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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…

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

5th Annual Mayor’s Breakfast Honors Veterans

More than 150 attended the recent Mayor’s Breakfast to Honor Veterans held at Traditions at the Chesapeake Golf Club.  The group was welcomed by Carl Dozier, Chairman of the Mayor’s…

Citizen of the Month – Taylor Grissom

Citizen of the Month – Taylor Grissom

“My Brother’s Keeper” By JOHN DOWNS, SR Taylor Grissom takes the concept of being his brother’s keeper very seriously. “It really should be the standard that we all live by,”…

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…

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…

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