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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…

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…

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

New Features at the Library – Check It Out!

If you haven’t been inside the Central Library on Cedar Road lately, October will be a good time to visit. The flagship building for the Chesapeake Public Library (CPL) System…

Christian Women’s Club Celebrates 40 Years

Christian Women’s Club Celebrates 40 Years

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH The members of the Chesapeake Christian Women’s Club celebrated its 40th anniversary August 28th at Great Bridge Baptist Church. Many ladies brought in a covered dish for…

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…