HALO issues first-ever Teddy Bear Challenge

Hope and Life Outreach Ministry, better known as HALO, is inviting the community to join its first annual Teddy Bear Challenge, its end-of-year fundraiser. Many know HALO as “that place that feeds the homeless.” The nonprofit serves hundreds of meals each day to those in need. According to Executive Director Celeste Savage, many people don’t […]

Photo Gallery: 2018 Salisbury Christmas Parade

The Salisbury Jaycees 72nd annual Christmas Parade was held Sunday on East Main Street and once again drew big crowds. On Monday, the Jaycees announced the following winners in the event presented by Mountaire Farms: Best High School Marching Band – Mardela Middle and High School. Best Commercial Entry – B&B Music. Best Non-Commercial Entry – […]

Ashley Teagle named to lead Wicomico libraries system

The Wicomico Public Library’s Board of Trustees on Thursday named former Salisbury resident Ashley Teagle as the new Executive Director. Teagle has most recently served as Branch Manager of the Waldorf West Branch of the Charles County Public Library in southern Maryland. She replaces Andrea Berstler, who accepted the top position in the Carroll County […]

Lots of Christmas events on the calendar

Santa Claus didn’t come to town as planned on Saturday night. The opening of the Winter Wonderland in City Park was canceled because of heavy rain showers. But the 40-foot tree at City Park is lit, as are the 20 animated figures that will brighten City Park through the holiday season. Many holiday-related events and […]

Obituary: Aaron Hudson embodied public service

Aaron “Bull” Bleatus Hudson, 46, of Salisbury, died on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018.  Born on Jan. 27, 1972, in Salisbury, he was the son of Cordy “Bleatus”and Bonita Dennis Hudson of Delmar. He graduated from Delmar High School in 1990 and joined the Salisbury Police Department soon after. Bull stood out amongst his peers for […]

Funeral services set Tuesday for Aaron ‘Bull’ Hudson

A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, at noon at the Wicomico County Youth & Civic Center in Salisbury. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon. Following the service, the public is invited to the Downtown Plaza for a moment of silence and Bull’s last call which will […]

Holiday Lights is theme for this week’s 3rd Friday

This week it’s another 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury. This month’s theme is Holiday Lights, complete with the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony. It is also the last 3rd Friday held outdoors until spring, so it’s time to stock up on locally made arts and crafts from 3rd Friday’s outdoor vendors for the gift-giving season. On […]

Kristin Sullivan will return to lead Ward Museum

A familiar face will return to lead Salisbury University’s Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art this fall. The Ward Foundation announced Dr. Kristin Sullivan will become the museum’s new Executive Director. Her appointment officially begins in December. Sullivan previously served as the facility’s curator from 2014 to 2015 and director of exhibitions and research in 2016. […]

Culver wins County Executive’s office again

What was expected to be a close contest between the incumbent County Executive and the sitting Salisbury City Council President ended in a rout Tuesday night. Republican Bob Culver brushed aside Democratic challenger John Hamilton and independent Jack Heath, taking 49.1 percent of the vote in the three-man contest. Culver becomes the second County Executive […]

School board members finally voter-chosen

Don Fitzgerald is a big man with a raspy voice, his voicebox having been damaged by exposure to chemicals while in war service in Vietnam. And though he can be difficult to hear, it’s impossible not to feel his presence and listen closely when he talks about the county’s school children and reveals a deep […]