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When Leadership Mattered – May 29, 1765

On May 29th one unknown young man changed the world! By Baxter Ennis There are times when things are a mess! It might seem your business, your city, maybe even…

Chesapeake 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 on Cedar Road. This year’s keynote speaker is…

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…

Don’t flake on your exercise routine

By Kathryn Voth Winter hibernation is the quickest path to weight gain and a case of the seasonal blues. This January, don’t let the frosty weather take a bite out…

Words from Woods

  This one’s for you, guys. Recently, I wrote about, “peace of mind” during retirement.  “Money” was the common thread in the feedback I got, but another word kept surfacing…

God is Annoying

  By Pastor Joel Brown, Church at Hampton Roads God’s characteristics are unchanging because He is unchanging.  Hebrews 13:8 says, “He (God) is the same yesterday, today and forever.”   There…

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…

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