Tag: Northampton

By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo The Arcadia Firebirds varsity grapplers competed in the Region 2A tournament in Poquoson Feb. 2. Angel Vasquez earned a third-place finish in the 106-pound weight bracket, giving him a bid to the state finals this weekend in Salem, Va. Ronaldo Lopez finished fourth at 120, and...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo For the second straight season, the Chincoteague Ponies girls varsity club claimed the Eastern Shore District Championship tournament title, as well as the regular season championship. The girls earned the district title last Thursday, cementing their spot at the top of the district tier after...
Story and Photos by Krystle Bono The Northampton High School gym was packed with supporters from across Accomack and Northampton counties to witness the Warriors and the Yellow Jackets go head-to-head to see who would come out on top of the district tournament championship. Northampton dominated their home court, coming out...
By Krystle Bono, Submitted Photo Senior Yellow Jacket varsity hoops standout Jawaun Bell hit the 1,000 point milestone during the team’s home court battle against Norfolk Academy on Jan. 3., posting 26 points in the game. As a four-year varsity starting point guard, Bell has been an integral part of...
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 Stefanie Jackson –  Northampton supervisors approved a budget appropriation of $65,000 Monday night for a complete investigation and analysis of Northampton High School’s structural and operational issues. The contract was awarded to Waller, Todd and Sadler Architects, of Virginia Beach. The firm will provide a second opinion of the high school’s...
Story and Photo by Stefanie Jackson Dr. Arthur Carter, a longtime Northampton resident and concerned citizen, opened a dialogue with the county school board on restorative justice, an alternative method of school discipline that aims to reduce suspensions and prevent the disruption of children’s education and socialization. Carter has spoken to...
Story and Photos by Stefanie Jackson The Northampton County NAACP, Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore, and Northampton County Public Schools organized the 29th annual Community Unity Day breakfast in the Northampton High School cafeteria on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 21. The event commemorated King’s life and legacy and...
By Stefanie Jackson David Doughty Jr. is seeking a third term as Northampton County sheriff. His career with the Northampton County Sheriff’s Office has spanned 25 years to date, beginning in 1994 when he became a jail deputy. Doughty was promoted in 1996 to patrol deputy and in 1998 to criminal...
By Krystle Bono The Northampton Bulls middle sixth grade team concluded their season with a flawless 6-0 record and secured the Eastern Shore District Middle School championship Wednesday night after defeating Nandua. The boys began the season with a win over Chincoteague, 37-2, Jan. 7. Na’Rod Jarvis led at the net...
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