News
Ten caring souls hoping to make a difference helping others recently made a pilgrimage to Hurlock's United Methodist Church, but it wasn't a Sunday. On a recent Saturday, they attended a Mental …
CAMBRIDGE – WHCP Community Radio put Cambridge on the educational radio map in 2015 with an innovative low-power station covering a 10-mile radius around its downtown Race Street …
DOVER — There’s nothing quite like snuggling up with a book on a warm, cozy rug and letting the words take over your imagination. That’s why Tom Sopkanich, store manager at …
Coronavirus
DOVER — Funding for the state’s pandemic emergency housing program is set to run out at the end of the month, which will affect 436 households. The program, established in 2020, used …
DOVER — All three of Delaware’s counties are now in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s red category as of Thursday, which means high levels of COVID-19 …
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Kent
The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services this week awarded $131,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funding to two Delaware community health centers to advance equity through better data collection and reporting.
Sussex
A transition to clean, zero-emission vehicles would have a dramatic impact on the air quality and health of Delaware residents, according to a report by the American Lung Association released Wednesday.
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — If you ever wanted to grow your own oysters the Chesapeake Bay Foundation has the supplies and training to get you started. An oyster gardeners workshop for new oyster …
New Castle
The state has lowered hurdles to entice participation in solar.
Wicomico
Delmarva Public Media will once again broadcast live from the TidalHealth Stage all three days of the National Folk Festival on stations WSDL 90.7 and WESM 91.3. This service enables fans of the …
Somerset
PRINCESS ANNE — After hurricanes, floods, fires and other disasters Somerset County Emergency Services relies on volunteers to help protect lives and property as members of the Community …
Opinion
Mike Matthews of Wilmington is a teacher in the Red Clay Consolidated School District. In recent years, Delaware has made great strides in making our state an attractive place to work and raise a …
The potential for a splash park looms at Trap Pond State Park, a hot spot that’s home to the northernmost naturally occurring stand of baldcypress trees. One of the goals of Trap Pond’s …
Here is the Question of the Day: Are you looking for voting and candidate information for the 21 races in Sept. 13 state primary election? The League of Women Voters of Delaware has gathered it …
We study urban pollution and environmental change. In a recent study, we conducted a comprehensive assessment by combining historical manufacturing directories, which locate the majority of former industrial facilities, with flood-risk projections from the First Street Foundation. The projections use climate models and historic data to assess future risk for each property.
Sports
Laurel High grad Brooks Parker is a senior linebacker for the Delaware State football team this fall.

Delmar grad Parker has proven himself as a Hornet

DOVER — Brooks Parker was so happy, all he could do was call his mom’s cell phone over and over. Parker knew she’d be working …

Local roundup: Delmar wins again in Little League softball World Series

Kinsely Rayne singled home Aven Naugle with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give Delmar, Md. a dramatic 2-1 win …
Delaware linebacker Drew Nickles.

Blue Hens’ veteran defenders set for one last chance together

NEWARK — Drew Nickles didn’t know what was wrong with him. All the Delaware linebacker knew was that he didn’t feel right …
From the left are Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Principal Jerome Stover, Girls' Indoor Track and Field Head Coach Stacey Brown, Boys' Varsity Basketball Head Coach Shawn Tucker, Girls' Varsity Soccer and Softball Head Coach Sarah Alpaugh, and Dorchester County Public Schools' Athletic Director Doc Sabedra.

Cambridge-South Dorchester High Vikings announce new head coaches

High School CAMBRIDGE - Cambridge-South Dorchester High School announced on Aug. 3 the appointment of three head coaches for the …
Naamans Little League team

