What's Up: Upcoming Events

Weekly calendar

Weekly calendar of events beginning September 29 - October 7.

Help catch men who robbed Shell station on Willis Road

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify and find two men who robbed the Shell gas station at 2320 Willis Road on Tuesday, July 20, at about 10:30 p.m.

Police blotter

HOPKINS RD 9/17 Hopkins Elementary School. Entry to the school was gained through an exterior door that was found unlocked. Several areas of the school were found disturbed and miscellaneous property was reported stolen.

Battle of Chester

When the Thomas Dale Knights and Lloyd C. Bird Skyhawks take the field Friday night, they will know what’s on the line. It won’t be the district standings; this game doesn’t matter in those. It’s all about bragging rights and pride.

Work continues on draft land use map

Members of the county’s new comprehensive plan steering committee shared concerns and questions about a draft land use plan map last week.

Chesterfield compiles HSR concerns, others promote advantages

After a 10-day extension, the public comment period for the environmental impact study of the Richmond to Raleigh high-speed rail line was closed without fanfare. Chesterfield County leaders agreed to a resolution in favor of the project that bisects the Bermuda District, however, with caveats.

VBS needs all blood types

Virginia Blood Services is still trying to recover from a tough summer of decreased blood collections and urgently needs all blood types, according to a press release from the organization. The inventory suffered even more after the Labor Day weekend, it says.

Survivor donates hair for second time

Local cancer survivor Allie Stough recently grew her hair out for a second time to donate it for making wigs for cancer patients.