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By Stefanie Jackson – Robert Duer, Exmore town manager and Northampton supervisor, announced at Monday’s Exmore town council meeting that he will not run for re-election to the board of supervisors this November. “I went down there to do three things. One of them was to keep chicken houses out of...
By Linda Cicoira -- Eastern Shore of Virginia residents  -- along with the rest of the state -- were taken on a wild ride by Gov. Ralph Northam and other top-ranking Democrats this week. It started last Friday with the discovery of a circa 1984 racist photograph that appeared on Northam’s Eastern Virginia...
By Linda Cicoira -- Angela Hinman “Angel” Taylor, the former Hallwood clerk who was storing town financial records in her car in 2017 when the vehicle and contents burned in a mysterious fire, was charged last week with 65 felony counts of embezzlement that involve more than $22,000.  Accusations, betrayal, missing...
By Linda Cicoira -- William “Bill” Wrobel, director of NASA Wallops Flight Facility, is leaving the Eastern Shore for a new job in Washington, D.C., a spokesperson for NASA confirmed this week.  A source close to the move told the Eastern Shore Post that the new job is a demotion and...
By Linda Cicoira -- A Chincoteague woman, accused of stabbing her husband in the chest with an 8-inch kitchen knife because he was unfaithful, was indicted Monday by an Accomack Circuit Court jury on a count of malicious maiming. Esveire Nava-Gandara, 37, of Willow Street on Chincoteague, was indicted in connection...
By Linda Cicoira -- A Chincoteague woman, accused of stabbing her husband in the chest with an 8-inch kitchen knife because he was unfaithful, was indicted Monday by an Accomack Circuit Court jury on a count of malicious maiming. Esveire Nava-Gandara, 37, of Willow Street on Chincoteague, was indicted in connection...
By Linda Cicoira -- Angela Hinman Taylor, the former Hallwood clerk who was storing town financial records in her car in 2017 when it burned in a fire, was charged late last week with 65 felony counts of embezzlement. Bond and release order forms were filed Friday in Accomack General District Court....
By Linda Cicoira -- A fatal fire in Accomack County Friday is being investigated as arson and homicide, according to the state police. “The preliminary examination conducted Saturday by the Office of the Medical Examiner in Norfolk revealed that each of the three bodies recovered from a burned mobile home in...
By Linda Cicoira “I am not in that photograph,” Gov. Ralph Northam said Saturday at a press conference. “It was horrific. The fact that it was on my page, it was unacceptable. Yesterday, I took responsibility for the content that appeared on my page.” That was the reason Northam gave for...

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UPDATE By Linda Cicoira -- Republican Party leaders from the Eastern Shore are among those who have called for the resignation of Gov. Ralph Northam after a medical school yearbook photo surfaced Friday that Northam admitted was “racist and offensive.” Accomack Republican Party Chairman Brian Langley and Northampton Republican Chairman Rob...
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