News
GEORGETOWN — TidalHealth’s Georgetown Drive-Thru Flu Clinic is Saturday, Oct. 2 at Delaware Technical Community College Owens Campus from 8 a.m. to noon. Flu vaccinations will be …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Interested citizens can draw their own congressional and legislative maps to submit for consideration to Maryland’s two redistricting commissions. The commissions, one …
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
Salisbury once again welcomed the National Folk Festival to its Downtown, the third year the city has physically hosted the event. Big acts such as blues singer Shemekia Copeland, bluegrass group The …
SALISBURY — On Sept. 14, the Honorable K. Dean, Associate Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County, sentenced Tyrone Camper, 32 years of age, of Cambridge, to 24 years imprisonment in the …
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Neighbors
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1975 -- Its new pool is about to open and the YMCA in Salisbury is launching a membership drive to ensure it’s filled with people. According to YMCA President Thomas C. …
ANNAPOLIS – The Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and Maryland’s State Service Commission today opened nominations for the 2021 Governor’s Service Awards. …
Business
The 4th Annual Dorchester/Salisbury Area Chamber Mixer was held Aug 19 at Layton's Chance Vineyard & Winery near Vienna. The event offered members of the two organization to mingle and network …
Dr. Sadanand Dhekney, an associate professor of plant breeding and biotechnology at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, will lead a project supported by a recent $500,000 United States …
The University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s Industrial Hemp Program is in full-swing for the 2021 season with more than 500 plants growing lushly in a research plot on campus to provide growers …
Salisbury
Eighteen new volunteer firefighters and EMTs have been sworn in to serve the Salisbury Fire Department. In a ceremony held last month at Salisbury University -- led by Mayor Jake Day Fire Chief …
A beer and wine license for this year’s National Folk Festival has been approved without the political drama seen prior to the two previous events in 2018 and 2019. The Wicomico County Board …
A new development near Salisbury City Park and Schumaker Pond could have some move-in-ready houses by spring of 2022 that will help ease Salisbury’s housing shortage. The Greystone …
Last week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury was held outdoors, with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music and special events. The theme was "Paw Prints" -- afan-favorite …
Sports
CAMBRIDGE — They saved their scoring for the second half, but when they started, the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Vikings overwhelmed the visiting James M. Bennett Clippers, 32-14. …
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore Department of Athletics mourns the loss of former Maryland State University Football and NFL star Roger Brown who has died at the age of …
Things to Do

Free opportunity to learn about the USDA’s Heirs Property Relending Program

PRINCESS ANNE — University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension is offering a free, online event Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 11 a.m. …

Theme for this 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury is Urban Landscapes

This week’s 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury will be held outdoors with artists and crafters filling the streets, live music, and …

Things to Do: Allegheny Trio to perform Sept. 29

Allegheny Trio to perform Sept. 29 The Allegheny Trio performs its fall concert “Spice of Life” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 29, …
Schools
PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore moved a step closer to meeting President Heidi M. Anderson’s goal of being a “Top 10” historically black institution …
Our business and school communities are about to embark on a project created by #kindSBY that will bring smiles to all our faces. Our main objective is to raise everyone’s morale as we …
SALISBURY – The Salisbury University athletic administration has updated itsspectator policy for the fall semester, which will take effect immediately. There will be no capacity limits for …
Opinion
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This is when all of us need to step up and do more to reach out to others who need help. We can do more to prevent suicides. The American …
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
When the requisite number of states ratified the Constitution, steps were taken to implement it. However, the combination of missing or vague language and the need for quick action made the first few …
During these past two years our educators have had a lot thrown at them. The constantly changing landscape of what education looks like was drastically altered during the pandemic. The challenge …
For the record, I’m vaccinated and will get the booster. Would I like to see everyone vaccinated? Yes. I, personally, believe it’s the right thing to do for others, let alone …
The beginning of a new term means classes, homework, friends, and parties. With such hectic lives, students often do not pay attention to one thing that could seriously injure or kill them: The …
Let me introduce you to my friend, Angie. I met Angie in 2017, when I first started working with the homeless for the city of Salisbury. She was a spitfire, standing maybe 5 feet 2 inches, but …