The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

Covering COVID-19 on the Mid-Shore

JIM NORMANDIN

Dear readers,

As the evolving concern and impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus heightens, all of us at your local newspaper and APG Media of Chesapeake are dedicated to providing the most recent and relevant information to our community.

During these unprecedented times, it is crucial for all people to get local and reliable information from a trusted source.

As we see our role to inform and update our community of the latest news or announcements, effective immediately, all local news, public information and announcements surrounding the coronavirus will be accessible as a public service to all visitors to our websites.

If you have questions or would like to submit information, please submit your questions to us and our news teams will do our best to assist you in providing information.

Each and every day, we are grateful for the work of our associates, the support from our community and the trust our readers and clients bestow in us.

Be safe.

Jim Normandin

President and Publisher

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

Anna Scott Cole and her curious enterprise were the stuff of legend in and of themselves not to mention being veritable incubators of town characters with stories of their own. She was the deceptively gruff lady waaay, waaay back down there behind the counter at the old Scottie’s Shoe Store …

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

"The Man Who Planted Trees" is the compelling tale by writer Jean Giono of his meeting a shepherd wandering the wrecked landscapes of France after World War I, tending his small flock, planting acorns — living simply, sowing beauty and enhancing life, renaturing whole valleys through the decades.

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

As summer arrives with the summer solstice, at 5:44 p.m. June 20, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn — planets we have been watching for several months in the pre-dawn southeastern skies — will have moved into the southern skies, where they will be visible all month.

It has been the site of countless ceremonies honoring the nation’s veterans and fallen heroes. The words of every U.S. president since Warren G. Harding have echoed off its stately columns. It’s been a place of praise on Easter Sunday mornings and hosted funerals for some of the country’s mo…

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are saving others and risking their own li…

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

The Kent County News has a long history, stretching back to the late 1700s. Each week, we take a look back into history as it was documented in our pages.

On April 27, 1983 Nolan Ryan surpassed Walter Johnson as Major League Baseball's all-time strikeout leader. He would play for 10 more years.

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