Tag: Accomack County

By Carol Vaughn — The Accomack County Board of Supervisors approved a second round of CARES Act grants. The second round of federally funded grants will give an opportunity to re-apply for funds to small businesses, watermen, and charter boat captains or Coast Guard passenger vessel operators who were deemed ineligible...
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By Carol Vaughn — A fraud investigator at Accomack County Department of Social Services is saving thousands of taxpayer dollars. Of more than 37 applications for air conditioning units people made this year in the cooling assistance program, 28 were denied, saving the department more than $12,200, according to Frances Bailey,...
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 Carol Vaughn — Accomack officials approved a proposal to distribute remaining money from the federal CARES Act to watermen, small businesses, and charter boat captains. Twenty grants of $5,000 each previously were awarded to watermen; 21 grants of $5,000 each were awarded to businesses; and 11 grants of $3,500 each...
By Carol Vaughn — The trend in COVID-19 cases on the Eastern Shore has remained relatively stable for the past five to six weeks, since shortly after the region entered Phase 3 of Virginia’s reopening guidelines, according to Jon Richardson, Eastern Shore Health District chief operating officer. “Trend is, of course,...