Wicomico Undecided On Bennett Middle Support

SALISBURY — With the need to weigh a potential property tax increase, debt increase and whether heavy renovations would accomplish the same goal as replacement, the Wicomico County Council chose to continue discussion on Bennett Middle School (BMS) at a work session later this month before making a final decision on a new school building.The… Read more »

Salisbury University Named “Best Value”

SALISBURY — For the fourth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine has named Salisbury University one of its Top 100 “Best Values in Public Colleges.”Featured in the February  edition, SU and the other campuses listed “deliver quality education at an affordable price,” according to the publication. Each institution is ranked based on several factors, including… Read more »

Bakery Enjoying ‘Cupcake Craze’

Bakery Enjoying ‘Cupcake Craze’

BERLIN — Cupcakes aren’t the only thing blooming at Berlin’s newest bakery. Less than six months after opening, Cupcakes in Bloom has a growing fan base, eyes toward the future and has already been in the national spotlight on the popular Food Network show Cupcake Wars.Owner Shawnee Berzonski opened in July with a unique strategy… Read more »

Things To Do Around Town

Things To Do Around Town

Jan. 6: KC Bingo5 p.m., doors open; 6:30 p.m., games begin; rear of St. Luke’s Church, 9901 Coastal Hwy., O.C. Refreshments on sale. For more information, 410-524-7994.Jan. 6: Longaberger Basket & Vera Bradley BingoDoors open, 6 p.m.; games begin at 7 p.m.; Bishopville Fire Dept. Spon-sored by the Auxillary. Twenty games (10 baskets, 10 bags),… Read more »

Who’s Playing When And Where

Who’s Playing When And Where

Buxy’s Salty Dog 410-289-0973 28th St. & Coastal Hwy. Call For EntertainmentCharlie’s Bayside Restaurant 302-539-3526 Rte. 1 & Maryland Ave., Fenwick Island   Saturday, Jan. 7: Randy Lee Ashcraft & Jimmy RowbottomClarion Hotel 410-524-3535 10100 Coastal Hwy.   Ocean Club: Friday, Jan. 6 & Saturday, Jan. 7: Power PlayDead freddies 410-524-3733 64th St. & the… Read more »

Best Eats On The Beach

Best Eats On The Beach

West Ocean City- Berlin Ocean Pines-FruitlandBreakfast Cafe Of Ocean City 12736 Ocean Gateway, West Ocean City • 410-213-1804Open 7 days a week between Sunsations & Starbucks, across from Outback, come join us at the “Breakfast Cafe” (formerly Rambler Coffee Shop) we are a family-friendly restaurant that’s been family own-ed for 30 years passed from mother… Read more »

We Remember Those We Have Lost

Raymond L. Adkins, Sr.OCEAN CITY — Raymond L. Adkins, Sr., 81, of Ocean City, died Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake surrounded by his loving family.Raymond was born Aug. 27, 1930 in Berlin to the late Lawrence and Mae Smack Adkins.Raymond worked at the Berlin Post Office for over 30 years…. Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Performance RecognizedOCEAN CITY — NRT, LLC, recently recognized Realtor Peck Miller of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage-104th St. for “having achieved an outstanding quarterly performance, ranking in the nation’s Top 1,000 Sales Associates for the third quarter”.NRT’s vast network includes 750 sales offices, 5,100 employees and 45,000 sales associates. Accomplishing top sales in a soft economy… Read more »