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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | May 30, 2023


BCCTC Workforce Signing Day

By Robb Johnson | May 25, 2023 9:21 pm

Klink to run for Commonwealth Attorney of Charles City County

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 11:01 pm

Tyler Klink has announced his candidacy for the position of Commonwealth’s Attorney of Charles City County. “I’m running for Commonwealth’s Attorney because my experience as a prosecutor, because my family has decided to make Charles City our home, and because I’m passionate about making the community that we live in safe for everyone,” Klink said in a press release, referencing his tenures in Pittsylvania County, a special prosecutor in other courts, and his current position as Charles City County’s Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. “I believe that Charles City both needs and deserves an experienced prosecutor as Commonwealth Attorney. “I believe in…
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Presenting at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 10:49 pm

Cyr graduates from Jacksonville State Universiy

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 12:26 am

Rebecca Q. Cyr, a resident of Barhamsville, recently completed her studies at Jacksonville State University. Cyr took part of Apr. 29 commencement ceremonies, graduating with a degree in Public Administration.

Arts Alive Inc. announces two scholarship winners from New Kent

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 12:23 am

Two New Kent residents have received scholarships from Arts Alive Incorporated. Lucy Vick, a 2022 graduate of New Kent High School, received the $500 Dr. Shirly Carter Olsson recurring scholarship. The scholarship honors the life of Dr. Shirley Carter Olsson and is awarded to past scholarship winners in their second year of college who is pursuing a major in the arts. Cadence Roberts, a senior at New Kent High School, is the winner of the C. Herbert Brown Jr. Performing Arts Scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The scholarship is named in honor of Arts Alive’s founder, C. Herbert Brown…
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Quinton teenager earns Bachelor’s Degree from Mary Baldwin University

By Community Member | May 23, 2023 12:16 am

Avery Lamprecht, an 18-year-old resident of Quinton, earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology as she graduated from Mary Baldwin University. Lamprecht was accepted into the university at the age of 14 as part of Mary Baldwin’s Program for the Exceptionally Gifted (PEG). While enrolled, she was inducted into the Alpha Mu Gamma Honor society. Lamprecht has no plans to slow down her education, as she earned a full Presidential Scholarship to attend Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, Maryland, where she will pursue a degree in data science.

NKCDC announces scholarship recipients

By Community Member | May 19, 2023 5:08 am

The New Kent Community Development Corporation (NKCDC) has announced its 2023 scholarship recipients. Maia Cook has been awarded the NKCDC academic scholarship in the amount of $250. The scholarship is presented to a student pursuing a business degree and excels academically. The $1,000 Eugene R. Williams Scholarship was presented to Kiersten Otey. The award is presented to a student who has high academic achievement, participates in extra-curricular activities, community involvement, and requires an essay.

Pair of Providence Forge residents named to Bridgewater College’s Dean’s List

By Community Member | May 19, 2023 4:22 am

A pair of Providence Forge residents were named to the Dean’s List at Bridgewater College for the 2023 Spring semester. McKenna Mueller and Luke Tomajczyk were recognized for their academic achievement. In order to be named to the Dean’s List, a student must obtain a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher.

Crawley campaigning to become sheriff of Charles City County

By Community Member | May 19, 2023 4:16 am

Jayson Crawley has announced his candidacy for the position of sheriff in Charles City County. “My passion for serving my community began at the age of 15 as a member of the Charles City Volunteer Fire Department,” Crawley said in a press release. “I have maintained a successful career in public safety since that time, employed with Charles City County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years and the last six-and-a-half years with Surry County Sheriff’s Office. “I feel that there are some good people currently working within the sheriff’s office,” he continued. “It is my belief that with the proper leadership,…
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Three local students named SNHU President’s List

By Community Member | May 17, 2023 12:28 am

Three local students have been named to the President’s List of Southern New Hampshire University for the Winter 2023 term. Brandon Luellen and Melissa Marchman, both of Quinton, and Elizabeth Wade, of Providence Forge, were recognized for their academic achievement. To be named with the honor, a student must be enrolled full-time while accumulating a grade-point average of 3.7 or higher.

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