What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Police make second arrest in murder of Devin Hawkins

Police have arrested two men in the aftermath of the killing of Devin Hawkins on April 23. Jermon Rasheem Woodson-Jones, 21, was arrested, after turning himself in, on warrants for gang participation and accessory after the fact.

Vending machine thefts connected

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to solve a string of thefts from coin-operated machines.

Police blotter

Jefferson Davis Hwy 4/1 Americana Trailer Park. Va Dominion Power. Unknown suspect/s cut down two power poles and removed copper from two transformers.

New style of Italian eatery

Two young Italian restaurateurs who are good friends and successful entrepreneurs in the restaurant business wanted to combine their favorite recipes and offer them for a reasonable price within a new eatery.

SAPORI: Flavors and family

There is a fresh new hot spot for dining in Chester. Sapori Ristorante Italiano is not your average mom-and-pop pizza and pasta eatery. The Amato family, originally of Carini, Sicily, relocated to Chester Village in Festival Park to open Sapori, a modern Italian-American restaurant full to the brim with personality.

Crampton inducted to bio honors society

Cody David Crampton, a junior biology major at Lynchburg College, was recently inducted in the Rho Tau chapter of the Beta Beta Beta.

Carver to perform Dr. Seuss musical this weekend

Six months after delivering a double-feature performance to a filled auditorium of community members, the theatre group at Carver Middle is once again itching to do their magic on stage; only this spring the group is performing a musical – “Seussical, Jr.,” a dramatized interweaving of numerous books written by the world-acclaimed author Dr. Seuss – Friday May, 6 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. in the Carver auditorium.

Ettrick Elementary Student of the Year Banquet

Ettrick Elementary held its Student of the Year Banquet Thursday, March 31. Community High School students catered the event. Chef Dana Byerson and his staff from Community High School served a delicious meal of baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, tossed salad and dinner rolls.