Tag: Gov. Ralph Northam

Staff Report — Gov. Ralph Northam today declared a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Isaias, which is expected to impact parts of coastal Virginia starting on Monday, Aug. 3. “Hurricane Isaias is a serious storm, and current predictions indicate that it may impact parts of Virginia as early as...
By Stefanie Jackson – Gov. Ralph Northam announced on Monday that Juneteenth, Friday, June 19, will be a paid holiday for executive-branch state employees, and he will propose legislation to make Juneteenth a paid state holiday permanently. “Black history is American history,” the governor said of June 19, 1865, the...
By Carol Vaughn . Gov. Ralph Northam declared a state of emergency in Virginia on Thursday, after the Virginia Health Department announced there are 17 presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the state. . As of Thursday, there were no known cases of the virus on the Shore, but some events were being...
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 Linda Cicoira -- Believe it or not, there was something about the recent press conference in which Gov. Ralph Northam denied his association with the racist photograph of a blackface and KKK member that hasn’t been brought to the world’s attention. Members of the press were standing around waiting...
By Linda Cicoira -- Eastern Shore of Virginia residents  -- along with the rest of the state -- were taken on a wild ride by Gov. Ralph Northam and other top-ranking Democrats this week. It started last Friday with the discovery of a circa 1984 racist photograph that appeared on Northam’s Eastern Virginia...