What's Up: Upcoming Events

Gunmen armed with semi-auto rifle rob Wendy’s

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify suspects who robbed a local fast-food restaurant.

Fire and medical personnel busy with multiple crashes

On Aug. 22 at 7:45 p.m., A motor vehicle crash occurred at Jefferson Davis Highway and Bellwood Road. One vehicle had front end damage and one vehicle had rear damage. A fire engine from Centralia Fire Station along with county police were dispatched.

Police blotter

8/18 9:00 a.m. - Unknown suspect/s forced entry through side door. Jewelry, electronics and miscellaneous items stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, August 29
Chesterfield County Comprehensive Plan meeting.  Thomas Dale High School. 3626 W. Hundred Rd.  4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Questions. 6 p.m. County Staff presentation.

Farmer’s Market sponsored by the Chesterfield County Farm Bureau. 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Mimms Loop. Chesterfield County Complex.

99th Annual Chesterfield County Fair opens. 4 p.m. - Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.  Courthouse and Krause Roads.  Fee.

Thursday, August 30

La. Governor Bobby Jindal visits, speaks to Chester

Bobby Jindal, Governor of Louisiana, who was on the short list to be picked as Governor Mitt Romney’s running-mate, visited Chester last week. Congressman Paul Ryan, of Wisconsin, was chosen over Governor Jindal as Governor Romney’s Vice Presidential pick.

Tentative plan presented at L.C. Bird

Fourteen interested residents attended a presentation last week at L.C. Bird High School where Chesterfield’s planning staff introduced the last draft countywide comprehensive plan to the Dale Magisterial District.

Chesterfield police assist Feds in Raub detention case statement

In response to numerous inquiries concerning the detention last week of Brandon J. Raub who resides in the Bensley area, Col. Thierry Dupuis issued a statement concerning his Chesterfield’s detention.

Local Officials Announce joint effort to oppose tolls on I-95

Local government officials from along the I-95 corridor in Virginia met Wednesday, Aug. 15 in Petersburg to discuss how they will work together to oppose the Virginia Department of Transportation’s (VDOT) proposal to toll I-95.