What's Up: Upcoming Events


ChesterFest returns on Saturday, Sept. 22 to celebrate its 11th year providing 11 years of fun, meeting neighbors you haven’t seen in years, shopping for some one-of-a-kind gifts or even something for yourself. It’s all presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), which shares a birthday with ChesterFest.

Local nurse provides care aboard Project HOPE

Cathy Blaire-Perrine, a nurse from Chester who works at Chippenham Hospital, recently completed a volunteer medical mission with Project HOPE and the U.S. Navy in the West African countries of Liberia and Ghana.

GOOD & EVIL: New author probes the age-old question in a new way

Do you ever wonder if the government or some other organization is controlling your life, causing destruction of what you believe is right and wrong?

Swift Creek Mill Theater begins 2012-13 season with The Marvelous Wonderettes

Swift Creek Mill Theatre opened their first mainstage production of the 2012 – 2013 season, The Marvelous Wonderettes by Roger Bean, on Thursday, Sept. 13. This show will run through October 20.

Represent Chesterfield in International Games

Any 12-15 year old student-athletes interested in representing Chesterfield County at the 2013 International Children’s Games should bring a parent to the 9th grade Campus of Thomas Dale High School on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m.

High school football recap

Paul Robertson rushed for 107 yards on just seven attempts and scored three touchdowns to lead Bird to a victory over George Wythe. Quarterback Terrance Ervin threw for three touchdowns, two of which went to Darius Hawkins.

Knights get hammered at home by Blue Devils

When the Thomas Dale Knights and Varina Blue Devils get together, historically the match-up has been a classic battle. Coming in, many regarded this as the region’s game of the week. Dale, looking to rebound, was coming off of a tough loss at the hands of rival L.C. Bird.

String of break-ins rattle Bensley area

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help Chesterfield Police resolve two series of residential break-ins.