Local roundup: Delaware team one win from Little League World Series

Peter Hudson’s three-run home run in the top of the sixth inning ended up giving Naamans a hard-fought 5-4 victory over Pennsylvania …
Delaware
Member Exclusive
MILFORD — Three Milford neighborhoods have had their fire hydrants painted and tagged with GPS coordinates to make them easy to find, thanks to the efforts of a Boy Scout and the Scouts and …
HARRINGTON — After two years of virtual annual meetings, the Delaware Electric Cooperative invites its members to attend its 2022 meeting in person, at the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Tuesday.
DOVER - Delaware State Police are on the scene of a serious personal injury motor vehicle collision that occurred today at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Little Creek Road and Fox Road.
Maryland
CAMBRIDGE - At first glance, July's featured picture in the Dorchester Center for the Arts display window was deceptively simple: a rising bridge and sweeping causeway conjured in colorful …
BALTIMORE (AP) — One of the six police officers who faced charges in the 2015 deadly arrest of Freddie Gray has been promoted from lieutenant to captain. The Baltimore Sun reports that Alicia …
ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Larry Hogan on July 25 announced the launch of the Homeownership Works pilot program, a $10 million economic recovery initiative that will rehabilitate homes to create new …
Neighbors
Saturday, Aug. 11, 2001 -- The murder trial for Madeline Straley will be moved to Kent County to ensure potential jurors are not tainted by recent media coverage of her daughter’s trial, …
ODESSA — The last rung of the Boy Scouts’ ladder has just about been reached by Logan Ament.
To his congregation and family, 83-year-old David Walston is a model of perseverance. After over half a century of knocking on doors as one of Jehovah’s Witnesses, the Westover resident …
Nation
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia GOP Gov. Brian Kemp will unfurl his first major policy proposals of his reelection bid Thursday, pledging another state income tax rebate and revival of a long-dormant state …
LONE PINE, Calif. (AP) — The flames fade away. Firefighters extinguish the last embers. A final curl of smoke uncoils in the wind. A wildfire in the California wilderness has come to an end, …
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Three people were killed Wednesday when a house exploded in the southern Indiana city of Evansville, authorities said. Dave Anson, chief deputy coroner for Vanderburgh …
Indian actor Aamir Khan enjoyed “Forrest Gump” so much that he’s starring in a Hindi remake. Released in 1994, the original film went on to sweep the Oscars, taking six trophies including …
As concerns about social media's harmful effects on teens continue to rise, platforms from Snapchat to TikTok to Instagram are bolting on new features they say will make their services safer and more …
World
BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man armed with a shotgun broke into a Beirut bank on Thursday, holding employees hostage and threatening to set himself ablaze with gasoline unless he receives his trapped …
MOMBASA, Kenya (AP) — Africa's national parks, home to thousands of wildlife species such as lions, elephants and buffaloes, are increasingly threatened by below-average rainfall and new …
TORONTO (AP) — Alan Nichols had a history of depression and other medical issues, but none were life-threatening. When the 61-year-old Canadian was hospitalized in June 2019 over fears he might be …
NEW DELHI (AP) — As India’s economy grew, the hum of factories turned the sleepy, dusty village of Manesar into a booming industrial hub, cranking out everything from cars and sinks to …
Business
MILFORD — Stacey Fibelkorn promised the tasting room of Feebs Distilling would fill up soon after open time and sure enough, at 5 p.m., someone walked through the tasting room …
DOVER — The search is on for a new leader at one of the largest credit unions in the state.
DOVER — Delmarva Corrugated Packaging now Dover’s largest manufacturing plant, opened its 457,000 square foot energy efficient facility with the latest state-of-the-art corrugated …
The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) believes it is never too early to get in the spirit of giving, especially as we get closer to the end of the year and the holidays are right around the …
Things to Do
Klassic Soul is coming to Downtown Salisbury this Friday

Klassic Soul to perform at Friday Night Live

Friday Night Live Concert Series at Downtown Salisbury’s Riverwalk Amphitheater continues this Friday, Aug. 12, with Klassic …
Country music singer Jimmy Charles was recently named Best Male Entertainer by the International Singer Songwriters Association.

Charles to headline Country Up ALS benefit in Bridgeville

BRIDGEVILLE — Award-winning country rock artist Jimmy Charles returns home to the Eastern Shore Sunday to host the first “Country …
Country superstar Jimmie Allen, a native of Milton, will perform a pre-race show Sunday at 12:45 p.m. on the Embrace Home Loans stage in Victory Plaza at Dover Motor Speedway before the DuraMAX Drydene 400 NASCAR Cup Series race.

Jimmie Allen's Bettie James Fest Saturday in Milton

MILTON - Fresh off of his first Grammy nomination, Milton country star Jimmie Allen will host his second Bettie James Fest at Hudson …
CHEER's Classic Car-Truck-Bike Show attendee Bill Cook of Georgetown checks out a 1962 Austin-Healey, owned by Michael Tyler, on Sunday.

One-day delay doesn’t stop CHEER car show fun in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — After a one-day postponement due to threatening weather, CHEER hosted its 12th annual Classic Car-Truck-Bike Show on …
Joseph Halliday with his son Atlas at the Wyoming Peach Festival parade on Saturday.

Gallery: Wyoming Peach Festival

The Wyoming Peach Festival, traditionally held the first Saturday of August, returned with craft and food vendors, a peachthemed …