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Rotary Club Wine Festival Rains Good Fortune on Local Charities

By MJ KOBLOCK For most outdoor events, a rainy day means people won’t show up. Some organizations see showers in the weather forecast and just cancel their events. Not the…

November is upon us already. Election Day is just around the corner, we will soon be gathering for Thanksgiving feasts, and in no time at all it will be Christmas. …

Have you ever been to a mystery dinner theater?  You might want to try your skills at figuring out “Who Dun It?”  on November 14 at the Deep Creek Community…

Former NFL Great Speaks to Chesapeake Sports Club

Former NFL Great Speaks to Chesapeake Sports Club

The Chesapeake Sports Club’s keynote speaker for their October Luncheon was Otis Sistrunk, a former National Football League player. Sistrunk played all seven seasons of his (NFL) career, 1972 to…

Captain Phillips and Benghazi

Captain Phillips and Benghazi

BY BETSY MCCAUGHEY In 2009, Somali pirates hijacked the Maersk Alabama, a cargo ship flying the American flag and took the ship’s captain, Richard Phillips, for ransom. The United States…

Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER THOMAS E. SLEDGE, USN (RET.) By MJ KNOBLOCK Education has always played an important role in Thomas Sledge’s life. It was woven into his 30-year career in…

America, A Legacy of Thanksgiving

By GLENDA ENNIS An almost instinctive urge to express thanksgiving to God is as American as the pilgrims.  In fact, celebrating a day of thanksgiving to God for safe passage,…

Candidates for 78th District address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce

Candidates for 78th District address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce

Jay Leftwich and Linda Bryant address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce Candidates for the 78th District House of Delegates seat recently addressed nearly 50 Chamber of Commerce and business leaders at the Chesapeake Conference Center.  Republican Jay…

Citizen of the Month – Bishop Kim Brown

Citizen of the Month – Bishop Kim Brown

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH When asked to comment on Bishop Kim Brown, Thornton Parker hesitates. Parker is one of the Doorkeepers at Bishop’s church, The Mount, and for a brief moment…

From the Pulpit

From the Pulpit

An Old Doctrine for a New Day By Carlton McLeod Greetings, fellow citizens!  In the last article I wrote (August, 2013) I posed a question: “What would our homes and…

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