News
On Saturday, Dec. 4 from 1 to 3 p.m. there will be a world premiere of the documentary film Hidden in Full View commemorating the 90-year anniversary of the lynching in Salisbury of 23-year-old …
DOVER — The Blood Bank of Delmarva announced a blood emergency on Thursday due in large part to fears of the omicron variant of COVID-19, as well as the holiday season. With the omicron …
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 …
The new mural on the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 10159 on Route 50 in Salisbury was recently dedicated in an event that honored the legacy of four community members. Salisbury city officials, …
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, Dec. 11. "The …
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Neighbors
Salisbury artist and photographer recently photographed some of the boats and skipjacks currently in residence at Deal Island Harbor.
Saturday, Dec. 2, 2000 -- Wicomico County’s newly appointed Performance Audit Committee will meet for the first time next week with the expectation it will help county lawmakers find ways to …
Business
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 …
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.
Salisbury
Salisbury is set to receive funding that will pay for design costs of the remaining 8.9 miles of on-street bikeways in the city’s Bicycle Master Plan. The Maryland Department of …
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 …
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 …
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
The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International Association of Fairs and Expositions Grow Fair Strong Convention in San Antonio, Texas. From left to right: Maryland State Fair Assistant General Manager David Gordon; MSF Board Member Mary Amoss; MSF President Donna Myers; and MSF General Manager Andy Cashman.

Maryland State Fair earns nine awards

TIMONIUM – The 2021 Maryland State Fair hit the jackpot earlier this week when it won nine awards at the International …
An energetic member of Wyatt’s Warriors hands out candy in 2018.

Salisbury Christmas Parade set for this Sunday in Downtown

Mountaire Farms will present the 75th annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, hosted by the Salisbury Jaycees on Sunday, Dec. 5. This …
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 …
Schools
Seventy-two educators from Wicomico County Public Schools have been named quarterfinalists for Wicomico Teacher of the Year, and will be honored at Teacher of the Year Kickoff Celebration tonight, …
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, …
Opinion
The newest tool to get more farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed to inject their manure into, rather than onto, their fields was trotted out this summer with a team of eight draft horses.
When David Folkerts returned from the Iraq war in 2005, learning to fly fish wasn’t exactly the first thing on his mind. He had nearly lost his left arm due to an injury sustained from a bomb blast and, after surgery, was sent to recover at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. So when retired Navy Capt. Ed Nicholson approached Folkerts at the hospital, asking if he wanted to join a group of other wounded veterans on a fly-fishing trip, he was hesitant to say yes.
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 …