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Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

Lt. Col. Carl Dozier, United States Army (Retired) Understanding the true meaning of Memorial Day  By JOHN DOWNS, SR. On the day after Memorial Day, 2013, I had the privilege…

Citizen of the Month: Vonda Chappell

Citizen of the Month: Vonda Chappell

By CJ CHASE A native of the Kempsville area of Virginia Beach, Vonda W. Chappell moved to Chesapeake in 1994 when she was in her third year of law school…

Citizen of the Month – Harry Blevins

Citizen of the Month – Harry Blevins

Citizen of the Month Harry Blevins By MJ KNOBLOCK State Sen. Harry Blevins is retiring in August from his seat in the Virginia General Assembly. After serving the Chesapeake community…

Run for the Fallen

Run for the Fallen

VIRGINIA “RUN FOR THE FALLEN” TO HONOR VIRGINIA SERVICE MEMBERS WHO DIED AS A RESULT OF SERVING DURING THE WAR ON TERROR.   Relay Team to Cover One Mile for…

Citizen of the Month: Susie Archer

Citizen of the Month: Susie Archer

Citizen of the Month: Susie Archer By MJ KNOBLOCK Susie Archer doesn’t see herself as a remarkable person. She doesn’t see herself as someone with a tremendous positive impact on…

Citizen of the Month: Phil Johnson

Citizen of the Month: Phil Johnson

By BELINDA ELLIOTT Two of Phil Johnson’s favorite pastimes are spending time outdoors and helping people. On any given day you may find the Chesapeake resident planting trees at municipal…

Veteran Spotlight: Ambassador (Ret.) Bismarck Myrick

Veteran Spotlight: Ambassador (Ret.) Bismarck Myrick

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH Who says you can’t go home again? Born in Portsmouth VA, Ambassador Myrick serves as Old Dominion University’s Ambassador in Residence after being the U.S. Ambassador to…

Chesapeake Kiwanis serving the Community

Chesapeake Kiwanis serving the Community

The Kiwanis Club of Chesapeake has been serving the community for over 60 years. Members are service- minded men and women who take pride in volunteering their time and talents…

Citizen of the Month: Buddy Bagley

Citizen of the Month:  Buddy Bagley

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH  What’s in a name? Buddy Bagley’s name says it all: he’s everyone’s buddy.  “I’m just a people person,” he smiles. “I’ve never met a stranger.”  He doesn’t…

A League of His Own

A League of His Own

By APRIL ALLBRITTON David J. Harris’ love for bowling began when he was 15 years old. He can still recall the times when Joe Zok took the time to teach…

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