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11/1/2017Cape Charles Man Sentenced on Credit Card Fraud Charge
By Wesley Edwards Lorenzo Stith, convicted on June 26, 2017 of credit card fraud and credit card theft was in Northampton Circuit... more >>
11/1/2017Norfolk Man Sentenced on Multiple Charges in Northampton
By Wesley Edwards Jonathan Craig on May 8, 2017 was arrested for possession with intent to distribute marijuana, to obstruction... more >>
10/30/2017According to Group Bay Cleanup Paying Off
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - A nonprofit advocacy group says efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay are paying off. The Baltimore Sun... more >>
10/30/2017Group Says Bay Clean Up Efforts Paying Off
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) - A nonprofit advocacy group says efforts to clean up the Chesapeake Bay are paying off. The Baltimore Sun... more >>
10/30/2017Bloxom Woman Charged with Embezzlement at Oak Hall Food Lion
By Wesley Edwards Francis Singleton of Bloxom was in Accomack County Circuit Court on Thursday facing embezzlement charges that... more >>
10/30/2017Forum on Elected School Boards Tonight at Mary N. Smith
Get the facts regarding an appointed and/or an elected school board in order to make an informed decision. There are pros and cons... more >>
10/30/2017Shore Good News: Scammers
In today's edition of Shore Good News, Linda Baylis Spence looks at the ever present problem of scamming.
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10/28/2017Violent Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Failure to Register
By Wesley Edwards Frank Piliro jr. was indicted by the grand jury on August 7, 2017 for failing to re-register as a violent sex... more >>
10/28/2017 Howard Reaches Plea Agreement in Child Endangerment Case
By Wesley Edwards Damien Howard was in Accomack County Circuit Court facing child endangerment, grand larceny, and Petit larceny... more >>
10/28/2017Cheriton Man Sentenced for Multiple Drug Charges
By Wesley Edwards Corey Reid, was convicted on April 27, 2017 for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana,... more >>
10/28/2017Candidates for Governor Weigh In on Healthcare
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Both major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor are promising to improve the state's... more >>
 McDonalds Honors Vets
SALISBURY, Md. (Oct. 23, 2017) With Veterans Day approaching, local McDonaldsRestaurants of Eastern Shore owner/operators want to... more >>
10/27/2017Chatmon and Coker Discuss Issues Facing Northampton
First district candidates for the Northampton Board of Supervisors Jacqueline Chatmon and John Coker faced off in the candidates... more >>
10/27/2017Nandua Evacuated Wednesday After Bomb Threat
On Wednesday, Naudua High School received a bomb threat. The threat was phoned into the school at 10:118 a.m. The school was immediately... more >>
10/27/2017E.S. Motorists Urged to Watch for Bicyclists Saturday on Shore Roads
Citizens for a Better Eastern Shore[CBES} is issuing a Watch Out for Cyclists advisory for Saturday, October 28, as some 1,000 bikers... more >>
10/27/2017Dems Hope Northam's Background Will Help in Election
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Ralph Northam may have a politician's dream background, but he's still struggling how to define himself in the... more >>
 Candidate Forum Answers on Today's Local Newscasts
CBES and WESR conducted a candidates forum Tuesday evening at Northampton High School. Listen to WESR 103.3's local newscasts at... more >>
10/26/2017Outdoors Exploration Day a Big Hit
The 2017 Outdoors Exploration Day was a hit on Saturday, October 7th at Kiptopeke State Park with over 600 adults and children attending... more >>
10/26/2017Capitol Report: Gun Violence
Today's Capitol Report talks about the Attorney General candidates' views on gun violence. Here's Ann Marie Morgan
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10/26/2017Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Appeal by Redistricting Advocacy Group
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia's Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by a redistricting advocacy group challenging a judge's... more >>
10/25/2017Listen to the CBES Forum Here
