Salisbury Man Sentenced for Attempted Murder

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24-year-old Markell Purnell faces a total active sentence of 40-years in prison for Attempted First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in a Crime of Violence. The sentencing is connected to an altercation that occurred in the early morning hours of October 23rd, 2021. The incident happened outside of Guido’s Burritos on South Salisbury…

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Fires Set At Trash Containers In Wicomico Co.

Photo courtesy of Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office

The Maryland State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating fires that were apparently set in a large dumpster behind the Goodwill store in Salisbury, and in two small trash cans at the neighboring Wawa on South Salisbury Boulevard. Firefighters arrived and quickly put out the fires early Friday at about 2:20 a.m. Investigators said someone was…

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S. Salisbury Blvd. Improvements Completed

A project to improve sidewalks and stormwater facilities on South Salisbury Boulevard has been completed. According to the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration, the project cost $8.6-million and results in a safer environment for motorists and passengers, on the portion of Business Route 13 between South Boulevard and Calvert Street. It’s part of…

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