Tag: retirement

By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County Voter Registrar Patricia White is retiring June 30 after working in the voter registration office 33 years. The registrar is the only constitutional officer in Virginia localities who is appointed, not elected. This is to ensure fair and open government, since the person overseeing voting and...
By Carol Vaughn — The owners of the Village General Store in Pungoteague will retire in July, after owning and operating the store nearly 25 years. Billy Huffman, who owns and operates the business with his wife, Evelyn, bought the general store from the previous owner, Gary Parker, in 1996. The building...
By Stefanie Jackson – Accomack County Public Schools celebrated 26 retirees and their years of service at an event May 27 at Sawmill Park in Accomac. Eight teachers and school staff members attended and received commemorative plaques in person. Marlene Harmon, an Arcadia High School teacher who is retiring from...
By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Town Council honored former Councilman Chris Bannon’s 25 years of service in a proclamation read by Mayor Smitty Dize during the March 18 Town Council meeting. According to the proclamation, Bannon and his partner Jim Wells moved to Cape Charles in 1988 and...
By Stefanie Jackson – A Cape Charles couple proved there’s life after 50 when they recounted the adventures they had running a bed-and-breakfast for nearly 25 years after retiring from their corporate careers. Bruce and Carol Evans, who owned and operated Cape Charles House, the second bed-and-breakfast ever opened in...