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Hometown Hero

Hometown Hero

Choptank co-op directors meet MLB legend May 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer It all began with a plan. Three Choptank Electric Cooperative board directors, and one director’s wife, were going to meet baseball legend Cal Ripken. “We are all big Orioles fans who...

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Sun Up to Sun Down

Sun Up to Sun Down

Farm Bureau honors Southampton County couple May 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer Community Electric Cooperative Board of Directors Chairman Jeannette Everett and her husband, M.L., recently made history. The couple is the first ever to receive the Distinguished...

Preserving the Past

Preserving the Past

Culpeper vineyards’ WWII museum continues to grow April 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer WHEN YOU WALK INTO CULPEPER’S OLD HOUSE VINEYARDS’ DISTILLERY TASTING ROOM, it’s like going back in time to a WWII officers’ club in occupied France. Military memorabilia...

Breathing Easy

Breathing Easy

Testing for radon could save your life March 2024 Story courtesy of the American Lung Association Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer and a recent report reveals that it is detected at high levels in about 25% of homes in Virginia. The American Lung...

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

Irish Road Bowling is a St. Patrick’s Day tradition March 2024 by Gregg MacDonald, Staff Writer WANT TO TRY SOMETHING DIFFERENT AND TRULY IRISH THIS ST. PATRICK’S DAY? How about getting together with three of your closest friends and each taking turns throwing a...

Take My Hand

Take My Hand

The Harriet Tubman Organization is dedicated to preserving Tubman’s connection to the local community and to helping young people see Tubman as a role model.

Breathing Easy

Breathing Easy

Anyone can develop COPD, but smokers or ex-smokers and people who live in rural areas of the country tend to be more affected.

Getting Organized

Getting Organized

Setting up these simple organizing systems with the help of useful products and organizing tools will encourage tidy habits for a neat home all season long.