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Chesapeake Memorial Day Service

Chesapeake Memorial Day Service

Several hundred people turned out on Memorial Day at City Hall to honor the memory of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation.  The day…

“Mama Griz” Leaving a Legacy at Grassfield H.S.

“Mama Griz” Leaving a Legacy at Grassfield H.S.

By LAUREL SCOTT Since 2007 when the doors of Grassfield High School opened Ms. Carolyn Bernard, the principal, has been there.  However, she has decided that the time has come…

Citizen of the Month: Vonda Chappell

Citizen of the Month: Vonda Chappell

By CJ CHASE A native of the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach, Vonda W. Chappell moved to Chesapeake in 1994 when she was in her third year of law school…

Hallman Retires as City Attorney

Hallman Retires as City Attorney

The Citizen of Chesapeake recognizes Ron Hallman for his 44 years of exceptional service to the city. On November 1, 1969, Ron was hired as an Assistant City Attorney for the…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

Your City’s Budget By Vice Mayor JOHN DE TRIQUET Recently, your City Council approved an Operating Budget of over $900,000,000 for the upcoming fiscal year.  For most folks, it’s hard…

Let’s Dance!

Let’s Dance!

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH Looking forward to taking some time off this summer? Dianne Copeland Adcock isn’t. She’s looking forward to conducting business as usual and has a full schedule planned…

A Jubilant Jubilee

A Jubilant Jubilee

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH The 30th Chesapeake Jubilee got off to a delicious start courtesy of the Chesapeake Kiwanis Club. On Thursday evening May 16, the Kiwanis hosted their 34th Annual…

State of the Schools Report

State of the Schools Report

By MJ KNOBLOCK Dr. James T. Roberts, superintendent of Chesapeake Public Schools, delivered a Chesapeake State of the Schools address during a recent breakfast meeting. The event was presented by…

From the Pulpit – Construction Zone

From the Pulpit – Construction Zone

By Dr. ERIC THOMAS Pieces of “homespun” wisdom can help us in life. “Kick a dog enough times and even kind words will make him cautious.” “Only drink from water…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By NANCY PARR, Commonwealth’s Attorney In my January 2013 column, I described the many things that the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney does. My office prosecutes felonies, DUI cases, misdemeanors…

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