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By Stefanie Jackson – Nandua High School’s Future Business Leaders of America is no longer just a club for aspiring entrepreneurs, business managers, and administrators to do activities together like community service – they are learning how to start and run their own business that will serve other clubs...
By Stefanie Jackson – In November, the thoughts of cooks across America turn to planning the menu for the annual Thanksgiving feast, what is for some the most elaborate meal they will prepare all year. In modern times, with smaller numbers of women claiming the profession of housewife, it...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County is making a community effort to ensure Northampton High School students log the community service hours they need to graduate, resulting in meaningful experiences that inspire kids to go above and beyond the minimum requirements. The words “community service” might conjure images of prisoners...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore’s comic artist, Stevon Sample, recently celebrated the re-opening of his art and graphic design business and is ready to take it to the next level and make a global impact. Sample is working out of a small studio on the first floor of his home...
By Stefanie Jackson – Bruce Brinkley is the product of a bygone era of flower children, free love, and yellow submarines, and it shows in his art. Brinkley, who hails from Princess Anne County, moved to the Eastern Shore 13 years ago after he was introduced to the area for...
By Connie Morrison If local officials want funding in the state budget for the proposed mid-Shore force-main sewer project along U.S. Route 13, time is of the essence, Del. Rob Bloxom told a room full local officials and interested citizens last Thursday, Oct. 24. Counties and towns should join the Hampton...

The right to vote is a sacred thing that I have been doing since I turned 18 years old. That was more than four decades ago. I haven’t missed an election. I will go if it is raining or so beautiful outside that one would enjoy playing hooky from...
By Linda Cicoira -- When 83-year-old Glenwood “Sonny” Bennett, of Onley, had a heart attack 20 years ago, he had to give up fishing, a job he had for almost four decades. “After a couple of years, I felt like doing something because I was just laying around,” he said...
By Stefanie Jackson – In celebration of upcoming Election Day, several Cape Charles restaurants held a political straw poll Tuesday, Oct. 29, in which diners signified their choice for state senate by selecting one of two special menu items. For example, at the dining counter at Rayfield’s Pharmacy, customers could...
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