Armed Robber Gets 6 Years

SNOW HILL – A Pocomoke man, one of three arrested in connection with an armed robbery spree in the south end of Worcester County in June, pleaded guilty last week to one count of conspiracy to commit robbery and was sentenced to 12 years in jail, half of which was suspended.Around 11:35 p.m. on June… Read more »

Guilty Verdict In Pocomoke Shooting Case

SNOW HILL – A Fort Washington, Md. man faces life in prison this week after being found guilty on attempted murder and other charges for a shooting incident in Pocomoke last May.Last Friday, Worcester County Circuit Court Judge Richard Bloxom found Alexander Crippen, 36, of Fort Washington, guilty on attempted first-and second-degree murder charges following… Read more »

Fraud Scheme Targets Local Businesses

OCEAN CITY – Resort police this week are alerting area residents about a fraud scheme involving an out-of-country scam artist targeting businesses in the Ocean City area.The OCPD this week issued a warning about a fraud scheme targeting local businesses with the perpetrators utilizing Text Telephone Yoke (TTY) relay operators. One Ocean City business has… Read more »

We Remember Those We Have Lost

Sally Palmer ShipleyBERLIN – Sally Palmer Shipley, 41, died Dec. 9, 2010 at her home. She was born in Salisbury to Rollie and Roberta Willis Palmer.She worked for Atlantic Dental as a patient coordinator and helped out at Angelo’s Restaurant. She also sat with patients at Atlantic General Hospital. She was a member of Hope… Read more »

Adventures In Fatherhood

Thanks largely to Pam, there’s a lot of Christmas spirit flowing through the house these days.That’s why I almost went cross-eyed when last Friday she floated the idea of possibly having two trees this year, the customary fake one along with a real one.It wasn’t so much that I thought it was overkill, although that… Read more »