Tag: Wicomico County
Gun Wars: Wicomico Co. sheriff among many who won’t enforce some gun bans
by Maryland Reporter | August 20, 2014 | News | 9 |
Today’s story talks to local sheriffs who oppose restrictions on Second Amendment rights. The article leads with Wicomico County, Md. Sheriff Michael Lewis and includes a strong video of Sheriff Lewis’s view of guns on the Eastern Shore. There are also comments from Sen. Brian Frosh, the Democratic nominee for attorney general.Read More
Eastern Shore struggles with higher unemployment, more business closings than rest of Maryland
by Len Lazarick | September 10, 2013 | News | 6 |
Between 2007 and 2011, the most recent available data, Maryland’s nine Eastern Shore counties averaged a loss of 11% of its business establishments employing people. Statewide, the loss was much less, declining 5.7%.Since 2000, the state of Maryland has actually gained businesses by about 4%, but the Eastern Shore is lagging with a gain of less than 1%.Read More
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