Landmark Downtown properties change hands

Two commercial buildings in buildings in Downtown Salisbury – the former homes of Market Street Books and Kuhn’s Jewelers – now have new owners. The bookstore property at 146 West Main St. had been home to Market Street Books since 1993 and has apartments on the second and third floors. Tonney Insley of SVN | […]

Bill Chambers: SACC stands ready to help all businesses

It has been an unprecedented couple of weeks, with the world reacting with uncertainty to the Coronavirus and market news. The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and our affiliate organizations have been closely monitoring the outbreak and its impact on our members and communities. Our commitment lies with serving you and our region in any […]

Acorn Market closes in Downtown Salisbury

The popular Acorn Market closed Friday, following a two-year run at the Riverview Commons building on Market Street.  “Acorn Market Family & Friends we are saying goodbye to Downtown Salisbury,” the eatery said in a Facebook post on Thursday. “We would like to say “Thank You” to our customers for your loyal love & support. […]

First Shore Federal marks 25-year compliance record

First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association has again been awarded a rating of “outstanding” in a Community Reinvestment Act performance evaluation conducted by the federal Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.  This public rating, which covers the period through mid-2019, is an evaluation of the institution’s record of meeting the credit needs of […]

Layton’s Chance marks 10 years, wins accolades

The vines may look bare and the air may be cool, but things are definitely heating up at Layton’s Chance Vineyard and Winery in Vienna with the announcement that it has been recognized as the first and only Certified Craft Winery in Maryland and the Mid-Atlantic. Carole Lawson, Executive Director of the CWA announced the […]

Seven Lower Shore women named among Top 100

Seven Lower Shore women have been named to the The Daily Record business newspaper’s 2020 listing of Maryland’s Top 100 Women. This year marks the 25th anniversary of annual recognition, which was founded in 1996 to recognize outstanding achievements by women demonstrated through professional accomplishments, community leadership and mentoring. The local winners: Dr. Heidi Anderson, […]

Delmarva poultry growth slows slightly in 2019

Delmarva’s chicken industry grew at a slower pace in 2019 than the chicken industry did elsewhere in the United States. Through efficient, conservation-minded farming and processing, the Delmarva chicken community did increase the amount of chicken it produced, even as active chicken house capacity on Delmarva fell by 3 percent. According to the Delmarva Poultry […]

Kuhn’s Downtown Salisbury building is being sold

Kuhn’s Jewelers, one of Salisbury’s oldest businesses, will remain at Sea Gull Square and its longtime home on the Downtown Plaza is being sold to a local investment buyer. The Downtown building is under contract to Doug Church who also owns the neighboring buildings that house Sushi de Kanpai, Tony Weeg Photography and Salisbury Coffee […]

Shipbuilder, fleet owner Charles Robertson mourned

Charles A. Robertson, who established Chesapeake Shipbuilding — a major employer and manufacturer in Salisbury — died last week in New York City after a battle with cancer. The 72-year-old New Englander was the founder, Chairman and CEO of American Cruise Lines, Pearl Seas Cruises, Chesapeake Shipbuilding and several affiliated companies. A business participant in […]

Duke Marshall honored by Perdue School of Business

For more than three decades, Salisbury University alumnus Dwight “Duke” Marshall has been a business and philanthropic leader on the Lower Eastern Shore. The Executive Advisory Council of Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business recently recognized Marshall for his contributions to the region, presenting him with the Perdue Executive Advisory Council Leadership Award. […]