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Douglas Ray Parker of Cape Charles

Douglas Ray Parker, better known as “Dougie”, 69, husband of Maxine Henches Parker and a resident of Cape Charles, VA, passed away Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, VA. A native of Oyster, VA, he was the son of the late William “Digger” Spencer Parker and the late Virginia “Skip” Brady Parker and was retired from Bay Shore Concrete.
CAPE CHARLES, VA
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‘One of a Kind’: Shore Mourns Charles Baines III

By Carol Vaughn — The Eastern Shore community is mourning the death of Accomack County sheriff’s deputy Corporal Charles Linwood Baines III. Baines, 50, died Saturday at his home in Painter, according to Accomack County Sheriff Todd Wessells. “We are heartbroken at the sudden loss of Corporal Charles...
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Onancock Purchases Building for Public Restrooms, Welcome Center

By Carol Vaughn — The town of Onancock has purchased the building at 38 Market Street (the single-story building between the Lilliston Building and the Corner Bakery) and plans to put new public restrooms and a welcome center there. The town used reserve funds to purchase the building, so...
ONANCOCK, VA
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National Infant Formula Shortage Has Shore Families Scrambling

By Stefanie Jackson – When Abbott Nutrition, the largest U.S. supplier of powdered baby formula, temporarily closed one of its plants in Michigan and issued a recall in February, it led to a shortage that made a nationwide impact. Three months later, the plant is still closed and the baby formula shortage has worsened.
EASTVILLE, VA
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Thursday evening Regional Playoff Results

Pictured: The defending State Champion Nandua Warriors faced foggy conditions in their game with Poquoson Thursday evening. The Nandua Warriors played Bruton on Thursday. The Warriors won the game by a score of 5 to 0. Ripken Robbins got the start and win for the Warriors. Offensively the Warriors were led by Isaac Stodghill and Aiden McIntyre who went 2-3 at the plate. Tyler Greene, Ben Stodghill, Ripken Robbins and Martin Savage each had a hit. The Warriors will be in action again on Tuesday at home.
POQUOSON, VA
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Chayce Wayman Earns VHSL William Andrew Mullins Courageous Achievement Award

The Virginia High School League hosted its 33rd Annual Achievement Award Luncheon Monday, May 23, in Charlottesville, Va. During the luncheon, Nandua senior Chayce Wayman was honored as the 22nd recipient of the William Andrew Mullins Courageous Achievement Award. This award was created in remembrance of Andrew Mullins, an active...
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Lady Yellow Jackets Defeat Windsor

The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity girls soccer team hosted Windsor High School Friday, May 20. The Yellow Jackets won 2-0. Jackie Santos scored both goals. Ryan Jones had two assists. The Yellow Jackets finish their season with an overall 10-3 record and are scheduled to host a regional semifinals game...
WINDSOR, VA
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Tasley VFD to conduct Family Fun Raffle Tonight on 103 the Shore

Tune in to 103.3 FM WESR tonight as Kelley Gaskill MCs the Tasley Volunteer Fire Company’s 2022 Family Fun Raffle. Live on the radio from 6-10 PM, Kelley along with members of the Tasley VFD will do live giveaways including Calcutta Coolers, Blackstone Gas grills, corn hole board sets, cash drawings and a grand prize of a 2022 25 foot Pumina Travel Trailer.
TASLEY, VA
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Yellow Jackets Soccer Team Wins District Championship

The Northampton Yellow Jackets varsity girls soccer team traveled to Onley to face the Nandua Warriors Thursday, May 19. The Yellow Jackets won 4-0, scoring two goals in each half to win the district championship. Jackie Santos and Edith Palacio each scored two goals. Ryan Jones had three assists.
ONLEY, VA
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Town of Onancock receives $30K in tourism grants

The Town of Onancock, in partnership with Onancock Main Street (OMS), has received $20,000, and OMS was awarded another $10,000 in local and regional tourism marketing funds from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC). The grants are designed to leverage local marketing dollars with matching state funds to increase visitation and traveler spending.
ONANCOCK, VA
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Cape Charles residents angry about new tax assessments

Cape Charles citizens turned out in force Tuesday night at the Northampton Board of Supervisors Work Session to protest the new real estate tax reassessments at the County’s public hearing. The hearing was for citizen input in a proposed 78.5 cent tax rate based on the new reassessed values.
CAPE CHARLES, VA
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Mr. Warren T. Fosque, Jr.

