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 […]

Police and Fire briefs, Aug. 5, 2020

Shoplifter takes a rideAn Ocean City boardwalk business manager shared news of an attempted theft on Friday.“Last night, we had a shoplifting incident at The Kite Loft,” the statement said. “A woman came into the store and stole several items.“We have well trained employees and an excellent camera system, so as a result, the police […]

Hurlock church feeds area’s hungry families

HURLOCK — Cars lined a street in Hurlock on April 25, as drivers waited for a turn to receive chicken donated by Perdue Farms and distributed by members of the Greater Full Gospel Church Of God In Christ Jesus, Inc. The event was in response to recent heightened need created by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many […]

Student arrested after NDHS threat

SHILOH — Dorchester County Public Schools (DCPS) and the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a threat against North Dorchester High School. A statement from DCPS said the Sheriff’s Office was notified and took the suspect into custody. “Once the Sheriff’s Office has completed the investigation, DCPS will follow procedures according to the Code of […]

Police and fire briefs, Jan. 8, 2020

Man arrested for false bomb threat HURLOCK — On Dec. 16, 2019 at 9:40 a.m. the Hurlock Police Department was dispatched to a Bomb Threat at B&G Foods in Hurlock. After evacuation of the facility Bomb Detection K-9 Units from throughout the state were called to the scene to search the facility. No explosive devices […]

Police and Fire briefs, Dec. 25, 2019

Intentionally set fire CAMBRIDGE — At 4:12 a.m. on Dec. 19 35 Rescue Fire Company firefighters responded to a fire at a vacant two-story wood frame single family dwelling at 5382 Aireys Road. It was owned by Audrey Hopkins. Discovered by a passerby the fire originated on the first floor rear room and took one […]

Man charged with intent to distribute cocaine

CAMBRIDGE – On Monday, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, which consists of members from the Maryland State Police, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, Dorchester County State’s Attorney’s Office, Cambridge Police Department and the Hurlock Police Department executed a search and seizure warrant at 710 Greenwood Ave., Cambridge. The target of the investigation, a […]

Dorchester readers’ Thanksgiving wishes

CAMBRIDGE — Thanksgiving is a day to be grateful for the blessings of life, and residents of Dorchester County took the opportunity to send good wishes to one another. While for most, it’s a time for family, friends, football and food, there are those who are still on duty serving others: Police officers, firefighters, emergency […]

Hurlock Police seek runaway

HURLOCK – The Hurlock Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating Dayana Rios-Lucero who has been reported as a runaway. Dayana is a 16-year-old Hispanic female, 4 feet tall weighing 100 lbs. She was last seen wearing a jean jacket and blue jeans. “Dayana has gone missing of her own accord,” a […]

Cool buddies in Hurlock

Hurlock Police Chief Bruce Jones cooled off Friday with a refreshing lemonade from a stand operated by Teagan Handte. The young girl reported a brisk business on the warm day. Chief Jones was recently appointed to his post as leader of the town’s police department.