Pocomoke City

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Town’s Leaders Defend Firing Of First Black Police Chief

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.

08/04/2015

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Firing Of Town’s First Black Police Chief Leads To Turmoil

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.

08/03/2015

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ACLU Says Reporters Barred From Pocomoke Council Meeting

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.

07/31/2015

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Man Accused Of Setting Family House On Fire

Pocomoke City police have arrested a man they say set his house on fire while his family slept inside.

05/09/2014

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Homegrown Pocomoke Store Celebrates 80 Years

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.

07/02/2013

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6,000 Chicks Die In Fire At Perdue Facility

Officials at Perdue farms say 6,000 chicks were killed in a fire at its research facility near Pocomoke City.

03/27/2013

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Md. State Police Probe Death Of Man After Arrest

Maryland State Police are investigating the death of a man days after he was arrested in Pocomoke City.

06/01/2012

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Md. Company Gives Police Bulletproof Clipboards

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.

07/06/2011