Police briefs

Julie Nicole McCumbie

‘SCAM ALERT’ It has been recently reported to the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office that a number of local businesses in Dorchester County have received correspondence from unknown entities in reference to large amounts of U.S. currency which they could obtain through paying nominal amounts of money (processing fees). These correspondences have been received via fax, […]

ND grad Outlaw launches prom dress drive

Submitted to Dorchester Banner/Octavia Outlaw North Dorchester High School graduate Octavia Outlaw is making a name for herself in the fashion world of Los Angeles and online. She is also determined to give back to her home county, with a prom dress drive.

HURLOCK — Here’s one small-town girl who went to the big city, but didn’t forget where she came from – and she’s proving it by launching a prom dress drive to help make the day special for Dorchester girls. North Dorchester High School graduate and Hurlock native Octavia Outlaw continued her education at University of […]

Hurlock receives workplace safety award

HURLOCK — At the Dec. 10 Hurlock council meeting town manager John Avery announced that Hurlock was one of only 14 2018 recipients of the Chesapeake Employers Insurance Company’s Premier Partner workplace safety award. The company offers workman’s compensation insurance for about 10,000 Maryland employers. Mr. Avery said he is very proud of the town’s […]

Church directory, Dec. 5, 2018

AGAPE TEMPLE OF PRAISE AND MINISTRIES 815 Center St., Cambridge Pastor V. Louise Cornish Sunday: 9:45 a.m. Morning Glory. 11 a.m. Worship. Tuesday: 6 p.m. Men and Women Ministry. 7 p.m. Bible Study. For information call 443-225-5162; Fax 443-225-5168; e-mail, agape815@comcast.net. CAMBRIDGE CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE 97 Sandy Hill Road, Cambridge Richard K. Prahl, pastor […]

Solar: Council approves one of two solar jobs

CAMBRIDGE – The Dorchester County Council approved by a 4-1 vote a solar power project south of Hurlock. Members Don Satterfield (District 1), William Nichols (District 2), Ricky Travers (District 3) and Tom Bradshaw (District 5), were in favor. Rick Price (District 4) was opposed. The vote was specifically for allowing Todd Solar LLC to […]

Sept. 6 declared Dist. 6 Champions’ Day

HURLOCK — The seats were filled with special guests at the Sept. 10 Hurlock Town Council meeting. The room rang with the chatter of young people, eager to receive special recognition. Mayor Michael Henry struck the gavel — silence. Sept. 10, 2018 was declared Tri-City Little League Girls Softball Team District 6 Champions and Maryland […]

Feast is rescheduled

The Hurlock American Legion Shrimp and Crab Feast that had been scheduled for Sept. 15 has been postponed until Sept. 22 from 3-7 p.m. Pre-sold tickets will still be honored on the new date and anyone who already purchased tickets for Sept. 15 but it unable to att3end on the 22nd will be reimbursed by […]

FLORENCE UPDATE: Shelter at Chesapeake College

CAMBRIDGE – Though Hurricane Florence has made landfall in the Carolinas, the Dorchester County Department of Emergency Management (DEM)  is urging residents to remain vigilant through the weekend, a statement from the DEM said Wednesday. Continued rainfall and impacted tides could cause dangerous flooding conditions throughout the county. This includes areas of Dorchester that don’t historically experience […]

Youths charged in robbery

HURLOCK – Four teenaged youths have been charged in connection with the armed robbery and beating of a delivery driver. One of the teens has been charged as an adult. A report from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said that on Aug. 29, deputies responded to the Mission Hill area near Hurlock for an alleged […]

Food trucks are hot topic

HURLOCK — The challenge of licensing and regulating food trucks in town continued to be a hot button issue at the Hurlock Council’s July 23 meeting. The problem is designing regulations to control a potential influx of food trucks. Questions remain: How many food sources can a town of 2,100 support? If the trucks are […]