News
SALISBURY — After a year off due to the coronavirus pandemic the Eastern Shore Region District 2 of the American Legion is back with its High School Oratorical Program which can earn a student …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces that the two-week firearms hunting season for sika and white-tailed deer opens Saturday, Nov. 27 and runs through Saturday, …
BALTIMORE – U.S. District Judge Ellen L. Hollander on Nov. 23 sentenced Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, of Dorchester County, to one year of probation, to pay a $10,000 fine, a …
Salisbury’s police officers are set to receive mid-year pay raises as part of a plan to improve recruitment and retention efforts in the department. Other jurisdictions have been forced to …
Maryland’s small turkey farmers faced higher costs this year, but Thanksgiving has allowed many to sell their entire inventory well before the holiday. High fuel costs have led to high feed …
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Neighbors
Monday, Nov. 25, 1968 -- Dreams of building a cultural center in Downtown Salisbury have become complicated by concerns that federal money to back the idea won’t be available. In a letter to …
Last week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury featured a Holiday Lights theme, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and lots of holiday cheer. It is also the last 3rd Friday held …
Business
MILFORD — Kent-Sussex Industries Inc. recently received a $12,000 grant donation from Discover Bank to purchase additional laptops and other kinds of technology to assist the agency in program delivery.
Giant Food associates joined Food Bank of Delaware president and CEO Cathy Kanefsky and other Food Bank representatives to celebrate Giant’s donation of 1,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving.
The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce  will host the 34th Annual Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast on Friday, Dec. 3, in the Guerrieri Academic Commons at Salisbury University. The event …
Salisbury
Several hundred youngsters and their parents attended Treat Street in Downtown Salisbury on Sunday, Oct. 31. A free event sponsored by the Salisbury Jaycees, Treat Street provides an alternative …
The city of Salisbury has approved legislation allowing for Pocket Pollinator Meadows in yards within city limits. The City Council voted to pass the ordinance, officially amending the …
Salisbury Mayor Jake Day will give his first "State of the City" address in two years at a presentation next week at Salisbury University. Day was serving in Africa during a U.S. Army deployment, …
Thursday, Oct. 21, 1999 -- The Salisbury City Council has endorsed the Charter Review Committee’s recommendation of adopting a city-manager form of government. The proposed change will now …
Sports
The James M. Bennett High Clippers boys soccer team won the Maryland 3A State Championship trophy after the team’s victory over C. Milton Wright High on Friday. The teams were scoreless …
Salisbury-area runners will have two Thanksgiving Day events in which they can participate. On the trails of Pemberton Historical Park, the 13th annual Turkey Trek 5K, organized by Wicomico County …
Things to Do
Jeffrey Schoyen will direct a Salisbury Symphony Orchestra performance Saturday, Dec. 11, in Holloway Hall Auditorium at Salisbury University.

Jennifer Hope Wills to join Salisbury Symphony Orchestra for holiday concert

Guest soprano Jennifer Hope Wills joins the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra at Salisbury University for its annual holiday concert at …
A huge crowd is expected to turn out Friday night for the city of Salisbury's Tree Lighting Ceremony, held Downtown as a part of the monthly 3rd Friday festivities.

Holiday tree lighting is centerpiece of this week's 3rd Friday

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will feature a Holiday Lights theme, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony …

'Classics for a Cause' performance is Friday at Asbury

Young musicians, most in high school but some as young as middle school age, will perform in the annual Classics for a Cause on …
Schools
SALISBURY, Md. — Salisbury University is making it easier for freshmen who qualify for a federal Pell Grant to attend, launching a new program offering free tuition for four years. Through …
Donna Carey Hanlin seemed the ideal hire to replace John Frederickson as Wicomico schools superintendent in 2016. Growing up in Salisbury, she was from a prominent family that preached hard work, …
Kimberly C. Gillis of Salisbury was recently named Chairperson, and Morgan Hazel, also of Salisbury, was named Vice Chair of the Wor-Wic Community College Board of Trustees. Gillis, who was …
Opinion
A quest for the ultimate blue crab. An unprecedented marathon effort to cultivate crustaceans in a lab. A supercomputer crunching data night and day for six months straight. The …
I woke up surrounded by the darkness of an early-morning sky on a brisk November autumn morning in Delaware. I had driven the short ride from Prince George’s County, Maryland, to my neighboring …
I would like to greet this season of thanksgiving, grace and renewal with an attitude of gratitude — a clear acknowledgement and deep appreciation of the gifts bestowed on me by family, friends …
If you are one of the many people caring for an aging loved one, take the time to check in with them this holiday season, whether you live close by or are separated by hundreds of miles. It is more …
My dad’s hearing was damaged more than half a century ago when, as a young man, he trained to be an Army military policeman during the war in Korea. MPs were required to qualify for every …
Spencer Milo scrambled to his feet in the smoke and dust, his training and adrenaline taking over. He had seen the suicide bomber, a teenage boy, maybe 15, coming toward his platoon in the split …