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8/25/2017Accomac Airport Receives $370K Federal Grant
Nine airports in Virginia will receive $18.8 million in federal funding for improvements. Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim... more >>
8/24/2017Gillespie Visits Eastern Shore
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie who was on Tangier Island last week made 3 stops on the Eastern Shore Wednesday. At... more >>
8/24/2017Family Settles Law Suit Against Perdue in Traffic Death
CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) - A family has settled a lawsuit against Perdue Farms and a trucking company over the death of an off-duty... more >>
8/24/2017AG Warns Virginians to Beware of Purchasing Pets Online
Attorney General Mark R. Herring is warning Virginia consumers about an active fraud involving purebred puppies. When looking for... more >>
8/23/2017Riverside to Close Parksley Facility
Residents to be Transitioned to Other Facilities Riverside has announced the closing of the Riverside Rahabilition Center in... more >>
8/23/2017Northam To Receive $2M from Democratic Activist
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- A group backed by former a hedge fund manager and climate change activist is planning to spend $2 million to... more >>
8/23/2017Lynchburg Man Sentenced on Multiple Charges
By Wesley Edwards James Elliott Murphy of Lynchburg was in Northampton County Circuit Court for sentencing of his conviction on... more >>
8/23/2017Cape Charles Woman Sentenced in Northampton Court
By Wesley Edwards Valerie Elliott 47 of Cape Charles Virginia, was in Northampton County Circuit Court on Monday facing a probation... more >>
8/23/2017Two Shore Students Win CG Foundation Scholarships
Stonington, Conn. The Coast Guard Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to the education and welfare of all Coast Guard... more >>
8/22/2017A&N Issues Beat the Beak for this afternoon
A&N Electric Cooperative has issued a Beat the Peak Alert for today, 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, August 22nd. A&N Electric issued the Beat... more >>
8/22/2017Eastern Shoremen View Eclipse Monday
Monday's partial solar eclipse was viewed on the Eastern Shore. The sunny afternoon turned to twilight shortly after 2:00 p.m. and... more >>
8/22/2017McAuliffe Likely to Introduce Legislation to Remove Lee Statue
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he is "most likely" to submit legislation to remove a statue of Confederate... more >>
8/22/2017SOL Scores Unchanged from 2016
RICHMOND, Va. Student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests during 2016-2017 was relatively unchanged compared with performance... more >>
8/22/2017County to Transfer $688,000 to ESCC
At last week's Accomac County Board of Supervisors meeting, Mike Mason Accomack Countys administrator asked the supervisors Wednesday... more >>
 NASA Visitor's Center Offers Solar Eclipse Viewing Opportunities
Take part in the Great Solar Eclipse of 2017 by participating in solar eclipse viewing and activities at NASAs Wallops Flight Facilitys... more >>
8/21/2017Capitol Report: Candidates Views on Statue Issue
Capitol Reporter Tommie McNeil reports on Northam's and Gillespie's take on the Confederate Statue Issue
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8/21/2017McAuliffe Orders Demonstrations Suspended at Lee Statue
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Governor Terry McAuliffe signed an executive orderFriday to temporarily ban any public demonstrations at a monument... more >>
8/21/2017Shore Good News: Exmore Police
Shore Good News reporter Linda Baylis Spence has a special report about a special police officer. ... more >>
8/19/2017Cochran Joins Riverside Metompkin Medical Center
PARKSLEY, Va. Board-certified family physician Daniel Cochran, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.), recently joined Riverside... more >>
8/19/2017McAuliffe Opts Out of Offshore Drilling
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia's governor says he doesn't want his state included in a new review of an oil and gas leasing program... more >>
8/19/2017Sanford Man Requests Jury Trial
By Wesley Edwards Sonny Kelly was on Thursdays Accomack County Circuit Court docket facing receiving of stolen property charges.... more >>
8/19/2017Greenbackville Man Pleads Guilty to Growing Pot
By Wesley Edwards John Lyons, of Greenbackville was arrested on April 7, 2016 and charged with possession with intent to distribute... more >>
8/18/2017Beat the Peak Issued for this afternoon
A&N Electric Cooperative has issued a Beat the Peak Alert for today, 3-5 p.m. Friday, August 18th. A&N Electric issued the Beat... more >>
8/18/2017Lawsuit Against PETA Settled
The lawsuit against PETA that fueled a media firestorm has been settled. Wilbur Zarate of Parksley sued PETA after that groups representatives... more >>
8/18/2017Cell Two Closure at Northern Landfill Overbudget
By Wesley Edwards County Administrator Mike Mason informed the Board of Supervisors Wednesday night that the bid for closure of... more >>
8/18/20179.2% of Land in Accomack County in Conservation
By Wesley Edwards Laura McKay of the Virginia Coastal Management Program informed the Accomack County Board of Supervisors Wednesday... more >>
8/17/2017National Hurricane Center Issues Updated Season Forecast
This week the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration updated its 2017 hurricane season outlook, and the agency is now predicting... more >>
8/17/2017Accomack Schools Close to Full Accreditation
Information released from the Va. Department of Education, indicates ten of the eleven Accomack County Schools will be fully accredited... more >>
8/17/2017Riverside Shore Memorial Unveils New Digital Plaque Display
Riverside's new hospital is light bright and airy thanks to expansive windows that let in natural light. Even though the new hospital... more >>
8/16/2017Coastal Hazard Message for E.S. Seaside Through Wednesday
8/16/2017Eastern Shore Community College Wins Three Yr. Grant from Science Foundation
Eastern Shore Community College (ESCC) has been awarded a three year, $365,000 National Science Foundation Advanced Technological... more >>
8/16/2017Cheriton Man Pleads Guilty to Counterfiting and Drug Charges
By Wesley Edwards Melvin Benton of Cheriton was in Northampton Circuit Court Monday charged with 5 counts of uttering counterfeit... more >>
8/16/2017Wachapreague Man Sentenced Twice in One Week
William Tatum was sentenced in Accomack County Circuit Court last Thursday for passing a $736 bad check at Onancock Building Supply.... more >>
8/16/2017Capitol Report: Va Facing Teacher Shortage
Virginia is facing a teacher shortage including minority teachers. Capital Reporter Ann Marie Morgan has more.
