Wicomico County Fair begins Friday at WinterPlace Park

The Wicomico County Fair from kick off Friday and continue through Sunday at WinterPlace Park. This year’s event will celebrate 83 years of fair traditions, and it is presented by Perdue Farms and the Pohanka Automotive Group.  The Wicomico County Fair serves to showcase the importance of agriculture on the Eastern Shore in a family-friendly […]

Historic Green Hill Church doors restored to perfection

After 140 years, Green Hill Church near Whitehaven has new doors.  Not just any doors from the local hardware warehouse store, mind you, but doors unlike any others on the Eastern Shore. They are 10-foot-high works of art crafted from African mahogany, white oak and southern heart pine. Two sets of doors, each with two […]

Updated Langeler Memorial Building is rededicated

A building that originally served as Fellowship Hall for Asbury Methodist Church was updated and recently rededicated by Wicomico Presbyterian Church, which now owns the building. Wicomico Presbyterian is Salisbury’s oldest continuously active congregation, established in 1683 when the Rev. Francis Makemie arrived on lower Delmarva from Ireland to minister to Presbyterians located along the […]

YMCA dedicates Donnie Williams Aquatic Center

An indoor warm-water pool designed for both young children and senior citizens is open for business at the Richard A. Henson Family YMCA in Salisbury, where officials last week cut the ribbon at the new 15,000-square-foot building. The Donnie Williams Aquatic Center will be the site of adult aquatic exercise classes and children’s swimming lessons. […]

Services set Aug. 4 for Garnette Belle Crawford

Garnette Bell Crawford, 88, of Ocean Pines, wife of the late Salisbury University President Dr. Norman C. Crawford, Jr., died Friday, July 19, 2019. Born in Newport, R.I., she was the daughter of the late Robert Bell and Margaret White Bell. Her husband of 60 years, who in the 1970s headed the then-Salisbury State College, […]

Abbi Custis turns art hobby into career

In her studio near Salisbury, Abbi Custis stands in a self-made storm of swirling colors and concepts, ideas, visions and revelations. Manned with a Black & Decker drill, with a paint mixer head, and eager finger tips, a hair dryer to move paint, she is a force to be reckoned with. She is saturated in […]

Colleagues, patients remember Dr. Jim Burns

On the Fourth of July, while communities across the United States celebrated the birth of our nation with fireworks and barbecues, Dr. Jim Burns quietly lost his battle with cancer, at home and surrounded by those he loved most. He was by all accounts a most unusual breed of doctor, multi-talented both professionally and personally. […]

Wor-Wic chefs host impressive buffet

Developmentally disabled students who have been studying culinary arts while enrolled in Wor-Wic Community College’s Tri-County Life-Centered Education Transition Program recently prepared an impressive buffet at Wor-Wic. Selections in the five-course meal – including macaroni and cheese with cauliflower, black beans, stir-fried vegetables, vegetables with sausage, spinach dip, salad, fresh fruit arranged artfully on spears […]

Salisbury Guardsman ready for Mideast deployment

Working amid empty desks and piles of equipment crates, Platoon Sgt. Lee Beauchamp feels ready for his pending deployment to the Middle East in August with the 198th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of the Delaware National Guard, based in Georgetown. Beauchamp, who lives in Salisbury, is looking forward to this new adventure. “We’ve been preparing for […]

Red, White & BOOM to mark Salisbury’s July Fourth

Red White and Boom, Salisbury’s annual free Fourth of July party, kicks off  Thursday with music, food, bounce houses and a kids’ kazoo parade leading up to the main event — a fireworks display. “It’s a big deal for the community,” said organizer Brian Nelson, who is co-chairing the event with Brian Weitzel. The pair […]