News
In the evening of Dec. 4, 1931, 23-year-old Matthew Williams was pulled from a bed in the old Negro Ward at Peninsula General Hospital by a mob that was angered by the shooting death of …
Retired Salisbury civic and business leader John Broyhill has joined a rather exclusive club — he recently became a centenarian, marking his 100th birthday with family members who gathered for …
SALISBURY, Md. — Delmar Police Cpl. Keith Heacook was celebrated in a funeral service Monday that was attended by the governors of two states and hundreds of law enforcement officers and officials from across the region.
As Delaware’s General Assembly is poised to continue debate on legalizing recreational marijuana this session, the Delmarva region is seeing changes in how it is regulating the drug. After …
Prince Street Elementary School’s Dustin Thomas, 36, a teacher of Physical Education, Health and World Music, was named the 2021-2022 Wicomico Teacher of the Year in a ceremony held atop …
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Neighbors
Thursday, May 13, 1965 -- Wicomico County’s schools are on track to be fully desegregated by September 1967. Under a plan that has been approved by the federal government to ensure …
--Thursday, May 6, 1999 Each of the five candidates for Salisbury Police Chief told their City Council interviewers that they would reduce the number of department leadership positions in favor of …
Business
SALISBURY – Three members of Becker Morgan Group have earned professional licenses. All three individuals fulfilled the educational, experience and examination requirements set forth by the …
The family complex that transformed the recreational experiences of thousands of youngsters and adults over the past decade has new ownership. NAI Coastal and Gillis Gilkerson Principal Brad …
Lynn Clark has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer for Perdue Farms. In her new role, Clark will be responsible for all aspects of the company’s Human …
Salisbury
The Salisbury Police Department has been awarded national accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies. The city’s recognition in the Tier 1 CALEA Law …
The Public Art Across Maryland Artwork Commissions program contracts artists to create new and original artwork for state buildings and public spaces across Maryland. One of the latest sites is …
Not quite a dozen members of the Wicomico Environmental Trust got up early Saturday morning, April 24, and headed to Downtown Salisbury to catch the Wicomico River at low tide. Two hours later, 10 …
Spring finally sprung last week as 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury was back outside with a huge, masked and socially distanced crowd. Artists and crafters filled the streets, there was live music, …
Sports
With a “Play ball!” from player Cheyanne Shrieves, the Lower Shore’s first season of Challenger Little League got underway Saturday, May 8. An Opening Day ceremony kicked off the …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore had six women, four men and two women’s relay teams make the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s All-Time Indoor Track & …
Things to Do

Scaled down National Folk Festival in Salisbury promises a ‘very full lineup’

The National Folk Festival will return to Downtown Salisbury this fall, but visitors can expect to see a scaled-down event as the city …

Tickets available for Lower Shore pollinator garden tour June 25-26

SNOW HILL — Tickets can now be purchased for the Lower Shore Land Trust’s inaugural garden tour of 10 pollinator-friendly …

Spring Things is theme for this week's 3rd Friday

Spring has finally sprung, and this week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be back outside – with artists and …
Schools
The University System of Maryland Board of Regents voted unanimously May 5 to increase tuition and dormitory fees for the 2021-22 academic year, following a freeze on tuition and fees …
    State data shows multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 in schools across Maryland. There are currently 43 schools experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks, according to the Maryland Department …
Some college students have experienced difficulty adjusting to life during the COVID-19 pandemic, facing elevated rates of stress and/or anxiety. “During June 24–30, 2020, U.S. adults …
Opinion
Most of us can remember the first time we experienced a live performance. Maybe it was the beat of the bass drums as we stood hip-high to our parents along the parade route, the brass almost …
While the COVID-19 pandemic has created unforeseen challenges for the American health care system, it has also created innovative opportunities for long-overdue health care reform. Lifesaving …
Different parts of America are bearing witness to varying changes in the climate. For example, the mid-Atlantic region, as known all too well for those living on the Delmarva Peninsula, is subject to …
Since 1970, major construction projects have shaped the city of Salisbury by improving both the local economy and our lifestyle options. The Route 13 Bypass, the Centre at Salisbury and Shorebirds …
It’s hard to find a Chesapeake Bay watershed resident whose eyes don’t light up at the mention of striped bass — though some won’t know what you mean unless you call them by …
In summer 2006, my husband Chris sought emergency medical treatment at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury for severe chest pain. While he was on the operating table for a routine cardiac …