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Cool things happening on the Shore this weekend

The 68th annual Wachapreague Volunteer Fireman’s Carnival wraps up it’s run Saturday night. One last chance for oyster, clam fritter, soft crab, crab cake, or hamburger sandwiches. Rides and Bingo are also featured along with live music, and a raffle of a golf cart from Shore Custom Carts.
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Cars in Onley Post Office Parking Lot

Onley Post Office Parking Changes Confuse Neighbors; Owner Reaction. For many visiting the small post office in Onley, Va., parking in the lot next door, owned by Onley Baptist Church, had been commonplace. Recently, however, barriers went up blocking access to the lot. This has caused confusion and frustration among patrons of the post office.
Ocean City Today

Maryland blue crab sauce over pasta ‘delightful dish’

(July 1, 2022) Mutual correlations in human perceptions and sensory receptiveness are key components in the acknowledgement of “taste.”. The theory of colloidal chemistry is an intricate part in the art of sauce making. A colloid is the presence of a small article in another substance. Fusion keeps menus...

Accomack Circuit Court

Frederick Marvin “Ricky” Barnes Jr., 35, of Exmore, pleaded guilty last week to the murders of his mother, 75-year-old Brenda Barnes, and of Dean Reid, 53, and the attempted murder of Barnes’ sister, Christina Green. On July 3, 2021, Green was hosting a birthday cookout for a...

Council Needs Makeover

It’s time for a change. The town of Onley needs a good makeover. Elections are coming up this November and we need an entirely new council. It is very sad that only a few people come to the meetings. I can understand why. The meetings are long and drawn out and very little gets accomplished. The council members vote on things, forget that they voted on a subject, and months later vote again on the same topic that was already voted on.

Boys & Girls Club participates in Field Ad at Sawmill Park

The Boys & Girls Club held a Field Day recently at Sawmill Park in Accomac hosted by the Parent Committee. The youth enjoyed activities such as kickball, dodgeball, 3-leg racing, ring toss, tug-of-war, the bounce house and water balloons. Christopher Mathews prepared hot dogs and cheeseburgers, and Steve Walker provided the ice cream truck. Club members received medals recognizing their achievements.

Samuel D. Outlaw Memorial Blacksmith Shop Opens July 3

The Samuel D. Outlaw Memorial Blacksmith Shop is scheduled to host its grand opening Sunday, July 3. The memorial honors the life of local blacksmith and entrepreneur Samuel D. Outlaw. Gerald Boyd, co-owner of Peaceworks Center for Well Being in Exmore, played a significant role in reviving the blacksmith shop....

Cape Charles Passes FY 2023 Budget

By Stefanie Jackson – The Cape Charles Town Council has passed the town’s fiscal year 2023 budget, including a general fund of more than $4 million, in a unanimous vote June 16. Last year, the Town Council added three new categories for revenues and expenditures, creating more transparency...
Rappahannock Record

Valerie Turner gets a $20,000 surprise

KILMARNOCK—For all those skeptics and non-believers, Valarie Turner of Kilmarnock is proof positive that Publishers Clearing House (PCH) is not a scam. Turner was lying on her sofa about 10:30 a.m. last Tuesday, watching “Let’s Make a Deal” in between her morning and mid-day summer school bus runs, when she got a knock at the door. Turner wasn’t expecting company. And she surely wasn’t expecting what was on the other side of her front door—Dave Sayer and Howie Guja, the PCH Prize Patrol, there to present her a $20,000 check.

Arts Enter Cape Charles Hosts Encore Performance of Successful Play ‘Don’t Dress For Dinner’

Arts Enter Cape Charles put on an encore performance of Marc Camoletti’s “Don’t Dress For Dinner” last week, running from Wednesday, June 22, to Sunday, June 26. The play is a naughty romantic comedy that revolves around a series of secrets, affairs, and false alibis over the course of one evening. It was directed by Clelia Cardano Sheppard and its cast members included Dave Hobbs, Lenore DeBellis, Garney Johnson, Melinda Blanchard, Renata Sheppard, and Charles Adam Robinson.

Ms. Marie Doizin of Parksley

Funeral services for Ms. Marie Doizin of Parksley, will be conducted Saturday at 3PM from the Chapel of Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac, with Pastor Waldo Charles officiating. Interment will be in the Parksley Cemetery, Parksley. Arrangements by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac. Services may be viewed...
Rappahannock Record

Enhancing the beauty and preserving the past in Reedville

The Northern Neck has been embracing and refurbishing its collection of picturesque Main Streets. While many are devoted to dining or shopping, traveling down Reedville’s Main Street is an opportunity to view historic and architecturally distinctive homes, a testament to the great prosperity brought about by a small fish: the menhaden.

Onley Town Council Meets to Discuss Mayor’s ‘Behavior’

By Carol Vaughn — No action was taken on the issue at a special meeting the Onley Town Council called to discuss Mayor Matt Hart’s behavior. Several council members called for the meeting, held Monday, June 27. On the agenda, in addition to other items, was “discussion of...

Marshall’s coming to Four Corner Plaza

According to Onley Mayor Matt Hart, a major retail business is coming to Four Corner Plaza this fall. Marshall’s, an American chain of off-price department stores owned by TJX Companies, has applied for signage permission for a new location at Four Corner Plaza, in the former Peebles Department Store on the south end of the shopping complex.

Northampton High School Neighbors Question Use of Subdivision Lots

By Stefanie Jackson – Eastville property owners publicly aired grievances with the Northampton school board on June 23 concerning Northampton High School and its impacts on adjacent land, with one citizen warning the school board that legal action would be pursued if the issues brought forth were not addressed.