What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Armed man robs tanning salon

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify an armed robber.

Police blotter

CREEK MEADOW CR 4/18 Meadow Creek. Police responding to an alarm discovered unknown suspect/s threw a brick through a window and gained entry into the residence. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 25
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Spring Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email

Early Literacy Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Enon Library 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.  Chester Library – 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Bilingual Story Times – Winter/Spring 2012.  Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  No registration required.

Livin’ life: Reverend Clarence L. Turner

“The most important thing that I want everybody to know about my life is that you can be what you want to be; all you need to do is to put God first in your life,” said Rev. Clarence L. Turner.

Iron Bridge, Chester road traffic issues will end soon

If you have gotten caught in traffic during rush hour or any other time of the day at the government complex on Iron Bridge Road at Beach Road, you may kick yourself for not finding a detour.

Police department to honor volunteers

The Chesterfield County Police Department will present 81 individual volunteers with President’s Volunteer Service Awards, a national honor offered in recognition of volunteer service, on Friday, April 20. The awards will be presented at a breakfast beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public Safety Way.

Patriots Tea Party at fairgrounds

Local Tea Party groups gathered at the Chesterfield County Fairground on Saturday at an event call Celebrate Liberty. Vendors for the event included the Chester Patriots group as well as number of groups from around the area including the Virginia Patriots, Lousia Tea Party, Patrick Henry Tea Party as well as about eight others.

Chester resident honored as ‘Volunteer of the Year’

Stephnie McDonald, an associate training specialist with Dominion, was one of 12 employees from six states recognized as one of their 2011 “Volunteers of the Year” for Dominion’s volunteer program. Dominion celebrated its volunteer program and some of the individuals that make them a success on Monday of this week.