Eric Morgan to succeed Lyle Hogg as Piedmont’s CEO

Salisbury-based Piedmont Airlines announced that its current President, Eric Morgan, will also become Chief Executive Officer of the wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group. Morgan will succeed the current CEO, Capt. Lyle Hogg, will be retiring at the end of the year. “After nearly four decades in the aviation industry, Lyle has built a […]

Win a winter weekend getaway

Tell us you favorite spot to visit for a local day trip during the winter months, and you could win a Cozy Winter Weekend at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Deadline to enter is December 31, 2020. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winner will be selected by random drawing. You […]

Jim Perdue elected to Meat Industry Hall of Fame

Perdue Farms Chairman Jim Perdue has been named to the Meat Industry Hall of Fame, honoring industry excellence in business leadership and community service. As the third-generation leader of the company founded by his grandfather in 1920, Perdue is responsible for ensuring the company stays true to its vision and values and has guided Perdue […]

One On One, Nov. 19, 2020: Salisbury’s Julia Glanz

Salisbury City Administrator Julia Glanz joins us via Zoom to discuss the recent spike in Coronavirus cases in the community, reviews her “State of the City” address and talks about the completion of the Downtown infrastructure renovation.

Covid-19 hitting ALICE families especially hard

Before the Covid-19 pandemic, 39 percent of Maryland’s households, and 46 percent of those living in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties, were already one emergency away from financial ruin. That percentage – a 10-year high – set the stage for the unprecedented economic impact of the crisis, according to the state’s latest ALICE (Asset […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Monday, Nov. 19, 1979

Monday, Nov. 19, 1979 — Salisbury-area gas station operators said they are mostly ignoring Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes’ “tank topping” restrictions. To prevent motorists from repeatedly visiting gas stations to keep their tanks full in the event another gas shortage hits, the state has set minimum purchase requirements based on a vehicle’s tank size. […]

Darby named Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year

Anthony Darby, Chief Executive Officer of Peninsula Wellness/Peninsula Alternative Health in Salisbury, has been named recipient of the 2020 MCE Palmer Gillis Entrepreneur of the Year Award. The award was announced by Maryland Capital Enterprises Maryland Capital Enterprises, a nonprofit that empowers businesses across the state. Doing business for four years, Peninsula Wellness/Peninsula Alternative Health […]

Wicomico schools returning to all-virtual learning

Because of trends in community health metrics for Covid-19, Wicomico County Public Schools will return to all virtual learning until after the winter break. Schools Superintendent Dr. Donna Hanlin made the recommendation Tuesday, during a virtual special meeting of the Board of Education. The board unanimously approved the plan to temporarily roll back in-person hybrid […]

Second day added to weekly Wicomico Covid-19 testing

TidalHealth has partnered with the Wicomico County Health Department to expand Covid-19 drive-through testing beginning this Tuesday. The public may call 410-912-6889 to set up an appointment for a Covid-19 test on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon.  The testing will be held at the Health Department’s Fritz Building at 300 West Carroll St. in […]

Award recipients honored by Community Foundation

The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore on Thursday honored four award recipients and celebrated annual grant-making efforts at its virtual Annual Meeting and Report to the Community. The foundation celebrated a total of $5.5 million in grants made in fiscal year 2020, including more than $539,000 in scholarships to local students. “While 2020 has […]