What's Up: Upcoming Events

Calendar of events

Wednesday, October 13
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building,10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Images of America: Along Virginia’s Appalachian Trail. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Central Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: or 748-1603.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Meadowdale Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: or 318-8778.

Reminiscence: C.C. Moore

The human life span puts boundaries on the personal histories that are so important to us. We can only go back one lifetime, so, as time goes on, we lose invaluable information about where we live and the people who make our home what it is.

Rain brings some drought relief, leaves damages

The remnants of Tropical Storm Nicole brought some much needed rain to the area last Wednesday and Thursday, making up the rain deficit for September. But, with the drenching rain came problems for a truck repair shop in Chester and a major pot hole on Interstate 95, which caused headaches for early morning commuters.

Residents frustrated with Lake Chesdin management

A meeting of the Appomattox Regional Water Authority board drew a healthy crowd last week and many residents voiced concerns about the state of the lake and its management.

Schools may face more cuts in FY 2012

Along with a preview of next year’s budget, School Board members got insight last week into how the roughly $54 million cut from this year’s budget impacted schools, students and teachers.

Legal briefs

At an adjourned meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the Chesterfield Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road, the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the following matters.

Eleven finalists, one Senior Idol

The 11 finalists for the first Chesterfield/Tri-Cities “Senior Idol” competition were all show-stoppers at last Friday evening’s event, held at Thomas Dale High School, but only one could make it to the top as the first-place winner.

Books and breakfast: Beulah students, parents share the joy of reading

The cafeteria at Beulah Elementary School was packed Friday morning with students and their parents, grandparents or other caring adults who braved the autumn morning to enjoy books and breakfast together.