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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…

Let’s Dance!

Let’s Dance!

By JAYNE THURBER-SMITH Looking forward to taking some time off this summer? Dianne Copeland Adcock isn’t. She’s looking forward to conducting business as usual and has a full schedule planned…

State of the Schools Report

State of the Schools Report

By MJ KNOBLOCK Dr. James T. Roberts, superintendent of Chesapeake Public Schools, delivered a Chesapeake State of the Schools address during a recent breakfast meeting. The event was presented by…

Children Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Children Today, Leaders Tomorrow

Sheriff O’Sullivan’s Program a Training Ground for Future Leaders By JOHN DOWNS, SR. Where do they come from…those valiant soldiers risking their lives on the battlefields of Afghanistan, brave firefighters…

Ken Young, President of the Norfolk Tides and Admirals speaks to Chesapeake Rotary

Ken Young, President of the Norfolk Tides and Admirals speaks to Chesapeake Rotary

Chesapeake Rotary Club members and their guests got an inside look at minor league baseball and hockey recently.  Ken Young, President of both the Norfolk Tides and the Norfolk Admirals…

Technical Systems Integration (TSI) Celebrates 20 Years

Technical Systems Integration (TSI) Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago, Technical Systems Integration (TSI) was a start up home business owned by Chesapeake citizen, retired Navy veteran, and entrepreneur Fran Bartlett. Since 1993 TSI has provided logistics, products and…

Chesapeake Rotary Club Recognizes Outstanding Public Safety Officers

Chesapeake Rotary Club Recognizes Outstanding Public Safety Officers

The Chesapeake Rotary Club recently held a Public Safety Officer Recognition luncheon ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of some of Chesapeake’s finest public safety officers. Outstanding officers from Chesapeake Fire Department,…

Paint Your Heart Out

Chesapeake Rotary Leads Community in 22nd Annual Paint Your Heart Out On a recent damp, chilly Saturday, 534 of Chesapeake’s finest citizens donated time, money and much effort to participate…

A Chance Glimpse of a Rose Births the World’s Largest Nursery

A Chance Glimpse of a Rose Births the World’s Largest Nursery

By CJ CHASE Before there was Greenbrier Mall, there was Greenbrier Farms, but a chance glimpse at Opal Thrasher’s roses turned Greenbrier Farms from a livestock operation into the world’s…

Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation

Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation

Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation A Call To Prayer, A Call To Action ! By JOHN DOWNS, SR. The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation believes there is a force in America today…