Meadowbrook High School has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison for malicious wounding.

A second top Richmond police official announces he is leaving for another department

A second member of Richmond Police Chief Alfred Durham's command staff has announced he is leaving to head another department.

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 ...

Meadowbrook's 'grinders' break through for first victory of season, 39-14 over Colonial Heights

When they needed them most, the Monarchs not only got their breaks but created a few of their own and, in the process, gained a measure of much-needed ...

Missing Meadowbrook High School student found safely in Washington D.C.

Anyone with information about David Viera-Alvarez is asked to call Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

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.

Woman arrested for trespassing at Chesterfield high school due in court today  WRIC

Police say Kandise Lucas had been banned from the school, but she says that wasn't the case.. News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

'He had a life ahead of him': 5 years since unsolved Chesterfield murder  WWBT NBC12 News

Matthew McDaniel's father says it hurts every day to think about his son and the life he wishes he could have had.

'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 ...

How Michael Whitten’s smile helps Planet Fitness shine  WTVR CBS 6 News

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- From bathing and dressing to eating a meal, Michael Whitten needs a helping hand in almost aspect of his life. Michael, who ...

Meadowbrook upsets No. 1 Highland Springs 8-7

Unranked Meadowbrook pulled off a massive upset Friday night, defeating No. 1 Highland Springs 8-7. For the Springers, who won the 5A state title in 2015, ...

Friends bring creative touch to community feast in Richmond

One table stood out among the many at the bustling Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thanksgiving Day.

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.

Teen shot, killed by off-duty police officer during attempted robbery in Chesterfield  WRIC

Police are investigating a shooting that left a teenager dead and an off-duty police officer injured. . News, weather, sports, headlines for Central Virginia and ...

Chesterfield parent advocate arrested at Meadowbrook High  WWBT NBC12 News

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The NAACP plans to fight trespassing charges filed against a parent advocate who was attending an Individualized Education ...

H.S. boys basketball: Smith's 20 points leads Fleming over Patrick Henry at Lea's Classic  Roanoke Times

Robert Smith has a few moves. William Fleming boys basketball coach Mickey Hardy particularly likes the one Smith made last summer. That's when the 6-foot-5 ...

PHOTOS: A Community Thanksgiving Feast | Holiday

The Giving Heart serves its annual holiday meal at the Greater Richmond Convention Center Thurs., Nov. 22, 2018.

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 ...

High School Basketball Playoff Schedule and Results  WWBT NBC12 News

The high school basketball postseason is underway. Here are updated schedules and results from area tournaments, and we'll take you all the way through the ...

Richmond drummer takes center stage in Beyonce performance  WWBT NBC12 News

Ty Onley, a Huguenot High School grad, is flying high after he took center stage as a drummer during Beyonce's recent Coachella performance.

Slain teen’s mom: ‘He wasn’t perfect, but he was my baby boy’  WTVR CBS 6 News

Jacob Baumgart, 15, was killed during a botched Xbox robbery.

Letters to the Editor, Nov. 24, 2018: Remembering the founder of 'Battle of the Brains'

Editor, Times-Dispatch: Put down your buzzers and dim the studio lights. Julian Porter, creator of the high school quiz show, “Battle of the Brains,” has passed ...

Chesterfield mom takes special needs son's case to federal level  WWBT NBC12 News

Chesterfield m om Michelle Williams says her special needs son's problems started at Meadowbrook High School.

Morgan Moses Foundation scholarship offers Richmond students free tutoring

Richmond native Morgan Moses is helping underprivileged students reach their college dreams though a partnership between his foundation and The Princeton ...

BASEBALL: Meredith to serve as banquet's guest speaker  Franklin News Post

SALEM - Cla Meredith, a former Major League Baseball pitcher from Richmond will be the speaker at the 28th annual Salem-Roanoke Baseball Hall of Fame ...

Meadowbrook High student suspended and charged after throwing water at bus driver

Elijah Davis, 16, said he has received a 10 day suspension from Meadowbrook High School and an assault and battery charge after throwing a water bottle at ...

Compassionate teen Caleb Moon killed in Chesterfield crash

Caleb Moon Martin was killed when his truck left the road, struck a tree and then a traffic pole.

