Wicomico 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 […]

Falcons playing Saturday at Sea Gull Stadium

The Fruitland Falcons Football U8 and U10 teams will have the opportunity to play at Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Stadium on Saturday. The U8 team will play two games, followed by U10 playing a semi-final round to determine which team advances to the championship, according to Coach Kevin Lindsay. Kickoff times are 9 a.m., 10 […]

Autumn Wine Festival is this weekend at Pemberton

Taste wines from across the state of Maryland here in Wicomico County when the Autumn Wine Festival returns to Pemberton Historical Park this weekend. The 16th annual Autumn Wine Festival will take place Oct. 20-21. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism event, which is produced in partnership with the Maryland Wineries Association, offers festivalgoers […]

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 […]

Sea Gulls go to 6-0 with Homecoming win

Salisbury football pushed its win streak to 18 straight victories on homecoming games under coach Sherman Wood as the Sea Gulls downed previously undefeated Montclair State University, 17-15, on Saturday afternoon in a tough New Jersey Athletic Conference showdown. Salisbury used early scoring a stifling defense to secure the victory and stay unbeaten in 2018. […]

Wicomico NAACP holds 13th Freedom Fund Banquet

Three awards were presented to individuals and organizations that have made contributions to Wicomico County. At the 13th annual Freedom Fund Banquet at First Baptist Church of Salisbury, award plaques were given to Joseph Morse, publisher of the Delmarva African-American Pride Magazine; brothers Gary and Shawn Tucker, who have set up basketball clinics for youth; […]

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 […]

Bridge work will force billboards removal

Eight Clear Channel billboards on Route 13 Business will be removed by the end of the year to make room for a bridge the State Highway Administration will build over an offshoot of the Wicomico River — a move that has the billboard company asking for fair compensation, according to the company’s lawyer. The billboards […]

Good Beer Festival on tap Friday night, Saturday

The Good Beer Festival will have a fun new vibe this year, as it moves to a Friday and Saturday – this weekend – at Pemberton Historical Park in Salisbury. The Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism festival is in its ninth year. There will be 100 craft brews, live music, food and craft vendors, […]