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Chesterfield County

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  • Ms. Edna is still 'comin' along' after 100 years [Fulton/Highland]

    Ms. Edna is still 'comin' along' after 100 years [Fulton/Highland]
    Stephanie Carpentier of Highland wanted to share with the community a very special birthday event that occurred in her family recently. Her mother, Edna Valentine-Staats, a native Virginian, celebrated her centennial birthday on June 21. Ms. Edna was...
  • Public meets finalists for superintendent position

    Public meets finalists for superintendent position
    The public had its first chance to meet the two finalists for the next Howard County superintendent Monday, and they packed the Board Room of the Department of Education twice to do so. In two sessions, one in the afternoon and one in the evening,...
  • Howard announces finalists for school superintendent

    Howard announces finalists for school superintendent
    The Howard County school board announced Monday its two finalists for superintendent, and whoever gets the job could make county history. The candidates are S. Dallas Dance, chief middle schools officer in the Houston Independent School District, and...
  • Houston administrator to be Baltimore Co. superintendent

    Houston administrator to be Baltimore Co. superintendent
    S. Dallas Dance, chief middle schools officer in the Houston school district, has been chosen as the next superintendent in Baltimore County. Dance, 30, had only two years of teaching experience in public schools, and therefore needed and received a...
  • Baltimore County selects Dance as next school superintendent

    Baltimore County selects Dance as next school superintendent
    Baltimore County Public Schools announced Tuesday, March 27, that S. Dallas Dance, chief middle schools officer of the Houston Independent School District, has been selected as the county's new superintendent effective July 1, 2012. "I am thrilled,...
  • Howard, Baltimore county schools were vying for same superintendent finalists

    Howard, Baltimore county schools were vying for same superintendent finalists
    As the clock ticked toward midnight Monday, school boards in Howard and Baltimore County were scrambling to make job offers to their next superintendents. The timing was not a coincidence. The school boards in the adjoining districts knew they were in an...
  • Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston

    Baltimore County's new schools chief won over skeptics in Houston
    In the crowded glass and steel lobby of the Houston school headquarters, Principal Susan Monaghan paused briefly to touch the shoulder of her boss, a man with far less experience in the education field and young enough to have been her student. "I am OK,...
  • McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"

    McDonnell trial: First lady Maureen McDonnell "just didn't have the capacity"
    RICHMOND — A string of high-ranking officials from Gov. Bob McDonnell’s administration took the stand in his corruption trial Monday to say he never asked them for anything untoward, and never anything for Star Scientific. No grants, though...
  • Friday's local multi-sport roundup: Rising Berkeley seventh-grade girl wins VSGA age-group golf crown

    Golf: Kelly Salamy, 12, of Williamsburg shot a 3-under-par 63 in the second round to win the girls age 12-13 crown in the Virginia State Golf Association Youth Championship this week in Chesterfield County. Salamy, entering seventh grade at Berkeley...
  • Virginia is for bicyclists — even world champions

    For the best cycling in the world, come to Richmond. That's not what you'd necessarily expect to hear about a city best known as the Civil War capital of the Confederacy, but it will be true Sept. 19-27, 2015, when the UCI Road World Championships...
  • $175,361: Virginia-Israel Advisory Board

    RICHMOND – Virginia puts a special emphasis on economic ties with Israel, funding a board to foster economic growth here and abroad. This year the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board and its small staff has a budget of about $175,000. Next year that'...
  • Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South

    Mary Randolph: Cookbook star of 19th century South
    Mary Randolph was an American aristocrat, a descendant of Pocahontas, who despite links by blood and marriage to the first families of Virginia fell on hard times, opened a boarding house in Richmond, and later wrote a cookbook called "The Virginia House-...