Princess Anne man escapes from police custody and is apprehended in forest
The Somerset County Sheriff's Office arrested a Princess Anne man Tuesday after he escaped from police custody and led police in a three-hour search. At about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, a Somerset County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to the Wicomico County Detention Center for a subject being released from their custody but wanted in Somerset County on two circuit court bench warrants. The transfer was successful, and the deputy transported the man to the Somerset County Sheriff's Office for processing.
UPDATE: Police Have Arrested an Escapee in Somerset County
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - Police have arrested a suspect who escaped custody this afternoon. The suspect has been identified as 23 year-old Nicholas Sapp-Evans, of Princess Anne. Sapp-Evans was wanted for violation of probation, according to Somerset County Sheriff Ronnie Howard. Court records indicate Sapp-Evans was previously charged with escape back in November, and numerous counts of resisting arrest.
Commissioners Approve School Board Budget At Maintenance Of Effort Level; Mitrecic, Purnell Worry Over Impact On School System
SNOW HILL – The Worcester County Commissioners reiterated their support of a maintenance of effort education budget with a second vote on the matter this week. On Tuesday, in front of a crowd of citizens wearing “Support Our Schools” buttons, the commissioners voted 5-2 to approve a maintenance of effort budget of $100 million for Worcester County Public Schools. Commissioners Joe Mitrecic and Diana Purnell, both of whom have expressed concern with the reduced education funding, opposed the motion.
Pedestrian killed in Saturday night accident in Mappsville
A pedestrian was stuck and killed in an accident Saturday evening. According to Virginia State Police Sgt. Michelle Anaya, State Police were called to investigate a pedestrian fatality in Mappsville. The crash occurred in the northbound lanes of Route 13/ 13300 Lankford Highway at approximately 9:37 PM, near Kegotank Elementary...
Princess Anne residents left asking many questions surrounding the town’s budget
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – After a town council meeting Monday addressing the budget, many residents were left with unanswered questions. “I’m feeling like we don’t have many answers or much direction as to where going,” Dale Parker said. Cindy Perry has lived in Princess Anne for...
State police rescue Wicomico County fallen hiker
The Maryland State Police Aviation Command rescued a hiker after she suffered injuries from a fall Sunday afternoon in Wicomico County. The woman was hiking with her husband in a remote area along Beaverdam Creek in Salisbury. The Salisbury Fire Department located the woman and requested Maryland State Police for an aerial rescue...
Pickleball mania has gripped Salisbury, and here's where you can get in on all the fun
Pickleball has become one of America's fastest growing sports in recent years, and the growth of the sport on Maryland's Eastern Shore mirrors the rest of the country. And for Wicomico County, an investment in the sport by the county will give local players a new and improved place to play the game they love.
2 pedestrians fatally hit in separate incidents in Accomack Co. & Isle of Wight
Two pedestrians in Virginia were fatally hit by cars in separate incidents on Saturday, June 3, according to Virginia State Police.
Peafowl Pair Bids Farewell to Salisbury Zoo
SALISBURY, Md. - The Salisbury Zoo says the peacock and peahen who resided at the zoo have moved to a new home. According to the Zoo, more and more facilities, including Salisbury, are moving away from keeping free-roaming animals, such as the peafowl. The zoo says free-roaming animals are difficult to manage and catch when necessary.
Wor-Wic holds pinning ceremony for nursing grads
SALISBURY, Md. – 40 nursing graduates from Wor-Wic Community College recently participated in their pinning ceremony. It’s a tradition dating back to the 1800s, initiating new nurses. We want to hear your good news, just email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rabid Raccoon Found in Salisbury
SALISBURY, Md. - The Wicomico County Health Department has announced a raccoon tested positive for rabies today. According to the Department, the raccoon was found in the area of Parker Road and Sherwood Circle. The report follows on the heels of a cat testing positive in Eden in late May....
Casey selected to lead Wor-Wic
The board of trustees of Wor-Wic Community College has named Dr. Deborah Casey, current vice president of student affairs at Green River College in Auburn, Wash., as the new president of the college, effective Aug. 14. Casey will replace Dr. Ray Hoy, who will retire after serving as the college’s...
Three years for armed robbery near Parksley
A Delaware man pleaded guilty Thursday in Accomack Circuit Court to robbing a local store clerk at gunpoint last year. In accordance with a plea agreement, Judge W. Revell Lewis III sentenced Rodney Oneil Hinmon, of Seaford, to a total of three years of active time in prison for three offenses.
Shore Perspectives: the 2023 Graduating Classes of Chincoteague and Nandua High Schools
Graduating from high school signifies the beginning of adulthood. As graduates begin the next chapter in their lives, it could mean beginning a career or, for others, pursuing additional education. This week, Kelley attended Chincoteague and Nandua High Schools and visited with some of the students just prior to graduation ceremonies as they shared their plans for the future and wishes for their fellow classmates.
SU to Host Watch Party for Sea Gull Softball National Championship Game
SALISBURY, MD---The Salisbury University softball team is one game away from its first national championship!. SU takes on Trine University for the NCAA Division III title at noon Eastern Time, Wednesday, June 7. (A third game in the double-elimination series will be played at 2:30 p.m. if Trine wins the noon game. SU defeated Trine, 4-2, in the first game of the series on June 6.)
For All Seasons and Mid Shore Behavioral Health Offer Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Training
Children who have been hurt and/or neglected within their families in their early years of development can be traumatized by these experiences and find it difficult to feel safe and secure within their families. This is sometimes called developmental trauma. To help local therapists have the tools they need to deal with this trauma, For All Seasons’ Center for Learning, in partnership with Mid Shore Behavioral Health, Inc., recently offered a training program in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), taught by the founder of the DDP modality, Daniel A. Hughes, Ph.D. on May 17-20, 2023. Twenty participating clinicians from across the Shore participated in four days of experiential training, which will increase the region’s capacity to serve and support youth and families affected by early childhood trauma.
Smyrna alum blasts Salisbury one win from Division III Softball Championship
Smyrna alum Abby Mace hit a walk-off, two-run home run as Salisbury University defeated Trine (Indiana) 4-2 in the opening game of the Best-of-3 NCAA Division III College Softball World Series in Texas. The Sea Gulls are the second college softball team with a strong Delaware influence to make it...
State Police: Victim in one of two fatal crashes involving pedestrians is unidentified
CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Virginia State Police are investigating two fatal crashes involving pedestrians that happened in our area Saturday night. According to a spokesperson, the first happened at around 9:35 p.m. in Mappsville in Accomack County on the Eastern Shore. A 32-year-old man who was wearing all black clothing...
Already regional winners, Central High prepares for Chincoteague
It’s about fighting for what you want. That’s how head coach Adrianna Caballero sees things, when it comes to playoff softball. Her Central High Chargers took the Region 1B trophy after a tournament in which they dominated, only giving up one run in two games. They shut down Cumberland 6-0 and then took down Buffalo […] The post Already regional winners, Central High prepares for Chincoteague appeared first on Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch.
Art League of Ocean City Awards College Scholarships to 8 Worcester Co. Students
OCEAN CITY, MD — June 5, 2023 — The Art League of Ocean City is celebrating 32 years of providing college scholarships, awarding 83 scholarships since 1991 to local students pursuing a college degree in the visual and performing arts. In 2023, eight Worcester Co. students received college scholarships from the Art League.
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