Tag: Community

Submitted Article and Photos – As Northampton County Public Schools looked at its return to the 2020-2021 school year, the administration and staff wanted to take an opportunity to reflect and thank the local community for all the support it has given to its schools since the start of...
By Stefanie Jackson – A young preacher from Accomac, Quintavion Washington, was inspired to create a new organization that would become “a voice for the voiceless” after George Floyd, a Black man from Minnesota, died while a White police officer knelt on his neck, leading to protests and shouts...
By Stefanie Jackson – Serving Together is the name of the new Northampton County organization started under the leadership of the Rev. Russell Goodrich, of Cape Charles, with the mission of making connections and bringing hope to life within the community. “Dream big” was Goodrich’s advice for the new group. “We...
By Stefanie Jackson – A Cape Charles resident let the cat out of the bag again at the May 16 town council meeting when he reported an altercation between himself and another resident, related to a disagreement about the care and treatment of stray cats in the neighborhood, also...
By Linda Cicoira Capt. W. Todd Wessells, of the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), announced Wednesday he will run for sheriff as an Independent candidate in the November general election. “I have more than 25 years of experience in law enforcement” with ACSO, Wessells said in a prepared statement. Sheriff Todd...
By Linda Cicoira Three Chincoteague ponies were grazing at the carnival grounds on the island this week after being donated to the fire company to help replenish the famous herd, according to Denise Bowden, a company spokesperson.“We accepted a donation of three beautiful, mature mares to help...