Model builder Hughes keeps history alive

CAMBRIDGE – When Lee Hughes first picked up woodworking tools as a young boy in Andrews, it must have seemed like a natural thing to do. After all, his father was a waterman, and the men in the village were all good with their hands, so putting together model workboats fit right in. Now, several […]

Church Directory for June 20, 2018

Editor’s note: Church listings appear in The Banner’s Wednesday edition. In order to be included in the listings church information MUST be submitted by NO LATER THAN NOON Monday each week. Churches not submitting or contacting the Banner office (410-228-3131; or by e-mail, or will not be included in that Wednesday’s paper. AGAPE […]

5th Annual Chicone Village Day at Handsell

dorchester banner/Marci Ryan Photography Daniel Firehawk Abbott will be on hand during the annual Chicone Village Day on April 28.

VIENNA – The Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance is sponsoring the 6th Annual Chicone Village Day at Handsell on Indiantown Road in Vienna, Dorchester County from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on April 28. All are welcome to come to Handsell on this special day designed to honor the history and culture of the Eastern Woodland Native People […]

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 […]

Luminaria event to light up Vienna on Saturday

The luminaria event is one of Vienna's most treasured traditions.

VIENNA — Vienna is the place to be on Dec. 16 as the 1,500 luminarias are rolled out to line the streets for the 36th year. Walk, ride the free Vienna tram, or drive to enjoy the spectacle and the decorat-ed homes. From 5-8 p.m., stop along the way to see the museum and get […]

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 […]

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 […]