Tag: Exmore

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...
By Stefanie Jackson – Emotions ran high at Exmore’s town hall Monday night when Town Manager Robert Duer broke the news to citizens that Exmore had been disqualified for a $6 million loan from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (VDEQ), which the town needed to fix its sewer...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore will soon have its own billboard to welcome visitors to the home of New Ravenna – the luxury tile manufacturer doing business worldwide – but not every business owner in town welcomes the idea. “That sign is an advertisement for New Ravenna, it’s not an...
By Stefanie Jackson – A valuable resource for small-business professionals and budding entrepreneurs is coming to Exmore, a town at the crossroads of Accomack and Northampton counties. It’s called a “business incubator,” and it’s part of the Eastern Shore’s economic development plan that was written in part by the Accomack-Northampton...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore has the opportunity to join the Hampton Roads Sanitation District, get out of the sewer business, and remove the burden of billing and maintenance from town staff – but that may not be in the best interest of its citizens, the town council learned...
Stevon Sample
By Stefanie Jackson – Stevon Sample is on the verge of realizing his dream of earning a living as a full-time artist, and he hopes others will be inspired by his story. “If I can do it, you can do it” is the message he wants to send to Eastern...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore council members are nearing a tough decision on fixing the town’s outdated sewer system without causing undue financial hardship to the town or its residents. Town Manager Robert Duer called it a “100-year decision” because it will impact residents for generations. The council may decide to...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore closed the books on another successful fiscal year, and now the town looks forward to several special events happening later this summer and fall. Exmore grossed more than $2.25 million from water and sewer service, trash collection, taxes and fees, and other income in FY...