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.

County-Run Sports Facility’s Economic Impact Touted In Report

SNOW HILL – A county-operated outdoor sports complex could have as much as a $23 million economic impact in Worcester County. On Tuesday, Crossroads Consulting Services presented the Worcester County Commissioners with a report detailing the potential costs and revenues associated with a tournament-size sports complex. While some commissioners expressed concern over the $25-$30 million… Read more »

County-Run Sports Facility’s Potential Economic Impact Touted In Report

SNOW HILL – A county-operated outdoor sports complex could have as much as a $23 million economic impact in Worcester County. On Tuesday, Crossroads Consulting Services presented the Worcester County Commissioners with a report detailing the potential costs and revenues associated with a tournament-size sports complex. While some commissioners expressed concern over the $25-$30 million… Read more »

Grant Helps School Build Greenhouse

SHOWELL – A new greenhouse is expected to provide students with a variety of learning opportunities at Showell Elementary School. On a day when most students were enjoying summer vacation, a handful of teachers and parents gathered at Showell Elementary to assemble the school’s new greenhouse. The project was made possible through a grant from… Read more »

Worcester County Government Employees Present United Way With $18,896 Check

Worcester County Government employees recently presented $18,896 to United Way of the Eastern Shore as a result of employees contributing through their annual workplace campaign. Under the leadership of Campaign Coordinator Kelly Brinkley, departments raised dollars for local nonprofit programs, with the county’s Environmental Programs having the greatest participation and largest increase over last year’s… Read more »

Worcester County School Board Names New Attorney

NEWARK – School system officials appointed a new attorney last week after thanking attorney James Almand for nearly three decades of service. Worcester County Board of Education officials announced that attorney Heather Stansbury would take over Almand’s role as school system attorney in August. Almand steps down from the position after 27.5 years. “We’re going… Read more »