Leaders of a small, predominantly black town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore are defending their decision to fire the town’s first black police chief and call for healing racial tensions that have divided the community.
Residents of a small town on Maryland’s Eastern Shore vented their frustrations and concerns about the ouster of the town’s first black police chief at a City Council meeting Monday that devolved into angry shouting.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Maryland says reporters were illegally barred from a Pocomoke City council meeting during which the recent firing of the town’s police chief was discussed.
Pocomoke City police have arrested a man they say set his house on fire while his family slept inside.
Opening its doors in 1933, Scher’s Bridal Shop has been a staple of the Pocomoke community and is a prime example for showing how a small family-owned business can sustain itself.
Officials at Perdue farms say 6,000 chicks were killed in a fire at its research facility near Pocomoke City.
Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man days after he was arrested in Pocomoke City.
Founded in 2002, Hardwire is primarily an armor builder, making lightweight, bomb-resistant armor for uses in everything from military vehicles to roofing on Green Zone buildings. From the leftover materials, Hardwire has been making bulletproof clipboards and donating them to law enforcement agencies on the Delmarva Peninsula.