New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 29, 2015

WOW award winner

Kelli Desper (center), a junior at New Kent High School, is the 2015 recipient of the American History Award by Woodmen of the World (WOW). The award is presented to students across the United States who succeed in maintaining the highest grade in American History studies. Presenting the award are (l to r) Darrin Holmes (WOW area representative), Wayne Anderson (WOW area manager), and Beth Mills (WOW West Point Chapter 442 president).

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  • Harris makes Dean’s List at NC A&T

    Antonio Harris, a 2014 graduate of Charles City High School, has completed his first year at North Carolina A&T University, making the Dean’s List for both the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters. Eligibility for the list is based on a minimum course load of 12 hours and a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Antonio is the son of Tony and Regina Harris.

  • New Kent school board approves location for tennis court construction

    New Kent School Board members unanimously approved the construction of tennis courts in a new location at New Kent High School. Deemed “Option 2”, the new facility will be placed in front of the high school on land that is currently used as practice fields for New Kent Middle School football and also as the shot and discus area for New Kent High School track meets. At a May 20 New Kent Board of Supervisors meeting, superintendent of schools David Myers presented county leaders with the options that school board members favored. While representatives of the school system desired the…
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  • Miles bids for new term as District 3 supervisor in Charles City


    Floyd H. Miles Sr. has announced his bid for re-election to represent District 3 on the Board of Supervisors in Charles City. Miles is completing his 22nd year of public service, which includes a four-year term in the state’s House of Delegates. “I am humbled by the support that I have been given by the citizens and look forward to continue the work as the District 3 supervisor,” Miles said in a press release. “I will continue to work on issues that have an effect on the standard of living for all our citizens. “I appreciate the support throughout the…
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