News
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 …
SEAFORD — TidalHealth has received two American Heart Association Achievement Awards for implementing quality improvement measures at their Salisbury, Maryland, and Seaford hospitals that …
ANNAPOLIS — Archery hunting for white-tailed and sika deer opens statewide Sept. 10, and continues through Jan. 31, 2022, said officials from the Maryland Department of Natural …
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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
After taking a year off because of the pandemic, the National Folk Festival returns this week, Sept. 10-12. With a new surge in Covid-19 cases and low vaccination rates in …
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 …
Sports
Sticking it out through the weekend heat and thick rough -- and outlasting a second-round charge by the runner-up C.G. Anderson -- Denny Scot held on to his lead to win the Green Hill Country Club …
NEWARK — Marcus Yarns waited for just the right moment. Pulling in the short pass, the young running back let his blockers get set up and then burst downfield. If it was a real football …
Things to Do

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, …
The 1888 racing yacht Elf, shown here, is the flagship for the 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race, scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021. With an 11 a.m. start from the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, the event will take place exclusively on the Miles River, offering spectators at CBMM an unparalleled view of some of the most beautiful, classic sailing yachts.

Sept. 18 brings 10th Elf Classic Yacht Race to St. Michaels

The Elf Classic Yacht Race returns to the Chesapeake Bay on Saturday, Sept. 18, with the traditional yacht race taking place again …
The Mid-Shore Symphony Orchestra

Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra season opener set for September

The Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra opens its 2021-2022 season in late September with a program featuring Beethoven’s monumental …
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
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 …
Over the past few days, I have had an opportunity to chat with several fellow veterans, service members, military family members and Gold Star families. It is beyond obvious to say that these have …
By David Brandolph Building an adequate retirement nest egg is challenging enough. Imagine leaving your job and later being unable to find the pension owed to you or the retirement savings plan …