Local Man’s Estate Provides Lasting Educational Legacy

George E. Miles (photo provided by Salisbury University)

Three colleges and universities on the Eastern Shore are getting shares of $8.9-million in gifts from the estate of a Salisbury-area resident. The funds will go toward scholarships and financial aid. George E- Miles, who was raised in Memphis, graduated from Georgia Tech and worked at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, spent most of his adult…

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DSU, UMES Receive $20-Million Gifts

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Delaware State University is receiving its largest ever financial gift, as is the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott is listed by Forbes magazine as one of the world’s most powerful women. The gifts are part of her second cycle of charitable donations, which brings her 2020 total of giving to more than…

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UPDATED: Salisbury Middle School Student to Compete in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Following the 7th annual Maryland Eastern Shore Spelling Bee over the weekend at University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a Salisbury Middle School student will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington, D.C. this May. 6th Grader Austin Loar beat out students from across the Lower Shore, with Delmar Elementary’s Praneeth Galigutte was declared…

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