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Eleven indicted by Accomack Grand Jury

Several local residents were indicted earlier this month by an Accomack grand jury on violent offenses including a county man alleged to have stabbed someone more than a dozen times. Twenty-four-year-old David Joseph Fisher, of Chincoteague Road, in New Church, was indicted on counts of breaking into the home of...
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Painter Man Charged in Death of Man at Onley Royal Farms

Staff Report — The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report June 15, at approximately 11:11 p.m., of a male subject who had been assaulted and was in cardiac arrest at the Royal Farms in Onley, according to a press release from Accomack County Sheriff’s Office. Upon arrival, deputies discovered...
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Painter man charged with first degree murder in Royal Farms incident

According to Sheriff Todd Wessells, on June 15, 2021 at approximately 11:11 p.m., the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a male subject who has been assaulted and is in cardiac arrest at the Royal Farms in Onley, Virginia. Upon deputies arrival they discovered an unresponsive male subject...
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Officers awarded for saving lives of three duck hunters

Pictured: all the law enforcement officers who participated in the response on January 19, 2020. From left to right Officer Steve Garvis, Officer David Drummond, Officer Andrew Miller, Officer Tony Peninno, Officer Trevor Wessells, Captain Brandon Sterling and Officer Zachary Widgeon. A Virginia Conservation Police Officer and a Virginia Marine...
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Appreciate ACPS Employees

Some people feel the need to shame themselves by posting heedless accounts about our public school system for the entire county to read. Therefore, I deem it necessary to make something crystal clear: trading five eight-hour days, for four 10-hour days is NOT working less, not to mention they have held these hours for years — where have you been?
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COVID 19 Update Contains 1 fewer cases

Todays figures are unchanged from previous reports with one exception. Accomack County has reported -1 cases. Nothing else has changed. Statewide there were 77 new cases, -9 probable cases and 11 deaths. In Accomack County 15,020 have received one dose and 12, 970 individuals have been fully vaccinated. That total...
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Litter is a big problem for farmers

Littering isn’t just an eyesore that’s harmful to the environment. It also can be detrimental to farming operations. Accomack County farmer Sands Gayle said he’s witnessed lots of illegal trash dumping along roadways and in the fields that he farms. “On days that the public dumpsters aren’t open, people will...
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Cool things happening on the Shore

For the first time in over a year, we are resuming our regular Saturday feature on WESR entitled “Cool Things Happening on the Shore.”. The Woman’s Club of Accomack County will be having their annual Spring Indoor Yard Sale at the clubhouse on Richmond Avenue in Onley on Saturday, June 12 th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. Please wear masks inside building.
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New bill imposes heavier fines for illegal trash dumping

PARKSLEY—Littering isn’t just an eyesore that’s harmful to the environment. It also can be detrimental to farming operations. Accomack County farmer Sands Gayle said he’s witnessed lots of illegal trash dumping along roadways and in the fields that he farms. “On days that the public dumpsters aren’t open, people will...
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Jury recommends 12 Years for Rogers

After deliberating for about 80 minutes Thursday, an Accomack Circuit Court jury recommended that Roquan Leeteq “Kake” Rogers be sentenced to 12 years in prison for three counts of conspiracy. Rogers is the young man accused of being the shooter in a 2017 murder-for-hire scheme that targeted an Eastern Shore...
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Local business leaders organizing effort to bring STEM Centers to Accomack County schools

John P. Custis, Esq. and Robert Smith of Monument Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that they have embarked on a fundraising effort to bring STEM Centers and educational curriculum to benefit the students of the Accomack County School System. Custis and Smith have partnered with the Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation (CRSF), a national non-profit organization impacting over one million kids across the country each year, and is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2021.
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Accomack adds one COVID test positive

Accomack County reported one additional COVID-19 test positive Friday morning. All other COVID-19 metrics were unchanged. The Eastern Shore Health District’s 7 day average test positive fell to 1.1%. On the vaccine side, 14,886 residents of Accomack County(45.5% of the total population) have been given the first dose of the...
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Accomack reports additional COVID-19 death

Accomack County reported one additional COVID-19 death Wednesday morning, its 44th since the pandemic began. All other metrics for the Eastern Shore were unchanged. The Eastern Shore Health District’s 7 day positivity average fell to 3.7%. On the vaccine front, 14,792 residents of Accomack County(45.2%) have now received the first...
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Democratic Primary Results: McAuliffe Will Be Party’s Candidate in the November Election

Terry R. McAuliffe won the Democratic primary in Virginia Tuesday to become the party’s candidate for governor in the November election. The former governor handily won his party’s nomination for a second term with over 61% of the vote according to unofficial results Tuesday night, prevailing over Jennifer L. McClellan, Jennifer D. Carroll Foy, Lee J. Carter, and Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax.
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Eastern Shore COVID Numbers Still Low

In Tuesday morning’s COVID report from the Virginia Department of Health, the numbers for the Eastern Shore include 1 test positive for Accomack County. There were none in Northampton and no new hospitalizations or deaths in either county. Statewide there were 117 new cases and 65 probable cases with 3...
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Eastern Shore’s COVID-19 metrics unchanged as Virginia’s numbers continue downward slide

The Eastern Shore’s COVID-19 metrics were unchanged Monday morning. Accomack County reported four additional COVID-19 test positives on Sunday, but no additional Saturday. Northampton County has not reported any additional COVID-19 metrics since Thursday, May 20. 98 additional COVID-19 test positives were reported statewide Monday morning, the lowest additional total...