New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 8, 2019

Charles City Athletics and Activities Inaugural Hall of Fame class

Charles City County High School’s Athletic Department inducted its inaugural class into the Athletics and Activities Hall of Fame at a Saturday afternoon luncheon. The seven inductees account of more than 100 years of total dedication to programs at both Ruthville and Charles City High School. Inductees are (front, l to r) Steven Paige, Theresa Conroy, (back, l to r) Alfred Crump Jr., John A. Christian Jr., Justin Hayes, Kirkland Charity Sr., and Byron Adkins Sr. Andre' Jones photo

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  • Charles City collapses in third quarter; Colonial Beach cashes in for victory

    Charles City's Skye Bradby (3) snatches a rebound in front of Colonial Beach's Cora Bowler.Robb Johnson photo

    Charles City’s Lady Panthers took hard hits from Colonial Beach’s Lady Drifters in the first two quarters of Friday night’s contest, withstanding the runs imposed by the visitors. But the knockout blow in the third frame proved to be too detrimental to answer. Utilizing a 27-5 third quarter outburst along with four Lady Panthers fouling out the contest, Colonial Beach emerged as 67-33 victors over Charles City. The Lady Drifters incorporated a 1-2-2 full-court press on the Lady Panthers, enabling them to jump out a 10-2 lead. But the experienced trio of Lady Panthers Skye Bradby, Alexis Williams, and Nijah…
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  • Scott graduates Aviation school


    Private First Class Levi Scott of Charles City graduated from the 1/222 U.S. Army Aviation Training Brigade in Ft. Eustis on Wednesday, Oct. 23. Scott was recognized as a Distinguished Honor Graduate in his class, receiving awards at the company, battalion, and brigade levels for outstanding academics, physical performances, and leadership. He will also receive an Army Achievement Award for his outstanding overall performance. Scott is now a member of the Virginia Army National Guard with the 224th Aviation Battalion and is currently employed by Automated Precision Instruments in Newport News as an application engineer.

  • Man sentenced to two years for stealing, scrapping car taken from Charles City

    A Glen Allen man will spend two years in jail after receiving formal sentencing in Charles City Circuit Court Monday morning. Chad Mann Shaffer-Shaw, 27, of the 11000 block of Dude Ranch Road, was sentenced to five years in jail with four years suspended on one count of obtaining money by false pretenses and five years in jail with four years suspended on a lone count of grand theft auto. He must also pay $900 in restitution. During an Oct. 4 contested trial, evidence depicted that Shaffer-Shaw had taken a car from the yard of the defendant and scrapped it…
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  • Lanexa man charged with murder of New Kent businessman

    Michael Anthony Jenkins has been charged with second-degree murder along with several other felonies.

    A Lanexa man has been charged with second degree murder after the discovery of a New Kent’s businessman’s body on Dec. 4. Michael Anthony Jenkins, 38, of the 15000 block of Pocahontas Trail, has been charged with one count of second degree murder, one count of grand larceny of property, and two counts each of grand larceny of a firearm, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and petty larceny (third offense within 10 years). According to a press release from New Kent’s Sheriff’s Office, a call was received shortly before 2 p.m. of an individual down inside the…
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