What's Up: Upcoming Events

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 28
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

Small Business Workshop:  How to get people to come to your website via inbound marketing. Meadowdale Library. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.  Register online at or call 751-CCPL.

Laws ghostwritten by conservative group, activists say

On issues ranging from tax credits for private school tuition to a homeowner’s right to kill an intruder, several bills before the 2012 General Assembly resembled model laws proposed by the American Legislative Exchange Council, (ALEC) a politically conservative think tank funded by major corporations.

Mom's home

After a brief introduction by the assistant principal at Elizabeth Davis Middle School, they saw her walk into the room. There were tears and smiles from all five as they ran to greet her.

Tourism Manager hired by Chesterfield County

John Watt has been on the job for less than two weeks now, and he has his hands full. He is the newly hired Manager of Tourism that will organize and promote tourism for the county.

Volunteer organizations thank BOS for help

Each year at the Board of Supervisors’ budget public hearing, the volume of speakers can approach a number that forces those waiting in their seats to fidget. There are a variety of speakers who want to thank the Board of Supervisors for past contributions to their cause; a number of citizens are asking for continued or increased support and some just want to complain about the system.

Covering development’s schools cost contentious at Iron Bridge Corner

The amendment to zoning of the Iron Bridge Corner LC request will be heard on March 28. The case may set a precedent concerning how many bedrooms constitutes a unit that qualifies for school proffers.

Former Chesterfield Director of Human Resources wins appeal of discrimination lawsuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit today reversed a district court decision and ruled that former Chesterfield County Director of Human Resources Karla Gerner will be allowed to pursue her claim of wrongful termination due to alleged sexual discrimination.

Attention Skyhawks class of ‘97

The L.C. Bird class of ‘97 last week, announced their 15th year reunion. The reunion will be held on the evening of August 18, 2012.