New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 19, 2019

McLaughlin seeks re-election to post of New Kent County sheriff


John Joseph “Joe” McLaughlin Jr. has announced his candidacy for re-election to the position of sheriff in New Kent County. “I am humbled by the support that I have received throughout this great community,” McLaughlin said in a press release. “We have been blessed to have such caring and supportive citizens and businesses, as those we serve in New Kent.”

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  • McCongeli’s free kick score guarantees home playoff contest for New Kent

    New Kent’s Dylan Rooks locks in on a clear path to dribble the ball down the field.Robb Johnson photo

    Pushing through a sluggish week, New Kent’s boys’ soccer team looked to earn a possibility to host a regional playoff match. And the foot of Matteo McCongeli struck at the right time in an extra session. McCongeli’s goal from a free kick with 1:45 remaining in overtime broke a stalemate that saw New Kent defeat Bay Rivers District foe Grafton 1-0 in Friday night’s affair. New Kent failed to find the back of the net in regulation, as Clipper goalie Parker Davis stopped seven attempts by the hosting Trojans. In retrospect, Grafton couldn’t muster any offense as New Kent thwarted…
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  • Maguire earns doctorate from Virginia Tech

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    Lindsay Maguire, a resident of Quinton, graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University’s Carilion School of Medicine on May 11 with a Doctor of Medicine Degree. Maguire received six Letters of Distinction in the areas of surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, most outstanding research project, clinical science integration, family medicine, and emergency medicine. She was also inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. Maguire will practice at Orlando Health in Orlando Florida. She is the daughter of Jim and Becky Maguire of Quinton.