What's Up: Upcoming Events

Swift Creek Mill presents ‘The 39-Steps’

The clowns carried the show during Swift Creek Mill’s latest production of “The 39-Steps.” Adapted by Patrick Barlow from the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film of Alfred Hitchcock, the four cast members give a superb performance for a small theater with a small budget.

Two injured in Ettrick fire

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Friday, Feb. 10, at 4:02 p.m. to 16120 Meridian Ave. for the report of a house fire. Fire crews arrived to find fire and smoke coming from two windows of the house.

Help catch fugitives wanted by Chesterfield police

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police seek suspect in Hopkins Road bank robbery

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find the suspect who police believe committed a robbery and an attempted robbery in southern Chesterfield County.

Police blotter

MARIS RD 02/10 Suspects entered the victims’ residence to complete the sale of a Wii that began the day before. Once inside, the suspects assaulted the victims as one of the suspects displayed a handgun and demanded their money.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 15
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter 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

American Red Cross Web of Hope Knit/crochet classes.  10 a.m.  Chester Baptist Church, School St.  Details:  Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.

Poseidon pool renamed for private school

Collegiate School, a member of the Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership (GRAP), announced today that it will lend its name to the new state-of-the-art aquatics center. It will be officially named the “Collegiate School Aquatics Center”.

Flying Squirrels welcomed local Major Leaguers to dinner

On February 1st, the Richmond Flying Squirrels held their 2nd annual hot stove banquet. Last year's banquet was an astounding success, adding spirit to baseball fans in Richmond everywhere as they were treated with meeting baseball stars Darryl Strawberry, Tommy John and Billy Wagner.