Cannabis careers topic of this week’s Chamber lunch

The Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly General Membership Luncheon Thursday, June 21, at La Quinta Inn and Suites of Salisbury beginning at noon. The featured speaker will be Professor Shad Ewart of Anne Arundel Community College, discussing the cannabis industry in Maryland. During his presentation, Ewart plans to elaborate on job […]

Former Councilman Dave MacLeod passes away at 82

Salisbury and Wicomico County are mourning a man who devoted his entire life to improving the community. Whether it be through youth basketball, or as a substance abuse counselor or as a thoughtful voice on the County Council, he was a man who always listened to people and always wanted to help. David Alan MacLeod, […]

Gov. Hogan tours Salisbury’s Chesapeake Shipbuilding

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday visited Chesapeake Shipbuilding in Salisbury. Led by Charles A. Robertson, President and CEO of the company, the governor and local elected officials toured a cruise ship projected to be completed in August. Chesapeake Shipbuilding has filed a Notice of Intent to participate in the Hogan administration’s More Jobs for Marylanders program, which […]

Photo Gallery: Mardela High School 2018 Commencement

The Mardela High Class of 2018 participated in commencement ceremonies on Saturday, June 2, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. The class includes 85 graduates, with 47 percent of them graduating with Summa Cum Laude, Magna Cum Laude or Cum Laude distinction, the highest percentage in the county. Eighty percent of the class is […]

Photo Gallery: 2018 Evening High Spring Commencement

Congratulations to the 11 graduates who received their diplomas at the May 31 Evening High School Spring Commencement. The ceremony celebrated the success of the students and also the dedication of the many staff members who have dedicated themselves to Evening High School since its founding 25 years ago.

Wicomico recognizes Memorial Day, veterans

Two big Memorial Day events were held over the weekend. At the American Legion Post No. 64 on Route 50, Congressman Andy Harris, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, retired Gen. Jim Adkins, Wicomico Sheriff Mike Lewis and County Executive Bob Culver met with veterans. At the Veterans’ Memorial in front of […]

SU Men fall brutally short of National Championship, 8-6

The No. 3 Salisbury University men’s lacrosse team took on No. 9 Wesleyan (Conn.) University in the 2018 Division III Men’s Lacrosse National Championship Game on Sunday afternoon at Gillette Stadium. The Sea Gulls were denied the three peat as they fell to the Cardinals, who claimed their first national title in program history, 8-6. […]

SU Women fall to Gettysburg in NCAAs, 12-7

The No. 2 Salisbury University women’s lacrosse team saw its season come to a close with a 12-7 defeat at the hands of the defending national champion No. 3 Gettysburg College on Saturday afternoon at Kerr Stadium on the campus of Roanoke College in the semifinal round of the NCAA tournament. Gettysburg (20-2) got the […]

Hertrich purchases Courtesy Chevrolet in Salisbury

The Hertrich Family of Automobile Dealerships is expanding its presence on Delmarva with the acquisition of the Nordstrom Automotive Group, which is comprised of two locations, Courtesy Chevrolet Cadillac in Salisbury and Midway General Motors and Toyota in Pocomoke City. As part of the Hertrich family, the locations will now operate under the names Hertrich […]

Memorial Day event is Monday at Civic Center

On the morning of Memorial Day, the public is invited to honor Wicomico County veterans who have died in the line of duty at the 16th annual Memorial Day Ceremony. The ceremony is set for Monday, May 28, at 10 a.m., and it will take place at the Wicomico War Veterans’ Memorial in front of […]