What's Up: Upcoming Events

Community collects Tools for School

On a rain-soaked day last week, volunteers checked in and sorted hundreds of backpacks filled with back-to-school essentials that will soon pass to the hands of young students in need.

Chesterfield United revels in Region I title

Earlier this summer, the Chesterfield United 97G Elite team won the state cup by marching through a grueling 32-team tournament, a victory that also qualified the team for the Region I Championship Tournament held at Marshall University in Huntingdon, W.Va. The tournament brought together state cup winners from 13 states from Maine to Virginia.

Police seek woman who used stolen credit card

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to identify a woman who used a stolen credit card on Sunday, July 25.

Police blotter

WOODLANDHILL DR 8/16 Walthall Creek. Unknown suspect/s entered the residence by kicking in the pedestrian garage door. The interior of the house was rummaged through and property was stolen.

Calendar of events

Weekly calendar of events for Chesterfield beginning August 25, 2010.

'I'm not a hero': TDHS grad intervened in June 23 shooting

June 23 wasn’t the first time Chester native Michael Dudley put himself in danger to help someone. Dudley, an 18-year-old Thomas Dale High School graduate, once saw a woman’s purse get stolen. With little thought, he chased down and tackled the purse snatcher.

Jaeckle schedules high-speed rail community meetings

The Seaboard Coast Line Railroad line bisects Chesterfield’s Bermuda District from north to south, cutting through a number of communities along the way. Neighborhoods in Chester and Centralia come within spitting distance of the tracks, which can see as many as 40 CSX freight trains and several Amtrak passenger trains each day.

Couple posing as utilities workers robs home

A woman in the 3200 block of West Hundred Road was not suspicious of a man and woman posing as contractors for the Chesterfield County utilities department last week when she allowed them into her home to take water samples.