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  • Veterans Day services were held at the Laurel American Legion Post 19 on Monday, Nov. 11. At the conclusion of the indoor ceremonies, the Post 19 Color Guard held the traditional Volley of Arms in conjunction with the playing of the military Taps. Pictured here Color Guard Captain Bill Acker salutes as Post 19 member Jim Littleton plays Taps in the background. Photo by Tony Windsor

Sandy Davis honored as 2019 Delmar Citizen of the Year during annual banquet

November 15th, 2019|Categories: LAUREL|

Sandy Davis grew up in East New Market, but for 50 years Delmar has been her home. On Tuesday, Davis was honored as the 2019 Delmar Citizen of the Year during the annual banquet held at the Delmar VFW and sponsored by the Greater Delmar Chamber of Commerce.

Davis raised her family in the Town Too Big for One State and her daughter, Faith Higbee, a teacher at Delmar High for 27 years, raised her family in Delmar as well.

“This is the kind of town that you want to call home,” Davis said during her acceptance speech.

Following dinner, friends and family were invited to speak about Davis.

Roger Martinson said he […]

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Vendor Fair at the LFD

Join us at the Laurel Fire Dept. for a Vendor Fair featuring over 30 vendors on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Admission is free but please bring a new unwrapped toy to benefit Toys for Tots or a nonperishable food item that will be donated to a local charity.

Food will be available for purchase. For more information, email

Flapjack Fundraiser

You’re invited to a Flapjack Fundraiser in support of the Delmar Public Library on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 8 to 10 a.m. at Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill, Salisbury.

Menu includes pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee, tea, or soda. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4.50 for children ages 9 and under.

Tickets are on sale now at the library; tickets will also be available at the door. All proceeds support the library’s building fund.

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