Home » Archives by category » Features (Page 2)

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…

What’s New at the Chesapeake Central Library?

What’s New at the Chesapeake Central Library?

By PHYLLIS A. SCHIRLE If you haven’t been inside the Central Library on Cedar Road lately, now is a good time to visit. The flagship building for the Chesapeake Public…

4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival

Even the rain did not put a damper on the 4th Annual Waterways Heritage Festival!  As one of the City of Chesapeake’s 50th Anniversary Signature Events, families gathered to learn…

2013 First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner

2013 First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner

The Chesapeake Rotary Club recently hosted its annual First Citizen of Chesapeake Award Dinner and Presentation.  The gala event was held at the Chesapeake Conference Center.  More than 500 of the city’s “movers…

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…

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…