What's Up: Upcoming Events

Puppy love

Traditionally, Valentine’s Day is about showing that special someone how much you care, but it’s also a great time to show some love for our furry, four-legged friends.

New development: Diner, doctor’s office

Early risers and night owls will be happy to learn that they will no long have to suffer the need of “two Adam and Eve wrecked, chunked, peppered and diced on a raft with country,” because Waffle House appears to be headed to Iron Bridge Road just opposite the Watertower Shopping Center.

Supervisors get look at new CIP

Though the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) proposed for fiscal 2012-2016 is slightly bigger than the program adopted last year, it still focuses on projects with minimal impacts on county operating costs.

PRAC gets deeper look at draft comp plan

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission will take a closer look in the coming months at areas of the draft comprehensive plan that deal heavily with parks and recreation.

Cla Meredith speaks at Meadowbrook

Major League baseball player Cla Meredith visited Meadowbrook High School last Tuesday, speaking in the lecture hall to roughly 50 of the school’s male student-athletes. A free-agent for most of the winter, Meredith signed the next day with the Washington Nationals. The team has invited him to spring training, which will be starting in the next few weeks.

Scholarship competition set for Feb. 27

The Chester Lions Club will sponsor its annual Bland Music Scholarship Competition on Sunday, Feb. 27, in the Chester Baptist Church sanctuary, located at 4317 W. School St. The program will begin at 2 p.m. Doors will open at 1 p.m., according to information from the club.

Matoaca students help clean yards

The weather was cold and the day overcast, but the warm spirit of service was burning bright last month when the Matoaca High School Red Cross Club helped several local citizens clear leaves from their yards, according to information from Librarian Alda Moore.

District playoffs loom

With the District Playoffs approaching, it’s time to examine where the Village News’ teams stand as they play their last games of the regular season this week.