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By Connie Morrison — The Virginia Department of Health has reported a COVID-19 death each of the last four days, including in the data released Sunday, May 17, bringing the total COVID-19 related deaths in Northampton County to nine. Accomack County also has nine deaths attributed to COVID-19. Northampton County has...
By Connie Morrison — The office of Gov. Ralph Northam issued a notice late Thursday afternoon that the governor had approved Accomack County's request to delay its move into Phase One of reopening, extending the current level of business restrictions two more weeks, until 11:59 p.m., May 28, 2020, and...
By Connie Morrison — Two more Eastern Shore long-term care facilities have been added to the tally of local coronavirus outbreaks. The Virginia Department of Health lists eight outbreaks on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, three of which are at long-term care facilities. The outbreak at the first, Heritage Hall, is...
By Bill Sterling — Special to the Eastern Shore Post With the airing of the documentary “The Last Dance,” a story of the Chicago Bulls’ championship run in the 1990s, a younger generation is learning just how large a presence Michael Jordan commanded during his legendary run. Jordan was everywhere it seemed,...
By David Martin — Over the past few weeks, millions of dollars have flowed into Eastern Shore small businesses through the Paycheck Protection Program, part of the federal government’s massive relief program to help businesses crippled by effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some small-business owners, however, the application process...
Staff Report In a year in which the Eastern Shore Post competed against the largest weekly newspapers in Virginia, it snagged 14 Virginia Press Association awards. The awards, which recognize the highest achievements in the newspaper industry in the state, are usually announced at the annual VPA conference the first week...