Tag: Exmore

By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore, “Treasure of the Eastern Shore,” continues its efforts to rid the town of trash in all forms, including junk cars. “We need to decide whether we want to have junk cars with stickers on them or not have junk cars,” Town Manager Robert Duer said...
By Stefanie Jackson – The GIG in Exmore, the Eastern Shore’s first high-tech coworking space, will celebrate its grand opening Saturday, March 14, 3 p.m., with special guests Gov. Ralph Northam and first lady Pamela Northam. The GIG, or Gather, Innovate, Grow, was started for anyone who needs office space...
By Stefanie Jackson – A concerned citizen is keeping a dialogue open with Exmore town council members on which sewer solution is right for Exmore. “You’re representing the people of Exmore,” Ken Dufty reminded the council Feb. 3. Exmore must decide to enter an agreement with a public organization, Hampton Roads...
By Stefanie Jackson – Eastern Shore residents turned out by the dozens Jan. 29 for an affordable housing workshop at the Exmore town hall, led by the Berkley Group, the consulting firm helping the Northampton planning commission through the process of updating its county’s comprehensive plan. A second housing workshop...
Story and Photos by Stefanie Jackson – The Eastern Shore’s first coworking space – for business professionals on-the-go and entrepreneurs who want to grow – is now open on Main Street in Exmore. The GIG – Gather, Innovate, Grow – offers access to all the cutting-edge technology needed to compete...
By Stefanie Jackson – As the Exmore town council has grappled with the decision about how it will provide residents with sewer service for decades to come, there have been many discussions about costs, but few about the possible impacts on the water supply. Exmore is currently considering two choices:...
Dear Editor: This letter responds to the December 6 article “A Shore First: Exmore Is Second Amendment Sanctuary.” While I applaud the intent and actions of the Exmore town council, I find it very distressing that there is a need for any of our rights to need “sanctuary.” America should be...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore’s Monday night town council meeting had the town hall packed with citizens when the Hampton Roads Sanitation District’s general manager, Ted Henefin, answered council members’ questions before they decided to follow three other Northampton towns in becoming part of HRSD. “I don’t envy the position...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore is officially a second amendment sanctuary since the town council adopted a resolution Monday night declaring its opposition to any infringement of law-abiding citizens’ right to keep and bear arms. “The town of Exmore and the police officers will not engage in unconstitutional law,” said...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore’s comic artist, Stevon Sample, recently celebrated the re-opening of his art and graphic design business and is ready to take it to the next level and make a global impact. Sample is working out of a small studio on the first floor of his home...