SU sings the praises of performing students

SALISBURY — Salisbury University students and faculty in the Music, Theatre and Dance Department made quick adjustments for this year’s National Association of Teachers of Singing Mid-Atlantic Region auditions, which turned to an online video format from the original in-person auditions scheduled for March 13-14 in Columbia, S.C. The students’ flexibility paid off, with seven […]

April 9 Message Wall: Sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner will continue to post updated lists of announcements through the week. […]

Message wall: Neighbors sharing ideas and support

CAMBRIDGE — As the situation regarding COVID-19 continues to develop, local groups are reaching out to spread the word about changes to their events and schedules. It remains a good idea to check on the status of goods and services before leaving home.The Banner compiled a list of announcements over the previous week, which follows: […]

Hurlock Fall Festival Parade

HURLOCK – The 2019 Hurlock Fall Festival began with a parade down Main Street on Saturday morning. Among the many groups that took part, North Dorchester High School’s Marching Eagles added color and spirit to the event. Also in the parade were members of the Hurlock Lions Club, vehicles from Hurlock, East New Market, Secretary, […]

Sunnyside Church announces appointment

SECRETARY — Sunnyside Alliance Church in Secretary where the Rev. Mark Brumley is the Senior Pastor, is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship: John Wallace. John is a recent graduate of Nyack College in Nyack, N.Y. with a B. A. degree in Youth and Family Studies. He […]

Harris calls for fair trade, better work ethic

SECRETARY — During a visit to the county on Aug. 12, Rep. Andy Harris (R-1) called for fair trade policies with the United States’ overseas markets, as well as a return to a strong work ethic among the American labor force. “China just won’t come to the table,” he said at the Dorchester Chamber of […]

Council speaks on Dennis resignation

SECRETARY — The president and members of the Secretary Town Council sent a statement to the Dorchester Banner last week, in response to former Mayor Melissa Dennis’ announcement of her resignation [“Dennis has resigned,” Dorchester Banner, June 26]. Ms. Dennis and her family are moving to a neighboring county. The statement from the town officials […]

QUICK UPDATE: Dennis resigns, Kay’s to stay

DORCHESTER – Following is an update on today’s developments in the county. More details will be in the Banner’s June 26 edition. Tomorrow’s edition has already gone to press. Secretary Mayor Mel Dennis announced her resignation today. Her full statement was, “Another chapter of my life closed today as I turned in my resignation as […]

First responders earn praise for CPR rescue

CAMBRIDGE — Training, cooperation and the goodwill of neighbors came together one day last year to save the life of Bill Gullion. Dec. 1, 2018, was a day “my family won’t soon forget,” Jessica Gullion said June 4, speaking to the members of the Dorchester County Council, who presented commendations to the several emergency responders […]

Girl, 7, is assaulted at Warwick

SECRETARY — On April 24, a young girl was assaulted by a group of boys while at Warwick Elementary School. Remmi Dennis was punched and kicked while at recess, later requiring medical attention. The 7-year-old girl was first treated by the school’s nurse, and later by her own doctor, who prescribed an MRI examination to […]