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What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Chesterfield team wins BIB Tournament

When it comes to little league tournaments, the Boys Invitational Baseball (BIB) Tournament just might be king. It’s got history, and it’s something the community has embraced for years.

Meadowbrook’s Joey Richeson to lead Central District athletic directors

Meadowbrook High School’s Joey Richeson will begin this school year as Chairperson of the Central District’s team of athletic directors.

Bird High School graduate signs with Washington Redskins

A third Chesterfield County product has signed with the NFL as a non-drafted free agent. Former L.C. Bird and University of Richmond linebacker Eric McBride signed with the Washington Redskins, and is currently in training camp.

Ashley named emergency management coordinator

Chesterfield County has named Emily Ashley the new emergency management coordinator. Ashley, the former emergency management coordinator for Gloucester County, began her new job in Chesterfield County Aug. 8 following the recent retirement of Curt Nellis.

20-year-old case re-opened for investigation

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help to solve a shooting that occurred in 1991.

Police blotter

Jefferson Davis Hwy. 8/4 K-Mart Store. Suspect met the victim at the listed location to buy a puppy from the victim. Suspect took one from the vehicle, ran back to his vehicle and left the area.

Dutch Gap started this week in 1864

Many residents of Chesterfield have visited the Dutch Gap Conservation Area and the Citie of Henricus Historical Park at one time or another. If you walk out past Henricus to the Point or visit the boat ramp at Dutch Gap, you are looking at the results of a historical event that began this week, 147 years ago.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 10
Summer Reading Story Time. Chester Library. 11 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Details: 748-6314.  Enon Library.  10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Details:  530-3403.

The Dance of Mind and Body:  Introduction to Yoga.  4-week course.  Chester Library.  7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Details:  748-6314, registration recommended.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.