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Meet Jasmine Brown, Class of 2017

May 12, 2017
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Pocomoke High alumna will deliver student commentary

Jasmine E. Brown will represent nearly 330 members of the senior class on stage at spring 2017 commencement exercises May 26 when she delivers the student commentary. 

Brown, a member of the Richard A. Henson Honors Program, was the top choice of a panel of five judges who auditioned candidates who applied for the honor. 

The kinesiology major from Pocomoke City said she was shocked when contacted about her selection. 

Home Instead Senior Care

A Worcester County woman was recently named Caregiver of the Year by one of the country's largest in-home senior care service providers.

Gerri Palmer of Ocean Pines, Md., was recently named the Mid-Atlantic Caregiver of the Year by Home Instead Senior Care.

A caregiver on Maryland's Lower Eastern Shore area for over 3 years, Palmer rose to the top among hundreds of candidates for this award, and was among a select number of caregivers who were considered for the national award this spring.

ROCK HALL, Md.--Tokyo born jazz pianist Tadataka Unno pays tribute to his hero, the late Dick Morgan, in a concert with three of Morgan’s sidemen at The Mainstay in Rock Hall, Md., on Saturday May 20 at 8:00 p.m.

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SALISBURY, Md.--Salisbury Regional Airport is hosting Wings and Wheels, sponsored by Piedmont Airlines, on Saturday, May 20th from 8 am to 3 pm to celebrate Armed Forces Day and Aviation Appreciation Month.

“This is a great event for the whole family,” said Airport Manager Dawn Veatch. “We are excited to showcase our airport and invite the community to come out and share our passion for flying.”

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) – Pretrial motions are set for next week in Hagerstown for a man charged with beating his 3-year-old daughter to death.
Hagerstown police say Scott Patterson killed Madyson King on October 25 after she knocked over a bucket of mop water. Investigators believe Patterson had been smoking marijuana.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) – Searchers have rescued one of two men who were washed overboard from their sailboat, and they have found the body of the other in the waters of the Atlantic Ocean hundreds of miles off the Virginia coast.
Coast Guard officials say Lochlin Reidy of Woodbridge, CT, was found about 4am about 400 miles east of Virginia Beach after a Coast Guard plane saw a strobe light in the ocean.

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Construction will start in te next few weeks on an addition that will double the size of Dover's Robbins Hose Fire Company.
The second floor of the building on South Governors Avenue will have a kitchen, a workout room, bunks and ofices.
The expansion will cost more than $5,000,000.
Donations are paying part of the cost. Kent County funds and a loan will pay the rest.

(WBOC-TV)

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Construction will start in te next few weeks on an addition that will double the size of Dover's Robbins Hose Fire Company.
The second floor of the building on South Governors Avenue will have a kitchen, a workout room, bunks and ofices.
The expansion will cost more than $5,000,000.
Donations are paying part of the cost. Kent County funds and a loan will pay the rest.

(WBOC-TV)

STEVENSVILLE, Md. (AP) – The center lane of the westbound span of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is slated to open about three weeks ahead of schedule.
The lane has been closed since January 3, while road crews repaired more than a mile of cracked concrete. The cracks were the result of a botched paving job.
State officials had set a goal of opening the lane by Memorial Day. They said good weather was a factor in allowing them to finish early.

CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) – Chesapeake fire officials are investigating a blaze at Western High School.
Officials say that the school was evacuated as lockers caught fire, filling the school with smoke.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused the fire.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) – An attorney for the widow of a Rehoboth Beach businessman told a Chancery Court judge that releasing information about the man's death to the public is "totally and completely unnecessary".
Attorney John Phillips says the autopsy report and other materials about the death of Duane Lawson contain "materials of a personal nature" and releasing the information would be an invasion of privacy for the Lawson family.

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on Sunday, May 15, at 10 a.m. in the William P. Hytche Athletic Center.

Willards, MD – The family of a Willards, Maryland Marine says he was killed Thursday near Fallujah, Iraq. Twenty six year old Robert "Bobby" Guy died after being shot in the head, his mother, Anny Guy, told the Salisbury Daily Times. She says that her son was proud to be a Marine and wanted to be in Iraq. At the local fire hall in Willards, just around the corner from Guy's house, a sign read: "God Bless our hero Bobby Guy." Over the weekend, Guy's family and friends remembered Guy as a goodhearted man who loved jokes and who worked for more than a year to become a Marine.

Salisbury, MD – It's been nearly three weeks since a shooting rampage that straddled two states, killing two people and wounding four. One victim, 33 year old Carla Green of Salisbury is still in intensive care. Green was driving in the Miami Avenue neighborhood when she was shot five times. Green is at Peninsula Regional Medical Center and still has three bullets lodged in her body. Her relatives say she is paralyzed and has a collapsed lung.

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