New Kent Charles City Chronicle

News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | October 4, 2023


Letter to the Editor: Supports McBeath for New Kent School Board

By Community Member | October 2, 2023 10:48 pm

I have personally known Molly McBeath for almost 20 years since she moved to New Kent County. Molly is a hardworking, professional woman of integrity who is seeking re-election to our school board because of her passion for the education of our children. She is committed to respecting parents’ rights to have a voice and a choice in each student’s education. Make your vote count. Vote for Molly McBeath for District 5 School Board! Mel and Marion Delagrange Barhamsville

Charles City High School Homecoming 2023

By Community Member | September 30, 2023 10:55 am

Honoring Supervisor Smith at fire station

By Robb Johnson | September 28, 2023 9:41 pm

Silver in state competition

By Community Member | September 28, 2023 9:27 pm

Candidate for New Kent Conservation and Water Director: Philip Thomson

By Community Member | September 26, 2023 7:46 pm

Experience: Currently serving as Soil and Water Conservation Director for the past four years, technical and educational experience, chairman of outreach and education committee for the district. Reason for running: “My grandfather was a farmer and nurseryman in Hanover County and I learned the importance of not just being a good caretaker of the earth, but also a responsible member of the community. Serving as a director allows me the opportunity to give back, albeit in a small way, to both.” Why people should vote for you: “I am dedicated to serving and representing all of the people of New…
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Candidate for New Kent County Commissioner of the Revenue: Laura Ecimovic

By Community Member | September 26, 2023 2:20 pm

Experience: New Kent Commissioner of the Revenue since 2017, licensed appraiser, 16 years of education in tax policy and ad valorem assessments. Reason for running: “I believe there is a better way for government to serve its citizens and have endeavored to make New Kent County the best.” Why people should vote for you: “As a resident of New Kent for over 35 years, I am committed to my community. I am dedicated to serving the community with honesty, integrity, and respect. I am committed to promote programs to minimize our tax burden and meet the demands created by growth.”

Candidate for New Kent County Treasurer: Charles Evelyn III

By Community Member | September 25, 2023 8:42 pm

Experience: Current New Kent County treasurer, earned full accreditation for treasurer’s office, member of Treasurers’ Association of Virginia Board of Directors. Reason for running: “I love serving the citizens of this great county. I want to keep the treasurer’s office as the best in Virginia. We are continuing to improve processes, keep up-to-date with technology, and offer outstanding customer service to our citizens.” Why people should vote for you: “I will continue and never forget that I work for the people and their family. I realize that the funds entrusted to the treasurer are taxpayers’ funds and I bring experience…
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Candidate for New Kent Conservation Soil and Water Director: Edward Davis

By Community Member | September 25, 2023 8:40 pm

Experience: Forty years at Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation in various positions, completed a four-year term to Colonial Soil, Water, and Conservation District (SWCD) and served as first vice president on the Virginia SWCD board. Reason for running: “I will continue to work with other board members and staff to ensure that the Colonial’s District outstanding AG, urban, and outreach educational programs are made known to the citizens of New Kent County and other localities within our service area.” Why people should vote for you: “I believe my experience and knowledge of local, state, and federal conservation programs will…
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Candidate for New Kent County School Board District 3: Andrea Staskiel

By Community Member | September 25, 2023 2:04 pm

Experience: Eight years on New Kent’s School Board, facilitator of Bridging Communities Career and Technical Center outreach programs into real-world learning environment, background in healthcare and business administration. Reason for running: “I see a lot of parallels in the world of nursing and teaching. We are underpaid but we love what we do. I relate with our educators and want to be part of a system that appreciates them. I enjoy being a part of a system that hired a great superintendent and part of this board who has put education first, as well as address issues that are important.”…
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Candidate for New Kent County Sheriff: Lee Bailey

By Community Member | September 25, 2023 1:05 pm

Experience: Started as a cadet with New Kent Fire Department at age of 14, worked as Richmond Public Safety Officer for three-and-a-half years, and has 30 years of experience in New Kent Sheriff’s Office with roles that include patrol deputy, school resource officer, and current Lieutenant Deputy. Reason for running: “I love New Kent County and I love the citizens. I love the dedicated men and women of the agency, and this has been a lifelong dream. With Sheriff Joe McLaughlin Jr. retiring, I believe the time is here.” Why people should vote for you: “I am honest, dedicated, hardworking…
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