About The Author: Bethany Hooper

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Bethany Hooper has been with The Dispatch since 2016. She currently covers various general stories. Hooper graduated from Stephen Decatur High School in 2012 and the University of Maryland in 2016, where she completed double majors in journalism and economics.

County Seeks ‘Proactive’ Approach With OP Golf Course Irrigation Plan

County Seeks ‘Proactive’ Approach With OP Golf Course Irrigation Plan

OCEAN PINES – County officials say they are seeking the association’s support to use effluent water to irrigate the Ocean Pines Golf Course.Last Thursday, association staff and county officials held a town hall meeting to discuss the possibility of using effluent water on the community’s golf course.“We are not under orders to do this project,”… Read more »

Fenwick Council Passes Height Ordinance Changes

FENWICK ISLAND – An ordinance amendment to include mechanical equipment into the town’s commercial height regulations passed unanimously on first reading last week.Last Friday, the Fenwick Island Town Council voted unanimously to accept the first reading of an ordinance amendment to include mechanical equipment into the calculation of a commercial building’s height.“This language is the… Read more »