Tag: Northampton

By Stefanie Jackson – When Northampton supervisors approved short-term rentals in any zoning district by right nearly three years ago, none predicted that renting out homes to tourists would reduce the availability of affordable housing to residents, but that may now be reality, a concerned citizen has suggested. Exmore business...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton planning commission, at the direction of the board of supervisors, has opened a discussion on affordable housing and promoting it through changes to the county zoning ordinance. Dixon Leatherbury, chairman of the board of supervisors, had suggested the assignment after reading an article called...
By Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity boys basketball team hosted the Surry County Cougars Monday, Dec. 13. The Yellow Jackets lost 68-59. The Yellow Jackets fell into a 10-0 hole early in the game. They battled back into the game to briefly take a 13-11 lead. The Cougars...
*This article has been corrected from its original version. The original incorrectly identified Jerniya Chandler and Aliyah Williams as Na'Pria Brown and Amyah Williams in the caption and article. By Adolphus Ames – The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity girls basketball team hosted its second home game of the season Monday, Dec....
By Adolphus Ames – Northampton varsity girls basketball season has returned. Last Friday, Dec. 3 the Yellow Jackets hosted the Lancaster Red Devils in front of an energetic home crowd. The Yellow Jackets lost 37-3.  In the first half, the Yellow Jackets fell behind 22-0. In the third quarter, Jayden Jenkins...
  This article has been corrected from its original version. The original incorrectly identified the team pictured in the photo above as Nandua Middle School in the caption, when it is in fact Northampton Middle School. By Adolphus Ames – A middle school cheerleading competitionwas held at Arcadia High School last...
By Adolphus Ames – On Saturday Nov. 13, Northampton cross-country runner Lizania Morales ran 23:54 at the VHSL State Cross Country meet. Morales placed 42 out of 95 runners. 
By Stefanie Jackson – The Northampton County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Nov. 23 and voted to approve an ordinance re-establishing voting districts based on data collected during the 2020 U.S. Census. Northampton County has five voting districts and one supervisor representing each district: District 1, including...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton County Public Schools is participating in two programs that seek to reduce absenteeism and bullying by making sure all students have access to clean clothes. The Kids Closet was the “brain child” of Northampton High School Assistant Principal Heather Marsh, who first shared the concept...
By Adolphus Ames – For the past few weeks, coaches and players throughout the Eastern Shore have been preparing to return to the basketball court. The Northampton Yellow Jackets girls basketball team has been practicing for the past two weeks. “We have almost an entirely new squad this year,” said head...