What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Residents, business owners respond to sign proposal

Residents, business owners and others were on hand Monday night to ask questions and share concerns about a potential electronic sign near the entrance to the Chester Village Green.

Supervisors to hold hearing on CMS SA finding

Those who support or oppose the School Board’s plan to use the Chester Middle School building to house Thomas Dale High School’s freshmen next year can make their feelings known to the Board of Supervisors next week.

Legal Briefs

On Wednesday, June 23, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Public Meeting Room at the County Administration Building, the Board of Supervisors will hold public hearings on the following matters...

Work continues at Old Lane and Chester Road site

Farrish Properties LLC is well into the earthwork on its project at Old Lane and Chester Road. A mini-storage facility with a capacity of almost 81,000 square feet will be included in phase one. The Farrishes have the option of completing the project with any of the other uses available under their current zoning.

Thomas Dale graduates biggest class ever

It was definitely a packed house for the 102nd Commencement of Thomas Dale High School. Five hundred and eighty-eight members of the Class of 2010 graduated on Saturday, June 12. Addressing the graduates and guests, Dr. Marcus Newsome, superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools, said this was the largest-ever class to graduate in the school’s 102-year history.

Meadowbrook seniors start new journey

Addressing the Meadowbrook High School Class of 2010 during the Commencement exercises, Dr. Carolyn Graham, deputy chief administrative officer for the City of Richmond, told the graduates they were beginning a new journey. She said some will find answers for homelessness, on the environment and making the world a better place.

Matoaca’s seniors should keep seeking success

Bilal Sayar, son of Sharif and Anena Sayar, delivered the valedictory address to the Matoaca High School Class of 2010. With plans to study biomedical engineering at Virginia Commonwealth University in the fall and a goal of being a neurosurgeon, Sayar gave advice about the future to the 412 seniors during the commencement exercises on Friday, June 11.

Top seniors encourage perseverance, self-awareness

Perseverance and knowing yourself were the messages from the top two seniors at L.C. Bird High School and The Governor’s Academy for Engineering Studies. Salutatorian Kenneth Andrew Nicholson said there will be catastrophes in life, but the graduates need to persevere and make it through the hard times. “We can persevere,” he said.