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By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved a 5% meals tax for Accomack County businesses outside incorporated towns. The proceeds will be used to pay overtime instead of giving compensatory leave time to all nonexempt county employees, at an estimated annual cost of $241,000. If the tax...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors approved amending the county budget to fund an additional seven EMS staff, to be stationed at the Greenbackville fire station to provide 24/7 paid staffing. The board in a separate vote approved amending the budget to cover the cost of an...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors after public hearings Wednesday unanimously approved rezoning 28 acres on Wallops Island Road from agricultural to industrial use, as well as two conditional use permits required for a planned rocket production and testing facility. “This is huge. … This puts Accomack...
By Carol Vaughn — Broadband, volunteer fire departments, and childcare were among items discussed at a work session the Accomack County Board of Supervisors held Wednesday to begin considering how the county should spend $6.3 million in federal money it will receive as result of the American Rescue Plan Act. No...
By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors approved a change order related to steel roof decking for the new Eastern Shore Regional Library. The estimate to replace the existing roof on the older part of the building, which formerly was a grocery store, came in at $162,093, with...