Tag: Local

By Linda Cicoira Otho Washington Mears was born in a house outside of Parksley and lived there his entire 93 years. The auctioneer, historian, and storyteller, and his wife of 70 years, Violet Mears, were a team for decades at their barnyard sales where people gathered to...
Story and Photo by Connie MorrisonWith the opening of three establishments offering distinctive craft alcoholic beverages in Cape Charles, one could say the town is in high spirits going into the holiday season. The first to open was Cape Charles Brewing Co., which spent a year readying...
By Bill Sterling Guy Groton has been driving vehicles since he could barely see over the steering wheel as a young boy on his father’s farm. By the time he was 17, he was driving tractor trailers, hauling sea clams to Atlantic City, N.J. You could say the 58-yearold Cedar...