Debate Surfaces Over Request For More School Cops

SNOW HILL – The County Commissioners went back and forth over funding three school resource officers requested in the Sheriff’s Department budget during a work session Tuesday.Worcester County Sheriff Chuck Martin requested three new deputies specifically to patrol and work with the schools on security and safety, an outgrowth of community policing.Threats do not simply… Read more »

The Dispatch Launches New Site

BERLIN – A new day has begun for The Dispatch as it recently joined forces with a leading web development and marketing company to reconstruct and revamp its existing website.Publisher/Editor Steve Green announced this week the completion of the company’s new website, which represents a total transformation from the newspaper’s previous website. The site can… Read more »

County School Buses Set For Camera Upgrade

NEWARK – With school safety as pertinent an issue recently as it has ever been, school board members this week signed off on a proposal to purchase greatly enhanced digital surveillance camera systems for all of the school buses in the county’s fleet.The Board of Education on Tuesday approved a bid to provide digital surveillance… Read more »