Effort To Boost Pay To Reduce County’s Employee Turnover Fails In 3-3 Vote

Effort To Boost Pay To Reduce County’s Employee Turnover Fails In 3-3 Vote

SNOW HILL – A proposal to increase salaries for county jobs with a high rate of turnover failed this week after a split vote by the Worcester County Commissioners. The commissioners voted 3-3 on a motion to approve a salary reclassification plan proposed by Human Resources Director Stacey Norton. Norton and several of the commissioners… Read more »

Berlin Extends Tattoo Shop Moratorium To Give Committee More Time

SNOW HILL – Town officials approved a second 120-day moratorium on the establishment of tattoo shops in Berlin. The Berlin Town Council approved last week a 120-day moratorium to give the newly established tattoo ordinance development committee time to create regulations for Berlin. “We’re looking for fantastic things out of this committee,” Councilman Dean Burrell… Read more »

County Jail, Library Improvements Eyed

SNOW HILL – Improvements to the Worcester County Jail, local library branches and the courthouse are included in the county’s latest Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). Following a public hearing last Tuesday, the Worcester County Commissioners approved the CIP for fiscal years 2019-2023. “The Capital Improvement Plan is a planning document whose purpose is to identify… Read more »

Deputy State’s Attorney Looking To Replace Oglesby

Deputy State’s Attorney Looking To Replace Oglesby

SNOW HILL — On a cold, slushy Monday evening this week, Deputy State’s Attorney William McDermott announced he was seeking election to State’s Attorney for Worcester County. As expected, McDermott announced on Monday he is running for Worcester County State’s Attorney in the upcoming election after current State’s Attorney Beau Oglesby was appointed by Governor… Read more »