Below you'll find the recording of Tuesday evenings CBES forum. The first forum was for District 1's Northampton County Board of... more >>
10/25/2017State Officials Locate Source of Chilli Cook Off Illness
The Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services (DCLS) in Richmond, Va., says it has found the source of the salmonella poisoning... more >>
10/25/2017Day Two of Rogers Trial Ends Surprisingly
By Wesley Edwards Day two of Rogers trial began similarly as day one ended with defense attorney Curtis Brown wanting to remove... more >>
10/25/2017Northampton Historical Society Wants Jail Locks
By Wesley Edwards At the October 10, Northampton County Board of Supervisors meeting, County director of public works Chris... more >>
10/25/2017Northampton Board Chairman to Talk to Bloxom and Lewis about Lack of Inspection Stations
By Wesley Edwards Chairman Spencer Murray told his fellow supervisors that there are more than 16,000 vehicles in Northampton... more >>
10/25/2017Accomack Library Closed Wednesday
The Accomack Countuy Public Library will be closed.Wednesday due to plumbing issues at the library, Senator Mark Warner's representative... more >>
10/24/2017Rogers Back in Northampton Court on Distribution Charges
By Wesley Edwards Akeem Rogers, of Exmore who was involved in the melee on October 20, 2014, in Northampton County Circuit Court,... more >>
10/24/2017Local Woman Seeks to Bring Uber to Eastern Shore
ACCOMACK CO., Va. - One woman is working to get more drivers on Virginia's Eastern Shore to sign up to become Uber drivers. The... more >>
10/24/2017Northampton Ag Fair a Success
Approximately 700 attended the second annual Northampton Agricultural Fair Saturday at the old Northampton Middle School in Machipongo.... more >>
 Riverside to Host Free Breast Exams Today
ONANCOCK, VA. Statistics say that one woman in eight will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, and men get it too. Age is a factor... more >>
10/23/2017CBES to Host Candidate Forum at Northampton High
Continuing its tradition of fostering an informed electorate, Citizens for a Better Eastern (CBES) will hold its Candidates Forum... more >>
 Metompkin Fourth Graders Help Puerto Rico
Metompkin Elementary School fourth graders set out to learn about making a difference by doing it. Following the devestation of... more >>
10/23/2017Shore Good News: Forgiveness
By Linda Baylis Spence In today's issue of Shore Good News, Linda talks about the power of forgiveness.
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 Coast Guard Suspends Search for Missing Man
The Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. The 36-year-old missing man was last... more >>
10/22/2017Camper Missing from Parramore
The Coast Guard and other agencies are searching for a missing man southeast of Quinby Saturday. Watchstanders in the Coast Guard... more >>
 SpaceX Vector to Launch from Wallops
RICHMOND Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Vector, a nanosatellite launch company comprised of new-space and enterprise software... more >>
10/21/2017Northampton Agricultural County Fair Today
The Northampton Agricultural County Fair will be Saturday October 21 at Northampton Middle School in Machipongo. This is the second... more >>
10/21/2017Norfolk Man Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Cocaine
By Wesley Edwards In Accomack County Circuit Court on Thursday Romar Reid of Norfolk pled guilty to distribution of cocaine under... more >>
10/21/2017Onancock Man Pleads Guilty in Firearm Theft
By Wesley Edwards Lawrence Nalls lll charged with receiving of stolen firearms, and possession of a firearm by felon was indicted... more >>
10/21/2017Bloxom Woman Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin
By Wesley Edwards Summer Jones was in Accomack County Circuit Court on Thursday facing distribution of heroin charges. She was... more >>
10/20/2017Postponements for Friday Oct. 20, 2017
Accomack Schools 2 hours late due to fog Head Start both counties 2 hours late due to fog. Accawmacke Elementary School Field... more >>
10/20/2017RCP Polling Average Has Northam Leading by 5.8 Points
As the race winds down for Governor of Virginia, the Real Clear Politics average of all polls taken on the race shows Lt. Governor... more >>
10/20/2017Accomack County Tax Assessor: Forest and Ag Districts Do Not Benefit All Holders
