The Week in Business

The Week in Business

Bank Makes PromotionsBERLIN – Raymond M. Thompson, President and C.E.O. of Calvin B. Taylor Banking Company, has announced the following promotions:Nancy Bunting has been promoted to Deposit Operations Officer. Bunting has been with Taylor Bank since April 1996. She was promoted to manager of the bank’s mid-Ocean City office in February of 1999. In August… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Bank Declares DividendBERLIN – Reese Cropper, Jr., chairman of Calvin B. Taylor Bankshares, Inc., recently announced that the Board of Directors declared a $1.30 per share special cash dividend to shareholders of record date Sept. 5. This special dividend was paid on Sept. 16.“We are pleased to report that our company earnings, through mid-2008, continue… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Oasis Travel Ribbon CuttingWEST OCEAN CITY – Oasis Travel and the Greater Ocean City Chamber of Commerce are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 4:30-6:30 p.m. with the ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m.Oasis Travel is a full-service travel agency located at 9923 Stephen Decatur Highway, Teal Marsh Shopping Center, West… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Team Joins PrudentialBERLIN – Linda Moran’s Team Moran has just joined the West Ocean City office of Prudential Carruthers Realtors. Morgan is licensed in Maryland and Delaware. She has received the National Sales Award in recognition for being in the top 5% of all Real Estate Sales Professionals in America. She holds the CRS, RRS,… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Furnishings Store Add Nursery Dept.OCEAN CITY – No longer will expecting parents have to travel far to purchase nursery furniture, as Kendall Home Furnishings of Ocean City has introduced a new nursery department.Currently, many local residents have to travel over an hour to shop for their baby’s furniture. Owner Joe Kendall, who owns and operates… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Development Breaks GroundOCEAN VIEW, Del. – Millville By The Sea, the 3,000-home master planned community located four miles from Bethany Beach, in Millville, Del. officially broke ground on lot 99 on Tuesday.Kylie Wilgus, the first homeowner at Millville By The Sea, attended along with members of the development team, Gulfstream Homes and local officials. With… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Top July AgentsBERLIN – Hileman Real Estate recently named its top July agents.Sonia Zaffiris, Associate Broker, earned top listing agent for July, while Terri Bradford,GRI has been named top sales agent for July.Realtor Completes CourseOCEAN CITY — Carter Howell of Re/Max Premier Properties of Ocean City has successfully completed the Realtor e-PRO course to become one… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Affordability Index DropsANNAPOLIS – What had been a hopeful trend in improved affordability for Maryland homeowners has been reversed in the second quarter of 2008. According to the Maryland Association of Realtors (MAR), the First Time Homebuyers Housing Affordability Index (HAI) dropped to 54.1 percent from the first quarter level of 56.4 percent last year…. Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

E-Pro Course CompletedOCEAN CITY – Monica McNamara, a sales agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Ocean City 104th Street office, has sucessfully completed the Realtor e-PRO course to become one of a select few real estate professionals to earn the prestigious certification offered through the National Association of Realtors. The certification course is an educational… Read more »

A Week In Business

A Week In Business

Retirement AnnouncedOCEAN CITY – Cleaning Management Service President Jerry Selig announced this week the retirement of salesman Charles Smith.Smith has been with Cleaning Management for more than 13 years as a salesman and estimator. He and his wife, Jo, reside in Ocean Pines and are planning a cross-country trip in the near future. He plans… Read more »