Top Ten Sports Stories of 2007

BERLIN- With 2007 becoming 2008 next week, it’s a good time to look back and reflect on some of the top sports stories of the year on the local front.As usual, the outstanding accomplishments of the local scholar-athletes dominated the sports pages of The Dispatch week in and week out, both as teams and individuals…. Read more »

School Project Bids Come In Under Estimate

OCEAN CITY – The bid awards for the construction of Pocomoke High School were presented last week, revealing that the project is $2.1 million below the original project estimate. Facilities Planner Joe Price came before the Board of Education and Superintendent of Schools at last Tuesday’s meeting to present officials with an update on the… Read more »

New Census To Report On State Of Md. Farming

BERLIN – Farmers are getting older and farms are getting bigger, predicted Wicomico extension agent Eddie Johnson ahead of the 2007 census of agriculture.The national census, taken every five years, will identify every farm in every county, the crop grown or livestock raised, the number of acres in production, income and expenditures, and the age… Read more »

Internet Tool’s Success Touted By Teachers

OCEAN CITY – A presentation to the Board of Education last week revealed some interactive, Internet based alternatives to lesson activities that aim to enhance learning skills while utilizing web-based technology. Ocean City Elementary Principal Paula Jones and second grade teachers Ashley Fardone and Aaron Dale made a presentation to the Board of Education this… Read more »