By Wesley Edwards Accomack County Tax Assessor Brent Hurdle advised the Accomack County Supervisors Wednesday night that the... more >>
10/20/2017Accomack Supervisors Stagger Terms of EDA Members
By Wesley Edwards Wednesday night, Accomack County supervisors considered and unanimously changed the terms of the 7 citizens... more >>
10/20/2017Capitol Report: McAuliffe Cancels Meeting With Sheriffs
Governor McAuliffe has cancelled a scheduled meeting with Virginia's Sheriffs. Some say it is payback for many of the sheriff endorsing... more >>
 Orbital ATK Dedicates OA-8 Mission to Veteran Astronaut
The Antares/Cygnus mission slated to go off in November has been named in honor of a veteran astronaut. Former ISS astronaut and... more >>
 Antares/Cygnus Launch Postponed for One Day
By Charlie Russell The Antares Cygnus mission originally scheduled for November 10 has been delayed for 24 hours. It is now scheduled... more >>
10/19/2017Sheriff's Department Urges Citizens to Attend Opioid Forum
By Wesley Edwards Capt. Todd Wessells of the Accomack County Sheriffs office informed the County Board of Supervisors and the... more >>
10/19/2017Local Surveyor Complains to Supervisors About Planning Department
By Wesley Edwards Professional land surveyor Michael Starling during the public comment period at Wednesday nights Accomack County... more >>
10/19/2017Merger of Xenith and Union Approved by Fed Reserve
Union Bankshares Corporation and Xenith Bankshares, Inc. jointly announced the receipt of regulatory approval from the Federal... more >>
10/18/20179-1-1 Issues Resolved by Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless has corrected the issues impacting cellular 9-1-1 telephone calls in Accomack County. Cellular 9-1- 1 functionality... more >>
10/18/2017911 Experiencing Problems Fielding Cell 911 Calls Again
The 911 center reports difficulty again this morning receiving 911 calls from cell phones. If you need to call the 911 center, ... more >>
10/18/2017Polls Show Governor's Race Tightening
According to an article in Politico, three new public polls show next months Virginia gubernatorial race within the margin of error. A... more >>
10/18/2017Newport News Woman To Serve 12 Days on Reckless Driving and Child Endangerment Charges
By Wesley Edwards Kenya Crusoe of Newport News was in Accomack County Circuit Court on Tuesday facing both a reckless driving... more >>
10/18/2017Va. Liquor Stores Sold $1 Billion Last Fiscal Year
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Virginia's state-owned liquor stores had nearly $1 billion in sales last fiscal year. A new report to state... more >>
 Northampton Education Foundation Hosts State of the Schools Community Forum
Over 70 of the Eastern Shore's community, business and government leaders attended a forum hosted by the Northampton County Education... more >>
10/17/2017Two Sentenced in Stolen Credit Card Case
By Wesley Edwards On Monday in Northampton County Circuit Court Kajuan Walker and his codefendant Carl Stackhouse both from Rockaway,... more >>
10/17/2017CBES to Host Candidate Forum at Northampton High
Continuing its tradition of fostering an informed electorate, Citizens for a Better Eastern (CBES) will hold its Candidates Forum... more >>
10/17/2017Va. Offers Amnesty Program for Delinquent Taxpayers
RICHMOND, Va. (AP)- Now is the time to pay back taxes in Virginia. The state Department of Taxation is offering an amnesty program... more >>
10/17/2017Meet the New Troopers Now Serving the Eastern Shore
On October 10, 2017 the Eastern Shore received three new Troopers to the area from the Academy. Sergeant Jeff Jones of the State... more >>
10/17/2017Riverside Shore Memorial Unveils New Digital Plaque Display
ONANCOCK, Va. The Eastern Shore community has had a century-long record of supporting local health care, dating from the first hospital... more >>
 State Police Investigating Loss of Hallwood Town Records
According to a story on the Virginia State Police is investigating a car fire near Hallwood which burned all of the books... more >>
 ESCC Breaks Ground for New Building
Eastern Shore Community College celebrated the ground breaking for a brand new academic and administration building, Friday morning,... more >>
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