Today In Salisbury’s History: Saturday Dec. 5, 1983

Saturday Dec. 5, 1983 — The Salisbury City Council is poised to renew its franchise agreement with Storer Cable Communications this week. The 10-year agreement has been the subject of negotiations for more than a year. Storer is proposing increasing the channel selection from the current 12 channels to 30 channels. A 30-channel package would […]

Weather forecast good for Sunday Christmas parade

The Salisbury Jaycees will host the 73st annual Salisbury Christmas Parade, presented by Mountaire Farms, at 2 p.m. this Sunday The parade route remains the same as in recent years, beginning at the intersection of Civic Avenue and Mount Hermon Road, continuing to East Main Street and ending at Wicomico Middle School. The judges’ stand […]

Larry Dodd to lead Wicomico County Council

The Wicomico County Council on Tuesday reshuffled its leadership, naming Larry Dodd as Council President and making John Cannon the Vice President. Dodd, a Republican who represents District 3, was chosen by acclamation by the seven members. Cannon, a Republican elected at-large by voters, had served as Council President for the last five years. Dodd […]

Sea Gulls to host football playoff against Muhlenberg

The Salisbury University Football Sea Gulls will host another playoff game this Saturday at Sea Gull Stadium in Salisbury. Salisbury advanced over the weekend, when it and its opponent combined for 103 points and 1,051 yards in an offensive slugfest over the No. 13 Union Dutchmen, 62-41. Salisbury now advances to the Elite Eight in […]

Poplar Hill Mansion hosting Open House Dec. 8

Poplar Hill Mansion will hold its annual Yuletide Open House on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Get into the holiday spirit and see the beautiful floral decorations by the Four Seasons Garden Club throughout the first floor of the mansion. Visit the second floor to see a Christmas Tree with more […]

One On One, Nov. 28, 2019: Habitat’s Molly Hilligoss

Habitat For Humanity Executive Director Molly Hilligoss updates us on the projects her organization has under way, previews some upcoming fundraising events and offers a lesson on the importance of promoting home ownership in our community.

Today In Salisbury’s History: Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1990

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 1990 — The 60-year anniversary of the Salisbury Fire Department’s Station 2 will celebrated Sunday in an event planned for the Brown Street facility. The station opened on Dec. 2, 1930, in what had previously been a lumber storage yard on Naylor Street. There were just 20 volunteer members when the station […]

Amphitheater skating rink will open this Friday

Holiday Ice Skating will return again this year to the Pohanka Riverwalk Amphitheater in Downtown Salisbury. The skating rink will open on Black Friday, Nov. 29, and will run until Dec. 22. The rink will be open for skating every weekend, Thursday to Sunday. Join in on the fun Thursdays and Fridays from 5 p.m. […]

Turkey Trek 5K set for Thanksgiving Day

Take part in a Thanksgiving tradition on the trails of Pemberton Park by running or walking the 11th annual Turkey Trek 5K. The race is set for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28. Enjoy refreshments and pie after crossing the finish line. The event is organized by Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and benefits Pemberton […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Saturday, Nov. 21, 1970

Saturday, Nov. 21, 1970 — Salisbury Mayor Dallas G. Truitt is concerned yet again about a book in the Wicomico County Library. Acting on a tip, the mayor checked out a children’s book titled “Sylvester And The Magic Pebble,” and immediately took it to library Board Chairman Dennnet Kolb to formally complain. The book is […]