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What the World Needs Now is….

What the World Needs Now is….

By ERIC WATT Most mornings I wake up with a melody in my heart – even before I hit the shower!  Odd, I know.  It’s usually a happy song and,…

TowneBank Employees Benefit Girl Scouts during Day of Caring

TowneBank Employees Benefit Girl Scouts during Day of Caring

Fifteen volunteers from TowneBank gave a helping hand to the Girl Scouts as part of Day of Caring sponsored by United Way of South Hampton Roads. Organizations throughout Hampton Roads benefited from…

The Mayor’s Ambassadors

The Mayor’s Ambassadors are middle school youth (rising 6th, 7th, and 8th graders) who do not routinely receive recognition but make a difference in unique, personal ways. They are your…

Miniature Horses Bring Joy to Chesapeake Place

Miniature Horses Bring Joy to Chesapeake Place

Recently Chesapeake Sheriff Jim O’Sullivan and Courtney Culpepper from Grassfield Sport Horses visited Chesapeake Place Assisted Living with three miniature horses. The visit was the kickoff to Sheriff O’Sullivan and…

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

If you haven’t been inside the Central Library on Cedar Road lately, October will be a good time to visit. The flagship building for the Chesapeake Public Library (CPL) System…

Chesapeake Christian Music Festival is a Hit!

Chesapeake Christian Music Festival is a Hit!

By JOHN DOWNS, SR. They came with lawn chairs and beach blankets. Many wore blue jeans, and some were dressed for an evening on the town. There were moms holding…

Tidewater Arts Outreach: Bringing Hope and Healing Through the Arts

Tidewater Arts Outreach: Bringing Hope and Healing Through the Arts

By BELINDA ELLIOTT Each month across Hampton Roads talented musicians and other artists give top-notch performances for crowds of all ages. You won’t find these events listed with Ticketmaster, and…

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…

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…

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…