Parsons Cemetery will offer tours of masterpieces

There’s a multimillion-dollar art exhibit in Salisbury that’s so unique that bus tours are planned to bring spectators to see handmade treasures of the past. It’s said the largest public display of art can be found in cemeteries across the nation, and Parsons Cemetery here has some masterpieces in stone, custom-made iron fencing and porcelain […]

Westside 2nd-graders honored for Just Zoo It!

Westside Intermediate School’s 2nd-grade class won the Just Zoo It! contest for collecting the most money for the Salisbury Zoo. Lynn Schwemlein’s class was excited when the Just Zoo It! Prize Patrol arrived to congratulate them on raising more money than any other class in Wicomico County last year. Overall, the 2018 campaign raised more […]

71 years later, Ray Bradford is still cutting hair

Waiting for his next customer, Ray Bradford relaxed in the barber chair, watching the fog drift by the large shop window and enjoying the cozy warmth of the electric heater near his feet. It had been a slow morning at the Salisbury shop, and Bradford, 88, was content to rest a bit. By noon, he […]

Great Clue Caper marks another great year

The Great Clue Caper is the major fundraiser for the Village of Hope. It’s a scavenger hunt (think Amazing Race) held throughout Wicomico County. Teams compete to solve puzzles, search for clues, complete activities and arrive at the finish line before time runs out. At the end of the race, the teams celebrate with a […]

Salisbury Post Office dedicated to Wardell Turner

The U.S. Post Office in Salisbury was renamed for Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner at a ceremony that united guests in a spirit of warmth and gratifying memories. “I can’t wait to go today and I’m going to mail myself a letter at the Wardell B. Turner United States Post Office. Have the plaque ready by […]

More performers added for National Folk Festival

The National Folk Festival has announced another four performers who will take the stage in Downtown Salisbury, Sept. 6-8. The 79th National Folk Festival in 2019 marks the second year of the event’s three-year residency in Salisbury. “The 79th National Folk Festival is going to be an outstanding showcase of traditional arts and culture, featuring […]

Skipjack Ann McGarvey about to get a new life

There’s soon going to be another skipjack sailing the Chesapeake Bay. Harold “Stoney” Whitelock, 71, of Dames Quarter, is busy restoring the Anna McGarvey. Helping him is Bob Fitzgerald, almost 80, his former high school math teacher. Whitelock brought the Anna McGarvey to Scott’s Cove Marina in Chance in early January. The skipjack, built in […]

Photo Gallery: Read Across America 2019

On Saturday at the Wicomico Public Library in Downtown Salisbury, more than two dozen children participated in the Salisbury Jaycees’ annual Read Across America event. Children had the opportunity to interact with the Cat in the Hat, Sherman the Shorebird, Buffalo Wild Wings mascot Jester and Saul the Salisbury Jaycees bear during the Salisbury Jaycees’ […]

Community Players take stage Friday night

The one-act play “Love, Loss and What I Wore,” by Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, a Community Players of Salisbury production, opens Friday. In celebration of International Women’s Month, Community Players, in conjunction with the Salisbury Wicomico Arts Council, is offering the play, described as funny, touching and produced by women. “Love, Loss and What […]

Fruitland Police Officer, Spencer Wiersberg, 22, battling cancer

A young Salisbury man described as “just a great kid” is in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore this week, battling suspected sarcoma cancer as family and friends rally to support him and begin planning fundraisers. Spencer Wiersberg, 22, a police officer for the Fruitland Police Department, was transported by ambulance Monday night from Peninsula Regional […]