Funeral services for Mr. Warren T. Fosque, Jr, also known as “Pig” of Horntown, will be conducted Saturday at 11AM from First Baptist Church, Mappsville, with Rev. Dr. Lisa C. Johnson officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral. Co., Accomac.
HORNTOWN, VA
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Amy Virginia Mallette

Ms. Amy Virginia Mallette, born June 29, 1984, was born and raised on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Amy was an avid hunter, fisher, lover of seafood, and gardener. She earned her B.S. in government and international politics at George Mason University in 2006 during which she also participated in a study abroad program in France (the language which she became interested in during a course at Nandua High School). While in high school she participated in an environmental leadership opportunity with NATO in Germany. Amy had an innate love for the environment. She was a graduate of the Virginia Natural Resource Leadership Institute where she learned about issues relevant to Virginia and adjacent states/watersheds. Amy practiced her passions on the Shore and, most recently on the Panhandle of Florida. She was a lifelong lover of nature and the outdoors, spending much of her time in, on, and around the waters in Virginia and Florida. Amy lived simply and sustainably and was known for her spicy cooking, humorous nature, strong opinions, and her great laugh.
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Ms. Margaret F. Reid

Funeral services for Ms. Margaret F. Reid, of Painter, will be conducted Saturday at 1PM from Holy Trinity Baptist Church, Pungoteague, with Rev. Willie D. Justis officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Arrangements by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
PAINTER, VA
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Moonrise Jewelry celebrates the opening of their Mason Ave location with a ribbon cutting by the ESVA Chamber of Commerce

On May 6, 2022, Moonrise Jewelry in Cape Charles celebrated the opening of their Mason Avenue location with a ribbon cutting by the ESVA Chamber of Commerce. Moonrise Jewelry has been a beloved member of the business community in Cape Charles for several years and their coastal inspired, sustainable designs have delighted visitors and locals alike. Meredith Lusk is an influential part of the community. She is passionate about supporting local women through her business, as well as creating sustainable, wearable art with her recycled fish leather designs. Her new storefront, located on 325 Mason Avenue, has been a labor of love and showcases her incredible eye for design. From the awning on the front of the store to the designs on the back wall, every inch of her new location is a work of art. She is also a large part of local business and tourism efforts through her partnership with the Eastern Shore of Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Eastern Shore of Virginia Tourism Commission, and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.
CAPE CHARLES, VA

Bay Boating Community Mourns Tangier Marina Owner, 90

For years, boaters visiting Tangier Island first met Milton Parks, the genial owner of Parks Marina on the western end of the island’s thoroughfare, the only facility in the community serving transient vessels. Though the average vertical tide change in Tangier’s thoroughfare is only 1.5’, the current is powerful,...
TANGIER, VA
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Local Reverend to hold forum tonight to address violence in community

Citing an increase in the violence within our community, a local reverend has announced a community forum to address this problem and develop solutions. Here is Reverend Kelvin Jones discussing what lead him to spear head this effort:. “I just think there’s too much violence within our community and the...
CAPE CHARLES, VA
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SMALL HOUND DOG FOUND IN EXMORE

THERE IS A SMALL HOUND DOG – BLACK AND TAN WITH A CURLY TAIL – FOUND ON OCCAHANOCK ROAD WEARING A COLLAR WITH NO ID. THE DOG IS AT THE EXMORE TOWN OFFICE. PLEASE CALL 757 442 3114 IF THIS IS YOUR PUP.
EXMORE, VA

Deltaville Maritime Museum opens 2022 season

As the Deltaville Maritime Museum (DMM) and Holly Point Nature Park enter the Memorial Day weekend of the 2022 events season and 20th anniversary season, DMM offers four public events this weekend. On Saturday, the Deltaville Maritime Museum (DMM) and Holly Point Nature Park will begin the May Holly Point...
DELTAVILLE, VA
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