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Waterways Heritage Festival in Chesapeake

Waterways Heritage Festival in Chesapeake

There was much to celebrate in Chesapeake at the 3rd Annual Waterways Heritage Festival.  Families joined together to participate and learn about the breathtaking intracoastal waterways and rich heritage.  They…

Rotary Club of Chesapeake Hosts ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig

Rotary Club of Chesapeake Hosts ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig

Old Dominion University Athletic Director, Camden Wood Selig was guest speaker at Chesapeake Rotary Club earlier this month.  He delighted the audience with an update on ODU athletics and lots…

Oscar Smith Strolling Strings

Oscar Smith Strolling Strings

Attendees at the 3rd Annual Waterways Heritage Festival at Locks Park enjoyed the spirited performance and musical energy of the Oscar Smith High School Strolling Strings. The Festival is sponsored by the…

Romney fires up crowd in Chesapeake

Romney fires up crowd in Chesapeake

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney held a spirited rally at Tidewater Community College on Oct. 17, the day after the second presidential debate.  A crowd estimated at nearly 4,000 attended…

An American Success Story

An American Success Story

by Belinda Elliott Entrepreneurship.  Rugged individualism. Risk taking. Creativity. Building a business.   Wonderful American ideals that are imbedded in the American psyche.  We Americans sometimes take for granted the freedom…

TCC Chesapeake Expansion

TCC Chesapeake Expansion

by John Downs, Sr.          Is the Chesapeake Campus of Tidewater Community College slated for an appearance on the popular television show “Extreme Makeover?”  You might think so if you’ve driven by…

4th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans

4th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans

More than 150 people attended the Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans held recently at the Norfolk Marriott Chesapeake.  The event offers an opportunity for fellowship, while honoring the service and…

Chesapeake Sports Club Hosts Terry Holland

Chesapeake Sports Club Hosts Terry Holland

More than 125 sports fans enjoyed a rollicking speech at the Chesapeake Convention Center given by former UVA men’s basketball coach and athletic director, Terry Holland. Holland is currently serving…

Novel Nights at the Library

Novel Nights at the Library

Chesapeake’s Third Annual Literary Festival, Novel Nights, took place recently at the Chesapeake Central Library.  The gala event, featuring New York Times Bestselling Author Jeffrey Shaara, was an evening of…

Veteran of the Month

Veteran of the Month

This month The Citizen salutes Master Sergeant (USAF, Retired) Wayne Sarapata who has been involved in military and veterans affairs for nearly seventy percent of his life. Wayne Sarapata enlisted…

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