OC Man Charged With Assault, False Imprisonment

OCEAN CITY – An Ocean City man was arrested early yesterday morning after holding his girlfriend against her will at knifepoint and threatening to kill her during a domestic argument.Chaka Ato Shabazz Brown, 30, of Ocean City, was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with first- and second-degree assault, false imprisonment and carrying a deadly… Read more »

Seaside 10/5K Held In Rain, Wind

Seaside 10/5K Held In Rain, Wind

OCEAN CITY – Despite the wind and heavy downpours at race time last Saturday, the 15th Annual Mid-Atlantic Seaside 10 and 5K race drew decent numbers with hundreds of runners from all over the country participating in the annual event.The Seaside 10 is a 10-mile race that begins at the Inlet in Ocean City and… Read more »

Three Arrested After Brawl In Berlin

BERLIN – Three Berlin residents were arrested and charged last week with a variety of offenses from first-degree assault to resisting arrest after a donnybrook at a Bay Street apartment complex.On Oct. 20, Berlin Police responded to a residence on Bay Street for a reported fight in progress. The investigation revealed one man, George Nock,… Read more »

Budget Cuts Put State Parks In Jeopardy

BERLIN – Pocomoke River State Park will be closed if the state budget cuts proposed are confirmed.The Pocomoke River Park, near Snow Hill, will be one of eight state parks across Maryland to close if the special session of the Maryland General Assembly does not find another way to make up the budget shortfall.Budgets cuts… Read more »

High School Students Get Test Alternative

BERLIN – Maryland high school students who repeatedly fail the high school assessment (HSA) tests will have the option of completing a senior project, the Maryland State Board of Education decided Wednesday.The board voted 8-4 on Oct. 31 to approve the test alternative, which will only be available to students who fail to pass an… Read more »