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By Stefanie Jackson – Eastville Mayor Jim Sturgis is an all-around Eastern Shore original. His family history on the Shore dates back to the 1600s on both his father’s and mother’s side, and he was born in the Nassawadox hospital and raised in Eastville, where he still lives today. Sturgis’...
By Stefanie Jackson – Patsy Stith was re-elected mayor of Nassawadox again in November and is about to begin a third two-year term – for the second time. The story begins decades ago when she met her husband, Dr. Drury Stith, while they both were students at Virginia Commonwealth University,...
By Stefanie Jackson – A longtime Eastern Shore resident, Jacqueline “Jackie” Davis, became the mayor-elect of Cheriton in November after serving just one two-year term on the town council. Cheriton Mayor Larry LeMond had decided not to seek re-election but ran for a seat on the town council, which...
By Linda Cicoira -- Tangier Islanders were raising their glasses (of water) Wednesday and toasting thanks to those up and down the Eastern Shore mainland, the Tidewater area, and parts of Maryland that came to the rescue with bottles of drinking water after their main water line broke and their...
By Linda Cicoira-  Hot topics before the Onley Town Council Monday night were the proposed new town office that could cost more than $1 million to construct and the appointment of an interim council member to replace the seat left empty when Mayor Dawn Dize moved up to the...
By Connie Morrison-  Some mayors seek out legacy projects by which to be remembered, but Onley Mayor Jack Pierson, who died Sept. 10, made his legacy with consistent acts of kindness and caring for his employees and constituents. “He was always working things out; he was very compassionate,” said Onley...
By Stefanie Jackson –Cheriton Police Chief Marc Marshall’s contract was terminated Wednesday night in a 5 to 1 vote by the town council at a special meeting called by Mayor Larry LeMond. Council members discussed the personnel matter in closed session before returning to open session for the vote. The motion as...