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Down on the Farm in Chesapeake

Down on the Farm in Chesapeake

By C.J. CHASE With the recent city council vote to allow up to six “backyard hens” in residential neighborhoods, Chesapeake joins a growing number of jurisdictions that have loosened restrictions…

Veterans Day Ceremony at Chesapeake City Hall

Veterans Day Ceremony at Chesapeake City Hall

More than 350 people turned out at 11:00 am on November 11, 2012 at Chesapeake City Hall to honor those who serve and have served in the United States Armed…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By Clerk of Circuit Court FAYE MITCHELL On January 1, 2004 my incredible journey began following in the footsteps of previous Clerks of Circuit Court.  My second elected term of…

Local Couple Raise Money to Send Care Packages to Troops in Afghanistan

Local Couple Raise Money to Send Care Packages to Troops in Afghanistan

On Monday November 12 the Chick-fil-A at Edinburgh hosted a fundraiser for the LCpl. Cody S. Childers Memorial Fund.  The fund was started by Wendy Childers, mother of Cody Childers…

What Do Our Colors Really Mean?

What Do Our Colors Really Mean?

By JANE HAMPTON COOK You know our nation’s colors. But do you know what they mean? “That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and…

Salute to an Outstanding Chesapeake Company

Salute to an Outstanding Chesapeake Company

Photos by Tara Perrone Jo-Kell recently held their annual Employee Appreciation Day. Their theme was “The Greatest Employees on Earth.”  This fun-filled day was a culmination and celebration of a…

A Newborn Survives Hurricane Sandy

A Newborn Survives Hurricane Sandy

By PAUL VANVALIN Twenty-two-year-old Mya attended my FirstFruits Crisis Responder Training in Brooklyn, New York on December 1, 2012.  Mya’s storm story began with the birth of her first child…

Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

By REBECCA BRITTINGHAM Eddie Vincek, an 88-year old World War II veteran, leaned across the couch in his quaint Chesapeake home of 66 years. He sat back and sunk into…

WFOS 88.7 FM One of Chesapeake’s Best Kept Secrets

WFOS 88.7 FM One of Chesapeake’s Best Kept Secrets

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. During the festive holiday season, families usually enjoy a number of mouthwatering and memorable meals together. Treasured family recipes, specially prepared for everyone to enjoy, are…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member ROBERT IKE Friends, It was my honor and privilege to be elected as your newest City Councilman in May of this year, and as I enter my…

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