Participate in Random Acts of Kindness Week

The kind-hearted among us are urged to leave a dollar in a vending machine or maybe buy a $1 lottery ticket for a stranger during Random Acts of Kindness Week. Nationally, the week is Feb. 17 to 23, but Salisbury’s Grace Foxwell Murdock, known as the Kindness Lady, took the liberty of extending it, locally, […]

Services in Mardela Springs for Walt Cohee

When Jeff Merritt thinks about his friend Walter Cohee Jr., who was killed in a traffic accident last week, he is reminded of his limitless generosity. “If his eyes were open, he was helping somebody. If you needed something and he had it, it was yours,” said Merritt, who met Cohee, of Mardela Springs, when […]

Angela Blake wins appointment to City Council

Angela M. Blake was sworn in as the new Salisbury City Council member on Monday night, filling the seat vacated by former councilman Hardy Rudasill, who resigned last month. Blake, who will represent the city’s east side, comprising District 5, was selected from among three applicants for the position. To win the post, she had […]

Rock & Roll Revival continues Thursday night

Rockin’ the Movies, this year’s annual Rock & Roll Revival, opened Friday at James M. Bennett High School and continues this Thursday. Tickets cost $20 for the weekend shows and $15 on Feb. 14 and are available at the Bank of Delmarva branch on Eastern Shore Drive or online at Email or call […]

School board member David Goslee dies

Three months after requesting a recount of ballots that resulted in him winning a seat on the Wicomico County Board of Education, David Goslee Sr. has died.

Discussion event with region’s governors canceled

A “Conversation With the Governors of Delmarva” was canceled this week, amid mounting pressure for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign. Northam was scheduled to be in Salisbury on Monday, joining Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Delaware Gov. John Carney for the third annual Conversation, a popular discussion series sponsored by the Greater Salisbury Committee. […]

Wor-Wic nurses will have bachelor’s opportunity

A new agreement of dual admission between the University of Maryland School of Nursing and Wor-Wic Community College will allow students to progress from Wor-Wic’s nursing program, to the University of Maryland’s nursing program, where they can earn a bachelor of science degree. At Wor-Wic, nursing students earn associate degrees. Wor-Wic is the 12th community […]

Peninsula Regional will take over Seaford hospital

Nanticoke Health Services in Seaford will affiliate with Peninsula Regional Health Services to provide better care for patients in both Wicomico and Sussex counties. The collaboration — essentially a merger in which Peninsula Regional will play the lead role — was announced at mid-week, after Nanticoke conducted an 18-month search. “For more than 65 years, […]

Services set Friday for businessman Bob Lawrence

Robert M. Lawrence Sr. is being remembered as a man dedicated to the betterment of Salisbury and Wicomico County, but also a fun-loving boater and go-kart racer who enjoyed speed. The 86-year-old former owner of Lawrence Volkswagen Audi Mazda, and Bob Lawrence Car Wash and Pre-owned Cars, died Sunday. “I knew him very well,” Dr. […]

Rescue plan eyed for Wicomico Nursing Home

County Administrative Director Wayne Strausburg is putting to rest rumors the highly rated Wicomico Nursing Home will shut down. “We will not be closing the nursing home. We are not considering closing it,” Strausburg said during a recent interview. Employees, speaking at the past few County Council meetings, have said they’re worried about losing jobs […]