13 Years For Assault On Deputy

SNOW HILL — A Salisbury man, found guilty earlier this year of first-degree assault and other charges after attempting to intentionally run over a Worcester County Sheriff’s deputy during a high-speed chase last New Year’s Day, was sentenced this week to 13 years in prison.Around 3:30 p.m. last Jan. 1, a Worcester County Sheriff’s deputy… Read more »

OC Council Reviews Comp Plan Update

OCEAN CITY — Ocean City’s revised comprehensive plan moved closer to adoption this week after the completed document was presented to the Mayor and Council for review.For nearly two years, the Planning and Zoning Commission has conducted a tedious, chapter-by-chapter revision of the town’s existing comprehensive plan. The weighty tome outlines Ocean City’s recent growth… Read more »

Worcester Boys Routed By Wicomico

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s boys’ varsity basketball team lost to Wicomico, 93-32, in a rare regular season contest against the Bayside South school this week to drop to 3-4 on the season.After starting the season with two straight wins over Chincoteague and Holly Grove, the Mallards have now lost four of the last five including the… Read more »

Cops And Courts – December 15, 2017

Cops And Courts – December 15, 2017

Guilty Plea In Rape CaseSNOW HILL — A Georgetown, Del. man, charged with rape last April after a sexual assault at an uptown Ocean City residence, pleaded guilty last week and now awaits his fate pending a pre-sentence investigation.Around 4 a.m. on April 13, an Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officer on patrol in the… Read more »

Cato Inc. Presents Upper School With $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program Grant

Cato Inc. Presents Upper School With $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program Grant

Cato Inc. representative Kathleen Abercrombie and her daughter, Worcester Preparatory School 11th grader Delaney Abercrombie, present Upper School math teacher Cyndee Hudson with a $500 Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance Program grant.  Exxon Mobil believes in investing in educational programs for the next generation to pursue studies and careers in fields involving math and science. Pictured,… Read more »

Library System Eyes Civility Grant

OCEAN PINES – A $5,000 civility grant is expected to benefit library patrons and community members.On Tuesday, Library Director Jennifer Ranck briefed the Worcester County Library Board of Trustees on a $5,000 grant that the library system would apply for in the coming week.Ranck explained the Howard County Library System’s Choose Civility program is offering… Read more »