Salisbury readies for 81st National Folk Festival next weekend

After a year off due to Covid-19 and a scaled-back event last year, the 81st National Folk Festival will kick off next weekend in Salisbury with a schedule more closely resembling the ones during …

The Delmar Little League girls team received a heroes’ welcome on Tuesday when they received a police escort into town. The team came up one run short in losing to Texas, 5-4 in extra innings, …
Hundreds of eager anglers recently fished the Nanticoke River, reeling in two species of non-native fish while participating in a research-based invasive fishing tournament organized by Professor …
Wicomico County will apply for $3.2 million through the Rural Maryland Economic Development Fund to create jobs, maintain and grow commercial flight service and further develop the Salisbury-Wicomico …
News
Wicomico County Council members have agreed to move forward with a proposed ban on Dissolved Air Flotation storage tanks, as decided in a legislative session this month.  At the session on …
The Wicomico County Fair returns this year to offer residents a taste of rural life on Maryland’s lower Eastern Shore, but the presentation is all about life in the 21st century. Attendees …
ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering changes to the reporting requirements for commercial licensees who guide fishing parties. Currently, a Commercial …
This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will once again feature artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is …
Delmarva Public Media will once again broadcast live from the TidalHealth Stage all three days of the National Folk Festival on stations WSDL 90.7 and WESM 91.3. This service enables fans of the …
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Salisbury advocates collective bargaining for city employees

Salisbury officials are moving forward with a plan that would allow city employees to engage in collective bargaining as a way to attract and retain employees and to safeguard their futures. For …

EVO Public House undergoing transformation with new mural

A large drab exterior wall of Evolution Craft Brewing Co. that was exposed when a row of loblolly pine trees was removed along South Salisbury Boulevard is being transformed by mural artists Brandon …

Rotary Club labyrinth added to Salisbury’s Riverwalk

A labyrinth has become the latest feature along Salisbury’s Riverwalk, designed to promote peace and conflict resolution as walkers on the maze-like design focus on calm and enjoy the river …
Neighbors

Today In Salisbury's History: Monday, Aug. 18, 1980

-- Monday, Aug. 18, 1980 Perdue Inc. President Donald W. Mabe was the commencement speaker at Sunday afternoon’s Wor-Wic Community College graduation, held in the Parkside High School …

Donations needed to help restock Brooke’s Toy Closet at TidalHealth

The Dalai Lama once said: “Just as ripples spread out when a single pebble is dropped into water, the actions of individuals can have far-reaching effects.” Brooke’s Toy Closet …

Today In Salisbury's History: Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001 -- The murder trial for Madeline Straley will be moved to Kent County to ensure potential jurors are not tainted by recent media coverage of her daughter’s trial, …
Business

Salisbury Area Chamber to welcome SU, UMES and Wor-Wic students

For its 19th year, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Salisbury University, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Wor-Wic Community College students to Delmarva with its College …

Boyd Rutherford to address Salisbury Area Chamber luncheon Aug. 18

The August General Membership Luncheon of the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will feature Lt. Gov. Boyd K. Rutherford. The luncheon will be held beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at …

Perdue names new COO, President of Foods Division

Perdue Farms has added to its executive leadership team, appointing Kevin McAdams as President of Perdue Foods and Chief Operating Officer of Perdue Farms. Effective immediately, McAdams will …

Perdue Farms, Wor-Wic partner to ease truck driver shortage

The nation is experiencing a shortage of more than 80,000 truck drivers, according to an estimate from the American Trucking Associations. The ATA also estimates that about 72 percent of …

Salisbury's iconic Taylor’s BBQ moving to new location

Taylor’s BBQ, known not only for its tasty beef, ready to pick up for a quick meal, but also for popular side dishes like potato salad, macaroni and cheese and wet cornbread, is moving from 720 …
Things to do
Klassic Soul is coming to Downtown Salisbury this Friday

Klassic Soul to perform at Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday, Aug. 12, with Klassic …
The Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday with Wavvy Gravy. 

Wavvy Gravy to perform at this Friday Night Live in Downtown Salisbury

The Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday with Wavvy …
Downtown Salisbury Friday Night Live will feature Best Kept Soul.

Downtown Salisbury Friday Night Live to feature Best Kept Soul

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday with Best Kept Soul. Best …
Sports
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar likes to think of itself as “the little town too big for one state.” So Little League fans in both Maryland and Delaware were rooting for Delmar in the …
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Delmar, Md. is one win away from being the best Little League softball team in the world. The Mid-Atlantic champions scored their 11 runs in the first three innings before …
Macy Rickards helped Delmar, Md. take another step toward winning a World Series title on Saturday morning. Rickards fired a no-hitter, struck out 13, and also drove in a run as the Mid-Atlantic …
Opinion
Tom Horton has written about the Chesapeake Bay for more than 40 years, including eight books. He lives in Salisbury, Maryland, where he is also a professor of environmental studies at Salisbury …
Kathleen Gaskell is a copy editor at the Bay Journal, where this was first published as the Chesapeake Challenge. At least 12 shark species have been observed in the Chesapeake Bay. Can you match …
I want to commend the governors of Maryland and Delaware for their leadership in joining the new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, announced in June at the White House.
Winslow Myers, syndicated by PeaceVoice, is author of “Living Beyond War: A Citizen’s Guide” and serves on the Advisory Board of the War Prevention Initiative. Eight days of …
If you grew up rooting for the 1964 Philadelphia Phillies — and even if you didn’t, you’ve probably heard or read about the team because, by now, the story of that squad’s …
Making the struggle to restore the Chesapeake Bay even tougher, watershed states have been clearing more forest for development and paving over more landscape than previously believed, new data shows.