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What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, December 8
Support Group for Breast Cancer Survivors. 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Southside Regional Medical Center, 200 Medical Park Blvd. The class will take place in the third-floor classroom. Details: Faye Flemming, 765-5884.

Early Literacy Story Time: Welcome to the Jungle. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

The Spirit of the Season

Walk through the past and then go toward the lights. That is, the18th Annual James River Parade of Lights, sponsored by the James River Advisory Council. Henricus Historical Park will also be allowing those seeking the floating holiday lights to tour the Citie beginning at 6 p.m. on the evening of Saturday, Dec. 11.

The tale of two EMC signs

If the Planning Commission wants to convene a committee to revisit the county’s electronic sign policy, it can do so at any time, Board of Supervisors Chairman Dan Gecker said.

Private high school planned for former college site

Unanimous votes by the Planning Commission and Board of Supervisors last month cleared the way for a private high school to operate on a former college campus.

Youth forum draws small crowd

An opportunity to be heard and free pizza weren’t enough to draw more than a small number of county citizens to the 16th Annual Community Youth Forum at the Chesterfield Technical Center on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Bird grad killed in Afghanistan

Army Spc. William K. Middleton, 26, died Monday, Nov. 22, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, the Department of Defense announced last week.

CCPS alumni honored at Bravo! Awards

Seven Chesterfield County Public Schools alumni were recently honored by the Chesterfield Public Education Foundation for their outstanding accomplishments and achievements.

Skyhawks’ regional championship slips away in final minutes of game

No doorbuster deals were required for the L.C. Bird High School Skyhawks Friday. While everyone was out shopping, they were thinking of how to beat Hermitage to advance to the Division 6 State Tournament and be crowned Regional Champions for the first time since 2005, when they beat Meadowbrook, 19-13.