Tag: Study

By Stefanie Jackson – This week, news publications across the country observed Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, as the 400th anniversary of the beginning of slavery in America, suggesting the date marks the beginning of African American history. But that’s “not true,” said Ava Wise, a United Nations delegate from...
Northampton High School
By Stefanie Jackson – One of Northampton High School’s oldest sections, constructed in 1954, should be demolished, an architectural firm has concluded. Superintendent Eddie Lawrence agreed with the recommendation of architectural firm Waller, Todd & Sadler, of Virginia Beach, Va., about the 1954 building, labeled Area A on a floor...
By Stefanie Jackson –  Northampton supervisors approved a budget appropriation of $65,000 Monday night for a complete investigation and analysis of Northampton High School’s structural and operational issues. The contract was awarded to Waller, Todd and Sadler Architects, of Virginia Beach. The firm will provide a second opinion of the high school’s...
By Connie MorrisonA new study of oysters in the Maryland portion of the Chesapeake Bay estimates not only has the population of market-size oysters not rebounded in the last 19 years, it has been cut in half.A 1999 estimate put the number of oysters in...