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Flawless Dry Cleaners fills void in downtown Snow Hill

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2107) Flawless Dry Cleaners opened on Sept. 20 in Snow Hill. Owner Regina Fletcher originally considered taking over the reins of Snow Hill Dry Cleaning & Alterations, on Pearl Street, which was run by Chung Kang for the last decade, prior to the business closing earlier this year…. Read more »

Snow Hill Council Briefs

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) The Snow Hill Town Council discussed the following items during a meeting last Tuesday at the Train Station on Belt Street: Town Clean Up Day Randy Barfield, public works director, said the annual Town Wide Fall Cleanup was scheduled for Oct. 23. “It’s giving residents an opportunity… Read more »

OPA Election Committee Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Ocean Pines Association Elections Committee discussed the following items during a meeting in the administration building last Friday: Tuttle nominated Current Committee Chairman Steve Tuttle was unanimously nominated to continue in that role. Director Slobodan Trendic, the board liaison to the committee, said Tuttle did a… Read more »

Election Committee hoping to cut down on voter error

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) Members of the Ocean Pines Association (OPA) Elections Committee are looking for ways to make sure each vote cast is counted. While the total number of ballots cast have stayed essentially the same during recent board of directors elections, the number invalidated appears to be increasing. According… Read more »

Long-lost siblings reunited in Ocean Pines

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2107) Ocean Pines resident Barry Wright celebrated a sort of homecoming last week, as his long lost sister, Brenda Moorhouse, paid a visit from across the pond in England. Born in Bolton, England in 1947, Wright was relocated to the U.S. as an infant by his maternal grandmother,… Read more »

Berlin Briefs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Mayor and Council discussed the following items during a public meeting last Tuesday at Town Hall: Exchange scientists Kreiter said she would be picking up a pair of “exchange scientists” from Washington, D.C. on Saturday. The town announced last week it would host two environmental… Read more »

Town Council approves Baker Street repairs

By Josh Davis, Associate Editor (Oct. 19, 2017) The Berlin Town Council last Tuesday approved a $139,364.57 contract with Goody Hill Goundwork Inc. to repair Baker Street. The contract was about $20,000 over budget, but included additional drainage improvements not part of the original scope of work. Additional funds will be taken from town reserves… Read more »

Harvest Festival at Mt. Zion Church

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) Family fun will abound in Snow Hill during the inaugural Mt. Zion Harvest Festival this Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event is scheduled outside the Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church at 410 Dighton Avenue. Church member Sylvester “Dawk” Bratten Sr., who joined the… Read more »

Purnell Museum celebration of 75th anniversary, Oct. 28

By Greg Ellison, Staff Writer (Oct. 19, 2017) The Julia A. Purnell Museum will commemorate its 75th anniversary with a birthday party to honor its namesake on Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Executive Director Dr. Cindy Byrd shared details about the upcoming anniversary event, along with a number of other highlights, during… Read more »

­­Final meeting for 100+ Women Who Care

By Kara Hallissey, Staff Writer (Oct. 12, 2017) The 100+ Women Who Care on the Shore charity will have its final meeting of the year on Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Sisters in Berlin on Main Street. Women interested in donating $100 to a worthy charity are encouraged to attend. The doors open at 5 p.m…. Read more »