EASTERN SHORE, Va. (WAVY) - Crews continue cleanup efforts along the Eastern Shore, and Rep. Scott Rigell spent some time Friday touring damaged areas by air.
The Virginia Department of Transportation worked to clear debris to allow access to the island town of Saxis and the Sanford area. During Hurricane Sandy, many residents couldn't evacuate due to the tidal surge.
In addition to clearing roadways for residents and other emergency crews, VDOT crews also used their trucks to rescue a family of six trapped in their Sanford home. They also helped hand out emergency supplies during the storm.
Rep. Scott Rigell took to the air Friday on a tour across the Eastern Shore. He landed in Chincoteague, meeting with several officials and touring damaged areas.
WAVY.com was along for the ride.
All roads in Accomack and Northampton counties are open, VDOT said.
WAVY News' Andy Fox has known and covered Governor Bob McDonnell for 20 years, and now with only a month left in office, the Governor sat down with Andy and discussed a variety of topics related to his term.
Pasquotank County Sheriff Cartwright confirms a man ran from deputies who were trying to take him into custody in a courtroom Tuesday afternoon.
Surveillance video shows a man stealing a woman's wallet from her car parked at a Smithfield gas station Monday afternoon. Police say the crime was one of opportunity.
A new $40 million community center is set to open in Norfolk, promising family, fitness and fun.
A shelter that has served Chesapeake for 30 years will not have to close this week after an abundance of donations following a WAVY News story.
There's plenty of business to be had along Hampton Roads waterways, but one family says a neighboring company's "floating junkyard" is becoming an eyesore, scaring people away and causing environmental concerns.
A Norfolk man was sentenced to more than two life prison terms for sexually abusing a teenager multiple times.