Coast Guard Seeks Dredge OK

OCEAN CITY – Locals and visitors alike are being offered to weigh in on a proposal to dredge the channel and boat basin in front of the Coast Guard Station in Ocean City with a public comment period that opened last week and concludes on January 20.The Coast Guard has requested the Army Corps of… Read more »

Campaign Looks To Help Marlin

OCEAN CITY – Although Ocean City is known as the White Marlin Capital of the World, you’ll probably never see it on a menu in a local restaurant.What could be considered sacrilege by some in the local fishing community to see the area’s number one sport fish and part of the town’s claim to fame… Read more »

AGH Penguin Swim Benefit Marks 15th Year

OCEAN CITY – It’s almost time for the 15th Annual Penguin Swim, which will be held on New Years Day to benefit the Atlantic General Hospital Foundation.In 2008, the Penguin Swim raised over $67,000 in support of the hospital’s mission: “To provide quality care, personalized service and education to improve individual and community health.” The… Read more »

AGH Now Offers Online Wait Time Service For ER

 BERLIN – In February 2007, Berlin-based Atlantic General Hospital launched an initiative brand-new to the area’s healthcare market: a time promise for services in their ER. Through grand-scale efforts to streamline procedures that involved all departments from housekeeping to intensive care, the healthcare facility’s 30 Minute ER Promise was born.Atlantic General has not stopped with… Read more »

3rd Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty

SNOW HILL – The third of three man charged in the murder of a local woman in Pocomoke in January 2007 last week pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and now awaits his sentencingDavid K. Justice, 20, of Pocomoke appeared in Worcester County Circuit Court last week to face charges of first- and second-degree murder, first-… Read more »

Ocean Pines Wants Slice Of Slots Pie

OCEAN PINES – Everyone in northern Worcester County wants their piece of the slots pie, and the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) moved to protect its own interests in future slot machine gambling revenue in a letter to state elected officials early this month.The letter, dated Dec. 5 but released to the public just this week,… Read more »