2020 Day of Resilience: Tubman’s message celebrated in sculpture

CAMBRIDGE — There is struggle against injustice, but there is also triumph over adversity.Organized by Alpha Genesis Community Development Corporation, the 2020 Day of Resilience took place Saturday, in honor of African-Americans’ history in Dorchester County and around the nation. The day-long celebration of Black culture began with the unveiling of a sculpture of Harriet […]

Three sports seasons will start in February

ANNAPOLIS — For a year in which so much has been different, maybe this isn’t the biggest surprise: Public high schools will have sports after all, just not the way athletes, parents and fans are used to. Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Athletic Director Kareem Otey posted on Friday, “Looks like all three seasons will be […]

Outdoor Show sends truck to Cameron Parish

CAMBRIDGE — When Category 4 Hurricane Laura came ashore in Louisiana two weeks ago, it brought devastating damage to Cameron Parish. The area is well known to many in Dorchester, as the site of the annual Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival. The hurricane made landfall Aug. 27, near Cameron. It was the tenth-strongest U.S. hurricane […]

Locals work to help Cameron Parish

CAMBRIDGE — When Category 4 Hurricane Laura came ashore in Louisiana two weeks ago, it brought devastating damage to Cameron Parish. The area is well known to many in Dorchester, as the site of the annual Louisiana Fur and Wildlife Festival. The hurricane made landfall Aug. 27, near Cameron. It was the tenth-strongest U.S. hurricane […]

Mountaire receives thanks of grateful community

HURLOCK — Times are tough for many, especially during the pandemic. For those residents of Delmarva who were already struggling, the loss of regular jobs and other opportunities has hit hard. Mountaire Farms stepped up to meet needs, though, donated 55,000 pounds of chicken in the Mid-Shore in recent months. The company’s generosity was recognized […]

Wesley Chapel has served since the 1880s

ANDREWS — Wesley Chapel, known formally as Wesley Methodist Episcopal Church, is located along the road between the Andrews crossroads and Wingate in the Lake District, and it is a distinctive architectural and historical landmark in the area. It is a relatively unaltered late nineteenth century Gothic Revival influenced church. The rectangular main block, similar […]

Wyatt Foundation, local groups join forces

CAMBRIDGE — The John & Janice Wyatt Foundation is at work in Dorchester County, in an effort to optimize cooperation among local non-profit organizations and public schools. While the work extends through elementary and middle schools, it is focused on early childhood education. Jymil Thompson was principal of Mace’s Lane Middle School for three years, […]

Foster: City schemes to reject application for mayor

CAMBRIDGE — City Council Commissioner LaShon Foster (Ward 3) held a rally Sunday, at which she claimed city officials are trying to prevent her from running for mayor. “Monday night [Aug. 24] at a city council meeting, there was a public hearing concerning my domicile. I won the hearing. Now, here they are scheming to […]

Bromwell to Hogan: Dorchester submitted, and will follow, school reopening plan

CAMBRIDGE — Superintendent of Dorchester County Public Schools Dave Bromwell defended his organization’s reopening plan in a live, online presentation Friday. He was responding to criticism leveled by Gov. Larry Hogan during a press conference Thursday, when he authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. In part of the governor’s […]

Hogan: Public schools can reopen

ANNAPOLIS — In a press conference Thursday afternoon, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan authorized public schools to reopen with in-person instruction for the fall semester. He was joined at the conference by Acting Deputy Secretary of the Maryland Department of Health Dr. Jinlese Chan and State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Karen Salmon. “Today I am announcing […]