NEW: OC Picks Coca-Cola As Official Soft Drink

OCEAN CITY – The Ocean City Mayor and Council today approved a five-year agreement with Coca-Cola Refreshments for the beverage company to be the town’s exclusive beverage franchise holder. The contract, which takes effect April 2, has an estimated annual value of $286,172. The franchise contract, among other things, designates Coca-Cola as the “official soft… Read more »

Business News Of The Week


Seminars Attended OCEAN CITY — Reese Cropper, III, owner of Insurance Management Group, Inc. in Ocean City, attended the 2012 College of Community Association Lawyers (CCAL) Conference from Jan 26-29. Attendees were lawyers and insurance agents that specialize in condominium risks as well as community managers from across the United States. The law seminar provides… Read more »

What’s Your Sign


ARIES (March 21 to April 19): The changes you’ve waited to see in your work situation might not be happening quite as quickly as you’d hoped. Although the pace is slow, it’s ongoing. Expect to hear news soon. TAURUS (April 20 to May 20): You should be feeling very proud of the fine effort you’ve… Read more »

OP Garden Club Installs 2012 Officers


The Ocean Pines Garden Club installed officers for 2012 at an Ocean Pines Yacht Club luncheon last month. Pictured, from left, are Sharon Puser, Treasurer; Daryl Carpenter, Corresponding Secretary; Suzanne Brooke, Recording Secretary; Anita Roberts, Co-Vice President (Gail Jankowski, Co-Vice President, not shown); and Barbara Ferger, President. 

OC Lions Members Wist, Cannon Named “Melvin Jones” Fellows


Ocean City Lions Club members Ron Wist, left, and Wayne Cannon have recently been named “Melvin Jones” Fellows by Lions International. The Fellowship is the Lions Clubs International Foundation’s highest honor and represents humanitarian qualities such as generosity, compassion and concern for the less fortunate. The Honor is named for Jones, a Chicago businessman who… Read more »

Things I Like

The movie theater in Salisbury Listening to attorneys argue An old couch That dogs don’t talk George Clooney in ‘The Descendants’ Stinky cheese that tastes great Fried oyster sandwiches When my sons high-five each other All of the Ava benefits being held Getting a postcard in the mail Keeping a secret