New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | July 1, 2015

Kimball named to Hollins University Dean’s List

Virginia Kimball, a freshman at Hollins University and 2014 graduate of New Kent High School, has been named to the Dean’s List for the 2015 spring semester. To attain this distinction, a student must accumulate a grade-point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 grading scale. She is the daughter of Cheryl and Gregg Kimball of Quinton.

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  • Four Rivers FSA accepting nomination for local New Kent committee

    Four Rivers USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) has announced the nomination period for local FSA committees beginning June 15 and concluding Aug. 3. Executive Director Ashlee Washburn said nominations for representatives from New Kent County to serve three-year terms will be accepted by mail or submitting an application to the Four Rivers FSA office. “County committees are unique to FSA and allow producers to have a voice on federal farm program implementation at the local level,” said Washburn in a press release. To be eligible to serve on the FSA county committee, a person must participate or cooperate in an…
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  • Charles City Sheriff’s Office warns of IRS scam

    Charles City Sheriff’s Office is warning citizens of a potential scam involving individuals posing as IRS agents. Citizens in the county recently have been receiving calls from individuals claiming to be IRS agents. The impostors are telling citizens that they owe on delinquent taxes to the federal government and are going to be arrested if they don’t pay over the phone. The IRS never contacts anyone concerning delinquent bills by telephone nor asks for payment by that method. Citizens are advised not to provide any account information over the telephone unless you are absolutely sure you know who you’re talking…
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  • New Kent County Public Schools Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls 2014-15

    George Watkins Elementary School Grade 2- All A’s: Chloe Adams, Harrison Adams, Alline Alexander, Lucas Bassetti, Evelyn Batkins, Marley Bonds, Mauren Bouma, Amore Brown, Haylee Burch, Felix Caraballo, Kayli Freville, Nile Gammon, Robert Gentry, Adair Gifford, Maryanna Goode, Savannah Greiner, Austin Haynes, Justin Henley, Savannah Hicks, Bradley Hogue, Faith Hynes, Leyna Johnson, Madison Johnson, Abbie Kegley, Noah Koptish, Austin Lookhart, Abbigail Lovin, Hayley Marable, Eloise McCall, Sage Morse, Alondra Nava, Autumn Overman, Natalie Pack, Tristan Pagano, Enrique Pena, Riley Phillips, Madison Rhoades, Kendall Robertson, William Roy, Olivia Scott, Haley Spradlin, Sky Stewart, Caroline Swynford, Carter Tas, Mathieu Trezza, Wayne Wagner,…
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  • Local residents earn certificates, degrees from Rappahannock Community College

    Several New Kent residents and a pair from Charles City were among 437 graduates from Rappahannock Community College’s Class of 2015 during a May 8 ceremony. Graduates earned a combined 602 degrees and certificates that fulfilled requirements by the end of Summer 2014, Fall 2014, and Spring 2015. Students consisted of first and second year students at the college, as well as juniors and seniors from surround high schools. New Kent graduates from Rappahannock Community College are Christian Babin, Lauren Berryman, Robert Best, Robert Black, Svannah Dagenhart, J’Lon Davis, Trisha Holden, Joshua Lemons, Kerri Meeks, Robert Mills, Jason Morris, Samantha…
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  • Independence Day race to affect Charles City traffic

    An Independence Day 17.7 mile running race in Charles City will cause traffic delays and detours during the early morning hours. The July 4 race will begin and end at Shirley Plantation. The race will begin at the historical site, traveling down Shirley Plantation Road before making a left onto John Tyler Memorial Highway (Route 5). Runners will make a right onto Wayside Road (Route 607) before making a right onto Roxbury Road (Route 106). Runners will make a right back into the plantation and finish. Hours to be effected are expected to be 7-9:30 a.m. Detours will be in…
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