Voter Guide 2018: Board of Education At-Large

The Wicomico Board of Education — for the first time — will be publicly elected this year. This is a brief narrative summarizing the contenders’ experience and positions. A PAC 14 “One On One” interview is attached through YouTube.

Voter Guide 2018: Wicomico County Council At-Large

The Wicomico Council at-large contest is one of the bigger races on tap this Tuesday. The Council President is normally an at-large candidate. This is a brief narrative summarizing the contenders’ experience and positions. A PAC 14 “One On One” interview is attached through YouTube.

Whitehaven sandblasting business gains approval

The Wicomico County Board of Zoning Appeals on Thursday gave preliminary approval for a special exception requested by Ron Holloway, who runs a sandblasting business at his home near Whitehaven. Preliminary approval was granted pending the board’s lawyer, Roscoe Leslie, presenting Finding of Fact in time for the next Board meeting on Nov. 29, Clark […]

Ruling awaited on Whitehaven sandblasting

The Wicomico County Board of Zoning Appeals is expected to rule Thursday night on a request for a special exception from a Whitehaven-area man whose sandblasting business has prompted neighbors to complain, saying it is too noisy. Ron Holloway, who opened Eastern Shore Media Blasting on 45 acres in August 2017, requested the exception. If […]

PRMC excels in latest Healthgrades report

Peninsula Regional Medical Center, a 288-bed hospital of the Peninsula Regional Health System in Salisbury, was today recognized in the 2019 Healthgrades Star Report national study with 36 clinical achievements for the care it provides to patients across cardiac, orthopedic, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular, prostate surgery, critical care, labor and delivery and bariatric service lines. The […]

Landfill expansion needs raise concern

As plans continue for expansion of the Wicomico County Landfill, informational meetings will be planned, with time for resident input. Meetings were suggested by Assistant County Administrator Weston Young, at a recent County Council meeting, especially since misinformation recently circulated in the community. Residents who live on the west side of the county received letters […]

Connelly Mill residents support land gift

Residents of Shadow Hills residential community urged the Wicomico County Council to accept a donation of 234 acres off Connelly Mill Road, where they said noisy and often illicit activities disrupt their quality of life. During the Public Comments portion of the meeting, held earlier this month, Casey Taylor, president of the Shadow Hills Homeowners’ […]

Pirate’s Wharf moves forward with $820K grant

Once approved by the Wicomico County Council, a $820,000 federal grant will be used to make lovely, lush Pirate’s Wharf – characterized as a jewel in the county — a relaxing and recreational park. “We don’t intend to over-develop this place. It’s a beauty in a natural setting. Our hope would be to keep it […]

Wicomico dealing with overnight storm flooding

Tropical Storm Michael brought the expected high winds, heavy rains and anticipated flooding to Wicomico County overnight Thursday and into Friday. Flooding was visible in areas where it has become accustomed in recent years: the Canal Woods complex and neighborhood, Route 13 north of Priscilla Street, Salisbury City Park, down Nanticoke and Pemberton roads, and […]

SU International Center named for Dudley-Eshbach

Salisbury University today spotlighted the global vision of President Emerita Janet Dudley-Eshbach by remaining its Center for International Education in her honor. “The opportunity to learn and live in another country was an extremely important, formative aspect in the development of my own values and intellectual growth,” Dudley-Eshbach said. “Because I firmly believe that higher […]