Area churches are hosting online and drive-in services, with some now re-opening for traditional services. See below for a list of those who contributed their information to the Times Record. Submissions for the weekly church calendar can be submitted by email to

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DENTON — Dorchester County Health Officer Roger Harrell has taken on an interim role as Caroline County’s Health Officer after Scott LeRoy’s departure. The announcement was made during the County Commissioners weekly Zoom meeting on June 16.

GREENSBORO — North Caroline High graduating seniors celebrated with a drive-in movie event at the Greensboro carnival grounds on Friday, June 12. Approximately 60 students attended the event.

FEDERALSBURG — The Federalsburg Police Department responded to a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Buena Vista Ave. and Academy Avenue at approximately 9:45 a.m. on June 17. According to police, the impact from the crash caused the vehicle traveling on Academy Avenue to overturn, entr…

PRESTON — During a special town election on March 3, Preston residents elected their first African American female commissioner. Winston won the race 33 votes to 14.

FEDERALSBURG — Scott Kirk delivers organic poultry feed across Delmarva to farmers raising chickens for Coleman Natural Foods every day. On their Federalsburg farm, Rising Sun Acres, the Kirk family also raises roaster broiler chickens in two houses that Scott’s wife, Sarah, takes care of, b…

Maya is a 1-year-old pitbull in search of her new forever home. A very active dog, her favorite thing to do is play fetch. Maya has lived with older children but cannot be in a home with other dogs, To meet Maya or fill out an application to adopt, contact the Caroline County Humane Society …

DENTON — Katie Callahan, Owner of On Your Toes Dance Studio, was recognized by the Caroline County Commissioners during the Tuesday, June 9 zoom meeting for achieving 25 years of business.

DENTON — The budget approved by the Commissioners at the end of May kept the property rate unchanged. The County’s property tax rate will continue to be 98 cents per $100 of assessed value and there are no changes to the income tax rate of 3.2 percent.

The Coronavirus Pandemic has demonstrated the importance of good health. As we celebrate National Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Caroline is encouraging men to take an active role in their children’s lives by focusing on their own physical an…

DENTON — The Caroline County Commissioners issued a proclamation of excellence to Magic Mirror Hair Studio, founded by Nancy Callahan, which opened its doors on June 2, 1970 and is still going strong 50 years later.

FEDERALSBURG — An early morning fire destroyed a Federalsburg home on Monday, June 15. According to the Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshal, the fire in the two-story, wood frame building on Seippes Road was discovered by a passerby at 5:11 a.m.

Pontoon wants to know, “Are you my mommy (or daddy)”. Three years old and up to date on shots and altered, this sweet tabby cat seemed bewildered on his arrival at the shelter. A friendly cat, he is very affectionate and waiting for his person to come and take him to his new forever home. If…

RIDGELY — Adkins Arboretum observed its 40th anniversary in May in the midst of the ongoing pandemic, a testament to the continued resilience of the nature center situated between Hillsboro and Ridgely.

DENTON — Caroline County Commissioner Wilbur Levengood underwent a successful surgery on Sunday to repair significant damage to his knee, which was injured in a farm accident on June 12. He was expected to remain hospitalized until the end of the week, but made progress ahead of schedule and…

DENTON — Thanks to the Caroline County Family YMCA and many community partners the first ever graduation caravan celebration for Caroline County High School seniors was held last week. The caravan began at noon on Thursday, June 4 for students at Colonel Richardson High School. For several h…

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