Broadway star Jennifer Wills returns to teach at SU

For Broadway star Jennifer Hope Wills, Salisbury University and the Eastern Shore are home. Throughout her two decades in New York, where she starred in multiple shows including a nearly four-year run as Christine Daaé in the “The Phantom of the Opera,” it was always on her mind to return to the area. This semester […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Monday, Oct. 17, 1960

Monday, Oct. 17, 1960 — Salisbury’s $665,000 bond improvement issue was purchased by the Mercantile Safe Deposit & Trust Co. of Baltimore. The average interest on the 24-year bond will be 3.38 percent. The city will use the money to buy the old Campbell Soup plant property — just down the street from the new […]

Autumn Wine Festival begins Saturday at Pemberton Park

Taste wines from across the state of Maryland here in Wicomico County when the Autumn Wine Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park this weekend.  The 17th annual Autumn Wine Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event, which is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, offers […]

Former guidance counselor pleads guilty to sex offenses

A former Wicomico County teacher and school guidance counselor has pleaded guilty to multiple offenses concerning his improper interaction with school students. Allen E. Mitchell, 33, of Salisbury, pleaded guilty Oct. 9 to sexual abuse of a minor, manufacturing of child pornography, contributing to the condition of a minor and telephone misuse in an obscene […]

One On One, Oct. 10, 2019: Piedmont CEO Lyle Hogg

Lyle Hogg, President and CEO of Piedmont Airlines based in Salisbury, discusses his company’s business strategies, the economic potentials that exist in our community, and offers a vision for improvements that would benefit Salisbury-Wicomico Regional Airport.

Good Beer Festival begins Friday at Pemberton

Wicomico County celebrates the 10th annual Good Beer Festival this weekend. Like last year, the festival will be held on a Friday evening and Saturday during the day. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. on Friday and 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday. There will be 100 craft brews, including those in the Local Beer […]

Today In Salisbury’s History: Friday, Oct. 11, 1968

Friday, Oct. 11, 1968 — Advertisements for the 35 stores on Salisbury’s Downtown Plaza have a new marketing and advertising campaign that now refers to the shopping area as the “Golden Plaza.” The West Main Street area is now closed to traffic and is undergoing a renovation that will convert it to a pedestrian mall. […]

Thrive! event coming to MAC Center on Saturday, Oct. 26

A free, one-day, one-stop presentation of information, resources, opportunities and services of interest to residents age 55 and older is coming to Salisbury on Saturday, Oct. 26. Thrive! is a senior expo event taking place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at MAC in Salisbury, sponsored by MAC, the Salisbury Independent, Holloway Funeral Home and […]

Thousands participate in Sea Gull Century bike tour

The 31st annual Sea Gull Century bicycle tour dre thousands of cyclists to the Lower Eastern Shore on Saturday. Under breezy weather conditions and cloudy skies, participants rode in either the traditional 100-mile Assateague century, offering panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean and a glimpse of wild ponies, or the 64-mile Princess Anne metric route, […]

One On One, Oct. 3, 2019: GG’s Meredith Mears

Merry Mears, Chief Development Officer for Gillis Gilkerson Inc., joins “One On One” to talk about living in the Salisbury community, and pursuing growth and development opportunities in a unique market.