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Honor and Remember by Rebecca Brittingham

Honor and Remember by Rebecca Brittingham

It started here in Chesapeake, VA, but has spread across the country. The Honor and Remember campaign was founded by one person, but is impacting an entire nation. In the…

18th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Great Bridge

18th Annual Reenactment of the Battle of Great Bridge

The Battle of Great Bridge, December 9, 1775, lasted only half an hour. From the breastwork, the Patriot soldiers poured heavy fire into the British Redcoats, who marched relentlessly forward,…

Chesapeake Wine Festival

Chesapeake Wine Festival

More than 6,300 people braved wind and rain to come out and support the Chesapeake, Virginia Wine Festival.  The event was successful because of the tremendous support given by sponsors,…

Former President Clinton Visits Chesapeake

Former President Clinton Visits Chesapeake

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. One of the superstars of the Democratic Party breezed into Chesapeake the weekend before the presidential election on Tuesday, November 6th. Former President William Jefferson Clinton’s…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

My name is Ray Conner, and it has been my distinct honor and privilege to have served as Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue since 1983. As an elected constitutional officer,…

How Great is Your Thankfulness

How Great is Your Thankfulness

So let me ask you, “How would you rate your level of  Thankfulness?”  Perhaps a better way for me to ask this question would be, “how do you demonstrate that…

Miss Virginia 2012 Speaks at Rotary

Miss Virginia 2012 Speaks at Rotary

Chesapeake Rotarians were honored to host Chesapeake native, Rosemary Willis, the reigning Miss Virginia at a recent luncheon.    Willis spoke on her personal platform issue, “Get Moving Today for a…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member Scott Matheson What draws people to Chesapeake? Is it the city’s central location within Hampton Roads, our superb schools, its reputation as one of the safest cities…

America, Land of Thanksgiving

By GLENDA ENNIS An almost instinctive urge to express thanksgiving to God is as American as the Pilgrims.  In fact, the earliest English settlers established a tradition of giving thanks…

Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

This month The Citizen salutes Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Stine who is serving as a communications sergeant, with the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) atFort CampbellKy.  He is…

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