A year later, no leads on brutal murder of Meadowbrook High teen

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- It's been more than a year since a local high school senior was shot and killed feet from his home, just weeks from graduation.

Lidl grabs more land in Chesterfield  RichmondBizSense

A German grocery chain that's preparing to open its first wave of U.S. stores has added another plot of land to its profile in the Richmond market. Lidl purchased ...

Woman gives lecture about dangers of drunk driving  WWBT NBC12 News

Kids at Meadowbrook High School in Chesterfield received a powerful lecture from someone not that far removed from high school, a young woman whose life ...

8News presents Top of the Class 2017: Open H.S., Mills Godwin H.S., J.R. Tucker H.S., Matoaca H.S. and Meadowbrook H.S.  WRIC

In this video, 8News presents Open High School graduates Mira Davis and Phillip Daniel, Mills Godwin graduate Shreyas Kulkarni, J.R. Tucker H.S. graduates ...

With AZ Bacot leading new defensive scheme, Highland Springs wins Class 5, Region B over Bird

Highland Springs implements a 1-3-1 zone in its 56-41 victory.

8Sports Blitz National Signing Day 2017  WRIC

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) -- Wednesday is National Signing Day! That means it is the first day that football players and other student-athletes can sign a National ...

Huguenot to get new basketball coach  Richmond Free Press

Ksaan Brown, activities director at Richmond's Armstrong High School, has accepted the position of head boys basketball coach at Huguenot High School, ...

Meet the 8 new principals at Richmond Public Schools

RICHMOND, Va. – There are eight new principals at Richmond Public Schools (RPS) for the 2016-2017 school year. The appointments were approved by the ...

Congratulations Class of 2017  Village News Online

More than 4,000 Chesterfield County Public Schools students received their high school diplomas during graduation ceremonies June 7-12 at Virginia ...

Former high school football coach guilty in assault

A former football coach at Armstrong High School in Richmond was found guilty Wednesday by a Henrico County judge in an assault that occurred just months ...

Meadowbrook High grad Morgan Moses wins Redskins’ Ed Block Courage Award

Meadowbrook High School graduate and current Washington Redskins player, Morgan Moses, won the team's Ed Block Courage award Saturday after ...

Ex-Spider Eric English, Richmond deputy police chief, keeps peace on and off court

The 1988-89 Richmond basketball team started Ken Atkinson, now the coach of the Brooklyn Nets, Mike Winiecki, a college assistant for decades who is now ...

Virginia Robotics and Cyber Academy helps teens with disabilities gain technology skills

Some of the robots climb hills and others tell jokes. Students at the Virginia Robotics and Cyber Academy used their new coding skills to program robots to do a ...

AKA's PROC Beautillion to present 7  Richmond Free Press

Seven young men will be presented at the 23rd Annual PROC Beautillion on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center.

From Meadowbrook to Manhattan: Morgan Moses' journey to the NFL Draft  The Daily Progress

Morgan Moses, Meadowbrook class of 2009 and University of Virginia class of 2014, will be taken in this week's NFL Draft. The monster offensive tackle is ...

FCPS recommends cameras, more mental health specialists for school safety

Fairfax County Public Schools might add mental health specialists, expand its closed-circuit television camera system, and enhance staff training, among other ...

Student advocate arrested again  Richmond Free Press

In the face of a federal probe, Chesterfield Public Schools is doubling down on its efforts to keep an advocate for disabled students from taking part in meetings ...

Redemption songs: Former addicts inspire new album  Chesterfield Observer

Maria Howk was just 17 when she fell for Shibua, in more ways than one. Suffering at the time from depression and low self-esteem, Howk was told by a friend ...

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 ...

WOODY: Arnold Palmer's legacy transcended golf

As a rule, a sport does more for its athletes than athletes do for the sport. There is a notable exception. Arnold Palmer did more for golf than golf did for him.

5A South and 3A East region basketball tournament previews

Varina (19-6) is hot, having defeated Henrico in the regular season finale and L.C. Bird (20-2) in the Conference 12 final.

Did a man die because a prisoner’s deadly warning was ignored?  WTVR CBS 6 News

Would Quan Gail still be in jail today, accused of murder, if he had been moved from federal prison to a mental facility four years ago?

