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Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By BARBARA CARRAWAY Chesapeake City Treasurer As City Treasurer, the primary responsibility of my office is to collect all taxes and fees that are due the City.  In this article,…

What was the Real American Revolution?

What was the Real American Revolution?

By JANE HAMPTON COOK When John Adams left Philadelphia after the first Continental Congress in 1774, he didn’t expect to come back. “Took our departure. . . from the happy,…

5 Tips for Organized Travel

5 Tips for Organized Travel

With summer here the travel season is upon us and that can create extra stress in trying to get ready to go have some fun!  It doesn’t have to be…

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Honors Donald Buckley with Emeritus Status

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Honors Donald Buckley with Emeritus Status

By LAUREN SHOFF CHESAPEAKE – Chesapeake Regional Medical Center has named former President and CEO Donald S. Buckley, Ph. D., its president emeritus. Buckley received the title as a sign of appreciation for his vision and…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member Suzy Kelly There has been much discussion about the state of our economy, particularly over the past six years, since the collapse of the housing market.  Many…

From the Pulpit – We Can’t Pass By

From the Pulpit – We Can’t Pass By

By DAN BACKENS There is a popular Christian song that I sing often in church that has the verse “Everyone needs compassion, a love that’s never failing, let mercy fall…

Words from Woods – The Scarlet “A”

Words from Woods – The Scarlet “A”

The Scarlet “A”.  There was a time when that letter represented a word many considered a transgression, an unacceptable act, even – to some – a crime!  That was centuries…

Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office Holds 4th Annual CTLT Football Camp

Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office Holds 4th Annual CTLT Football Camp

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH Although the weatherman warned otherwise, the rain held off for all three days of the Sheriff’s Office Football Camp from Thursday, June 20th, to Saturday, the 22nd.…

Citizen of the Month: Louis Tayon, Jr.

Citizen of the Month: Louis Tayon, Jr.

By MJ KNOBLOCK Chesapeake wouldn’t be the city it is today without the efforts of volunteers throughout the community. Just ask Louis Tayon, Jr. He believes that. It’s one of…

Chesapeake High School Valedictorians Receive Rotary Scholarships

The Chesapeake Rotary Club recently honored outstanding seniors from each of Chesapeake’s seven high schools. Each of the valedictorians spoke at the Rotary club meeting and was awarded a $1,000 scholarship by…

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