What's Up: Upcoming Events

Storms leave destructive path

It was like watching a disaster movie, but the effects were real and for some residents, painful. Storms ravaged the county on Friday, June 29 then again on Saturday, June 30. The National Weather Service reported wind gust from 80-100 miles per hour on Friday night.

Job growth continues in Chesterfield, 50 created

Virginia-based Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF) will invest more than $150 million to establish a new data center in Chesterfield County. This Virginia data center is part of Capital One’s core IT infrastructure that incorporates new technologies to better meet customer needs.

Richard Cordle named Treasurer of the Year

The Treasurers’ Association of Virginia has named Richard Cordle the Treasurer of the Year. The award specifically mentioned the efforts of Cordle’s office toward regional cooperation, customer service and service to the association.

Wood’s Methodist Church: Farmer’s Market

Local crops are starting to come in and if you don’t arrive early at the Wood’s Methodist Church Farmer’s Market you may miss out on the first harvests of fresh vegetables, especially tomatoes and corn.

County libraries offer relief from heat

As extreme heat grips Virginia, Chesterfield County is reminding residents that visiting any of the nine branches of the Chesterfield County Public Library is a great way to get relief.

Tri-Cities OB/GYN Associates welcomes physician and nurse midwife

Tri-Cities OB/GYN Associates welcomes Paul J. Meyers, MD and Terry Wootten, CNM, MSN.

“Breaking Bad” creator, others are ‘12 Bravo!Awards recipients

The Chesterfield Public Education Foundation is pleased to announce its 2012 Bravo!Awards recipients, the fourth class of outstanding Chesterfield County Public Schools alumni to be honored with the award.

Ryan Sherman earns degree and commission from Coast Guard Academy

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security, Janet Napolitano, presented Ryan Sherman with his Commission of Ensign in the United States Coast Guard, May 16, 2012 in New London, Ct.