58th Labor Day Tournament Set For Next Week

OCEAN CITY- The Ocean City Marlin Club’s annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament returns next weekend for the 58th time as the “granddaddy” of resort area fishing tournaments.While it may lack the glamour and high payouts of the White Marlin Open, the Ocean City Marlin Club’s 56th Annual Labor Day White Marlin Tournament trumps all… Read more »

No Summer Issues Reported On Bay Islands

OCEAN CITY — With Labor Day fast approaching, it appears there were few if any conflicts this summer over the new regulations governing sensitive bird-nesting islands in the coastal bays.Last year, after the federal Army Corps of Engineers dredged the navigation channels in and around the coastal bays behind Ocean City last year, roughly 400,000… Read more »

United Way Of The Lower Eastern Shore Generates Record-Breaking $79,110 At Annual Board And Staff Kickoff Event

United Way Of The Lower Eastern Shore Generates Record-Breaking $79,110 At Annual Board And Staff Kickoff Event

United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore recently held its annual Board and Staff Kickoff event, generating a record-breaking $79,110 for the upcoming campaign year. Hosted by Cathie and Jack Thomas, the event serves as an internal kickoff of the campaign, allowing board and staff members to announce their own personal contributions.  United Way is… Read more »

New Transit Director To Explore Expanded Bus System

OCEAN CITY — With increased growth and development outside the resort’s borders, Ocean City transportation officials are preparing to take a broader look at the municipal public transit system.During last Tuesday’s Transportation Committee meeting, new Transit Director Mark Rickards told members his top priority thus far was learning about the municipal bus system and exploring… Read more »

Probe Results In Two Human Trafficking Arrests

SELBYVILLE — Delaware State Police, in cooperation with federal Homeland Security officials and the Ocean City Police Department, last week concluded an eight-month investigation into a human trafficking ring in neighboring Sussex County with the arrests of two local men considered the ringleaders in the operation.Beginning last December, investigators obtained information a suspect identified as… Read more »

Knox Taking Leave Of Absence After 33 years

BERLIN- For the first time in 33 years, Stephen Decatur’s varsity football team is going through its pre-season camp without its familiar head coach Bob Knox leading the way.Decatur Principal Tom Zimmer on Monday announced Knox, who has roamed the sidelines for the Seahawks every year since 1984, is taking a leave of absence for… Read more »