Gary Hess is in his 25th season as 'the voice of high school football' in Richmond

Since Gary Hess began providing football play-by-play full time for WRNL 910 AM, he has missed just three games in 25 years.

‘Overwhelmed and overburdened:’ Teacher says morale at all-time low

The report noted that teachers are overburdened with new initiatives and paperwork and not getting to concentrate on actual teaching.

Tyrese Rice is on the road less traveled

RICHMOND, Va. -- When Tyrese Rice graduated from L.C. Bird High School back in 2005, he left as the all-time scoring leader in Virginia High School League ...

Jailed Chesterfield parent advocate speaks out after day in court  WWBT NBC12 News

Parent advocate Kandise Lucas was arrested three times for allegedly trespassing on school property in Chesterfield.

L.C. Bird's point guard, Pinky Wiley, was forged by the star players who came before him

When Wiley was a freshman point guard, Kenny Williams and Bird's other veteran players bullied him with defense each day in practice. Wiley's willingness to ...

61 people were killed in Richmond in 2016; here are their stories

The oldest among them was 57. The youngest, 3. They were fathers, mothers, daughters and sons. They were.

Former Marine enjoys challenging his Tech Center students  Village News Online

At Chesterfield Career and Technical Center at Courthouse, Scott Steinruck is known as the “Oorah” guy. The former Marine said he tried to bring the Marine ...

Teen found dead under Chesterfield overpass  WWBT

Police are investigating the body of a teenager found under a Chesterfield overpass Tuesday morning.

JMU's Bryan Schor wins Dudley Award; Virginia State's Bryant Frazier wins Lanier Award

JMU quarterback makes it four Dukes in a row to win the Dudley; Virginia State's Frazier first Trojan and first defensive player to win Lanier Award.

Armstrong bracing for bigger opponents  Richmond Free Press

Armstrong High School football Coach McDaniel Anderson says he is searching for a cure for what he calls “the inner city blues.”

Chesterfield registrar's office to hold voter registration drive  WWBT NBC12 News

The Chesterfield County Registrar's Office is holding a voter registration drive.

Runner from Chesterfield, 37, dies after collapsing at Carytown 10K

A 37-year-old runner from Chesterfield who took part in Sunday's Carytown 10K died after collapsing near the finish line.

Chesterfield teen’s sneakers stolen at gunpoint while walking home from bus stop

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A Chesterfield teenager was robbed of his shoes walking home from his school bus stop. Chesterfield Police are investigating ...

TJ's new football coach trying to 'translate talent into more wins'  Richmond Free Press

Chad Hornik scored noteworthy victories, both on and off the field, as football coach at Richmond's Thomas Jefferson High School from 2012 to 2015.

Some police stations add Safe Exchange Zones for Craigslist sales

RICHMOND, Va. -- Some police departments and sheriff's offices are adding safe zones where online purchasers can arrange to meet and exchange their wares ...

New Armstrong football coach gets the job he's wanted for 40 years  Richmond Times-Dispatch

Mack Anderson named football coach at Armstrong, former NFL player Dion Foxx at George Wythe. St. Chris baseball player gets Team USA tryout.

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 ...

Angie's wings  Richmond Free Press

The Highland Springs High School football team may have had help from above last Saturday in clinching its second straight Division 5 state football ...

Classes canceled again at L.C. Bird in aftermath of crash

A stolen van was apparently deliberately crashed into the main entrance of Chesterfield County's L.C. Bird High School early Thursday morning, catching fire ...

Highland Springs OL Mekhi Becton, area's top recruit, picks Louisville

It may have come as a surprise. When Becton arrived at Highland Springs' national signing day ceremony, he put four hats on the table: Virginia, Virginia Tech, ...

Albemarle Co. Public Schools Appoints 3 New Assistant Principals  NBC 29 News

Albemarle Co Public Schools has completed their senior leadership teams for Albemarle and Western Albemarle high schools and Henley Middle School with ...

Paths to Prosperity  Richmond magazine

How can we grow wealth in the Richmond region?” That's the question that the March 7 Valentine Community Conversation will address.

Moses Malone showcased the complete package early on  Richmond Times-Dispatch

The reporter from Sports Illustrated called, said he was preparing a piece on Moses Malone and wanted to attend that evening's Petersburg High School game ...

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