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By Linda Cicoira -- From public restrooms that are closed because no one wants to clean them to police harassment that appeared to be condoned by the mayor and police chief, the little town of Parksley took a beating at the town council meeting Monday night. One official called...
By Linda Cicoira -- A Parksley man pleaded no contest Monday in Accomack Circuit Court to capital murder by a prisoner in connection with a 2017 scheme to kill a police informant. The victim, Nathaniel Johnson, 30, survived being shot three times. His then-girlfriend, Dezarae Smith, was shot in the foot....
By Linda Cicoira -- Three people, whose names have not been released by authorities, died Friday morning in a mobile home fire in Nelsonia, according to C. Ray Pruitt, director of the Accomack Department of Public Safety. Firefighters were called to Johnson Court for “a residential fire with entrapment,” at 10...
By Linda Cicoira -- Police are looking for a Machipongo man who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Dollar General store in Parksley earlier this month. “Based on an investigation into this incident, arrest warrants have been issued against 36-year-old Torrean V. Washington,” Accomack Sheriff Todd Godwin...
By Curtis BadgerWhen the new Eastern Shore Public Library opens in Parksley it will be a homecoming of sorts. While it’s true that the Accomac library marked its 60th birthday last month, Accomac was not the home of the first library on the Eastern Shore. That distinction...
By Linda Cicoira - A mechanical shop positioned at the end of a row of poultry houses on Christine Street north of Parksley was fully involved with fire when firefighters arrived at the scene last Saturday afternoon, according to Chief Willie Kirkpatrick of Parksley Volunteer Fire Company Inc. An estimated...