Bennett AP Environmental Science Students Invasive Fishing Field Trip


Students from James M. Bennett High School’s AP Environmental Science class in Salisbury are going fishing for invasive species on Friday! They’ll be partnering with Maryland Natural Resources and Salisbury University for a few hours of ‘invasive fishing’ of the Blue Catfish on the Nanticoke River at the Cherry Beach Pavilion in Sharptown. The Nanticoke…

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Fire Damages Laurel Area Chicken House


Delmar firefighters were called for a chicken house fire on Old Stage Road just before 5:30 Friday morning. Crews arriving at the scene found a fully involved chicken house with exposures to propane tanks and another chicken house. Crews from Laurel, Gumboro, Blades and Sharptown also responded along with medic units. The State Fire Marshal…

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Update: ‘Boil Water’ Advisory Lifted in Sharptown


*Update* Residents of Sharptown are no longer under a ‘boil water’ advisory. Tests of water samples earlier this week detected the presence of Total coliform bacteria and e-coli bacteria that reached a threshold of concern. Town officials said Wednesday that further testing has found no levels of concern, and Sharptown residents no longer need to…

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Husband’s Shooting Death


A Sharptown woman has pled guilty to second-degree murder and use of a firearm in a crime of violence for the September 2020 shooting death of her husband. According to the Wicomico County State’s Attorney’s Office, 55-year-old Sharon Kohlhoff will be sentenced in October. Police responded to reports of the shooting and discovered Kohlhoff going…

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Seaford Man Apparently Drowns In Wicomico Co.


A Seaford man’s body has been located in the area of Cherry Beach Park in Sharptown, Maryland in the Nanticoke River, about a quarter-mile from where he was last seen Sunday. Maryland Natural Resources Police discovered the body Tuesday morning while patrolling in a helicopter, according to Maryland State Police. A preliminary investigation indicates that…

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UPDATED: Fire Damages Laurel Home


UPDATED – 1/14/19  2pm – A fire Sunday afternoon heavily damaged a home on West 10th Street in Laurel.  Crews arriving at the scene found heavy smoke and a 75 year old woman who escaped from the home, but suffered from burns.  She has been taken to the Chester Crozier Burn Center – no other…

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