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Dear Editor: I am a retired deputy sheriff and served in Northampton County in the ’70s’ and ’80s. I was chief of police in Exmore, and I also worked for the Cape Charles Police Department. I served as vice president of the Virginia State Arson Investigators Association. I am proud...
Dear Editor: I want to take a few minutes to thank Sheriff Doughty and his outstanding team of professionals, from dispatch to patrol deputies. They work tirelessly to ensure our county is safe and sound. They are professionals and I want to recognize them for their service. I encourage each...
Staff Report — Chincoteague Police Department report a scam was attempted today on a resident of Accomack County using the department's name, phone number, 757-336-3155, and Chief R. K. Fisher’s name. The scam advised of an outstanding Maryland warrant for the resident and requested him or her to obtain gift cards...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore has received a notice from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality offering the town a low-interest loan for up to $17,255,000 to build a new sewer treatment plant and collection system. The entire project would cost $17 million to $18 million, Director of Utiities Taylor...
By Stefanie Jackson – Across the U.S., protesters reacting to the death of George Floyd – a black man who died while a white police officer knelt on his neck – are calling to defund the police, but on the Eastern Shore, spiritual leaders are calling to collaborate with...
By Stefanie Jackson – Exmore has had its share of financial struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic, but managing expenses helped it come out on top when fiscal year 2020 ended June 30. In another financial matter, the town received $118,000 in relief from the CARES (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic...
By Stefanie Jackson – Protesters and police across the U.S. are clashing over the death of George Floyd, who spoke his final words while restrained by Minneapolis, Minn., police last week, but on the Eastern Shore, law enforcement officers are assuring the public of their pledge to serve and...
Staff Report — Police in Northampton County are looking for a man in association with a robbery, strangulation, and assault and battery that were alleged to have occurred last week at the Budget Inn in Nassawadox. The Northampton County Sherriff''s Office responded March 30 to a caller who said he had...
By Linda Cicoira Forty-three citizens or 100 percent of those participating in a survey conducted through the Chincoteague Police Department’s website said they were “satisfied with the overall performance” of the town agency.The survey began Oct. 5, and continued for a month. It was promoted on Facebook....
By Linda CicoiraPocomoke City, Md., police officers were called Monday to the Walmart store parking lot on Old Snow Hill Road where they found the victim of a gunshot wound.The victim, who was shot in the leg and not identified, was taken to Peninsula Regional Medical Center...