Tag: Bloxom

Dear Editor: This is to add another accolade for Bob Bloxom on the event of his passing. I knew Bob through his work in the General Assembly in my ten years as Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System. I saw Bob in many legislative circumstances. He was always kind, concerned,...
Mr. Shawn “Shawny” Michael Turner, 18, of Bloxom, passed away Dec. 6, 2020, in Bloxom. Born on July 30, 2002, in Nassawadox, he was the son of Shawn Christopher Turner (Ashley Greer) and April Kelly. Shawny was a recent graduate of Arcadia High School and enjoyed singing in the school...
Staff Report — This morning, Dec. 6, at approximately 4:06 a.m., the Virginia State Police was called to investigate a single-vehicle accident that had resulted in a fatality. The accident occurred at 24300 Guards Shore Road, between Ridge Road and Winterville Road, in Bloxom, according to a release issued by...
By Carol Vaughn and Connie Morrison — A Navy aircraft crashed Monday afternoon in a soybean field off Mason Road in Bloxom, triggering a massive emergency response. The crash was reported around 4:05 p.m. The plane was a Navy E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, the kind that practices touch-and-go operations at NASA Wallops Flight...
By Stefanie Jackson – The biannual Eggs and Issues breakfast and political forum, sponsored by the Eastern Shore Chamber of Commerce Dec. 4 at the Onley Town Center, gave local and state representatives the opportunity to address current issues. Virginia General Assembly representatives Sen. Lynwood Lewis and Del. Rob Bloxom...
By Linda Cicoira -- Three people, whose names have not been released by authorities, died Friday morning in a mobile home fire in Nelsonia, according to C. Ray Pruitt, director of the Accomack Department of Public Safety. Firefighters were called to Johnson Court for “a residential fire with entrapment,” at 10...
By Linda Cicoira-  Cara Burton, of Parksley, is a cat lover who couldn’t resist helping a kitten that she discovered in a rock crevice at Guard Shore’s beach near Bloxom recently. The director of the Eastern Shore Public Library took the ailing animal to the vet as it appeared to...