Heroin overdose leads to man’s arrest

CAMBRIDGE — On May 26, members of the Dorchester County Narcotics Task Force, Cambridge Police Department and Dorchester County E.M.S. responded to 211 Killarney Road, Cambridge for a reported overdose. Upon arrival they found a 30-year-old male unresponsive. The police and E.M.S. administered Narcan and were able to revive the victim. Based on information received […]

Snip Tuck, Inc. marks 10 years of help

SECRETARY – Cindy Smith and her colleagues at Snip Tuck, Inc. have reached a milestone in their service to feral and stray cats. “We are celebrating our 10th anniversary,” Ms. Smith said on April 17 during a presentation to the Dorchester County commissioners. She spoke of the critical value of spaying and neutering wild and […]

ND is fifth at Reach the Beach Nationals

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan Members of North Dorchester High School’s cheerleading team celebrated their fifth-place finish at last weekend’s Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. In front from the left are Savannah Windsor, Hannah, Mccollister, Jasmine lofland, and Jessica Young. In the middle from the left are Jessica Ramey, Kyla Riggs, Zhela Alison, Kari Tolley and Bri’yania Chester. In back from the left are Kayley Bradley, Jasmine Pearson, Madison Schuyler, Jacob Dashiell, Alison Layton and Abigail Callahan. Cami Abbott and Jordan Lewis were unable to attend.

OCEAN CITY – The North Dorchester High School cheerleading team placed fifth in the weekend’s “Reach the Beach OC Rec/Schools Nationals” cheer and dance competition in Ocean City. Fifth is pretty good for cheerleading, but they might have been champs when it comes to compassion. The Eagle girls and boy dedicated their performance to teammate […]

Retired teachers donate clothing to Warwick Elementary

Members of the Dorchester Retired Educators' Association donated clothing to Warwick Elementary School. submitted to dorchester banner/superintendent’s office From left: Dania Moxey, Darci Callahan, Anna Sorrells, Marybeth Blake, and Carolyn Corkran.

SECRETARY — Warwick Elementary was a recent recipient of a donation of uniform and undergarments from the Dorchester Retired Educators Association (DREA) as part of the DREA’s DUDS program. DUDS provides extra clothing to schools to help out when a child needs a change of clothing during the school day in order to stay in […]

ND names November athletes of the month

Dorchester Banner/Dave Ryan North Dorchester High School has named its November athletes of the month. In front from the left are Georgie Turner, varsity volleyball; and Anna Tyler, junior varsity/underclassmen golf. In back from the left are Cole Morrissette, varsity golf; ND Athletic Director Dave Morrissette; and Hunter Knox, junior varsity/underclassmen cross country.

SHILOH – Top performance, behavior and team spirit earned four North Dorchester High School students the title of Athlete of the Month for November. The students are nominated by their coaches for the honor. Sponsors for November are Metal Arc and Premier Cinemas. Varsity Girl Georgie Turner “Georgie has been a member of the varsity […]

Volleyball season ends at Regionals

PERRYVILLE – It was a heck of a season for North Dorchester Eagles volleyball, with thrilling games, community support and a spirit of sisterhood among the players, but it concluded on Friday with a 3-0 loss to the Perryville Panthers in the Regional Championships. It was the second year in a row the Eagles made […]

Warwick students to help Salisbury Zoo

Students from Julie Wagner’s third-grade class at Warwick Elementary School earned a VIP field trip to the Salisbury Zoo in May. Their class raised the most money out of participating schools.

SALISBURY — Students from four counties – including from Warwick Elementary School in Secretary – are out raising money to support special projects for the Salisbury Zoo. They are part of the Delmarva Zoological Society’s (DZS) Just Zoo It! campaign to raise money for capital improvement projects at the Salisbury Zoo. This is the seventh […]

North Dorchester volleyball wins last home match

The North Dorchester High School volleyball team played their final home game of the season on Friday, when fans and teammates also honored the team’s seniors. From the left, they are Kathryn Allen, Karlie Allen, Brooke Harding, Leah Smith, Savanna Nossick and Georgie Turner.

SHILOH – A four-year journey ended with cheers and tears on Friday, when the North Dorchester High School volleyball team bid farewell to its seniors before their final home game. The junior varsity girls had already won their set, to end their season 12-3. The varsity girls went on to beat visiting Wicomico for a […]

North Dorchester High School names athletes of month

Submitted to dorchester banner North Dorchester High School’s October athletes of the month are, in front from the left, Kalifa Warren, varsity soccer; Marquise Parker, varsity soccer; Grant Walker, junior varsity golf; and Megan Price, junior varsity soccer. In back from the left are Athletic Director Dave Morrissette, award sponsor Mark Nagel of Whitten Insurance, and Principal Lynn Sorrells.

SHILOH – Four of North Dorchester High School’s top academic and sports performers have been named October Athletes of the Month. The students received awards from sponsors Whitten Insurance or Regal Cinemas. Kalifa Warren is October varsity female Athlete of the Month, sponsored by Whitten Insurance. She plays for the Eagles’ varsity soccer team. Coach […]

Phase I complete on new North Dorchester campus

With work continuing behind them on the steel frame of the new North Dorchester High School, local and state officials learned on Oct. 19 about the project’s recently completed Phase I.

SHILOH – Local and state officials toured the North Dorchester high and middle school campus on Oct. 19, where they learned about the recently completed Phase I of the $50 million project. The main feature of the tour, as anyone driving past the site might agree, is the steel frame of the new North Dorchester […]