New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | November 28, 2022

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  • Charles City leaders meet with contractor to discuss timeline of new fire station

    Charles City County’s Board of Supervisor sent a message to Henderson Incorporated related to a new fire station that will be constructed; “This means the world to us.” Supervisors and representatives of the construction company met Tuesday afternoon in a special meeting to determine the timeline and groundbreaking for the facility that will be constructed on Roxbury Road. In Nov. 2021, county leaders approved financing to borrow $5 million for construction of the fire station. After receiving the proposed rates, Atlantic Union was selected as the financial choice. The county elected a 15-year fixed rate repayment plan. Later at that…
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  • New Kent’s Hyndshaw, McLaughlin receive all-state recognition in volleyball

    Several New Kent High School athletes were recognized with postseason accolades in recent press releases. In girls’ volleyball, two New Kent Lady Trojans were selected to the Group 3A State Second Team. Senior Aubrey Hyndshaw was named as a player and classmate Sophie McLaughlin received recognition as the libero. In football, Seth Bayens was named as a defensive end on the Bay Rivers District Second Team. Joining him with accolades on the second team is teammate Thomas Wilson, who received the nod as a punter.

  • Hopewell man lands in jail for 15 months after leading high speed chase in New Kent County

    A Hopewell man led police on a chase through the Providence Forge area of New Kent County will spend the next 15 months in jail. Joshua John Scott, 34, of the 100 block of Weston Circle, entered guilty pleas to one count each of felony eluding of police, felony hit and run, and felony destruction of property as part of a plea agreement reached Monday afternoon in New Kent Circuit Court. One charge of possession of a Schedule I/II drug was dropped as part of the agreement. In a summary of evidence provided by New Kent Commonwealth Attorney Scott Renick,…
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