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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | April 14, 2024

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Snyder named to Dean’s List at Ferrum College

By Community Member | March 12, 2024 8:00 pm

Kerstin Snyder, a 2020 graduate of New Kent High School and current softball player at Ferrum College, has been named to the Dean’s List for the Fall 2023 semester. In order to receive the accolade, a student must accumulate a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher while enrolled as a full-time student.

Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma offering $2,500 scholarships

By Community Member | March 12, 2024 8:47 am

Bottom of the Bridge LaSertoma Club is offering two scholarship grants to graduating students of New Kent High School. A $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a New Kent High School Senior pursuing a college education at either a community college or four-year institution. Another $2,500 will be awarded to a New Kent High School senior enrolled in a technical, nursing, or culinary arts field through Bridging Communities Career and Technical Center. To be eligible for the scholarship, a high school senior must reside in New Kent County, and attend New Kent High School, Code RVA, Maggie Walker Governor’s School,…
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Solidarity mission

By Community Member | March 12, 2024 8:38 am

Letter to the Editor: Responds to conspiracy theories involving New Kent County

By Community Member | March 5, 2024 7:46 pm

I want to express my reaction to the self-described political comments in the newsletter by John Poindexter in the latest editions of the Chronicle. This is not criticism because I know Mr. Poindexter is a patriot, preservationist, and a gentleman. We share a common background including Vietnam combat and restoring old homes. Mr. Poindexter alleges that during a closed-door meeting of New Kent County’s Board of Supervisors that “pro-growth-oriented members coalesced around their choice for a replacement supervisor” for the sadly departed Ms. Patricia Paige. He further presented evidence that the Virginia Attorney General took exception to that process. If…
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Quimby named as Next Gen Leader for White House Historical Association

By Community Member | February 27, 2024 11:17 am

Zach Quimby, a 2016 graduate of New Kent High School, was named to the White House Historical Association (WHHA) as a Next Gen Leader (NGL). The NGL cohort is a group of influential young professionals representing a variety of fields, bound together by a passion for civics, education, and history. “I’m incredibly honored to join the WHHA as a Next-Gen Leader in 2024,” Quimby said in a press release. “Not only is it a fantastic opportunity to network and collaborate with influential leaders across the country, it’s also a chance to use skills I learned in life to work as…
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Daniels named to Dean’s List at Radford University

By Community Member | February 27, 2024 11:04 am

Cole Daniels, a resident of Quinton, was named to the Dean’s List at Radford University for the Fall 2023 semester. In order to earn the recognition, a student must accumulate a grade-point average of 3.4 or higher while taking at least 12 semester hours.

Charles City Circuit Court awarded $22,809 preservation grant

By Community Member | February 22, 2024 9:28 pm

The Library of Virginia announced that the Circuit Court Records Preservation (CCRP) program has awarded Charles City Circuit Court Clerk Victoria Washington a grant in the amount of $22,809 for local records preservation. The funds will be used to conserve General Index to Deeds no. 2 1913-1957-Grantees: General Index to Deeds no 2, 1913-1957-Grantors; General Index to Deeds No. 3 1958-1994-Grantors A-K; Land Book 1929-1932; Land Book 1933-1936; and Land Book 1937-1940 stored in her office. The records will also be digitized so that they can be available to the public through the clerk’s online records management system. “We’re very…
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New Kent Winery awarded gold medals from Virginia Governor’s Cup

By Community Member | February 22, 2024 9:19 pm

The Reserve Chardonnay and Merlot from New Kent Winery have been awarded gold medals from the 2024 Virginia Governor’s Cup. The Virginia Governor’s Cup is a competition that showcase wines, ciders, and means produced in the state. A panel of judges voted that the flagship Reserve Chardonnay and Merlot, both grown at New Kent Winery, were the top drinks in their categories, earning an average of 90 points or higher on a 100-point scale. “We are incredibly honored to receive gold medals for both our Reserve Chardonnay and Merlot,” said Jo Anna Dombroski, co-owner of New Kent Winery. “These awards…
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Bland Music Scholarship winners

By Community Member | February 19, 2024 10:13 am

Hollins University names Bauer to Dean’s List for Fall 2023 semester

By Community Member | February 15, 2024 3:38 pm

Emily Bauer, a resident of Charles City, earned Dean’s List recognition from Hollins University for the Fall 2023 semester. In order to earn the accolade, a student must earn a grade-point average of 3.5 or higher while being enrolled as a full-time student.

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