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Staff Report — A 43-year-old Nelsonia man was injured in a stabbing on Friday, Feb. 19, according to Accomack County Sheriff Todd Wessells. The sheriff’s office received a report of a stabbing on Metompkin Road in Nelsonia at around 9:18 p.m. When deputies arrived at the scene, they were told a man...
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By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County Sheriff Todd Wessells said no one has been hospitalized as result of an outbreak at the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office. The National Guard tested more than 170 Sheriff’s Office employees and inmates Jan. 5. More staff than inmates tested positive for COVID-19, Wessells said, putting the...
By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County Sheriff’s Office personnel did some last-minute Christmas shopping at Walmart in Onley Friday, Dec. 18, for the Donnie Wayne Tyndall Memorial Toy Drive. The items were purchased to fill out the wish lists of youngsters and were in addition to hundreds of toys and other...
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Staff Report — The death of a 29-year-old Parksley man on Saturday is being investigated as a homicide, according to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a report Saturday, Sept. 12, around 9:32 p.m. that a vehicle had driven through a fence on Beartown Road in Mappsville, according...
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Staff Report — A man was found suffering from a gunshot wound after deputies were called to the scene of large gathering early Saturday on Route 13 in Mappsville. The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report of shots fired at the gathering at around 1:12 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, according...
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Staff Report — A 28-year-old Painter woman has been charged with attempted murder after an older woman was stabbed multiple times late Tuesday. Megan A. Harrison is charged with first-degree attempted murder, according to the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a report at around 10:05 p.m. Tuesday that a...
By Carol Vaughn -- The Eastern Shore Regional Animal Control Facility has made strides in recent years in finding homes for the dogs and cats that come its way, thanks in part to increased cooperation with volunteer organizations. Molly, a sweet-natured, mixed-breed dog, is one former resident that found a happy...