Wicomico Conducts Audit On Travel, Purchase Cards

SALISBURY – An audit of the county’s purchase and travel card program revealed issues with inactive cards, sales tax and more, according to a report presented this week.On Tuesday, representatives with the Wicomico County Internal Auditor’s Office presented findings of a year-long examination into the county’s purchase and travel card program to the Wicomico County… Read more »

Big Fish Classic Presents Wood Foundation Donation

Big Fish Classic Presents Wood Foundation Donation

OCEAN CITY — Huk Big Fish Classic tournament founders presented Ocean City-based charity, Raymond A. Wood Foundation (RAWF), with a donation of $4,500 this week.Founded in honor of Alex Wood, a 7 year-old Ocean City Elementary second grader, RAWF provides quality-of-life support to pediatric brain tumor survivors and their caregivers.Studies show that brain tumors have… Read more »

Charges After Handgun Threat

OCEAN CITY — A Delaware man was arrested on first-degree assault and weapons charges last weekend after allegedly threatening his fiancé with a handgun during a domestic incident.Around 3:15 a.m. last Saturday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers were dispatched to a hotel lobby at 25th Street for a reported domestic assault that had already… Read more »

OC Hotel Employee Convicted In Fraud Scheme

OCEAN CITY — A former hotel assistant manager pleaded guilty on Wednesday to embezzlement and other charges after paying herself and family members through various schemes over a three-year period.On Wednesday, Gilenia Garcia, 36, of Frankford, Del., plead guilty to embezzlement and theft scheme from $10,000 to under $100,000 in Worcester County Circuit Court. Garcia… Read more »

Council Prioritizes Five-Year Transportation Work

SALISBURY – Road improvements, airport renovations and drainage studies topped the county’s list of priority transportation projects in the next five years.In a work session on Tuesday, Public Works Director Dallas Baker presented the Wicomico County Council with a draft priority letter identifying requests for transportation improvements to the Maryland Department of Transportation.Each year, the… Read more »

Fisherman Impaled By Spear Gun

Fisherman Impaled By Spear Gun

OCEAN CITY — An unidentified fisherman remained in critical condition this week after accidentally getting shot in the head and impaled by a spear gun offshore Sunday afternoon.Around 2 p.m. on Sunday, Coast Guard Station Ocean City received a call about an accident involving a spear gun on a 25-foot fishing boat about 35 miles… Read more »