Breaking: Deputy Shot in Pittsville; Man Wanted for Questioning located.

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UPDATED – 4 AM: The man who was wanted for question regarding an incident in Pittsville Sunday night has been located; the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office said Maryland State Police will provide further information UPDATED – 11pm : The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office is looking for Austin Davidson for questioning in reference to an officer-involved…

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Gov Hogan Declares State of Emergency for Areas of MD at Risk of Severe Tidal & Coastal Flooding

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Governor Larry Hogan today declared a state of emergency for areas of Maryland along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay, the Potomac River, and the Atlantic Coast currently under a Coastal Flood Warning from the National Weather Service and therefore at risk of severe tidal and coastal flooding. The state of emergency declaration includes Baltimore City and the following…

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Rep Andy Harris Secures Housing Funding for MD’s Lower Shore Counties

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First District Congressman Andy Harris announced a $79,784 federal grant to SHORE UP! Inc in Salisbury.  The funding will be administered through the Housing Preservation Grants program and will specifically be used to repair and rehab homes of low and very-low income residents on the Lower Shore of Maryland. Rep. Andy Harris made the following…

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UPDATED: Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9pm & 9:15pm for Sussex

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Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9pm The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for… Northwestern Sussex County in southern Delaware… Kent County in central Delaware… East central Queen Anne’s County in northeastern Maryland… Northeastern Caroline County in eastern Maryland… The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Severe…

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 10pm/Warning for Sussex till 9:30pm

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The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning that affects the following WGMD locations until 9:30pm: Sussex County,DE Kent County,DE Caroline County,MD Talbot County,MD The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that affects the following WGMD locations until 10pm: Cape May County,NJ Cumberland County,NJ Worcester County,MD Sussex County,DE Kent County,DE…

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Investigation into Wicomico Chase & Drowning

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Early Tuesday morning a Wicomico Sheriff’s deputy spotted a vehicle that failed to dim their hi-beams for oncoming traffic. The deputy made a traffic stop on the vehicle, driven by 19 year old Jakeem Jackson of Salisbury. Jackson pulled into a Carroll Street parking lot – and began to run from the scene – with…

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Tornado Watch Until 7am for Maryland Eastern Shore, Dorchester & Accomack Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that affects the following WGMD locations: Worcester County,MD Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD ————————————————————— BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 73 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 1240 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019 TORNADO WATCH 73 IS IN EFFECT…

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Salisbury Man Convicted of Sex Offenses Against a Minor

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A Salisbury man has been found guilty of sex offenses of a minor.  Officials say the charges stem from ongoing contact with a child under the age of 15 when the incident occurred in March.  The judge has ordered a pre-sentence investigation and mental health evaluation for 41 year old Harry Chisum.  He faces a…

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Salisbury Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison on Drug Charges

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A Salisbury man has been sentenced on drug charges.  Earlier this month, 37 year old Johnathan Lewis was convicted of possession of heroin with the intent to distribute after an arrest in July of 2017 when he and another man led police on a high-speed chase.  The two fled from a DUI checkpoint and during…

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Food Safety Tips in the Event of Local Power Outages or Flooding on the Lower Shore

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As Hurricane Florence begins to make way across the Eastern seaboard, health officials of Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester counties recommend the following food safety tips for residents to help them prepare now, should local power outages or flooding occur. Never use a generator, grill, camp stove or other gasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning devices…

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Wicomico County School Open Houses Set

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The new school year is coming soon! Wicomico County Schools will hold open house events the week of Aug. 27 in preparation for the opening of the 2018-2019 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 4, for most students*. Students in grades 1-6 and grade 9 will attend school on Sept. 4. (Exceptions: All grades will attend…

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CANCELED: Flash Flood Watch till 6pm for Worcester, Wicomico & Somerset Counties

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The National Weather Service Flash Flood Watch warning is no longer in effect for the following WGMD locations:         Dorchester County,MD         Wicomico County,MD         Somerset County,MD         Worcester County,MD ==================================================== FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH 6 THIS AFTERNOON… The Flash…

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Wicomico County Man Charged with Dealing Prescription Pills

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A Wicomico County jury has convicted 39 year old Donald Haddock of possession with the intent to distribute narcotics and 6 counts of possession of CDS.  Wicomico Sheriff’s deputies investigated Haddock for selling prescription medications from the Delmarva Thrift Shop in Salisbury.  After going into the shop with a warrant, deputies found over 100 controlled…

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Winter Storm Warning for Wicomico, Somerset & Dorchester Counties

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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that affects the following WGMD locations: Wicomico County,MD Somerset County,MD Dorchester County,MD URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Wakefield VA 338 PM EDT Tue Mar 20 2018 …WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM WEDNESDAY TO MIDNIGHT EDT WEDNESDAY NIGHT… * WHAT…Heavy…

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Deaths from Drug & Alcohol Intoxication Down on the Lower Shore of MD

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Maryland’s Lower Shore counties have seen a drop in deaths related to drug and alcohol intoxication!  The period from January through September of 2016 and 2017 saw a reduction of intoxication deaths by 20% in Somerset County, 42% in Worcester and 32% in Wicomico County.  This comes at a time when overall drug and alcohol…

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UPDATED: Snow Emergency Plans Lifted for Worcester & Wicomico Counties

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The Maryland State Police have lifted the snow emergency plans in Worcester and Wicomico Counties, however the state of emergency declared by Governor Hogan on Wednesday remains in effect.  Police in both counties urge drivers to use common sense and drive carefully.  Give yourself extra time to reach your destination – and let family or…

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