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.

School Renovations Funded In $10M Bond

SALISBURY – Officials in Wicomico County this week approved a legislative bill that would provided for the issuance and sale of general obligation bonds to fund several construction projects.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council voted unanimously to issue and sell general obligation bonds in the amount of $10,504,500 to finance the cost of 10 capital… Read more »

Alliance To Launch New Assateague Island Programs

ASSATEAGUE – Two new educational programs will launch at Assateague Island National Seashore this week.On Friday, the Assateague Island Alliance (AIA), the friends group that supports the national park, will launch two new weekly programs that highlight Assateague’s wild horse population and the island’s changing landscape.As part of its mission to support educational, interpretive and… Read more »

Beaver Run Reconstruction Plans Move Forward

SALISBURY – School officials in Wicomico County this week voted to approve a schematic design for an elementary school replacement project.On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Board of Education voted unanimously to a schematic design for the replacement of Beaver Run Elementary School.Approval for the design comes four months after the school board voted to issue… Read more »