Tag: Accomack County

By Carol Vaughn — A new, $145,350 pavilion under construction at Sawmill Park in Accomac was expected to be complete by the end of December. The 40’ x 80’ covered structure at the public park will have Wi-Fi available, according to Accomack County Administrator Mike Mason. “It one of a number of...
Staff Report — The Eastern Shore Health District announced this week that it will offer free COVID-19 testing at a drive-thru testing clinic on Monday, Dec. 7, at the Accomack County Health Department, 23191 Front St., Accomac, VA 23301, from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m., or until testing supplies...
By Carol Vaughn — COVID-19 cases on the Eastern Shore are increasing. “Over the past two weeks we have definitely seen an increase in our number of cases,” said Jon Richardson, chief operating officer at the Eastern Shore Health District, in a Nov. 23 email. Richardson said the health department is...
By Connie Morrison Its future was in question after Gov. Ralph Northam asked for funding to be struck for a new $2 million hangar at the Accomack County Airport, but on Nov. 18 the governor signed the biennial budget amendments with the airport funding intact. Del. Rob Bloxom introduced the funding...
By Carol Vaughn — With the presidential election not yet determined at the national level Tuesday night, Accomack voters chose Donald Trump over Joe Biden, 8,822 votes to 6,824 votes, according to unofficial results. The election night results include the central absentee precinct, but some absentee ballots were still being tallied...
By Carol Vaughn — George N. McMath was named 2020 Champion of Economic Development in a ceremony Friday in Onley. The award, given by the Accomack County Economic Development Authority, recognized McMath’s decades of service to the Eastern Shore. Speakers noted his lifetime of service as a newspaper owner, a Virginia delegate,...