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Dr. Ben Carson Brings Common Sense Message to Hampton Roads

Dr. Ben Carson Brings Common Sense Message to Hampton Roads

By Baxter Ennis Virginia Beach, Va.—More than 800 hardy souls braved a driving snow storm Wednesday night to hear Dr. Ben Carson speak at the Virginia Beach Forum.  If they…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Rhine Embraces Role as New Provost at TCC Chesapeake Campus

Rhine Embraces Role as New Provost at TCC Chesapeake Campus

By MJ Knoblock Tidewater Community College (TCC) Chesapeake Campus has a new provost. She is Lisa B. Rhine, PhD. She started in the position on August 1, 2013, and is…

The Taste of Chesapeake

By VICKI BRADNER Sixteen years ago, Larry Zoeller and  Donn Irby were taking a risk, somewhat flying by the seat of their pants, to bring the first Taste of Chesapeake…

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…

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