BET is kicking off its 14-school, 2012 College Tour at Virginia State University on Friday, Sept. 7, 2012. The free event features voter registration, health screenings, basketball contests, inflatables and other games, a career tent, singing contests and a concert.
School has started and here’s what’s new in Chesterfield County Public Schools for the 2012-13 school year.
One adult and one juvenile who resided in a mobile home at 600 Buccaneer Dr., in Harbor East Trailer Park, were displaced after fire gutted their home on August 30. Fire and medical personnel from Rivers Bend, Airport, Chester and Dutch Gap fire stations along with county police were dispatched at 2:48 p.m.
Chesterfield County Public Schools open on Tuesday, Sept. 4, and police are gearing up to patrol school zones. Chesterfield County Police are reminding residents to:Slow down.
8/29 4:30 p.m. – Victim reported shots fired at rear of her vehicle. No injuries reported.
Bermuda District Public Meeting. Additional property acquisition for Falling Creek Historical park. 7 p.m. Bensley Park Community Center, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Rd. Bermuda Representative Dorothy Jaeckle and Dale Patton, Planning Commissioner.
Tucked behind Sibley’s Bar-B-Q Restaurant on West Hundred Road in Chester, is a log cabin that has a historic past that includes being the home of the first library in Chesterfield County. What’s left of the structure will be torn down and hauled away within days.
Chester has lost a lot of historic structures over the years and the log cabin at 4111 West Hundred Rd. is the latest. Another historic house in the Chester area is also being threatened by progress – the Clarke House on Centralia Road.