New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | September 27, 2022

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  • In physical contest, New Kent withstands Lafayette in 2-0 shutout

    Overcoming a lot of physical play and capitalizing off penalty corners, New Kent’s Lady Trojans defeated the visiting Lafayette Rams 2-0 in a Sept. 22 field hockey contest. The hosts’ defense prevented Lafayette from converting many penalty corner opportunities. But when it was time for New Kent to have a penalty corner, they took advantage of it. With 1:18 left in the first quarter, Lady Trojan Katie Fly converted on a penalty corner to give the hosts a 1-0 lead. In the second stanza, teammate Molly Milby duplicated the feat at the 11:27 mark, upping the advantage to 2-0, a…
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  • Lamprecht wins home cross-country meet; New Kent girls, boys place third overall

    New Kent’s Isaac Lamprecht crossed the finish line in first place as he won New Kent High School’s home cross-country meet on Sept. 21. Lamprecht crossed the line in 16:40, edging Grafton’s Connor Linehan who finished two seconds behind. Overall, the Trojans finished in third place in the meet, finishing one point behind Warhill and 23 points behind Grafton. On the girls’ side, Madison Johnson earned a top-five finish, squeezing into the fifth spot with a time of 23:01. New Kent’s Lady Trojans also earned a third-place finish in the meet, finishing 29 points behind Grafton and 20 points behind…
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  • Three locals graduate during Summer 2022 ceremonies from James Madison University

    Three local students recently completed studies at James Madison University and graduated during August 2022 commencement exercises. Rachel Phelps and Grace Daniel, both of Quinton, and Jacob Broz, of Providence Forge, are part of the Summer 2022 graduating class. Phelps earned a Bachelor’s degree in geology, Daniel earned a Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, and Broz earned a Bachelor’s degree in sport and recreational management.

  • OB-GYN services to be offered in New Kent County

    HCA Virginia will bring the first OB-GYN to the area, and it will be located in New Kent County. Located inside of Chickahominy Family Physicians at 1850 Pocahontas Trail, Quinton, Dr. Maria Espiridion will begin treating patients on Sept. 27. “Patients in this area typically have to travel to Richmond or Williamsburg for care, so we are excited to fill a huge void in New Kent County,” said Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Chief Executive Officer Ryan Jensen. “People who live in surrounding communities will be able to save a trip by having comprehensive OB-GYN care close by.” The new specialty will…
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  • Hampton man indicted for allegedly stealing classic car in New Kent

    A Hampton man who allegedly stole an antique car has been indicted by a grand jury during Monday morning proceedings in New Kent Circuit Court. Brandon Wayne Milligan, 29, of 5 Quinn Street, was indicted on one count each of grand theft auto, obtaining money by false pretenses, forging an automobile certificate, and transferring a stolen vehicle. Milligan originally stole a Ford Model A belonging to Gerald Sprouse that was intended to be a gift for one of the victim’s family members on June 25. In other indictments certified by the grand jury: –Rahmaine Malik Ahmad Austin, 21, of the…
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