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Chesapeake First Citizen Award Banquet to honor Roland Davis

Chesapeake First Citizen Award Banquet to honor Roland Davis

By JOHN DOWNS, SR The 45th edition of the Chesapeake Rotary Club’s annual First Citizen Award banquet will be unlike any of its 44 predecessors.  As a premier signature event…

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

By JOHN DOWNS, SR Chesapeake’s latest elected office holder has a proven formula for success. “I tend to listen much more than I talk.” explains Chesapeake’s popular new State Senator,…

South Norfolk Memorial Library

South Norfolk Memorial Library

New South Norfolk Memorial Library Opens The new South Norfolk Memorial Library opened on July 8, 2013 to rave reviews from all who attended the ceremony. Mayor Alan Krasnoff presided…

Remembering the Jackson Greys

Remembering the Jackson Greys

By DENISSE LANE Though Pleasant Grove Baptist Church no longer exists in Chesapeake, its cemetery remains along with its place in Civil War history. A granite obelisk stands in memory…

Glimpses of Chesapeake’s Past

Glimpses of Chesapeake’s Past

Discovering Moses Grandy By DENISSE LANE If you travel down Virginia State Route 165 you will eventually run into the Moses Grandy Trail, but do you know the man behind…

From the Pulpit

From the Pulpit

The Bible’s Standards for Marriage Are Best for Society By DR. WILL LANGFORD Years ago I heard about a college man who walked into a photography studio with a framed…

Be Grateful – It’s Good For You

Be Grateful – It’s Good For You

By BAXTER ENNIS “People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”  - Abraham Lincoln A big birthday (one ending in 0) came – and I was…

You gotta love the fall!  Cooler weather, the start of high school, college and professional football, fishing, hunting, camping , hiking, walking on the beach (without the crowds of tourists),…

Luckiest Person on Earth

Luckiest Person on Earth

By JACKIE GINGRICH CUSHMAN This past Saturday, Dr. Steve Davis gave the message at my mother’s funeral. As pastor of First Baptist Church of Carrollton, Ga., he recounted that, during…

Words from Woods – Peace of Mind

Words from Woods – Peace of Mind

I was listening to some rock music recently (very loud, so I had my headphones on) and one of the songs in the rotation was a cut on the classic…

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