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Citizen of the Month: Kathryn B. Galford

Citizen of the Month:  Kathryn B. Galford

By Amanda Armstrong            Chesapeake proudly celebrates and congratulates its very own 2013 Virginia Teacher of the Year, sixth grade English teacher at Greenbrier Middle School, Mrs. Kathryn B. Galford!  Incredibly gracious…

Election Day Chesapeake, 2012

Election Day Chesapeake, 2012

by John Downs, Sr. Early voters in Chesapeake on Election Day awoke to unseasonably cold temperatures and a late rising sun. Upon arrival at most of the polling places in…

An American Success Story

An American Success Story

by Belinda Elliott Entrepreneurship.  Rugged individualism. Risk taking. Creativity. Building a business.   Wonderful American ideals that are imbedded in the American psyche.  We Americans sometimes take for granted the freedom…

Uncovering History and Pursuing Dreams: Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast

Uncovering History and Pursuing Dreams: Belle Grove Plantation Bed and Breakfast

by Amanda Armstrong              Brett and Michelle Darnell hope to bring “the forgotten Founding Father” James Madison to life through the very first Bed and Breakfast at the Belle Grove Plantation, the birthplace…

Citizen of the Month

Citizen of the Month

Stephen Best, Sr. by Amanda Armstrong Born and raised in Hampton Roads, former Chesapeake Fire Chief Stephen Best, Sr. has exhibited a lifelong dedication of public service to the city…