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.

Two Worcester Opiate Support Groups Plan To Merge

BERLIN – Two local groups, created to bring awareness to addiction in Worcester County, are merging to form a new organization.This week, the Worcester County Warriors Against Opiate Addiction announced its merger with Worcester Goes Purple. Officials said the new organization, Worcester Goes Purple Warriors Against Addiction, will continue the mission of reducing stigma and… Read more »

Winter Wellness Promotion Planned

OCEAN CITY – A new Winter Wellness promotion is encouraging locals and visitors alike to rest, relax and rejuvenate by the sea.Throughout the months of January and February, local hotels, fitness studios and organizations will offer packages and activities as part of a resort-wide Winter Wellness promotion.Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) Executive Director Susan Jones… Read more »

Prosecution Integrity Unit’s Work Underway In Wicomico

SALISBURY – An examination of Wicomico County’s criminal justice system is expected to bring forth measures to promote integrity and instill public confidence.Since August, members of the Prosecution Integrity Unit – a new division within the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office – have been hard at work reviewing misconduct allegations, working through wrongful conviction claims… Read more »

Wellness Promotion Planned To Provide Winter Boost

Wellness Promotion Planned To Provide Winter Boost

OCEAN CITY – A new Winter Wellness promotion is encouraging locals and visitors alike to rest, relax and rejuvenate by the sea.Throughout the months of January and February, local hotels, fitness studios and organizations will offer packages and activities as part of a resort-wide Winter Wellness promotion.Ocean City Hotel-Motel-Restaurant Association (OCHMRA) Executive Director Susan Jones… Read more »