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Veteran Spotlight

Veteran Spotlight

By REBECCA BRITTINGHAM Eddie Vincek, an 88-year old World War II veteran, leaned across the couch in his quaint Chesapeake home of 66 years. He sat back and sunk into…

Report from City Hall

Report from City Hall

By Council Member ROBERT IKE Friends, It was my honor and privilege to be elected as your newest City Councilman in May of this year, and as I enter my…

A “Night of Hope” in Chesapeake Helping Stop Human Trafficking in Nepal

A “Night of Hope” in Chesapeake Helping Stop Human Trafficking in Nepal

By BECKY WATT A shared passion to bring an end to human trafficking in the kingdom of Nepal recently brought together a NYC fashion designer, Regent University students, a local…

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…

George Allen: America’s future at stake

George Allen: America’s future at stake

Former Virginia Governor and U.S. Senator George Allen sat down with Baxter Ennis of The Citizen Sunday for a brief discussion on the issues facing the nation in the coming…

Waterways Heritage Festival in Chesapeake

Waterways Heritage Festival in Chesapeake

There was much to celebrate in Chesapeake at the 3rd Annual Waterways Heritage Festival.  Families joined together to participate and learn about the breathtaking intracoastal waterways and rich heritage.  They…

Rotary Club of Chesapeake Hosts ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig

Rotary Club of Chesapeake Hosts ODU Athletic Director Wood Selig

Old Dominion University Athletic Director, Camden Wood Selig was guest speaker at Chesapeake Rotary Club earlier this month.  He delighted the audience with an update on ODU athletics and lots…

Romney fires up crowd in Chesapeake

Romney fires up crowd in Chesapeake

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney held a spirited rally at Tidewater Community College on Oct. 17, the day after the second presidential debate.  A crowd estimated at nearly 4,000 attended…

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…

TCC Chesapeake Expansion

TCC Chesapeake Expansion

by John Downs, Sr.          Is the Chesapeake Campus of Tidewater Community College slated for an appearance on the popular television show “Extreme Makeover?”  You might think so if you’ve driven by…

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