Enon Elementary School opened in 1938 and will celebrate 75 years of education on May 3. To get ready for the birthday celebration, students are exploring Enon Elementary’s rich history and creating projects to display. They are also rehearsing for a schoolwide concert that will include music from the 1930s to the present. The concert will be presented at 9:45 a.m. and at 1:55 p.m. May 3.
District races across all spring sports are heating up with the temperatures (if Mother Nature decides to make up her mind, anyway). One of the races most intriguing is Central District baseball. Five teams are closely involved in the playoff race: Prince George, Thomas Dale, Dinwiddie and Matoaca, and while on currently on the outside looking in, Colonial Heights is looking to make a run as well.
ALEXANDER, Robert Patrick, 84, of Chesterfield, a Korean War veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, husband of Jacqueline Alexander.
CRAWFORD, Richard Brandon, 43, formerly of Chesterfield, husband of Cliona W. Crawford.
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help catch a robbery suspect.
Fire crews were dispatched for a fire alarm activation at 1601 Reymet Rd, Aleris Rolled Products, Inc. on April 24 at 4:22 p.m. Maintenance personnel advised fire and police units that there was a fire between the fourth and fifth floors of the furnace tower building.
04/23 11:30 a.m. - One unknown suspect was observed attempting to enter the residence through the rear door. A second unknown suspect was observed running from the shed. Nothing reported stolen at this time.
Families Anonymous Weekly Meeting. A 12-step program for families and friends with a loved one with the disease of addiction. Huguenot Rd. Baptist Church, pre-school bldg. 7:30 p.m. 804-657-7250, www.familiesanonymous.org.
Drive Technology, a Chester-based race team, is gearing up for the K & N series’ Blue Ox 100 on Thursday evening at Richmond International Raceway. The goal for team owner Shayne Lockhart and his driver, 19 year old Sam Hunt is to eventually be racing under the lights on Saturday night. The team, comprised of many Chester residents, is poised to do so. “We’ve got a very dedicated crew; we’re here working to get better,” said Lockhart. “Most of our crew members remain dedicated while balancing full-time jobs and families.”