What's Up: Upcoming Events

Legal briefs

At its 6 p.m. meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, the Planning Commission will hold public hearings on several requests:

Police blotter

TIMSBERRY CR 12/23 Broadwater Townhouses. Forcible entry to the residence was attempted at the rear door. No entry was gained because the rear door was locked on the inside.

Police arrest Chester mother

Police have arrested and charged Robin Imani Varner for the death of her 5-month-old daughter, a Jan. 4 press release says.

Tips help resolve 200+ crimes

In 2010, Crime Solvers received more than 800 tips through the telephone hotline, website and text messaging. Those tips helped law enforcement officials resolve more than 200 crimes and apprehend 34 fugitives. Approximately 100 cash rewards were approved, with the total amount exceeding $21,000.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, January 12
Board of Supervisors, School Board and Planning Commission Meeting on New Comprehensive Plan. 1 p.m. Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way.

Board of Supervisors Meeting. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, Chesterfield County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Computer Class: PC Basics. 10:15 a.m. Central Library. Registration required. Details/registration: or 748-1603.

Catching up with Cla

In 2004, when Chesterfield native Cla Meredith first broke into the world of professional baseball, he was a 21-year-old relief pitcher, eager to do some damage against Major League hitters.

District comp plan meetings start Thursday

After nearly two years of work, Chesterfield County is ready to roll out a draft of its new comprehensive plan to county officials and residents.

Remembering Vic

The Thomas Dale High School auditorium was filled Monday with students, educators, friends and family who’d come together for A Celebration of the Life of Vic Williams. Williams, who died on Nov. 20, 2010, coached football and taught at Thomas Dale for 23 years, which culminated in the Knights winning the Division 6 state championship in December 2009.