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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…

Getting Ready for the Holidays

Getting Ready for the Holidays

By AMY VOLK It’s time to start thinking about the holiday season even though we just had Halloween! I encourage everyone to start all your holiday planning in October, but…

The Beazley Legacy

The Beazley Legacy

Famous Philanthropist’s Foundation has Major Impact on the Needy of the Area  By JOHN DOWNS, SR. Fred Beazley’s name is not commonly known in Hampton Roads. Yet every year since…

Hampton Roads Leadership Prayer Breakfast

Hampton Roads Leadership Prayer Breakfast

Hampton Roads Leadership Prayer Breakfast to be held in Chesapeake – first time in its 38 year History! The 38th Annual Hampton Roads Leadership Prayer Breakfast will be held at the…

What’s New at the Chesapeake Central Library?

What’s New at the Chesapeake Central Library?

By PHYLLIS A. SCHIRLE If you haven’t been inside the Central Library on Cedar Road lately, now is a good time to visit. The flagship building for the Chesapeake Public…

City to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

City to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

The city of Chesapeake will hold its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, at 11:00 a.m. in front of City Hall. This year’s keynote speaker is former prisoner of…

Prepare for Better Health Care

Prepare for Better Health Care

By Dr. Susan Ziglar You don’t have to be a doctor to take charge of your health care. Getting the most out of your next medical appointment, and understanding the…