Everyone in America seems to have one item that must be on the Thanksgiving table when they sit to give thanks. For many it is a particular stuffing with crabmeat, chestnuts, or a distinctive herb like marjoram or sage. For others it is pumpkin, cranberry or pecan pie. For some it is burritos. We are a nation of divergent tastes and traditions.
Virginia watermen and aquaculture operators harvested 460,000 bushels of oysters in 2012-13, the largest catch since 1987, Gov. Bob McDonnell announced Monday
An artificial oyster reef made up of 300 concrete balls has been completed in the Choptank River.