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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…

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…

October Brings the Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

October Brings the Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

By HENRY HULL Mark your calendar for October 12th and 13th to celebrate the 4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival! Join us from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 12th…

Knights of Columbus hold Officer Installation Ceremoney

Knights of Columbus hold Officer Installation Ceremoney

On Sunday July 21st 2013 local Knights of Columbus Chesapeake Council 8240 (Prince of Peace Catholic Church) and Fr. Edward L. Richardson Council 11984 (St. Stephen Martyr) held their Officer Installation Ceremony and Luncheon. …

Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans to be held September 21

The 5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans will be held Saturday September 21, 2013 at Traditions at Chesapeake Golf Club.  The breakfast is scheduled from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00…

Chesapeake Sports Club Hears Auto Racing Expert

Chesapeake Sports Club Hears Auto Racing Expert

Members and guests of the Chesapeake Sports Club got an unexpected treat recently when their scheduled speaker had to cancel a few days before their event.  The Club was able…

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…

Travels with Harvey: When Adventure Means Ordering the Extra-Spicy Wings

Travels with Harvey: When Adventure Means Ordering the Extra-Spicy Wings

By STEPHANIE IAQUINTO We’ve come across an unusual number of shows about RVs lately.  Just this week, we’ve seen Bret Michaels fit a 40-year-old vehicle with a rooftop tent on…

A D6 Reformation

A D6 Reformation

By CARLTON MCLEOD I appreciate the invitation and welcome the opportunity to address the readers of The Citizen. Everybody wants change.  Everyone wants to see improvement in their lives and…

From the Pulpit – We Can’t Pass By

From the Pulpit – We Can’t Pass By

By DAN BACKENS There is a popular Christian song that I sing often in church that has the verse “Everyone needs compassion, a love that’s never failing, let mercy fall…