Tag: Exmore

By Stefanie Jackson – Congresswoman Elaine Luria visited the Eastern Shore last week, and her first stop was in Exmore at theGIG coworking and entrepreneurial center, where members have had reliable access to broadband internet and worked remotely throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Luria met GIG member Joseph Andrews, the vice...
By Stefanie Jackson – The New Road Community Development Group and its first executive director, the late Ruth Wise, made Eastern Shore history in the 1990s when they advocated for families in Exmore’s historically Black community of New Road, enabling low-income families to purchase affordable homes and getting running...
By Stefanie Jackson – New Road Community Development Group wants to build 30 new homes in Exmore, and Executive Director Ava Wise has requested a letter of support from the town, Town Manager Robert Duer announced April 5. The homes will be individually owned townhouses built on the west side...
Mrs. Nancy Killmon Mapp, 78, wife of the late Eugene Bruce Mapp and a resident of Exmore, passed away Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at The Citadel at Nassawadox. A native of Exmore, she was the daughter of the late Ben Killmon and Gladys Beach Ward, of Exmore. She was...
Dear Editor: Regarding the March 5 article, “Exmore Residents Exasperated With Repeated Flooding,” I found laughable the manner in which the Exmore Town Council kicked the can down the road. Councilman Adkins’ account of his cellar flooding was a pathetic attempt to show “we’re all in this together.” Not everyone in...
Mrs. Carol Bell Price, 80, of Bay City, Texas, passed away Feb. 27, 2021. She was born at Langley Field Air Force Base in Hampton, April 20, 1940, to Virginian born parents, Effie Waterton Bell and James Kenneth Bell. While a new toddler, her dad was assigned to serve...
Exmore Ditch
By Stefanie Jackson – When Exmore residents from Monroe Avenue asked the Town Council Monday night for help with flooding issues caused by heavy rain and poor drainage, the advice they received was likely a bit unexpected. “Flood insurance” was the answer supplied by Councilman G.W. Adkins. “We have the...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore town council members ended their 18-month-long deliberation Monday night and voted unanimously to partner with the public Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) to provide sewer service to the entire town. To keep sewer rates as low as possible for town residents and business owners, Exmore...