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By BAXTER ENNIS Can you believe it’s August already?  Summer always rushes by way too fast.  Chesapeake has been a “happening place” this summer.  The 4th of July celebrations were…

The memorial was made possible by the South Norfolk Ruritan Club and a number of outstanding companies who volunteered time, products and services to make it happen. The War Memorial…

Remember to mark your calendar and plan to attend this year’s Hampton Roads Leadership Prayer Breakfast.  It will be held at the Chesapeake Conference Center on Nov. 12, 2013.  This…

Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast: Opening for Business!

Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast: Opening for Business!

By AMANDA ARMSTRONG Brett and Michelle Darnell are bringing history to life through the pursuit of their dream to open a bed and breakfast. The public is finally able to…

Kids and Horses – A Fun and Healthy Combination

Kids and Horses – A Fun and Healthy Combination

By C.J. CHASE Just a few miles from the bustle of vast shopping centers and multi-lane highways, Grassfield Sport Horses of Chesapeake provides Southside Hampton Roads residents with a slice…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By Sheriff JIM O’SULLIVAN Here we are in the middle of summer, and I hope that this article finds everyone in good health. As I said in my previous article,…

Resilience Is What Matters

Resilience Is What Matters

By JACKIE GINGRICH CUSHMAN This past month has been eventful and unusual. My sister Kathy and I spent a weekend cleaning out our mother’s home in order to rent it…

Report from City Hall – The Road(s) to Somewhere…

Report from City Hall – The Road(s) to Somewhere…

By Council Member Debbie Ritter 2013 has been the “Year of Transportation” in Virginia. There has been much discussion about the decisions made to improve roads and bridges in the…

Veteran Spotlight – August-Leah Schafer

Veteran Spotlight – August-Leah Schafer

By MJ KNOBLOCK Leah Schafer wanted to be a nurse when she was a teen-ager. Little did she know that her nursing career would carry her all over the world…

Words from Woods

Words from Woods

It’s déjà vu… all over again” That’s an infamous line spoken by the N.Y. Yankees great, Yogi Berra.   And, here we are…again.  Over half way through another year, 2/3rds of…

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