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The 'Justice for George Floyd' protest organized by Kaliyah Weatherly was Saturday, June 6, in Exmore. Click on any photo to enter the gallery.
By Carol Vaughn — Protests and rallies in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd, a black man, at the hands of white police in Minneapolis are not a new phenomenon in the United States, or even on the Eastern Shore, according to Eastern Shore historian Kentoya Downing-Garcia, who...
Mr. Charles Allen “Chuck” Pruitt Jr., 67, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at his residence. A lifelong resident of Tangier Island, he was born on Oct. 1, 1952, a son of the late Charles Allen “Charlie” Pruitt and the late Geraldine Crockett Pruitt. Following...
Mr. Samuel Arthur Merritt, 81, of Parksley, passed away March 25, 2020, at Shore Rehabilitation Center in Parksley. He was born on Chincoteague Island, Jan. 30, 1939, to Everett and Oneita (Daisey) Foster. He was a member of Drummondtown Baptist Church, Accomack Masonic Lodge #243, Order of the Eastern Star #62,...
By Stefanie Jackson – U.S. Rep. Elaine Luria met with Eastern Shore health and medical leaders Wednesday afternoon to discuss their coordinated response to COVID-19. “This is a national emergency. This is a public health crisis. We each have our own personal responsibility to help curb the spread of the...
— By Carol Vaughn Health care and government officials responded to many questions this week, as the reality of the novel coronavirus pandemic started to sink in on the Eastern Shore. The first confirmed case of the virus on the Eastern Shore was announced Thursday. It is thought the case was...
-- Staff Report Police are looking for an armed man who robbed the Dollar General store in Parksley on Thursday, Feb. 13, at around 10:35 p.m. The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report of the robbery, according to Sheriff W. Todd Wessells. The suspect robbed the clerks, at gunpoint, of an...
By Stefanie Jackson – At the last Northampton supervisors meeting for retiring members Chairman Spencer Murray and Robert Duer, Director of Finance John Chandler reviewed the county’s financial achievements over their last four-year term. “Certainly, the high school-middle school enhancement project is going to be something that we can all...
Mrs. Diana H. Annunziata, of Newburg, Md., a wife, mother, grandmother and dear friend, died Dec. 12, 2019, at the age of 75 years. Born in Newport News, Va., she was one of three children of Katherine Birch Hickman and Louie Hickman. Diana was raised on the Eastern Shore of Virginia....
By Bill Sterling Special to the Eastern Shore Post A full field of 86 golfers, beautiful fall weather, and wonderful memories paying tribute to a revered benefactor were the highlights of the 31st annual H.B. Rew Jr. Golf Tournament held at the Eastern Shore Yacht & Country Club on Oct. 4. The tournament is...