Chesapeake school superintendent to retire

November 2, 2017 by  

James Roberts, who is now serving as the superintendent of Chesapeake schools, announced his plans to retire at the end of this school year. Roberts, who turned 70 recently, has been in the position for [Read more]

Chesapeake votes down zoning change

October 7, 2017 by  

After 71 residents, an unprecedented number, spoke at a recent city council meeting, Chesapeake council members voted against a rezoning request by a developer.

Breeden Investment Properties was [Read more]

Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office names new undersheriff

September 28, 2017 by  

The Chesapeake Sheriff’s Office recently named a new undersheriff.

Colonel William C. Bennett Jr., is an [Read more]

INIT moves headquarters to Chesapeake

August 19, 2017 by  

INIT Innovations in Transportation Inc., which is based in Karlsruhe, Germany, recently opened a new North American headquarters facility in Chesapeake.

The company uses [Read more]

Budget supermarket coming to Chesapeake

July 4, 2017 by  

Lidl, the German discount grocery chain, is opening a second “wave” of stores across the United States.

It recently opened stories in [Read more]

Chesapeake property sold for $2.4m

June 5, 2017 by  

Higgerson-Buchanan, which has been in business in Chesapeake for 60 years, recently closed its doors and sold its properties to Allan Myers Corporation and Luck Stone Corporation. The properties, which are [Read more]

Chesapeake Bay brings in the blues

May 18, 2017 by  

The Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival is back another year with a lineup of entertainers sure to please the hundreds who attend the event.

Held rain or shine, the event, which is [Read more]

Chesapeake to honor African-American high-school seniors

May 3, 2017 by  

The New Chesapeake Men for Progress Education Foundation is inviting everyone to celebrate the accomplishment of 21 African-American male high school seniors at its ninth annual Achievement & Scholarship Awards Breakfast.

The young men are [Read more]

Steel company to bring job boost to Chesapeake

April 8, 2017 by  

On March 27, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliff announced that Atlantic Core Building Products, a steel manufacturing company, will be coming to Chesapeake, bringing 50 new jobs with it.

Atlantic Core plans to build a [Read more]

Local school system helps teachers help students

March 4, 2017 by  

Chesapeake Public Schools has stepped in to help educators who are forced to pay for their own supplies, by creating a “store” where teachers can shop for free.

On February 1, Chesapeake Public Schools took over a [Read more]

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