What's Up: Upcoming Events

Freightliner and 41,000 pounds of copper stolen

Copper and metal thefts have been in the news before, but one recent theft was a bit unusual. The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help solve the case.

Violent criminals wanted by police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police blotter

BRYANBELL DR 6/6 Irongate. Unknown suspect/s entered residence through unlocked side window and exited through the front door. Nothing reported stolen at this time.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, June 13
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

Al-Anon Family Group Meeting/Simultaneous AA Meeting. 8 p.m. Ivey Memorial Methodist Church, 17120 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Details: 861-2620.

Future Alternatives Networking Group. 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Capital Region Workforce Center, 7333 White Pine Rd., Richmond. Details: 271-8510.

Thursday, June 14

Knights fall to Titans in soccer regional final

Thomas Dale’s boys soccer has found success in recent years. This year hasn’t been any different. Ranked third in the nation by ESPN’s Powerade Fab 50, the Knights tore through the regular season with an undefeated record. However, they came up short in the Central Region final against Cosby on Saturday, losing 1-0.

New guide takes the shh… out of library

It’s not your same old stuffy library anymore. Chesterfield libraries have come alive with programs for kids, teens and adults alike. “There’s no more shh,” said Carolyn Sears, of Chesterfield’s library department.

Cranemasters Expands into Chesterfield County

Cranemasters has purchased a new facility in the Chesterfield County Airpark in Chesterfield. The railroad services contractor currently is headquartered in Henrico County and has two satellite offices in Indianapolis and Maryland. The airpark location will employ up to 12 in the first phase, with an initial investment of $1.7 million.

Campaign season is in full swing: Primary election June 12

The Democratic and Republican parties in Virginia will conduct its Primary Elections on Tuesday, June 12. The polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. All polling places will be open for the 4th and 7th Congressional District Primary.