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.

Disputes Cancel Broadway Shows

SALISBURY – Citing conflicts between Wicomico County and a management company, performances of “The Sound of Music” and “Jersey Boys” at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center have been cancelled.In a statement on Monday, the county announced neither show will be rescheduled. “The Sound of Music” production was scheduled for May 13, and “Jersey Boys”… Read more »

Fenwick Island Completes First Revaluation In 43 Years

FENWICK ISLAND – A revaluation project has concluded in Fenwick Island.In a meeting of the Fenwick Island Town Council last Friday, Town Manager Terry Tieman announced Pearson’s Appraisal Service had completed a preliminary revaluation of all properties within the town’s corporate limits.“We have completed the preliminary revaluation,” she said. “Today they sent out letters to… Read more »

Mardela School Reconsideration Sought

SALISBURY – Requests to restore capital funding for a school project dominated most of this week’s public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2020 budget and fiscal years 2020-2024 Capital Improvement Program for Wicomico County.On Tuesday, parents, educators, students and community leaders gathered in the chambers of the Wicomico County Council to request funding for… Read more »

Kindness Mission Comes To Eastern Shore

Kindness Mission Comes To Eastern Shore

BERLIN – A man on a mission to share his kindness movement with children and adults around the nation visited library patrons in Worcester County this week.This week, Bob Votruba and his Boston terrier, Bogart, made their way to each of the five library branches in Worcester County to promote One Million Acts of Kindness.In… Read more »