Annexation first step for new Dollar General in Princess Anne

PRINCESS ANNE — Two lots totaling 1.5 acres on the south corner of Somerset Avenue and John Turkle Lane are being eyed for annexation by Princess Anne to accommodate construction of a new Dollar General. If the request by Mt. Vernon Market Inc. goes through as proposed the zoning would change from Residential- 3 as […]

Internationally acclaimed artist to exhibit in outdoor show in Princess Anne

PRINCESS ANNE — The unique and colorful paintings of Lorraine Hudson are hung around the world and soon will be in Princess Anne. “Art Under The Trees” will provide a natural setting for the vibrant paintings. The show will be Saturday, June 17 from 1 to 5 p.m. at Linden Hill, 11923 Somerset Avenue and […]

Somerset County farmers take part in MDA’s cover crop program

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland farmers planted a record-setting nearly 560,000 acres of cover crops on their fields last fall as part of the Maryland Department of Agriculture’s 2016-2017 Cover Crop Program, breaking the previous record of 501,204 acres planted last year.   Cover crops are widely recognized as one of the most cost-effective and environmentally sustainable […]

Workshop at UMES to aid farmers in completing applications to grow value-added products

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – A value-added grant workshop is reserved for producers considering expansion of a farm business by generating new value-added agricultural products or by creating and expanding market opportunities for existing products.  The event is slated for Tuesday, April 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Richard A. Henson Center on […]

Princess Anne corn grower earns top state honors in National Corn Yield Contest

ST. LOUIS — As the American farmer strives to meet the growing demand for corn required to satisfy increasing world demand, one Somerset County, Maryland, grower has been honored for his efforts through the 2016 National Corn Yield Contest. Gary L. King of Princess Anne placed third in the state in the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated Class […]

Guyette & Deeter, Inc. to hold 31st annual spring decoy and sporting art auction in St. Charles, Illinois

ST. MICHAELS — The world leading antique decoy auction firm, Guyette & Deeter, Inc., is holding a sale April 27-28, 2017 in St. Charles, Illinois, in conjunction with the North American Vintage Decoy & Sporting Collectibles Show. The show is the largest in North America.   This year’s sale, with an expected gross of over […]