'The Other Side of the Tracks' tells Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth's story

“The Other Side of the Tracks,” a new film produced by local historian Tom Summers, explores the early life and career of Dr. Reba Ross Hollingsworth. A legendary figure in Delaware, …

When longtime newsman Mel Toadvine died Thursday, Nov. 18, it was the 44th anniversary of the day he was named managing editor of The Daily Times. “He came full circle,” his daughter, …
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 …
Friday, Nov. 18, 1977 -- Wicomico schools Superintendent Harold A Fulton said that junior and senior high school students will not be permitted to remain in school if they cannot show proof by …
Avoid supply chain shopping snafus by gifting treats and unique items from the St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Holiday Bazaar & Marketplace, Friday-Saturday, Nov. 19-20. Proceeds benefit …
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 1975 -- Salisbury was to become the target of an economic boycott organized by labor at noon today, after City Hall rejected a bid for recognition by the local firefighters …
The late elected leader who stands as one of Salisbury’s most distinguished nativesons now has the Downtown Salisbury Library branch named in his honor. Members of the Sarbanes family …
The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore on Friday honored four award recipients and celebrated annual grant-making efforts at its Annual Meeting and Report to the Community. The foundation …
Friday, Nov. 4, 1994 -- For years, Wicomico law enforcement agencies have focused on arresting dealers who are operating in open-air drug markets. Now, police and sheriff’s deputies are …
There’s historical gold in Fitz Godwin’s back yard in Assawoman, a rural neighborhood near Atlantic. It was the color of grass that held the telltale clue that something special was …
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1973 -- Several hundred people were on hand Saturday for the official dedication of the new Wicomico County Health Department building in honor of Dr. William C. Fritz. The …
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TidalHealth recently held its Salisbury Drive-Thru Flu Clinic for a 27th season at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium. Free seasonal quadrivalent flu vaccinations were administered to individuals 13 years of …
Terror. Torment. Murder. Madness. Supernatural forces. All these and more come into play in the writings of Edgar Allan Poe, a Boston native who was a Maryland resident at the end of his life. His …
No one was prepared for the havoc COVID-19 wreaked in the months after public health officials declared a pandemic and civic leaders directed everyday life be brought to a standstill. UMES senior …
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1980 -- Salisbury’s controversial ambulance bill practices came under fire again at Monday night’s City Council meeting. Edward J. Winship, Director of River Walk …
MT. VERNON — In 1921, the all wood, two-story Mt. Vernon High School was the largest structure in the community and one of the biggest in Somerset County. It was so imposing in the …
Wicomico County’s Good Beer Festival returned last weekend to Pemberton Park. The festival featured unlimited sampling from more than 30 breweries.
Sunday, Oct. 7, 1979 -- At an anti-alcohol rally held Saturday at the Salisbury Baptist Temple, the Rev. Oren Perdue told about 150 attendees and a handful of local officials that the community is …
VIENNA — Visitors to Dorchester County’s largest living history event will enjoy hands-on interaction with a variety of activities on October 9 at the 10th annual Nanticoke River Jamboree …
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 1998 -- All hope has not been lost for a multi-million-dollar restaurant project next to the Port of Salisbury Marina. Salisbury Mayor Barrie Parsons Tilghman said local …
United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently welcomed back guests as it held the 2021-2022 Annual Campaign Kickoff event at Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Stadium. The hybrid event …
Wednesday, Sept. 23, 1953 -- Salisbury held a prolonged air raid test on Tuesday afternoon, with complete compliance from city residents being reported. Capt. William L. Goetz of Salisbury, an …
SALISBURY — The Ward Museum opens a new exhibit “Oliver ‘Tuts’ Lawson: A Retrospective” this Friday, Sept. 24 with a reception 5 to 7 p.m. This debut display features …
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. …
SALISBURY — Bishop LaTrelle Easterling, who now serves as the head of  the Peninsula-Delaware and Baltimore-Washington Annual conferences of The United Methodist Church, will meet with …