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12 hrs ago | Ocean Pines Independent

Man dies after canal fall in Bishopville

Man dies after canal fall in Bishopville Police still unsure of cause of death for 82-year-old man, but foul play is not suspected.

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Related Topix: Bishopville, MD

15 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

Police Arrest Suspect in Berlin Wal-Mart Theft

The Worcester County Sheriff's Office arrested a woman Thursday afternoon for theft at the Berlin Walmart, according to authorities.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

WMDT

Crash At Route 12 And Route 113 Under Investigation

A nearly head on crash in Snow Hill is under investigation. The Worcester County Sheriff's Office tells 47 ABC that around 3:10 PM, a county utility SUV was attempting to make a left hand turn onto Route 12, from Route 113.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Worcester excursion railroad plans move ahead

Worcester excursion railroad plans move ahead The Worcester Commissioners agreed to have Stone Consulting Inc. look into offering a tourist train.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Berlin, MD, Newark, MD

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Ocean Pines Independent

Anna Foultz: Kiwanis to hold duck race fundraiser

Anna Foultz: Kiwanis to hold duck race fundraiser . Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/07/23/anna-foultz/13075927/ The Worcester County Commissioners on March 5 honored Anna Foultz for her work with the Girl Scouts of America and proclaimed March 12 to be Girl Scouts of the USA Day.

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Related Topix: Berlin, MD, Ocean Pines, MD, Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

SHA: Drivers Should Prepare for Bridge Painting and Cleaning in Md

The Maryland State Highway Administration will start a project on Friday to paint and clean several bridges on the Eastern Shore.

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Related Topix: Somerset County, MD, Marion Station, MD, Wicomico County, MD, Pittsville, MD

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Dispatch

Early Study Underway For Possible Excursion Train Operation

The first phase of a proposed excursion train in Worcester County is officially underway, While the move was expected, details on the feasibility study emerged this week.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Berlin, MD

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

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Week two of the USSSA girls softball tournament is set to resume on Tuesday in Wicomico County.

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Related Topix: Wicomico County, MD, Ocean City, MD, Salisbury, MD

Ocean Pines Independent

Worcester monopoly on alcohol sales ends

Worcester monopoly on alcohol sales ends Restaurants and bars may now buy spirits anywhere Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/07/21/worcester-alcohol-sales/12957707/ Dwayne Donaway moves a load of liquor bottles across the warehouse at the Worcester County Department of Liquor Control ... (more)

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD, Ocean City, MD

WMDT

Pocomoke Man Arrested On Obscene Matter Charge

The Worcester County Bureau of Investigation says they, along with Worcester County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police, Worcester County Office of the States Attorney and the Pocomoke City Police Department went to the home of Darrell Lee Richardson.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pocomoke City, MD

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Dispatch

Committee Vote Decides Commissioner Primary Winner

For the first time in Maryland, a Republican primary election, in this case for Worcester County's District 4 Commission seat, ended in a tie and had to be decided by the county's Republican Central Committee.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

WMDT

OC Undercover Drug Operation Leads To 45 Arrests

In the month of June, multiple drug enforcement operations at various locations throughout Ocean City made an effort to remove drugs from the streets of the community.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Ocean City, MD, Wicomico County, MD

Worcester County Times

Hotel chain may come to Berlin

Hotel chain may come to Berlin "I do not see this as competition for the Atlantic Hotel our or very nice" B&Bs, says official.

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Related Topix: Ocean Pines, MD

Worcester County Times

Armed robbery suspect sought in Snow Hill

Armed robbery suspect sought in Snow Hill Woman robbed at gunpoint outside her home, police say.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Suspect Sought in Snow Hill Armed Robbery

SNOW HILL , Md.- Police are searching for a suspect wanted for holding up a woman at gunpoint in Snow Hill on Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Snow Hill, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

First Adventure Camp Opens in Worcester County

SNOW HILL , Md.- Worcester County Recreation & Parks will be offering an outdoors adventure camp for the first time this summer.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Suspect in West Ocean City Robbery Arrested

WEST OCEAN CITY , Md.- The Worcester County Sheriff's Office says a man wanted for robbing the Cholula Authentic Mexican Store in West Ocean City has been taken into custody in Baltimore.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD

Tue Jul 08, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Pocomoke Bridge Construction Causing Headaches for Drivers

POCOMOKE CITY , Md.- The accidents and delays along a stretch of Route 13 in Worcester county are continuing due to the Pocomoke bridge construction.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Lottery, Perryville, MD, Cecil County, MD, Allegany County, MD

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Police Search for West Ocean City Robbery Suspect

WEST OCEAN CITY , Md.- The Worcester County Sheriff's Office has identified a suspect wanted in connection with last week's robbery of a store on Stephen Decatur Highway in West Ocean City.

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Related Topix: Ocean City, MD, West Ocean City, MD

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