What's Up: Upcoming Events

Bird Athletic Hall of Fame welcomes third class

On Saturday, Oct. 2, 12 new inductees were added to the L.C. Bird Athletic Hall of Fame, including the school’s first principal, who has been credited with establishing what has come to be known as the “Lindsay Legacy.”

Three vandalism suspects arrested

Three men were arrested for vandalizing multiple vehicles at The Life Church, Home of Evangel Christian School, located at 16801 Harrowgate Road, on Wednesday, Sept. 29, according to information from Chesterfield County Police.

Help identify man who robbed Walmart employees

During the late-night hours of Tuesday, Aug. 10, a black male entered the Walmart at 671 Southpark Blvd. and approached two employees in the Tire and Lube section of the store. The suspect gestured as if he had a gun, demanded they hand over their two-way radios and cell phones, and then proceeded to take the store’s cash.

Police blotter

CHESTERFIELD AVE 9/28 Ettrick. Officers responded to an alarm call at the residence and saw the suspect trying to flee from inside the residence. The suspect was taken into custody. Entry was gained by breaking the glass out of the side door.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 6
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.

Early Literacy Story Time: Down on the Farm. 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Chester Library; 10:30-11:15 a.m. Enon Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration:, 748-6314 (Chester) or 530-3403 (Enon).

Festival attracts its largest crowd yet

Wide brimmed hats, shorts and lots of fluids helped ChesterFest goers get through the day on Saturday. Sun-washed patrons of the ninth annual event, which was presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), braved temperatures in the 90s while perusing artisan booths, lunching on Greek, Mexican and southern treats and listening to American music.

Low lake levels prompt emergency water restrictions

Though rain fell steadily in Chesterfield County Monday, emergency water restrictions were set to go into effect Tuesday, Sept. 28, due to the record low water levels in Lake Chesdin.

Auxiliary county police orientation set for Oct. 5

The Chesterfield County Police Department is recruiting individuals for the Auxiliary Police Officer Unit, according to information from Chesterfield County. The unit is staffed by highly trained volunteers who are sworn officers that exercise full police powers, a press release says.