Tag: Wachapreague

Mr. John Andrew McCormick, 87, husband of the late Esther Frances Bell McCormick and a resident of Wachapreague, passed away Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. Born July 25, 1933, in Philadelphia, he was the son of the late William Joseph McCormick and Mary Margaret...
Mrs. Wyllie Budd Thornton, 87, wife of the late Leonard Edward “Buddy” Thornton and a resident of Wachapreague, passed away Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, at her residence. A native of Wachapreague, she was the daughter of the late Ted Walter Mears and the late Elizabeth Taylor Budd Mears. She...
By Carol Vaughn — Accomack County is in need of more child care options, including for infants and toddlers, according to two speakers during a public comment period at the Board of Supervisors meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21. According to speakers Ann Williams, of Onancock, and Wayne Bell, the closing of Belle...
Dear Editor: I was wondering if I was the only one getting the horrible smells from the six chicken barns across from the convenience center on the road from Hwy. 13 to Wachapreague? I am certain the odor is not coming from the dump. If it were, I think people would...
By Bill Hall The 2019 edition of the Bay Challenge Fishing Tournament was held on Saturday, October 12, 2019, and attracted a field of 140 anglers. Based at the Onancock Town Wharf, the family-oriented tournament is held by the Eastern Shore Anglers Club and proceeds from the tournament go towards scholarships for local youth...
Story and Photos by Connie Morrison Nandua Middle School seventh-grade science students had a touchy-feely experience at VIMS this week when they toured the saltwater lab in Wachapreague. The objective, said science teachers Nancy Biegel and Sarah Prior, was to introduce students to VIMS and the ecosystem of the Eastern Shore. “I...
By Linda Cicoira  -- An unidentified property owner was burning down an old house on Church Road near Tasley on the evening of Saturday, April 20, when the fire got out of his control and 911 was called.
By Linda Cicoira Two veteran firefighters came to the rescue Monday afternoon keeping a tragedy from turning fatal, according to Capt. Art Thornton of the Wachapreague Volunteer Fire Company. Sean Fate and Paul Parks, both volunteers who live in the town, pulled a man from a...