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HURLOCK — Hurlock Council President the Rev. Charles Cephas is looking to lead the town as mayor after the November elections.Hurlock needs more businesses, he said, and must upgrade its water …
Two Somerset County organizations, the Deal Island-Chance Lions Club and Skipjack Heritage., are gearing up for the 62nd Deal Island Skipjack Race and Festival. Scheduled for Labor Day Weekend, …
HARRINGTON — A 29-year-old Dagsboro man died in a vehicle crash Monday, west of Harrington, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Gary Fournier said.
Coronavirus
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Department of Health (MDH) on July 26 announced the top 10 and bottom 10 nursing home facilities in the state ranked by percentage of staff with at least one dose of a …
DOVER — Delaware’s COVID-19 percent-positive rate increased for the fourth consecutive week. The state’s seven-day rolling average for percentage of positive tests is at 2.5%, …
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Kent
DOVER — A police pursuit that began in Dover late Sunday concluded in Maryland, west of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, and resulted in the arrest of a 41-year-old Dover man on multiple charges, authorities said.
Sussex
LEWES — A 39-year-old Lewes man was charged with felony assault after allegedly striking a male acquaintance in the face multiple times Sunday morning, authorities said.
Dorchester
SALISBURY — The Lower Shore American Job Center serving the tri-county area is now open at 31901 Tri-County Way, Suite 111, Salisbury, across U.S. 50 and west of Wor-Wic Community College …
New Castle
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The United States is in an ``unnecessary predicament” of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, the nation’s top …
Wicomico
SALISBURY — The fight against cancer hasn’t stopped despite COVID-19 and 1 in 3 Americans will get cancer in their lifetime. The American Cancer Society continues to fund research, …
Somerset
PRINCESS ANNE — The Somerset County Fair kicks off this week with the Little Miss and Junior Miss Pageant on Monday and the Miss Fair Queen Pageant on Tuesday, both at 7 p.m. at the Somerset …
Sports
Delaware QB Nolan Henderson was able to return to return to Saturday’s game despite suffering a painful knee injury.

Blue Hens picked No. 2 in CAA football poll

NEWARK — Delaware’s football players would love to pick up where they left off in the spring. And, until they prove …
Lower Sussex pitcher Cierra Lewis allowed just one run and three hits while striking out six in six innings in Monday's win.

Lower Sussex softball team holds on for win

Lower Sussex had to survive a high-scoring eighth inning but found a way to stay alive in the Major League softball Eastern Regional …

UMES basketball recruits Sanders, Thompson to join the 2021-22 campaign

PRINCESS ANNE — The University of Maryland Eastern Shore men’s basketball program has gained two more signees for the upcoming …

Local roundup: Lower Sussex stays alive in Eastern Regional

The Lower Sussex Major League softball all-stars weren’t ready to come home just yet. The Delaware state champions scored the …

Cape Henlopen's Gelof signs with Athletics

Zack Gelof has officially started his pro baseball career with the Oakland Athletics. The Cape Henlopen High grad, who was a …
Delaware
SEAFORD — Two July 20 shootings remained under investigation Monday, Seaford police said.
DOVER — When it comes to pampering pets and finding nutritional food for their fur buddies in Kent County, Yarn & Bone Pet Supply Company has local pet lovers covered twice over. Matthew …
For many residents within the First State, like Judy Govatos and her family, having the right to control one’s own final wishes is crucial. Ms. Govatos, of Wilmington, lost her daughter 17 …
Maryland
BALTIMORE (AP) — Aiming to treat gun violence as a public health crisis, Baltimore’s mayor on Friday unveiled a five-year violence reduction plan for the U.S. city where violent crime rates have …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore’s spending board Wednesday approved over half a million dollars for a man who served four years behind bars after two members of a rogue police unit arrested him on a …
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The gunman found criminally responsible for killing five people at a Maryland newspaper is scheduled to be sentenced in September. The Capital Gazette that sentencing for …
Neighbors
POCOMOKE CITY — On Saturday, Aug. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Delmarva Discovery Museum visitors are invited to watch wildlife artist Nash Clark work her magic with acrylic paints. Nash has a …
MILLSBORO — Last September, she took the microphone and led attendees in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at the 9/11 remembrance ceremony at American Legion Post 28. Proudly, she can sing …
DOVER — At their July meeting, the Dover Lions Club inducted Dover councilman Andre Boggerty. Immediate Past District Governor Tony Lee inducted Mr. Boggerty. Mr. Boggerty's sponsor, Lions …
Nation
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention was expected to backpedal Tuesday on its masking guidelines and recommend that even vaccinated people wear masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the …
CANTON, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man accused of killing eight people at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was pleading guilty in Cherokee County on Tuesday, hoping for a sentence of life without …
Stocks are opening lower on Wall Street Tuesday as investors turn cautious after U.S. markets hit their latest record highs. The S&P 500 fell 0.5% and the Dow Jones Industrials gave back 0.7%. The …
California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face …
Two things are increasingly evident as NFL training camps open for a season that league officials are determined to play — and finish — on time. The first is that COVID-19 vaccines, while …
World
TOKYO (AP) — Angelina Melnikova, a celebrated gymnast from Russia, was gliding around the parallel bars when breaking news started rocketing around the world: her competitor, American superstar …
VATICAN CITY (AP) — A trial opened Tuesday within the Vatican City’s imposing walls of 10 defendants, including a once-powerful cardinal, in a case based on a sprawling probe into the allegedly …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea have restored suspended communication channels between them and their leaders agreed to improve ties, both governments said Tuesday, despite a 2 ½ …
BERLIN (AP) — Company officials say a body has been recovered after an explosion at a German chemical plant. At least 16 people were injured and four remain missing following the accident in the …
Business
PRINCESS ANNE – University of Maryland Eastern Shore Extension, in partnership with Atlantic Tractor LLC, is hosting an Ag Showcase at the UMES Research and Education Farm on Stewart Neck Road …
DELMARVA — The Bridge, a Delmarva-based radio station serving Delaware, Maryland, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and South Jersey, has tapped Mandy Wallace to be community engagement specialist …
DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Flyover Fun Park, LLC, to celebrate this brand-new family indoor playground.   The ceremony …
DOVER — The Delaware Division of Small Business and Office of Management and Budget has launched a Market Pressure Relief Fund designed to assist state contractors facing increased costs for …
Things to Do

Rehoboth – Dewey Chamber  to hold movies, bonfires at the beach

DEWEY BEACH — The Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce will host weekly movies and bonfires. The movies and …

Bargains on the Broadkill returns with Great Duck Race

MILTON — Historic Milton’s Bargains on the Broadkill and the Great Duck Race will take place this year in …
Family Hauear of Dover takes a break from the heat under the umbrella with cool soft drinks.

Best Bets: The Delaware State Fair from A to Z

After a year when the Delaware State Fair went on last year albeit a bit stripped down due to COVID-19 precautions, the Downstate …
On Oct. 5, SCCA presents Bridge & Wolack, an accordion and clarinet duo who will bring a fusion of classical, jazz, and folk music.

Seaford Community Concerts to return in the fall

SEAFORD — The Seaford Community Concert Association will be returning this fall with a full lineup of nationally and …
Regan Nacrelli with her cow before dairy cattle judging at the Quillen Arena during the opening day of the Delaware State Fair in Harrington on Thursday.

Happy faces return: Delaware State Fair gets taste of pre-COVID normalcy

HARRINGTON — With most of the attendees not wearing facemasks, it was easy to see the broad smiles of the families and individuals …