What's Up: Upcoming Events

Edwards is blazing a trail to the Olympics

Wile E. Coyote, meet the roadrunner. Samantha Edwards, a Virginia State track standout and Elmont, New York native has literally been blazing a trail starting in Ettrick. By breaking her own school record of 53.25 seconds in the 400 meters with a time of 52.15 seconds...

Police are searching for suspect connected to area shooting

This week, the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to use its resources to help Chesterfield County Police detectives identify a violent criminal.

Police arrest suspect in robbery of 85-year-old

Police have arrested a man in connection with the April 30 robbery of an 85-year-old female in the 5100 block of Jefferson Davis Highway.

Police blotter

BEULAH RD 5/20 Beulah Elementary School. Police responding to an alarm at the listed location, discovered the listed suspects near the storage shed. Suspects admitted to entering the listed location through an unlocked door and vandalizing the interior. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 30
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 Jeff 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, May 31

BREAKOUT: Nicholas Tanguma publishes first book, a sci-fi thriller

It would have pleased and comforted Jeremiah Nicholas to know the target had spent plenty of time both hiding and bleeding after their encounter, cursing him as the most spectacular of the Phaelon’s ambassadors ever to face her.

Sibley’s and Brocks BBQ tie at Grillin’ on the Green

On Thursday May 17, the scent of mouthwatering bar-b-que was tantalizing people from all over Chester; they could be seen crossing Route 10 in droves. They were all heading to the Village Green where the Chester Rotary was hosting Grillin’ on the Green.

“VSU Cares”: free dental care program on June 9

Virginia State University (VSU) will host “VSU Cares” on June 9 to address the unmet acute dental needs of the local community. In concert with the Virginia Dental Association Foundation and its Mission of Mercy (MOM) program, VSU plans to treat as many as 600 patients using 300 medical and general volunteers.