• A Conversation With Gov.-Elect and Shore Native Ralph Northam

    By Bill Sterling -- For Ralph Northam, the Sunday following the election was one of the most enjoyable days he has experienced in a long time.  Just off from a year of campaigning which culminated in his election as Virginia’s next governor, Northam spent the day knocking around on his boyhood farm on Onancock Creek, tinkering with two antique … [Continue Reading]

    A Conversation With Gov.-Elect and Shore Native Ralph Northam
  • Saltwater Cowboy Wesley “Old Dad” Bloxom Dies

    By Linda Cicoira -- A saltwater cowboy, who for 57 years helped guide the famous herd of wild Chincoteague ponies across the slack waters of the Assateague Channel and up the streets to the carnival grounds during the volunteer fire company’s Pony Penning every July, died Nov. 16, to the dismay of fellow firefighters, residents and visitors of the … [Continue Reading]

    Saltwater Cowboy Wesley “Old Dad” Bloxom Dies
  • Norfolk Man Who Left on Raft Saturday Found in Machipongo Sunday

    By Stefanie Jackson -- A good Samaritan from Machipongo made the call Sunday alerting authorities that a missing Norfolk man was found alive after he disappeared Saturday evening in a raft on the Chesapeake Bay. The survivor, Wesley Schoonmaker, donned a full wetsuit, and planned Saturday, Nov. 18, to test out a new oar by paddling his blue and … [Continue Reading]

    Norfolk Man Who Left on Raft Saturday Found in Machipongo Sunday

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