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.
Joseph Miles, a Charles City High School Class of 2015 graduate, was among 400 graduates from Bridgewater College on May 4. Miles competed his studies at the school, earning his bachelor’s degree in psychology.
The balance of morality has also been an issue that has plagued society. As I sat back the other day and listened to the news, it made me think about the amount of money being spent by taxpayers to address issues. Not issues that are a joint collaboration, but issues where money could be applied to other areas. I’ll provide you the example that brought this editorial about. Over the last few weeks, specifically in the Richmond area, the opioid and overdose crisis has resulted in multiple deaths. In Charles City and New Kent, the issue is growing at a…
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Two Charles City County women have been honored on the Women’s Monument on Capitol Square in Richmond. Anna Bland, who was principle in a lawsuit, and Mary Byrd, a planter, had their names inscribed on the Wall of Honor. Their names are among 230 Virginia women who made unique contributions to the state’s culture and history.
Sydney Richard, the valedictorian of Charles City High School’s Class of 2016, has been inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi during the Spring 2019 semester. Richard was initiated at Old Dominion University and is one of 30,000 students to earn the honor nationwide each year. In order to earn the distinction, a student must be in the top 10 percent of seniors or top 7.5 percent to earn eligibility. The honor society recognizes students who “promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”
Amy Hicks, owner and operator of Amy’s Garden in Charles City, Virginia, have been recognized by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) as a certified grower of a large variety of organic vegetables, small fruits, and flowers on the farm. Through microloans, Hicks and her husband, George Ferguson, began a small operation and received loans to help grow their garden. “FSA has made it possible for us to expand the business by improving infrastructure,” said Hicks in a press release. “We are truly grateful for the help FSA offered with the low interest rates and…
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