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Tag: Eastern Shore

SaraBaldwin
By Stefanie Jackson – A new website by Eastern Shore native Sara Baldwin is ready and waiting for volunteers to sign up to help promote local entrepreneurs and provide visitors with an authentic and fulfilling travel experience. Baldwin is known for New Ravenna, the luxury mosaic tile business in Exmore...
NWSWakefieldVA on Heavy rain/flooding Potential This weekend
The National Weather Service has issued the following briefing on the potentially heavy rainfall over the weekend as of 7 a.m. EDT Saturday. In summary, there is a threat of heavy rain and a marginal risk for severe thunderstorms. A frontal boundary will drop over the region this morning and...
2019bike
Story by Stefanie Jackson (Photos by Connie Morrison and Stefanie Jackson) Onancock was the focal point for the 2019 Eastern Shore of Virginia House and Garden Tour, following a new, single-town tradition begun last year when the tour was exclusively in Cape Charles, save for Eyre Hall, in Cheriton,...
BoysAndGirlsClubKids
By Stefanie Jackson – The Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Virginia (BGCSEVA) celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, and its 11 branches, including the Eastern Shore Boys & Girls Club, are participating in the festivities. In honor of the anniversary, each locality that is home to a branch of...
Rural Horseshoe
By Stefanie Jackson – What would it take for the Eastern Shore to get a four-year university and all the economic benefits that go with it? That’s the question being asked by local Terry Malarkey and a group of like-minded individuals who have formed the nonprofit, the University of...
By Linda Cicoira The 2020 census could be a problem in Accomack County. Along with misconceptions about reporting your existence to the Census Bureau, there’s an old issue. Twenty years ago it was somehow reported that 5,000 people lived on one small lot at Trails End. “We proved to those people (the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Next Saturday, April 20, the Eastern Shore will kick off its first-ever comic book convention, better known as a “comic-con,” in Cheriton, home of the “small town, big heart.” But the Eastern Shore Comicon isn’t just about comic books – it’s a celebration of everything pop culture...
Submitted Article and Photo The “Virginia World War I and World War II Profiles of Honor Tour” will be at two locations on the Eastern Shore of Virginia in April, hosted by Eastern Shore Public Library.  The walk-in traveling exhibit will be in Nassawadox on Friday, April 12 , where it...
Submitted Article The Barrier Islands Center in Machipongo is hosting a temporary exhibit on loan from the Library of Virginia, “True Sons of Freedom.” To commemorate World War I, “True Sons of Freedom” uses photographs of African-American soldiers from Virginia who fought overseas to defend freedoms they were denied at home....
By Angie H. Crutchley  -- Nathaniel Metzger has an appetite for life (and food) like most 17-month-old boys. Watching his brown curls bounce as he gains footing, and distance, to get the fruit plate his dad is feeding him, one wouldn’t suspect the tumultuous beginning of his life. Le’Andra...