What's Up: Upcoming Events

Countdown to ChesterFest: The Chiggers to take stage at annual festival

Between stops at vendor booths and snack stands, ChesterFest attendees can take in performances from a host of entertainment acts, including The Chiggers, a Chester-based band.

No school left behind: More than 600 volunteers help fill void left by budget cuts

An area church sent out more than 600 volunteers to local schools on Saturday, Aug. 21, to complete projects that this year’s school budgets won’t cover.

Justin LaRue places in U.S. Kids World Golf Championships

Seven-year-old Justin LaRue loves making pars and birdies. At an age when most kids who try to hit a golf ball experience little success, Justin is accustomed to hitting it both long and straight. Last month, Justin competed in the U.S. Kids World Championships at the Mid-Pines Resort in Pinehurst, N.C.

Area golfer gets hole-in-one

The probability of a golfer, under normal circumstances, recording a hole-in-one during a playing career is extremely low. Yet, Colonial Heights Senior Golf Association members have recorded three this season – a phenomenal number.

Police to patrol school zones

Chesterfield County schools open Tuesday, Sept. 7 and with that comes school-zone safety enforcement, according to information from the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Police clotter

COGBILL RD 8/18 Thomas Fulghum Center. A vent window was broken out of a 1996 Ford Bronco. Suspect/s cut the wiring to the ignition and attempted to pop the steering column in an effort to steal the vehicle.

Help catch suspected television thieves

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to solve a theft in which three flat panel televisions were stolen from Walmart at 14501 Hancock Village Street at about 4 p.m. on Monday, July 26.


Weekly calendar of events beginning September 1, 2010 through September 9, 2010.