Tag: ESVA

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...
Staff Report — Northampton County Public Schools announced this evening (Monday, Jan. 11) that the return to in-person instruction would be delayed at least until Jan. 24. It was originally scheduled to resume Jan. 19. Information about instructional materials and delivery will be communicated by each child's school. "This is due to...
By Connie Morrison — Households with students in Accomack County Public Schools, as well as teachers, will have to shift gears quickly because beginning tomorrow, Monday, Jan. 11, all students will be moved to virtual or remote learning. Parents began reporting the calls and emails announcing the change beginning around 7:30...
Staff Report — Today, Jan.7, at approximately 7:02 a.m., the Virginia State Police investigated a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. State Police released information about the crash in a press release. The accident occurred in the northbound lanes of U.S. Route 13 at the Melfa stoplight. A 33-year-old male was observed...
Submitted Article — Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital announced today (Jan. 2) that the Shore's first baby of 2021 was a girl born Jan. 1, at 3:28 p.m. Camryn Renae Tankard was born to mother, Cora J. Bailey, and father, Charles R. Tankard Jr., of Machipongo. Camryn's birth weight was 8 pounds. Dr. Fayemi...
Staff Report — Mr. Erik Mezick, 47, of Fruitland, Md., was identified by the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as the driver of a box truck that plunged into the Chesapeake Bay during a northbound crossing around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29. The truck was owned by Cloverland Green Spring Dairy. The search for...
Staff Report — Northampton County Sheriff David Doughty reports that on Dec. 28, 2020, at approximately 6:20 p.m., his office responded to the area of 18248 Lankford Hwy, Eastville, to assist fire and EMS on the scene of a farm equipment accident. Gregory Louis Mast, 24, of Townsend, was pronounced deceased...
Staff Report — A two-axle, six-tire box truck has gone overboard on the east side of the northbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel between North Channel Bridge and the northernmost island. A bridge-tunnel press release said the single-vehicle accident occurred around 8:20 a.m. today, Dec. 29, at milepost 14 northbound. The...
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...
Staff Report — Accomack County Public Schools Superintendent W.C. "Chris" Holland notified parents in a  Dec. 14 letter that a student or staff member at Metompkin Elementary School has been diagnosed with COVID-19. "This person was on school premises on December 9, 2020 and did not have direct exposure with several...