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Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

CHIEF WARRANT OFFICER THOMAS E. SLEDGE, USN (RET.) By MJ KNOBLOCK Education has always played an important role in Thomas Sledge’s life. It was woven into his 30-year career in…

Candidates for 78th District address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce

Candidates for 78th District address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce

Jay Leftwich and Linda Bryant address Chesapeake Chamber of Commerce Candidates for the 78th District House of Delegates seat recently addressed nearly 50 Chamber of Commerce and business leaders at the Chesapeake Conference Center.  Republican Jay…

City to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

City to Hold Veterans Day Ceremony

The city of Chesapeake will hold its annual Veterans Day Ceremony on November 11, at 11:00 a.m. in front of City Hall. This year’s keynote speaker is former prisoner of…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By Commonwealth’s Attorney NANCY PARR In past columns, I described the types of cases the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office prosecutes and my community outreach programs. This month, I am writing about…

Report From City Hall

Report From City Hall

By Council Member RICK WEST My daughter was recently married. It was a beautiful day for my family. We were surrounded by lifetime friends. We spent time reminiscing about her…

Report From City Hall

Report From City Hall

By Council Member ROBERT C. IKE, JR. My grandfather is a veteran of World War I, my father is a veteran of World War II, Korea, and Vietnam.  My uncle…

Constitutional Corner: Land Records Management System

Constitutional Corner: Land Records Management System

By Clerk of Circuit Court FAYE MITCHELL Have you ever asked, “Where can I get a copy of my deed or deed of trust?”, or “Where may I lodge my…

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

John Cosgrove: Chesapeake’s New State Senator

By JOHN DOWNS, SR Chesapeake’s latest elected office holder has a proven formula for success. “I tend to listen much more than I talk.” explains Chesapeake’s popular new State Senator,…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

Disabled Veterans Tax Exemption By Commissioner of the Revenue RAY CONNER    At the general election held on November 2, 2010, the voters of our state overwhelmingly approved an amendment to…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

Chesapeake – A City of Opportunities By Council Member SCOTT MATHESON Chesapeake is currently in the process of updating and revising its Comprehensive Plan (CP). The CP is a roadmap…

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