New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 21, 2018

NKSO seeks information on vehicle thefts

New Kent Sheriff’s Office is seeking information related to two motor vehicle thefts in the county. During the night time hours from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, a 2004 Infiniti SUV with registration UYK3984 and a 2010 Chevrolet Van with registration TW75974 was stolen. If you have any information, contact New Kent Sheriff’s Office at 966-9500 or Crime Stoppers 780-1000.

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  • Editorial: Alternate routes aren’t alternatives anymore

    As the holiday approaches, several of our local motorists will be hitting the highways to travel to various destinations. Drivers will be planning ahead in an effort to miss as much traffic as possible. Unfortunately, those behind the wheel are coming to the realization that no matter how much planning you can do, roads will be occupied more than ever before. And we can blame technology for that. In the past, interstates have been the primary method of travel for motorists to get from one destination to the next. When an accident or a disabled vehicle often slowed traffic down,…
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  • Quinton man indicted on several DUI charges by New Kent grand jury

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  • DUI accident in New Kent lands man in jail for four months

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  • 2018-2019 Winter Sports Schedules

    Home games in BOLD print; schedules subject to change. Charles City Girls’ Varsity Basketball (Game time is 6 p.m. unless noted) Nov. 26- Southampton Nov. 28- Rappahannock Nov. 30- Washington & Lee Dec. 7- Mathews Dec. 8- New Kent Dec. 11- King & Queen Dec. 17- Southampton Jan. 4- Middlesex Jan. 7- Rappahannock Jan. 8- King William Jan. 11- West Point Jan. 15- Mathews Jan. 17- King & Queen Jan. 23- New Kent Jan. 25- Northampton (5:30 p.m.) Jan. 29- Middlesex (Senior Night) Feb. 1- King William Feb. 5- West Point Charles City Boys’ Varsity Basketball (Game time is 7…
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