What's Up: Upcoming Events

He’s got the look

One day in early April, Carie Keller’s cell phone rang from the Bronx; it was her aunt, telling her about the hottest news in the most recent People magazine. Elizabeth Taylor, pictured on the cover, had passed. The legendary magazine had bid its farewell to the Hollywood goddess.

Police investigate weekend homicide

Thirteen-year-old Devin Rashad Hawkins was pronounced dead at the scene in a shooting on Timsberry Terrace over the weekend. Another victim, 17, was also shot but his injuries are non-life threatening. He was hospitalized at Chippenham Medical Center.

Grillin’ and Chillin’ on the Green May 12

The Chester Rotary Club invites community members to the Chester Village Green lawn Thursday, May 12 for “Grillin’ on the Green,” an evening of family fun and entertainment in the heart of Chester.

Flagpole, condos, frozen yogurt, Route 10 widening

Flagship Carwash, that recently purchased and renovated the $5 Car Wash at 12001 Bermuda CRossroads Lane, installing a new $5 wash under the Flagstop banner, has received a permit to erect a 90 foot flagpole at site. Their signature giant American flag is expected to arrive soon.

Driver killed in two-vehicle crash

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that killed one driver. The crash occurred in the 5000 block of Centralia Road at about 3:15 p.m. today.

Henricus hosts fourth major event, hospital is focus

Henricus Historical Park continues its 400th commemoration with the fourth major event in a series called “The Year of Henricus” with “Mount Malady- America’s First Hospital” on May 7 and 8.

CCPS needs good homes for international students

Chesterfield County Public Schools are searching for good families interested in housing high school international students when they arrive in August and stay for one to two semesters.

Fighting Cancer: Power in numbers at Henning Elementary

Tears streamed and emotions stirred at Henning Elementary Friday afternoon when 18 eager fourth-graders presented the school’s “Relay for Life” team captain and third-grade teacher Colin Wharton a massive check of $2608. 81 made out to the American Cancer Society.