What's Up: Upcoming Events

36 of 61 Chesterfield schools make AYP

Of Chesterfield County’s 61 public schools, 36, including nine Title I elementary schools, made adequate yearly progress as defined by federal law, according to information from Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Countdown to ChesterFest: Fun and games for the little ones

The Kids Zone: A place to inspire creativity, fun and friendly competition, a place where children can participate in sack races, wheel barrow races and jump on inflatables and, ultimately, a place where parents can take their children and know that the end result will involve happy, sweaty, tired kids – a parent’s dream. On Sept. 25, ChesterFest will take over once again and the Kids Zone will be going full force.

Community collects Tools for School

On a rain-soaked day last week, volunteers checked in and sorted hundreds of backpacks filled with back-to-school essentials that will soon pass to the hands of young students in need.

Chesterfield United revels in Region I title

Earlier this summer, the Chesterfield United 97G Elite team won the state cup by marching through a grueling 32-team tournament, a victory that also qualified the team for the Region I Championship Tournament held at Marshall University in Huntingdon, W.Va. The tournament brought together state cup winners from 13 states from Maine to Virginia.

Police seek woman who used stolen credit card

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify a woman who used a stolen credit card on Sunday, July 25.

Police blotter

WOODLANDHILL DR 8/16 Walthall Creek. Unknown suspect/s entered the residence by kicking in the pedestrian garage door. The interior of the house was rummaged through and property was stolen.

Calendar of events

Weekly calendar of events for Chesterfield beginning August 25, 2010.

'I'm not a hero': TDHS grad intervened in June 23 shooting

June 23 wasn’t the first time Chester native Michael Dudley put himself in danger to help someone. Dudley, an 18-year-old Thomas Dale High School graduate, once saw a woman’s purse get stolen. With little thought, he chased down and tackled the purse snatcher.