Tag: 911

By Carol Vaughn — Regulations for aircraft operations at the Accomack County Airport were updated this month to include rules and standards related to unmanned aircraft systems. The Accomack County Board of Supervisor voted at the April 21 meeting to approve the changes. “The revisions were made to include regulations and standards...
By Carol Vaughn — A dozen local agencies exercised their skills in an emergency operations drill Wednesday at Accomack County’s new Emergency Operations Center. The exercise introduced the new facility to agency representatives who, during a real emergency, will be stationed there to coordinate response. The drill reacquainted participants with emergency procedures...
By Connie Morrison -- A late afternoon fire Friday claimed a Townsend house that was under renovation and damaged a neighboring home. There were no injuries, said Cheriton Volunteer Fire Company Chief Thomas Moore. The Eastern Shore 9-1-1 center took the call at 4:01 p.m., according to Moore. “The first engine...