Tag: Cheriton

By Stefanie Jackson – Small businesses in Cape Charles and the surrounding areas still may apply for COVID-19 relief funds from an $845,000 Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) grant that has been only about half spent and expires Oct 1. “Certainly, the last thing we want to...
By Stefanie Jackson – After nearly 57 years as a family business, Cherrystone Family Camping Resort, in lower Northampton County, was sold by owner Chad Ballard III to Sun RV Resorts, a division of Sun Communities Inc. “Since 1964, Cherrystone Family Camping Resort had provided a beautiful space with exceptional...
Mr. Lawrence Milton Nottingham, 95, husband of the late Sue Robins Nottingham and a resident of Cheriton, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021, at his residence. A native of Bridgetown, he was the son of the late Lawrence Milton Nottingham and the late Jennie Roberts Nottingham. He was a...
By Carol Vaughn — Melfa residents are expressing their gratitude after receiving a care package from the small town last week. The packages included disposable face masks for adults and children, hand sanitizer, and a $100 Food Lion gift card. Residents thanked the town in numerous social media posts. Melfa resident Brianna Parkes...
Mr. Vincent Calvin Wood, 83, husband of Sara Lewis Wood and a resident of Cheriton, passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, at his residence in Cheriton. He was the son of the late Vincent Francis Wood and the late Elizabeth Doughty Wood. He was a retired lawn care contractor...
Staff Report — Virginia State Police were called to investigate a single-vehicle accident this morning (Jan. 15) in Northampton County that resulted in two juveniles being medevaced from the scene. The accident occurred at approximately 10:07 a.m. on Cherrydale Drive between Perdue Road and Seaside Road. According to a news release from...
Mrs. Loretta Moore Conrow, affectionately known as MomMom, 78, wife of the late James L. Conrow and a resident of Cheriton, formerly of Cape Charles, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Oyster, she was the daughter of the late...
Story and Photos by Jim Ritch — Every week, even in the cold of December, a harvest of lettuce departs the hydroponic greenhouse of Shore Breeze Farms in Cheriton, destined for local schools, restaurants, farm markets, and grocery stores. This December, the new and innovative operation is celebrating two milestones: a...
By Stefanie Jackson – A longtime Eastern Shore resident, Jacqueline “Jackie” Davis, became the mayor-elect of Cheriton in November after serving just one two-year term on the town council. Cheriton Mayor Larry LeMond had decided not to seek re-election but ran for a seat on the town council, which...