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Fiber-Optic Broadband Cabinet Installed in Bishopville Park

May 3, 2022 – The Worcester County Commissioners and Talkie Communications professionals cut the ribbon to celebrate the newly-installed fiber-optic broadband cabinet at the Bishopville Park. Those pictured include Mike Arscott (from left), Andrew DeMattia, Commissioners Jim Bunting and Ted Elder, Andre DeMattia, Information Technology Director Brian Jones, and Scott Ballard. Anyone interested in receiving broadband services is encouraged to visit

Relocation of an aggressive and highly food conditioned horse from Assateague Island National Seashore to the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch 

Berlin MD- On May 2, 2022, a highly food conditioned, and aggressive horse was relocated from Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland. Delegate's Pride (N6ELS-H, also known as “Chip”) is a harem stallion on Assateague Island that had become increasingly aggressive towards park visitors and staff when pursuing human food or when park staff attempted to redirect him or his band away from crowded visitor use areas such as campgrounds and parking areas.

Job Seekers invited to join Maryland’s Coast Tourism & Economic Development for Statewide Virtual Job Fair May 4

Snow Hill, MD (April 29, 2022) – Maryland’s Coast Tourism and Economic Development (MCTED) invites those seeking rewarding career opportunities to participate in the Hospitality & Tourism Virtual Job Fair this Wednesday, May 4, 2022, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet virtually with employers from 19 Maryland counties, as well as Annapolis, Baltimore, and Ocean City.

Worcester County Implements Safety Measures After Breach

Snow Hill, MD (April 28, 2022) – Following an extensive forensic investigation into a phishing incident that occurred between November 10-20, 2020, Worcester County Government (WCG) agencies and cybersecurity professionals discovered that a WCG email account had been breached. That email account contained limited personal information belonging to approximately 3,000 WCG and Board of Education (BOE) employee and retiree accounts.

Commissioners Welcome Nancy Schwendeman as New Workforce Development Specialist

Snow Hill, Maryland (April 21, 2022) – The commissioners welcome Nancy Schwendeman as the new workforce development specialist within Worcester County Economic Development (WCED). She stepped into her new role on March 28. Schwendeman earned a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant business management. She brings 36 years of experience in the hospitality industry to her new position.

Three Options to View Public Hearing on Property Acquisition for Proposed Sports Complex

Snow Hill, Maryland (April 18, 2021) – Three options are available for the scheduled public hearings at Stephen Decatur High School on April 19 at 6 p.m. on a proposal to purchase property in the Berlin area to develop a sports complex using general obligation bond funds. The public may attend in-person, view the hearing online via Zoom, or call in to listen.