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By Linda Cicoira -- More than $202.5 million was spent to purchase Virginia lottery tickets in Accomack County in the last 20 years, according to figures released this week by John Hagerty of valottery.com Meanwhile, in Northampton, the total came to nearly $104 million bringing the total for the...
Story and Photo by Brennan Waldorf Warriors found running room but were hampered by turnovers and penalties in their 21-59 loss to the Rappahannock Raiders. The score shows a loss, but the Warriors gained valuable experience that should provide a strong building block for a team with only five seniors. Nandua’s...
Story and Photos by Brennan Waldorf With last year in the rearview mirror, the Broadwater Vikings look to improve. They went 2-7 last year, but head coach Eddie Spencer expects this year’s squad to have a higher number in the wins column. Last year “we had trouble staying on the field, we...
Stevon Sample
By Stefanie Jackson – Stevon Sample is on the verge of realizing his dream of earning a living as a full-time artist, and he hopes others will be inspired by his story. “If I can do it, you can do it” is the message he wants to send to Eastern...
Mayor Marshall
Editor's note: The article referenced was published online Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. It has a different title in the Aug. 16 print edition of the paper. By Parksley Mayor Wayne Marshall I am troubled by the fact that your recent article ("From Restroom Closures to Police Harassment" - August 13, 2019)...
Mrs. Marie C. Scott, 95, wife of the late J. Lynwood Scott, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. A native and lifelong resident of Onancock, she was born March 5, 1924, to the late James and Winnie Chambers. Mrs. Scott retired from the former C&P Telephone Company, where she...
Dear Editor: Just a shoutout that after being on the Shore for 20 years now, your paper is THE BEST. It is one of my favorite reads and I look forward to cover-to-cover reading each week. I find Linda Cicoira to be an exceptional writer in every aspect of newspaper...
By Linda Cicoira -- Accomack County’s 15 senior administrators and constitutional officers are being paid a total of $1,568,035 annually, according to information provided on request to the Eastern Shore Post. The tally does not include benefits.  Eight of the county leaders make more than $100,000, up from seven in...
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By Stefanie Jackson – The town of Cheriton received good news at its July 24 town council meeting when the final numbers for fiscal year 2019 showed the town had a surplus. “It was a tough year, but we still managed to stay in the black,” said Mayor Larry LeMond. Within...