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Pets on the Plaza: Meet Congo
Meet Congo, a 4-year-old Pitbull mix available for adoption through the Humane Society of Wicomico County. Tags: congo, humane society of wicomico county, pets on the plaza.
Talk of Delmarva Fishing Report 5-30-23
Small craft advisories were up on Tuesday and will be up on Wednesday. Lewes Harbour Marina told us none of their boats left the dock and only a few boats fished the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal on Tuesday. Those that braved the northeast winds did manage to catch a few flounder on minnows and Gulp!.
Georgetown author publishes novel
Dorrance Publishing Co. Inc. has released “The Sisterhood,” a new book by Georgetown author A.A. Hayes. Tonya Percy is being hunted. Her parents were murdered while she was just a child, and she has been on her own ever since. Or so she thought. But when an intriguing group of girls moves in across the street from her, it seems like Tonya has finally found true friendship in the form of the Sisterhood. But as Tonya learns more about her new friends, her past may not be as far behind her as she thought, and her life — and the lives of others — will hinge on finding the truth.
Styx kicks off Summer packed with hot shows all around. Here's what's ahead at beaches
Last weekend saw the beach tourist season kick off in earnest with a mass influx of visitors. Some people may have been surprised by national statistics showing a large increase in holiday travelers. Owners and operators of live entertainment venues, however, already had an inkling things will be busier than...
La Red arranges free haircuts for Pallet Shelter residents
La Red Health Center recently partnered with Springboard Collaborative and Imagination Hair Styles to provide free haircuts for individuals experiencing homelessness. Representatives from Seaford-based Imagination Hair Styles and La Red set up a hair style station at Springboard Collaborative’s Pallet Shelter Village in Georgetown May 17. Stylists from Imagination Hair Styles provided about 20 haircuts to residents living in the village. This is the third year La Red has offered free haircuts to homeless individuals in Georgetown.
Selbyville Old Timers’ Day car show and family fest returns June 17
The 66th Annual Old Timers’ Day Classic Car Show and Family Festival is coming to Selbyville from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 17. The event is hosted by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Selbyville, and presented by Bunting & Murray Construction Corporation.
Exploring Sussex County art exhibit opens May 31
Gallery One announced its Exploring Sussex County exhibit will be open to the public from Wednesday, May 31, through Wednesday, June 28. The public is invited to an artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, June 10, at 32 Atlantic Ave., Ocean View. Delaware history begins with Sussex County,...
WBOC-TV's morning news anchor Jimmy Hoppa has been off the air. Here's what we know
Viewers of WBOC-TV may have noticed the absence of a familiar morning face over the past few weeks. WBOC-TV is a regional news source serving the Delmarva Peninsula, and a Delawarean has provided leading coverage for the stations in Salisbury, Maryland, and Dover for the past 27 years. ...
Salisbury girl opens lemonade stand
SALISBURY, Md. – 7-year-old Naveah just found out she has type 1 diabetes, but she’s not letting that stop her from doing great things. She had her grand opening for her lemonade stand at Billy Gene Park, which her family built with their own hands. We want to...
Acoustic duo Kindred Spirits to perform June 4
Old Christ Church in Laurel will host a free concert by the acoustic duo Kindred Spirits at 3 p.m., Sunday, June 4, sponsored by the nonprofit Old Christ Church League. Kindred Spirits comprises Steve and Ali Quillen, who perform a rich and eclectic variety of Americana and Celtic music, ranging from bluegrass and traditional tunes and ballads to classic American pop standards. They also perform original compositions that resonate with time-honored folk and Celtic influences. Their sound features fiddle, guitar, banjo, and male and female lead and harmony vocals.
Taylor’s BBQ holds ribbon-cutting for new location
SALISBURY, Md. – Congratulations are in order for Kathy, Joey, and the rest of the Calabrese family for opening their family-run barbecue restaurant located just off of Route 13. Taylor’s BBQ had their official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday with the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce. We want...
Our Pets 2023
A directory featuring listings for pet service providers, retail locations & advocacy groups in Sussex County. Whether it's whiskers, feathers, hooves or scales, pet parents want the best for their companions. This directory provides valuable information on pet health, products, services & activities in the Cape Region. Flip through the...
Local businesses support after-school running program
As more elementary schools in Sussex County establish Let Me Run teams, community partners are finding ways to support and encourage the boys who participate. Let Me Run is a seven-week after-school running program for fourth- and fifth-grade boys. While experiencing the positive benefits running has on their health and fitness, participants also build relationships and develop leadership skills to use in their classrooms and communities. Their training efforts culminate in a 5K race at the end of the season.
St. Stephen’s Chicken Salad Sale
There will be a chicken salad sale on June 14 at St. Stephen’s UMC, located at 103 E. State Street in Delmar. The cost is $14 per quart and $8 per pint. Preorders strongly encouraged by June 4. Later orders will be put on a waiting list. Call Peggy Moore at 302-258-3006 or the church office at 302-846-9501.
Freeman Arts local entertainer applications due June 12
Over the past several years, Sonia De Los Santos has been a regular presence in Sussex County schools from Seaford to Lewes, performing for children in two languages, English and Spanish. Bringing the Latina singer/songwriter to Delmarva for school sing-alongs is one way Freeman Arts Pavilion has expanded its commitment...
Salisbury Zoo’s Pinocchio to Leave for Nashville
SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Zoo has announced that their male Andean bear Pinocchio is heading to the Nashville Zoo on a breeding loan. Pinocchio, 10 years old, was recommended for the loan by the Species Survival Plan. According to the Zoo, the captive Andean bear population in the United States will benefit from Pinocchio’s pairing with a female at the Nashville Zoo.
Delmarva Today 5-26-23 The Wicomico River
The Wicomico River: The Soul of Salisbury is an examination the environmental importance of this river to the region. This documentary is a collaboration of the Delmarva Public Media staff with the Salisbury University's Environmental Studies Program to create the student-led audio documentary exploring key environmental topics related to the Wicomico River. The 11 students in Dr. Michael Lewis's Environmental Studies Seminar learned how to be reporters, interviewers and editors under the mentorship of Delmarva Public Media's Bryan Russo, director of production and operations, and Matthew Heim, deputy general manager & development director. The resultant piece by these new storytellers is an intriguing and insightful work which strengthens our commitment to producing local program. The project was funded with grants from the Chesapeake Bay Trust and City of Salisbury.
Wicomico County Cat Tests Positive for Rabies
EDEN, Md. - The Wicomico County Health Department has announced a cat has tested positive for rabies in Eden today. The cat was found on Cooper Road, according to the department. The Health Department is advising residents to remain aware of their surroundings and avoid contact with both wild and...
Something of the Marvelous Challenge Features Tour of Harleigh’s Magnificent Woodland Gardens
Pickering Creek Audubon Center’s Something of the Marvelous spring fundraiser for 2023 is a dollar for dollar matching challenge with every dollar being matched up to $50,000. These funds support Pickering Creek’s science and nature education programs in Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester and Wicomico counties for students from at least...
Country Star Jimmie Allen Posts Public Apology Following Lawsuit
Country music star and Sussex County native, Jimmie Allen took to social media on Thursday to apologize to his wife. The Instagram post follows a lawsuit recently filed by his former manager alleging sexual battery, assault, and false imprisonment. Here's Jimmie Allen's full statement:. I want to publicly apologize to...
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