About The Author: Charlene Sharpe

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Charlene Sharpe has been with The Dispatch since 2014. A graduate of Stephen Decatur High School and the University of Richmond, she spent seven years with the Delmarva Media Group before joining the team at The Dispatch.

Berlin Extends Tattoo Moratorium

BERLIN – Town officials agreed to extend a moratorium on the establishment of tattoo shops in Berlin last week.At the recommendation of the Berlin Tattoo Ordinance Committee, the town council voted unanimously to extend a moratorium on tattoo shops in Berlin until Nov. 18, 2020.“In the interim we hope to be able to finish the… Read more »

Town, Fire Company Close In On Contract; New Route 50 Station Ground Breaking Planned

Town, Fire Company Close In On Contract; New Route 50 Station Ground Breaking Planned

BERLIN – After months of discussion, the Town of Berlin and the Berlin Fire Company are expected to agree to a contract for services next week.Mayor Gee Williams confirmed this week that a proposed contract for services would be on the agenda at Monday’s town council meeting. Berlin Fire Company (BFC) officials and town leaders… Read more »

Election Preview: Familiar Faces Face Off For District 4 Commissioner Seat

Election Preview: Familiar Faces Face Off For District 4 Commissioner Seat

BERLIN – Commissioner Ted Elder is hoping voters give him a chance to continue the work he’s started on the board of county commissioners.Elder, who represents District 4, faces Virgil Shockley in this fall’s election.“We have good county commissioners sitting there now,” Elder said. “I look forward to working with them another four years, hopefully… Read more »