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A Post Election Dream

A Post Election Dream

By Carlos Campo A light rain fell and a surprisingly frosty wind chilled the citizens waiting in the serpentine line. There was a seriousness in this group, a sense that…

Citizen of the Month: Kathryn B. Galford

Citizen of the Month:  Kathryn B. Galford

By Amanda Armstrong            Chesapeake proudly celebrates and congratulates its very own 2013 Virginia Teacher of the Year, sixth grade English teacher at Greenbrier Middle School, Mrs. Kathryn B. Galford!  Incredibly gracious…

The Battle of Great Bridge: Bunker Hill of the South

The Battle of Great Bridge: Bunker Hill of the South

Ralph Waldo Emerson coined the phrase “the shot heard around the world” in a poem that immortalized in the minds of every school child the first shot fired in the…

Election Day Chesapeake, 2012

Election Day Chesapeake, 2012

by John Downs, Sr. Early voters in Chesapeake on Election Day awoke to unseasonably cold temperatures and a late rising sun. Upon arrival at most of the polling places in…

Reception Honors Former Chesapeake Sheriff John Newhart

Reception Honors Former Chesapeake Sheriff John Newhart

Nearly 400 people attended a reception to honor Sheriff John Newhart for his 42 years of dedicated service as Chesapeake Sheriff. Upon his retirement Sheriff Newhart was Virginia’s longest serving sheriff. (Photos by Tricia Chappell)…

George Allen: America’s future at stake

George Allen: America’s future at stake

Former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen sat down with Baxter Ennis of The Citizen Sunday for a brief discussion on the issues facing the nation in the coming…

Chesapeake Welcomes A New Sheriff

Chesapeake Welcomes A New Sheriff

by John Downs, Sr.                                                                               For the first time in 42 years, Chesapeake has a new Sheriff. Colonel Jim O’Sullivan assumed the top post at a swearing in ceremony on October…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

  My name is Jim O’Sullivan and on October 1, 2012, I was sworn in as the Sheriff of Chesapeake to complete the term of office for Sheriff John R.…

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…