New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 25, 2017

CIED presentation to New Kent Rotary

Joanne Howard of the Chickahominy Indians Eastern Division gave a presentation to New Kent’s Rotary Club on July 21. Howard spoke about her childhood experiences and the activities taking place at the Chickahominy Cultural Tribal Center.

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  • Plea deals reached in New Kent Circuit Court

    Plea deals were reached in related cases as part of July 24 proceedings in New Kent Circuit Court. Coleman Tyler Mundie and Ardeshia Ja Hutchinson accepted the agreements during the afternoon trial. Mundie entered a guilty plea to an amended charge of possession of misdemeanor drug paraphernalia (originally attempting to deliver drugs to a prisoner). One charge of conspiracy to deliver drugs to a prisoner was dropped. Hutchinson pleaded guilty to an amended charge of trespassing after being forbidden (originally attempting to deliver drugs to a prisoner). One charge of conspiracy to deliver drugs to a prisoner was dropped. The…
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  • New Kent Fire-Rescue launches new alert notification system

    New Kent Fire-Rescue has launched a new mass notification emergency alert service. New Kent ALERT, powered by Everbridge, Inc., was launched on July 20. The system enhances the capability to send emergency alerts for situations that include severe weather, unexpected road closures, missing persons, and more. “We are very excited to utilize this new software as it gives us more versatility in contacting the entire community by phone, text, email, or the mobile app in an emergency situation,” said New Kent Fire Chief Rick Opett in a press release. “We can also narrow our focus to just a neighborhood that…
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  • Chronicle announces transition to weekly newspaper

    The New Kent-Charles City Chronicle has made the decision to become a weekly newspaper effective as of Sept. 15. “With the ever-changing environment of the news, Chronicle staff has elected to make the decision to become a weekly newspaper,” said editor Andre’ Jones. “After much research, we feel that news that effects New Kent and Charles City is ongoing and that a publication every week will benefit citizens for both localities.” With the decision to go weekly, the New Kent-Charles City Chronicle will be phasing out the New Kent-Charles City Chronicle EXTRA that is mailed out to New Kent residents….
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