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Accomack County Newswire

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  1. Accomack County tractor trailer accident sends one to the hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMDT

    Virginia State Police are investigating a tractor trailer accident that happened Friday morning on Lankford Highway near Accomac that sent one person to the hospital.

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  2. Body of Missing Fisherman Found in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The body of a fisherman who went missing after his boat sank three months ago has been recovered in Virginia. Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body of 52-year-old Roger Grissom washed up on Virginia's Eastern Shore in Accomack County, roughly 62 miles from where his boat sank on Nov. 19. Grissom was with three other fishermen participating in a competition near West Point Beach when their boat capsized.

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  3. Body of missing fisherman found in VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | WRIC-TV Richmond

    The body of a fisherman who went missing after his boat sank three months ago has been recovered in Virginia. Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body of 52-year-old Roger Grissom washed up on Virginia's eastern shore in Accomack County, roughly 62 miles from where his boat sank on Nov. 19. Grissom was with three other fishermen participating in a competition near West Point Beach when their boat capsized.

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  4. new Body of missing fisherman discoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body of 52-year-old Roger Grissom of Hughesville washed up on Virginia's eastern shore in the area of Hacksneck, a town in Accomack County that's more than 60 miles away from where the boat he was on capsized back on Nov. 19 .

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  5. Editorial: Taking flight to break down barriersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Fredericksburg.com

    ... and author from Suffolk. But about Bailey: He shines as a sterling example to all of us. This graduate of Accomack County's then-segregated high school and Virginia State College just wouldn't take no for answer. Bailey wanted to fly, but kept ...

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  6. Accomack school budget faces almost $500K shortfall Read Story Carol Vaughn, Delmarva NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    The three people who spoke at a public hearing for Accomack County Public Schools' Fiscal Year 2018 budget said they are concerned about special education services in the county. The nearly $50 million school budget, as proposed, has a shortfall of around $483,000 , according to Beth Onley, Accomack County Public Schools Finance Director.

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  7. Lamond Perry, De'Andre AyersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    Freshman star Markelle Fultz, projected as a potential top pick in this year's NBA draft, is sitting out Washington's game at Colorado on Th ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. - A grand jury indicted two men in connection with a bank robbery in Maryland and shots fired at an Accomack County deputy.

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  8. Crime 31 mins ago 11:29 a.m.Two indicted in attempted murder of deputy in AccomackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    A grand jury meeting in Accomack County this week indicted two men who police say shot at a sheriff's deputy on charges of attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer and other charges. Deandre Breshon Ayers, 28, and Lamond Perry, 23, both of Norfolk, also were indicted on charges of use of a firearm in commission of a felony, shooting from a vehicle and maliciously shooting at a law enforcement vehicle in connection with the Sept.

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  9. New chicken farms raise a stink on Eastern ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    New permits for chicken farms are kicking up controversy on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Since 2014, Accomack County has seen a surge in the number of applications for the poultry houses.

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  10. New hospital set to open next month in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | WMDT

    Local news outlets report that the new Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital is nearing completion after nearly three years. It's scheduled to open for business Feb. 25. The $90 million campus in Onley will replace the present one in Nasswadox and consists of three buildings, including the hospital, cancer center and office building.

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  11. New Hospital to Open Next Month in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ONLEY , Va.- After nearly three years and $90 million, Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Accomack County is getting ready to open. The new hospital campus in Onley - located about 30 minutes north from its present campus in Nassawadox - consists of three buildings, including the hospital, cancer center and office building.

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  12. Eastern Shore getting its first craft brewery, governor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    The brewery will create five jobs and invest more than $350,000 to open in Accomack County, the governor said. The brewery enhances the town of Chincoteague as a true destination, he added.

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  13. First craft brewery coming to Va.'s Eastern ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Powhatan Today

    Chincoteague-based Black Narrows Brewing Company will create five new jobs and invest more than $350,000 to open a new craft brewery in Accomack County, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced. The company, which will source 72 percent of its agricultural inputs from Virginia farmers, will be the first craft brewery on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

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  14. Eastern-Shore 47 mins ago 10:36 p.m.Eastern Shore to get its first craft breweryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    "Investments like this create jobs, tourism activity, and new markets for Virginia's farmers as craft breweries look to them to source hops, fruit, honey, and other agricultural products," McAuliffe said in a press release. "Black Narrows is adding to the tourism offerings that make Accomack County and the Town of Chincoteague a true destination.

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  15. First craft brewery set to make its home on the Eastern ShoreRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... McAuliffe speaking about today's announcement . "Black Narrows is adding to the tourism offerings that make Accomack County and the Town of Chincoteague a true destination. Today's announcement is a great win for Virginia's craft beer industry and ...

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  16. Woman killed in head-on crash in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WAVY-TV Portsmouth

    President Donald Trump can do plenty on his own to unravel the Obama health care law, but some of those actions would crea

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  17. Virginia State Police respond to fatal head-on crash in Accomack CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WMDT

    Shortly after 8:15, police responded to the 26000 block of Locustville Road, just north of Stone House Road in Onley. Police say the Nissan's driver, 29-year-old Kristina Albrecht of Onley, died of injuries sustained in the crash at Shore Memorial Hospital.

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  18. Woman killed in Accomack County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    A 29-year-old woman was killed in a crash in Accomack County on Wednesday morning, according to Virginia State Police. The accident occurred around 8 a.m. in the 26000 block of Locustville Road, north of Stone House Road in Onley.

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  19. Crash kills driver on Eastern ShoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A driver was killed Wednesday in a head-on crash in Accomack County on the Eastern Shore, Virginia State Police said.

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  20. Woman killed in head-on collision in Accomack County Read Story StaffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    Mchelle Anaya with Virginia State Police reports the Nissan was heading southbound in the 26,000 block of Locustville Road when it hit the Chrysler head-on. The driver, 29-year-old Kristina Albrecht, of Onley, was taken to Shore Memorial Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

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