Authorities Seek Area Fugitive

BERLIN – A Berlin man wanted by U.S. Marshals remained at large as of late yesterday after a multi-agency manhunt throughout the area on Wednesday.On Wednesday morning, Worcester County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence on Logtown Rd. in Berlin for a reported robbery. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene and identified the suspect as… Read more »

County Drops High-Speed Partnership

SNOW HILL – A $12,000-a-month shortfall and significant operational issues have prompted Worcester County to sever its management agreement with the Lower Shore Broadband Cooperative (LSBC).The county took over management of LSBC in September 2008 after lightning strikes damaged five wireless towers, sending the cooperative into operational failure. A management team established by the county… Read more »

High Court Upholds Rape Conviction

BERLIN – A Maryland Court of Special Appeals judge this week upheld the conviction of a Berlin man sentenced in January 2008 to 40-plus years in jail for the first-degree rape and assault of his long-time girlfriend and mother of his child, denying the convicted felon’s appeal of the case on two major fronts.In December… Read more »

Ocean City News In Brief

OCEAN CITY – In the brief this week, there were some reports of brown water in the mid-town area of Ocean City and a Boardwalk body piercing company questioned the ethics of several others.Brown In The Water?Despite reports from the mid-town area of Ocean City in late June complaining of “brown spots” in the drinking… Read more »

Sammy Golf Tournament Next Week

OCEAN CITY- The 5th Annual Sammy Wilkinson Memorial Golf Tournament is set for next Friday, July 31 at the Newport Bay course of the Ocean City Golf Club in South Point.The Sammy Wilkinson Memorial Foundation was created as part of the National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) worldwide initiative to lend a hand to countries… Read more »