What's Up: Upcoming Events

Teams to watch in June

Most high school students around this time are busy with exams and making plans for the summer, some anxious to graduate, some just ready to get out for the summer. Outside of the classroom this time of year means the end of the regular season and the beginning of the real competition that comes out during the district tournaments.

Hundley donates hair to Locks of Love

Morgan Hundley, 9, a third-grader at Matoaca Elementary School, recently donated 10 and a half inches of her hair to Locks of Love. She waited until her cheerleading season with Fame All-Stars concluded before she donated her hair.

President commissions local Coast Guard grad

Graham Sherman, son of Peter and Cathy Sherman, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy with a BS in Civil Engineering.

The adventures of a local private investigator and community volunteer

He entered the office, short sleeved and well-groomed; the minute hand had just passed 10 o’clock on the first clear day of the week. He was short in stride but long in character, his face friendly, his temperament teasing. His name was Long – Dave Long P.I.

School Board, educators meet, revise 2020 plan

Just ten days after the Chesterfield County School Board invited the public to voice their recommendations to the “Design for Excellence 2020” document, the Board met with a consulting team Friday to revise the plan – one that if adopted by the Board will direct the direction of the school system for the rest of the decade, officially going into effect September 2012.

South Richmond Rotary Donates $45,000 to Families of the Wounded Fund

South Richmond Rotary Charity Auction Chairman Brian Grizzard and President Andy Kerr present a $45,000 check to Families of the Wounded Fund board member Tom Winfree.

Thomas Dale students’ bias charges upgraded

Police investigated an assault that occurred at a Thomas Dale High School after-school activity for much of last week

The precursor to Chesterfield County: Dale Parish

It was 1735 and the residents of the area that is now Chesterfield were getting restless. While Chesterfield had grown in population and had significant industrial strength it was still part of Henrico.