New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | January 23, 2019

Editorial: Bridging generational gaps to form a better society

How do we get different generations to interact with each other in a civilized matter? That has been one of the hardest questions that has been plaguing society for the longest time. With each death in life, there is a birth of a new child. With each passing hour of the clock, there is a moment for us to prepare for and a moment that has past us. In conversations, there is dialogue that differentiates from person to person depending on their age. For example, when I hear “old school” music, I am thinking 1950s to 1960s. When a new…
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  • Chronicle now accepting political announcements for 2019

    The New Kent-Charles City Chronicle is announcing its policy for candidates who are seeking election in 2019. Candidates running for local offices may submit an announcement to the Chronicle vying for the position they are choosing to run for. Announcements should contain the position the person is planning to run for, a brief background history, the reason they are choosing to run, and a picture (if available). The Chronicle will run these announcements until the June 27 edition. Formal interviews conducted by Chronicle staff will take place at local county fairs this year or at a time arranged between the…
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  • Strong third quarter vital in New Kent defeating West Point

    New Kent's Robb Kinder (right) drives through contact created by West Point's Ethan Hoffman.Robb Johnson photo

    Sitting on an 8-8 record for the season, New Kent’s Trojans looked to break the .500 barrier as rival West Point challenged them Saturday night. It took a while, but a dozen-point scoring advantage put up by the Trojans against the visitors’ zone in the third quarter provided enough distance for the win. New Kent outscored West Point 23-11 in the frame after the halftime break and emerged as 57-47 winners in the contest. Trojan head coach Ronnie Cox elected to bench his usual starters at the beginning of the game. However, poor play on both ends by both teams…
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  • Late turnover, foul in final seconds lift King & Queen to win over Charles City

    Charles City's DelMonta Johnson (4) escapes the pursuit by King & Queen's Lamont Robinson.Andre' Jones photo

    Charles City Panthers head coach Terrell Brooks said that his team had ample opportunities to win Friday night’s Winter homecoming match-up against King & Queen. But for most fans, it will be the last 3.4 seconds of the contest that will linger in the back of their minds. An errant entry pass on an inbound that resulted in a foul allowed D’Andre Hill to sank two free throws with 1.5 seconds remaining as King & Queen’s Tigers escaped with a 60-58 victory over the Panthers, spoiling the festivities. After defeating Charles City 79-62 the night before on their home floor,…
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  • Lady Panthers snap 31-game skid with home-and-home sweep of King & Queen

    Charles City's Bryshia Lewis (22) finds herself in a rebound battle with King & Queen's Angel Jackson (1) and Minajadore Redd (23).Andre' Jones photo

    It’s been nearly two years since Charles City Lady Panthers found the win column. But a home-and-home sweep of King & Queen Tigers not only snapped their 31-game losing skid but upped the Lady Panthers winning streak to two. Behind 13 points from Skye Bradby, Charles City defeated King & Queen 36-28 on the back half of the home-and-home series to celebrate a successful Winter homecoming. The Lady Panthers defeated King & Queen 39-31 the night before on the Lady Tigers home floor. Prior to the Thursday night, the last time Charles City saw the win column was Jan. 27,…
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