Aspire to Succeed & Lead Conference is Friday

The 2019 Aspire to Succeed & Lead Women’s Business Conference, designed to encourage entrepreneurship and empower businesses owned by women, is set for Friday, April 26, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Sponsored by the Maryland Capital Enterprises Women’s Business Center, the event, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., will feature a keynote speaker, […]

Poultry industry salutes its top performers, supporters

Twelve outstanding chicken growers and four honorees were recently recognized for their dedication to the poultry industry as Delmarva’s chicken community gathered in Salisbury for the Delmarva Poultry Industry Booster Banquet, the 1,800-member trade association’s annual membership dinner. The J. Frank Gordy Sr. Delmarva Distinguished Citizen Award, DPI’s highest honor, was presented to Clark White. […]

Two people killed in West Salisbury crash

Maryland State Police are continuing to investigate a three-vehicle accident that killed two people and injured five more late last Thursday. Police said Stans Antonio Handy Jr., 19, and T’Yana Renee Trader, 20, were killed. Handy was pronounced dead at the scene. Trader was transported to Peninsula Regional Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and later […]

No. 1 Gulls handle rival Washington College

In what proved to be a wild and crazy game, Zach Pompea pushed No. 1 Salisbury University past Eastern Shore rival Washington College, 15-14, in double overtime, netting both the game-tying and game-winning goals. It marked just the third time and second straight year the game has gone to overtime, with the Sea Gulls claiming […]

Salisbury Chamber gears up for Restaurant Week

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce announces one week of great discounts at local restaurants during Salisbury Restaurant Week. The fourth annual event runs from April 29 to May 5. Restaurant Week showcases local Chamber-member restaurants offering unique menu items at a special price. This year’s restaurants include Abbott’s on Broad Creek, Adam’s Taphouse Grill, […]

Wight inaugurated as SU’s ninth President

Dr. Charles “Chuck” Wight was inaugurated as Salisbury University’s ninth president on Wednesday, during a festive ceremony including state officials, student and faculty performers, and SU shared governance representatives. For the first time, Wight officially outlined his priorities for the University: ensuring educational accessibility and affordability, building on SU’s culture of diversity and inclusion, being […]

Civic Center working to resolve ‘Jersey Boys’ flap

Wicomico Youth & Civic Center officials are still working with promoters to reschedule “Jersey Boys” at the Salisbury performance venue. “Jersey Boys” was scheduled to perform Thursday, March 28, but was canceled that night because of technical problems. The show was a collaborative production of the Civic Center, Broadway in Salisbury and Jersey Boys Touring […]

One On One, April 4, 2019: Martin Hutchison and Caroline O’Hare

Pastor Martin Hutchison joins us to talk about his good work with the Camden Community Garden and the growth of neighborhood gardens across the Salisbury. Then, Caroline O’Hare of the National Folk Festival reveals the first musical acts announced for the big entertainment event this September in Salisbury.

Salisbury-area Business Achievers: April 2019

Coastal Hospice announces staff transitions Coastal Hospice has announced the promotion of Susan Olischar to Vice President of Finance. She is responsible for optimizing the financial performance of the organization, providing accurate and timely reporting, financial planning and forecasting, and managing cash flow to ensure that we meet our financial commitments. She has worked for […]

Photo Gallery: Tim Kennard River Run and Rob’s Run For Kids

The annual Tim Kennard 10-Mile River Run and 5K Run-Walk was held Sunday, March 24. In memory of Kennard, who died from kidney cancer in March 2004, leaving a 7-year-old son, the annual event benefits children and animals, as Kennard requested. Beneficiaries this year are Coastal Hospice, to help grieving children cope with the loss […]