Tag: Retire

By Stefanie Jackson – Kiptopeke State Park Manager Forrest Gladden has retired after a decade in his most recent position and a total of 48 years working at Virginia state parks. He officially retired Feb. 1 but recently received a certificate of recognition signed by Gov. Ralph Northam, presented by...
Story and photo by Stefanie Jackson – Audrey Furness is retiring after 36 years serving on the Accomack County School Board, and very little of that experience has been negative, she says. “Our children, we have to do everything we can for them,” she said in an interview with the...
Story and Photo by Bill SterlingSpecial to the Eastern Shore PostIt was February of her senior year at Central High School in 1974 when Connie Widgeon was told by her guidance counselor, Nancy Irvin, that Irvin’s husband had mentioned he needed help at the bank. She advised...