Consumer settlement set for Accurate Optical

The owners of Accurate Optical have agreed to pay restitution to customers who never received their eyewear after the business suddenly closed in the summer. Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh announced this week that his Consumer Protection Division has entered into a settlement resolving an investigation into Drs. Steven M. Zeidman, John F. Lynch […]

Downtown Salisbury hosts shopping event weekend

In the midst of the Holiday Season, Downtown Salisbury businesses have banded together to host a Downtown Salisbury Shopping event this Saturday and Sunday. This holiday sales event comes at a time when it is more vital now than ever to support our locally owned small businesses. The impact of Covid-19 has been widespread and […]

John Psota working to stabilize Wicomico leadership

Acting Wicomico County Executive John Psota said he has spent his first weeks in his post working to stabilize county department head positions, fill senior vacancies and prepare for budgetary challenges caused by the health pandemic. In addressing the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce November General Membership Luncheon, Psota said he is working to unite […]

Natural gas pipeline gains critical wetlands permit

Despite personal feelings against natural gas as a fuel source the Maryland Board of Public Works was unanimous in granting a tidal wetlands permit that allows the Eastern Shore Natural Gas Co. to install a pipeline from Salisbury to Eden. This is the first leg of a plan to bring methane into Somerset County, ending […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tidalhealth receives 30 safety and care awards

TidalHealth, the Delmarva-based health system including the hospitals TidalHealth Peninsula Regional and TidalHealth Nanticoke, has been recognized with 30 clinical achievements for the safety and care it provides to patients across cardiac, orthopedic, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular, prostate surgery, gastrointestinal, critical care and labor and delivery service lines in a national study by Healthgrades, the leading […]

Becker Morgan awards scholarship to Wi-Hi grad

Becker Morgan Group has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Duncan Kihiuria to support his journey toward becoming an engineer. A May graduate of Wicomico High School, Kihiuria is enrolled at the University of Maryland, where he is pursuing a bachelor’s in Civil Engineering.   After a conversation with a family member several years ago, Kihiuria decided […]

Chamber recognizes its 100th awards winners

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce celebrated business and organizational excellence at the 100th Annual Awards Luncheon held last Thursday at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.  The event recognized and honored the achievements and efforts of outstanding member businesses, community partners and individuals of the Delmarva Peninsula. Also recognized were Wicomico Recreation Parks & […]

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