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Sep 27, 2017

Account clerk in Maryland town accused of stealing $169,000

SNOW HILL — Prosecutors say a former account clerk for a town near Maryland’s Eastern Shore has been indicted on charges of stealing more than $169,000 from the town. The Office of the State Prosecutor said in an email Tuesday that 32-year-old Erica Holland was indicted on one count of felony theft. A grand jury […]

Aug 7, 2012

Snow Hill goes all out for Miss Patti Cake

SNOW HILL — An award-winning cake decorator is opening a bakery in Snow Hill, where she’ll feature her jaw-dropping and delicious 3-D cakes. Patti McDermott, 26, is planning for an early September opening of her shop, which she will call Miss Patti Cake. It will be located on Green Street, between the American Legion and […]

Jul 12, 2012

Manslaughter conviction in death of Ocean City bar owner

SNOW HILL — A Maryland judge has convicted a man of involuntary manslaughter in the death of an Eastern Shore bar owner. The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that a Worcester County judge found Cyle Walker guilty of manslaughter and other charges stemming from an October confrontation outside the 707 Sports Bar & Grille in […]

May 6, 2012

Don’t call this dressmaker a seamstress

SNOW HILL — She is not a seamstress, Janet Carter said, yet she stays busy by making lots and lots of clothes. There are jumpers, coats, slacks, sundresses, blouses, gowns and pajamas being made by the dozens. In the quietness of her basement studio, she works among outfit patterns and dozens of fabrics. The soothing, […]

Aug 26, 2011

Worcester County ordering mandatory evacuation

SNOW HILL — Worcester County is ordering a mandatory evacuation of residents in the area of West Ocean City ahead of Hurricane Irene. Residents are being asked to evacuate no later than Saturday at 9 a.m. from the communities of Cape Isle of Wight, West Ocean City, Mystic Harbour, Snug Harbor, Assateague Point, Frontier Town […]

May 19, 2011

Worcester Co. fraternal groups preparing to offer slot machines

SNOW HILL — In the next few weeks, fraternal organizations throughout Worcester County are scheduled to begin operating slot machines for members and guests. So members of those groups — who are more accustomed to running oyster roasts than slots — sat down with law enforcement officials to hash out the regulations they’ll have to […]

May 17, 2011

Ocean Downs slots revenue will go to pay for police, roads in Worcester Co.

SNOW HILL — Tax revenue generated by a Maryland casino will go to pay for police and road repairs in towns near the casino as well as paying down the debt on a school. Local towns and Worcester County have been given approval to spend $711,000 in tax revenue generated since the Casino at Ocean […]

Dec 2, 2010

Snow Hill resident starts process to disincorporate town

SNOW HILL — Gary Weber hopes to change the fact he is a resident of the town of Snow Hill, without moving. Weber, a real estate agent and restaurant owner, hopes to disincorporate Snow Hill — to dismantle the town’s government and have the county provide basic services for residents instead. He and a few […]

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