Cancer misdiagnosis sparks largest Malpractice settlement in Wicomico County history
On Tuesday, following a jury finding Dr. Peter Libby and Peninsula Radiology Associates, PA medically negligent, the Wicomico County Circuit Court handed down the largest settlement in the county's history. The case centered on Libby failing to properly interpret and identify abnormalities on Mary Raver’s CT scan, causing her illness to progress from...
Historic Laurel Flea Market in Jeopardy Following Proposal to Demolish and Build Gas Station
LAUREL, DE -- The Laurel Planning and Zoning Committee approved preliminary site plans on Feb. 14 from Bohler Engineering to purchase the Laurel Junction Flea Market, demolish part of the building, and build a Wawa. On Thursday, Laurel Town Manager Jamie Smith confirmed the approval and says that according to...
Turning Unsettled This Weekend
Friday: Mostly sunny early, then increasing clouds. Seasonable. Highs in the low 50s. Friday night: Showers likely. Lows around 40°F. Chance of rain 80 percent. Saturday: Rain likely, especially in the morning. Highs in the upper 50s, with 40s at the coast. Breezy, with a southeast wind that will gust to 25 mph or more at times. Chance of rain 90 percent.
The coldest February in Wicomico County history—and the warmest
Stacker compiled a list of the warmest and coldest Februaries in each county's history using data from the National Centers for Environmental Information.
Unveiling Salisbury's Seafood Scene: Three Must-Visit Restaurants
In this article, we'll be exploring three exceptional seafood restaurants in Salisbury. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Habitat for Humanity to host pickle ball fundraiser
WICOMICO COUNTY, Md. – Habitat for Humanity of Wicomico County is calling all Pickle ball enthusiasts to play for a good cause. The organization is hosting its first ever pickle ball tournament to raise money for construction of new houses for people in need. $35 Early bird registration ends...
Salisbury Coin Show comes to Cambridge
In danger of disappearing, Salisbury's coin show has found a new home in Cambridge. With an assist from Dorchester County coin dealer Erick Windsor, the show will go on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., hosted by American Legion Post 91 at 98 Sunburst Highway. Admission and parking are free, with food available for purchase.
Windy & Sharply Colder Tonight
Forecast updated on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 3:00 PM by WBOC Meteorologist Dan Satterfield (AMS Fellow-CBM). SYNOPSIS: It will stay windy and turn much colder tonight as a strong cold front passes through the area. Rain will end with clearing skies later tonight. Thursday looks dry, but quite chilly, with temps. only in the mid 40's in the afternoon.
New Look for Public Transit in the Mid-Shore
Delmarva Community Transit, (DCT) a division of Delmarva Community Services Inc.–has a new look on their buses. “We incorporated the Maryland flag design into our logo,” says Delmarva Community Services Deputy Director, Keith Adkins. “We think it really pops,” adds Adkins. “The wording and signage on our buses is easier to read, as well, according to the deputy director. A recent transportation development plan survey resulted in a significant percentage of the public thinking that DCT provides only transportation to seniors, for medical appointments, and individuals with disabilities.
Clear and Cold Tonight
Forecast updated on Thursday, February 29, 2024, at 3:00 PM by WBOC Meteorologist Dan Satterfield (AMS Fellow-CBM). SYNOPSIS: It will be clear and cold tonight with a light freeze in most areas. Clouds will increase Friday with rain arriving by early Saturday. A good soaking of rain is likely Saturday but we should see sunshine Sunday. Meteorological Winter ends at Midnight.
Delmarva Farmers Find New Use for Leftover Produce
Farmers with leftover produce or “seconds” in Delmarva now have another option for use thanks to the Society of St. Andrew, the largest gleaning agency in the country. The mission of the Society of St. Andrew brings people together to harvest and share healthy food, reduce food waste, and build caring communities by offering nourishment to hungry neighbors. The organization is now expanding its operations in the Delmarva area by searching for volunteers, partnering organizations and participating farmers. Vice President of the Kent County Farm Bureau–David Marvel says gleaning is traditionally going to the fields and picking up what’s leftover or picking up what’s leftover that isn’t being used. He adds that some groups have tried gleaning in the past but were never successful because it takes a lot of labor and organization.
Who wins the Coastys? The awards recognize major impacts of minor players on our coast
Every two years, the Delmarva branch of A-FLIC (the Association of Film Lovers Inland and on the Coast), headquartered appropriately in Hollywood — Maryland that is — honors regional people and events with its biennial Coasty awards. With the 2024 Emmys, Grammys and Tonys behind us, the Coastys...
Worcester Co. law enforcement put school district on notice over addressing youth violence
WORCESTER COUNTY, Md. – Worcester County’s top law enforcement not mincing words during a Tuesday press conference violence in county schools. The 2022-23 school year was the most violent on record, they say. Law Enforcement Puts WCPS on Notice. Prosecutors and police say as violent crime is spiking...
Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of Cpl. Heacook Files Appeal
GEORGETOWN, DE - Randon Wilkerson, the man convicted of and sentenced to life for the brutal murder of Delmar Police Officer Keith Heacook, has filed an appeal with the Delaware Supreme Court. According to court documents obtained by WBOC, Wilkerson’s attorney Patrick Collins filed the appeal earlier this month. In...
Worcester opposes Maryland's Freedom to Read Act
Board of ed, county commissioners vote to oppose state bill. Two local boards have agreed to oppose legislation drafted to protect against book censorship in public schools and libraries.
Decatur moves onto regional final with win over Bennett
BERLIN, Md.– Decatur defeated Bennett in a final score of 77-66 on Thursday night. The Seahawks came out of the gate and punched Bennett right in the mouth by taking a double-digit lead in the 1st quarter. The Clippers would make it a six-point game going into the locker room only down 32-26.
Unclaimed Winning $1M Maryland Lottery Ticket Mystery Solved Months Later
A Worcester County woman is among the state's newest millionaires, but not before she sat on a ticket worth seven figures that hadn't been touched since the Sept. 27 drawing last year. According to the Eastern Shore woman, she purchased the quick-pick ticket at the Duck In II in Snow...
Maryland missed a key deadline for property taxes across the state, how counties are responding
SALISBURY, MD – A crucial tax deadline was missed by the state of Maryland that could see counties across the state losing out on crucial revenue. Maryland failed to send thousands of property assessment letters to the tune of about 1,000 households in Wicomico County, meaning those homes would not see their property taxes reassessed and would be taxed at their previous rate for the next 3 years.
Worcester commissioners oppose internet gaming bill
Concerns legislation could reduce visitors to Ocean Downs. Local officials agreed to send a letter of opposition to a proposed internet gaming bill they worry could decrease visitors to Ocean Downs Casino.
Spring & Summer Festivals 2024
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