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Constitutional Corner

By Sheriff JIM O’SULLIVAN Here we are in the middle of summer, and I hope that this article finds everyone in good health. As I said in my previous article,…

Report from City Hall – The Road(s) to Somewhere…

Report from City Hall – The Road(s) to Somewhere…

By Council Member Debbie Ritter 2013 has been the “Year of Transportation” in Virginia. There has been much discussion about the decisions made to improve roads and bridges in the…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By BARBARA CARRAWAY Chesapeake City Treasurer As City Treasurer, the primary responsibility of my office is to collect all taxes and fees that are due the City.  In this article,…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member Suzy Kelly There has been much discussion about the state of our economy, particularly over the past six years, since the collapse of the housing market.  Many…

Hallman Retires as City Attorney

Hallman Retires as City Attorney

The Citizen of Chesapeake recognizes Ron Hallman for his 44 years of exceptional service to the city. On November 1, 1969, Ron was hired as an Assistant City Attorney for the…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

Your City’s Budget By Vice Mayor JOHN DE TRIQUET Recently, your City Council approved an Operating Budget of over $900,000,000 for the upcoming fiscal year.  For most folks, it’s hard…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By NANCY PARR, Commonwealth’s Attorney In my January 2013 column, I described the many things that the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney does. My office prosecutes felonies, DUI cases, misdemeanors…

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,…

Governor Speaks in Chesapeake

Governor Speaks in Chesapeake

Gov. Bob McDonnell was the keynote speaker at Regent University’s Executive Leadership Series held at the Chesapeake Conference Center on May 1.  More than 500 business and community leaders were present to…

Constitutional Corner – Clerk of Circuit Court

Constitutional Corner – Clerk of Circuit Court

By Clerk of Circuit Court FAYE MITCHELL The Clerk of Circuit Court in Virginia is elected to an eight year term and performs multiple duties that in many states are…

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