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Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

By Clerk of Circuit Court FAYE MITCHELL On January 1, 2004 my incredible journey began following in the footsteps of previous Clerks of Circuit Court.  My second elected term of…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

My name is Ray Conner, and it has been my distinct honor and privilege to have served as Chesapeake’s Commissioner of the Revenue since 1983. As an elected constitutional officer,…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member Scott Matheson What draws people to Chesapeake? Is it the city’s central location within Hampton Roads, our superb schools, its reputation as one of the safest cities…

George Washington's First Thanksgiving Proclamation

George Washington's First Thanksgiving Proclamation

THANKSGIVING DAY 1789 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA – A PROCLAMATION Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God,…

Reception Honors Former Chesapeake Sheriff John Newhart

Reception Honors Former Chesapeake Sheriff John Newhart

Nearly 400 people attended a reception to honor Sheriff John Newhart for his 42 years of dedicated service as Chesapeake Sheriff. Upon his retirement Sheriff Newhart was Virginia’s longest serving sheriff. (Photos by Tricia Chappell)…

Chesapeake Welcomes A New Sheriff

Chesapeake Welcomes A New Sheriff

by John Downs, Sr.                                                                               For the first time in 42 years, Chesapeake has a new Sheriff. Colonel Jim O’Sullivan assumed the top post at a swearing in ceremony on October…

Constitutional Corner

Constitutional Corner

  My name is Jim O’Sullivan and on October 1, 2012, I was sworn in as the Sheriff of Chesapeake to complete the term of office for Sheriff John R.…

Report from City Hall

 by Council Member Debbie Ritter I am honored to write a few words about our city for the inaugural issue of The Citizen. Chesapeake has been honored with notable recognitions…

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