Tag: Exmore

Mrs. Doris Scott Tittermary Whitley, 85, wife of Perry Odell Whitley Jr. and a resident of Exmore, passed away Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, at her residence. A native of Cashville, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Talmadge Scott and the late Nina Blanche Harrison Scott. She was...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore is keeping its options open after an Oct. 2 decision in the Northampton circuit court that will allow the county to become part of the Hampton Roads Sanitation District and negotiate a contract for HRSD to operate, maintain, and upgrade its sewer system. “We need...
Mrs. Carolyn Lee Bono, 79, wife of Gerald Charles Bono and a resident of Exmore, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, at her home with family. A native of Cape Charles, she was the daughter of the late Myrtle Elizabeth Hamilton Shackleford and the late George Samuel Colonna,...
By Carol Vaughn and Stefanie Jackson — A hearing about a petition to add Accomack County to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District is scheduled for Oct. 2 at 9:30 a.m. in Accomack County Circuit Court in Accomac. A similar hearing for Northampton County will be held Oct. 2 at 2 p.m....
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore is one step closer to a decision on how to upgrade its outdated sewer system, following the completion of a preliminary engineering report (PER) for the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which could cover millions of dollars...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore has had its share of financial struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic, but managing expenses helped it come out on top when fiscal year 2020 ended June 30. In another financial matter, the town received $118,000 in relief from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...
By Stefanie Jackson – A crowd of protesters who gathered in Exmore Town Park last Saturday evening stood silently for eight minutes and 46 seconds, the length of time that three Minneapolis police officers allowed a fourth to hold his knee on the neck of George Floyd, who died...
By Stefanie Jackson – Protesters and police across the U.S. are clashing over the death of George Floyd, who spoke his final words while restrained by Minneapolis, Minn., police last week, but on the Eastern Shore, law enforcement officers are assuring the public of their pledge to serve and...
By Stefanie Jackson – The death of George Floyd, a black man from Minneapolis, Minn., who suffered at the hands of city police, has spawned protests across the country, including on the Eastern Shore. Kaliyah Diamond Weatherly, of Cape Charles, is the organizer of Justice for George Floyd, a protest...
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...