What's Up: Upcoming Events

Man arrested after firing gun in residence

Police arrested a man Monday after he fired a gun inside a residence during a domestic argument. Police were called to the 6400 block of Cosmic Road in Regency Lake Apartments at about 10 a.m. on Monday, May 9. Police said Jerrick Davis, 25, fired a gun in the residence during a domestic argument with another resident of the apartment.

Police seek armed robber

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help this week to solve an armed robbery.

Grillin' on the Green

The Rotary Club of Chester’s spring event took a new direction this year; not just serving barbecue, but conducting a barbecue competition.

Police blotter

Cinderwood Dr 5/6 Mason Woods. Unknown suspect/s gained entry to victim’s residence by cutting the window screen and breaking the lock on the rear window. The listed property was reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, May 18
Enon Book Discussion Group.  3 p.m. – 4 p.m.  “StillAlice” by Lisa Genova will be discussed. Enon Library.  Details: 530-3403.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

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.

Are cell phones wasted on state employees?

With electronic communication becoming an essential need in both the personal and business worlds, it’s no surprise why the GEICO Caveman advertisement of a Neanderthal using technology in a modern setting became so popular.

Clara Barton and Bermuda Hundred

The Civil War had been raging for three years by the time it began to really heat up as Union forces arrived en masse to begin their Bermuda Hundred campaign. From May 5 through most of May the Federals tried to make their way off the peninsula and north to Richmond.

FAST TRACK: The Tom Whitmore Experience

Like any other high-octane, gasoline-fueled NASCAR fan, Tom Whitmore has his fair share of racing memorabilia. Covering the walls and floors of his “office” are photographs, magazines, and posters of the sport’s greatest legends – Dale Earnhardt and Richard Petty among them.