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 New Hurricane Evacuation Map Available on
The 2017 hurricane season is ramping up with two tropical disturbances that have developed over the last week alone. The Counties,... more >>
8/15/2017Akbar Sentenced in Northampton Court
By Wesley Edwards Sharif Akbar of Centerville, Virginia was in Northampton County Circuit Court on Monday to be sentenced from... more >>
8/15/2017RSMH to Host Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross is experiencing a summer shortage of blood donations and is offering a $5 Target gift card to blood donors... more >>
8/15/2017Capitol Report: Lyme Disease is on the Rise in Va.
Lyme disease is growing both on the Eastern Shore and throughout the state. Capitol Reporter Tommie McNeil has more.
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8/14/2017Coast Guard Rescues Two Off Chincoteague
CHINCOTEAGUE, Va. - The Coast Guard rescued two mariners after their boat caught fire 14 miles northeast of Chincoteague, Friday... more >>
8/14/2017Northam, Herring and Fairfax to Visit the Eastern Shore
Virginia Democratic candidates Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, and Mark Herring will be featured at a "Meet-and-Greet" gathering on... more >>
8/14/2017Capitol Report: Legislators Looking to Help Virginians Finish College
Many thousands of Virginians for various reasons were unable to complete their college degree requirements. Ann Marie Morgan says... more >>
8/14/2017Shore Good News: E.S. Rocks
Today is Monday and as usual we join Linda Baylis Spence for Shore Good News:
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8/12/2017Hallwood Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Possession by a Felon and Assault
By Wesley Edwards Andrew Rodriquez of Hallwood was in Circuit Court on Thursday facing a possession of a firearm by felon charge,... more >>
8/12/2017Wachapreague Man To Serve Jail Time for Writing Bad Check
By Wesley Edwards William Tatum of Wachapreague was convicted on June 22, 2017 for writing a bad check to Onancock Building Supply... more >>
8/12/2017AAA: Gas Up From Last Week
WASHINGTON (AP)- The price motorists are paying for a gallon of gas in Virginia is up six cents from a week ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic... more >>
8/12/2017Capitol Report: Small Business Regulations
Small business owners all over Virginia have one thing in common. They realize excessive regulation costs jobs and makes it difficult... more >>
 Tasley VFC Car Show Postponed
Due to the weather forecast for Saturday(70% chance of rain during the car show hours and intermittent rain all day) we will be rescheduling... more >>
8/11/2017Gillespie Tours Tangier Thursday
Republican candidate for Governor, Ed Gillespie toured Tangier Tuesday. Gillespie spent approximately three hours on the island... more >>
 Swimming Advisory Lifted at Cape Charles Beach
The Eastern Shore Health District has lifted a Swimming Advisory that had been in place at the Town of Cape Charles Beach in Cape... more >>
8/11/2017Brooks Awarded Scholarship by NCEF
The Northampton County Education Foundation has awarded Khalil Brooks a $500 scholarship to help with the cost of attending Virginia... more >>
8/11/2017Tasley VFC to Host Car Show Saturday
The Tasley Volunteer Fire Company, in conjunction with The Eastern Shore Cruisers car club will be hosting it's second annual car... more >>
8/10/2017Gillespie to Tour Tangier Thursday
Republican candidate for Governor Ed Gillespie will be back on the Eastern Shore today. Gillespie will visit Tangier island. He... more >>
8/10/2017Northampton Supervisors Surprised by Jail Phone Account
By Wesley Edwards Northampton County Finance Director John Andrzejewski proposed a budget amendment of $58,601 that would transfer... more >>
8/9/2017Northampton Ends Fiscal Year in the Black
By Wesley Edwards Northampton County Board of Supervisors chairman Spencer Murray and Finance Director John Andrejewski reported... more >>
8/9/2017Swimming Advisory Issued for Cape Charles Beach
The Northampton County Health Department has issued a swimming advisory for the Cape Charles Town Beach in Cape Charles Virginia.... more >>
8/9/2017Northampton Seeking Urgent Care Center
By Wesley Edwards Tuesday night Chairman Spencer Murray opened the Northampton County Board of Supervisors meeting with a video... more >>
8/9/2017Northam Calls for Decriminalization of Marijuana
RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) - According to a report on WRIC TV in Richmond, Virginia's Lt Gov. Ralph Northam calls for the decriminalization... more >>
8/9/2017Broadband Authority Lowers Rates Again
On Thursday, July 20, 2017, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Broadband Authority (ESVBA) Board of Directors unanimously voted to lower... more >>
8/9/2017Shore Receives over 3.5 inches of Rain
The weather has been part of the news for the last two days. After tornado warnings were issued Monday, heavy rain moved through... more >>
 Antares Launch Tentatively Set for October 11
As Orbital ATK engineers aim for the next launch of the companys Antares rocket from Virginia this fall, early planning for missions... more >>
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