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3rd Annual Northampton Agricultural County Fair Winners

Machipongo, VA
10/17/2018 09:49 AM
On Saturday, October 6th, the 3rd Annual Northampton Agricultural County Fair took place in Machipongo. From 10:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M., the old grounds of the middle school saw 1,000 visitors enjoying the warm weather.... Read more

The Northampton County Education Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual State of the Schools

Eastville, VA
10/17/2018 09:44 AM
The Northampton County Education Foundation hosted the 2nd Annual State of the Schools on Tuesday, October 16. Where last year’s event was to solicit community input, this year’s was more of a report of the system and individual schools to community stakeholders. Approximately 120 attended.... Read more

RIVERSIDE HEALTH SYSTEM RECEIVES $1MILLION GRANT TO ENHANCE DEMENTIA CARE

Newport News, VA
10/16/2018 09:46 AM
Riverside Health System announced today it has received a federal grant of nearly $1 million to enhance dementia care across the region.... Read more

A&N ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE RECOGNIZED FOR COMMITMENT TO SAFETY

Tasley, VA
08/02/2018 10:15 AM
A&N Electric Cooperative (ANEC) was recently recognized by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) for its ongoing commitment to safety in the workplace and in providing electric service to its members.... Read more

Northampton County Education Foundation Awards Scholarships to Graduating Northampton High School Seniors

Eastville, VA
06/21/2018 01:21 PM
The Northampton County Education Foundation (NCEF) awarded three $500 scholarships to graduating Northampton High School seniors.... Read more

NORTHAMPTON EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES TEACHER AWARDS

Machipongo, VA
06/20/2018 11:40 AM
The Northampton County Education Foundation recently held a teacher appreciation dinner.... Read more

Wild Roots Salon Opens in Downtown Exmore

Exmore, VA
06/06/2018 10:00 AM
Wild Roots Salon offically opened their doors in downtown Exmore on May 31, 2018 with a Ribbon Cutting.... Read more

NEW RAVENNA ANNOUNCES $900,000 CAPITAL INVESTMENT AND 31 NEW JOBS AT EXMORE OPERATION

Exmore, VA
06/05/2018 11:24 AM
New Ravenna Mosaics in Exmore announced Friday morning $900,000 in capital investment and 31 new jobs. Governor Northam flew in for the announcement.... Read more

LIBRARY STEERING COMMITTEE SELECTED

Accomac, VA
06/04/2018 11:26 AM
The Eastern Shore Public Library’s new regional library is transitioning into the construction design phase with the appointment of a new Steering Committee.... Read more

Segregation-era Rosenwald school on Virginia Shore is 'historic jewel'

Cape Charles, VA
05/21/2018 02:25 PM
In May of 1928, the town of Cape Charles purchased 2.5 acres from the Pennsylvania Railroad to build a new African-American school.

A new exhibit at the Cape Charles Museum and Welcome Center tells the story of that four-classroom schoolhouse during the era of legal segregation.

“Building a Community: The Cape Charles Elementary (Rosenwald) School” shares first-hand accounts from former students and teachers to tell the story of the partnership between educator Booker T. Washington, businessman Julius Rosenwald and the local African-American community in the early 20th century.... Read more

KOA Offically Opens with a Ribbon Cutting

Cape Charles, VA
05/21/2018 10:18 AM
Chesapeake Bay KOA offically opened their doors as a KOA campground on May 12th.... Read more

ESPL Received 2018 Summer Teen Intern Grant

Nassawadox, VA
04/24/2018 10:04 AM
The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA) has chosen Eastern Shore Public Library to be one of twenty public libraries in the United States to receive its 2018 Summer Teen Intern Grant.... Read more

Name for the CBBT Boring Machine Chosen

Cape Charles, VA
04/19/2018 10:02 AM
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (“CBBT”) and its partners on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project are excited to announce the winning name for the tunnel boring machine: CHESSIE!... Read more

McDonald's Offers Local Scholarships

ESVA
04/13/2018 10:07 AM
McDonald’s® Restaurants of Eastern Shore and each of the local owner/operators believe in the importance of giving back to the communities in which their restaurants operate – those communities in which they, their managers and their crew members work and live.... Read more

ESO Arts Center Aquires Building

Belle Haven, VA
04/12/2018 04:55 PM
ESO Arts Center today announced its acquisition of the current ESO Building at 15293 King Street, comprised of the Belle Haven School building, adjoining acreage and on-site parking.... Read more

CBBT Boring Machine Naming Contest Finalists: Vote!

Cape Charles, VA
04/02/2018 02:18 PM
The Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel (CBBT) and its partners on the Parallel Thimble Shoal Tunnel Project are excited to announce that the Top 10 Names for the tunnel boring machine have been selected and now it’s time to let the public vote!... Read more

Eastern Shore Signs Named Northampton Chamber Business of the Year

Eastville, VA
03/29/2018 02:16 PM
The Northampton County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce Eastern Shore Signs, LLC. was named as the Northampton County Business of the Year at Wednesday night’s Annual Membership Meeting.... Read more

Sentara Gives $250,000 Matching Grant to Eastville Community Health Center

Onley, VA
03/22/2018 02:22 PM
Several of Sentara Health System’s highest ranking executives were at Eastern Shore Rural Health’s Onley Community Health Center on Thursday afternoon to announce a $250,000 matching grant from the Sentara Foundation for the Eastville Community Health Center.... Read more

ESO Arts Center Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Belle Haven, VA
03/08/2018 02:06 PM
Governor Ralph Northam announced today that ESO Arts Center in Belle Haven, Virginia received $1255 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $840,000 for 56 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.... Read more

Eastern Shore Family Has Served Radio Listeners for 60 Years

Accomac, VA
03/01/2018 02:11 PM
This article was featured in Coastal Virginia Magazine during the month of March 2018.... Read more

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