News
GEORGETOWN – From New Castle County to Sussex County, all points in between and even across the border into Maryland , the message was loud and clear: a slew people “Back the …
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Facing a key bankruptcy court hearing and broad objections from attorneys representing child-sex-abuse victims and insurance companies, attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America …
SMYRNA - Two Smyrna residents were displaced after an accidental residential fire Friday night, authorities said. According to Delaware Office of the State Fire Marshal spokesman Michael G. …
Coronavirus
DOVER — Gone are days of COVID-19 vaccination sites which host thousands of people in a single day. With 56% of Delawareans 16 years and older having already received at least one dose, …
WILMINGTON – Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announcement this week, Gov. John Carney will lift its requirement that Delawareans and visitors must wear face coverings …
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Kent
DOVER — The Delaware judiciary announced Monday an initiative aimed at increasing diversity in the legal field. The Delaware Bench and Bar Diversity Project, launched in collaboration with …
Sussex
MILFORD — Two people suffered non-life-threatening injuries after being struck by gunfire Sunday, Milford police spokesman Sgt. Robert Masten said.
Dorchester
  Kimberly Alster first purchased property near Deep Creek Lake in Maryland’s Garrett County 12 years ago. At the time, the idea was to use the home for frequent family vacations. When …
New Castle
BETHANY BEACH — This time, Carlos Mir’s juggling act left no doubt. Now, it’s the waiting game. Mr. Mir left the Bethany Beach Ocean Suites Hotel Saturday a very happy man, …
Wicomico
Graduation exercises returned to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s William P. Hytche Athletic Center on Friday after a year’s hiatus. The university awarded 284 degrees in a …
Somerset
Graduation exercises returned to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore’s William P. Hytche Athletic Center on Friday after a year’s hiatus. The university awarded 284 degrees in a …
Sports
Smyrna catcher Logan Unterreiner takes a thrown from third just in time to tag out Savion Brown of Mt. Pleasant. . Special To The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh

Baseball tournament gives Smyrna a second chance

SMYRNA — With an open state tournament this year, the baseball regular season was never going to be a sprint. It was a …
Cape’s #6 Louise Rishko shoots a goal as Cape Henlopen hosted Sussex Academy in girls lacrosse on Friday.

Local Roundup: Cape Henlopen girls No. 2 in DIAA lacrosse bracket

Cape Henlopen High will have a new challenger as it tries to win the program’s 12th straight DIAA state title in girls’ …
Caesar Rodney’s Erin Hirvela and Caravel’s Caitlin St. Leger battle for the ball in the second quarter at CR on Friday.

Smyrna, CR get rematch in DIAA girls' soccer state tournament

GIRLS' SOCCERDIAA state tournamentDivision IQuarterfinalsFriday, May 218-Concord (9-5-1) vs. 1-Padua (13-1) at Abessinio Stadium, …
Team Owner Rick Hendrick with Alex Bowman after the  #48 Ally Chevrolet wins the The 52nd Annual Drydene 400 Nascar Race at Dover International Speedway Sunday May 16..Special to the Delaware State News / CHUCK SNYDER

Monster teamwork: Quick pit stop helps Bowman take No. 48 back to Dover’s victory lane

DOVER — It was just like old times again at Dover International Speedway on Sunday as race fans were back in the grandstands for the …
Kyle Busch stands during the National Anthem before the start of the Cup Series Drydene 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover on Sunday

NASCAR at Dover notebook: Busch suffers engine issues during long day

DOVER — For a person as competitive as NASCAR champion Kyle Busch, a day like Sunday at Dover International Speedway must have …
Delaware
DOVER — Drones and remote control airplanes are prohibited in Kent County parks unless operating under a special-use permit obtained through the Parks & Recreation Division.
LITTLE CREEK — For more than a year now, at all times of the day or night, there’s been a crew inside the Little Creek Volunteer Fire Co. ready to mobilize immediately. That’s 24 …
MILFORD — City Council is moving through the annexation process for about 2 acres of land on the east side of South Rehoboth Boulevard.
Maryland
WALDORF, Md. (AP) — Two Maryland sheriff’s deputies were shot and wounded Monday while trying to serve a warrant for a probation violation on an assault charge, a spokeswoman said. Charles …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rombauer romped to an upset victory in the Preakness on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby winner Medina Sprint the chance at a Triple Crown that would have come with a giant …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Rombauer crosses the finish line first at the Preakness Stakes.
Neighbors
DOVER — Weekly bingo is back in the non-smoking hall at the Walter L Fox Post 2 American Legion located at 835 South Bay Road. Friday bingo begins May 21 with doors opening at 5 p.m. Games …
SMYRNA — The Holly’s Club will celebrate 37 years of community service with its 37th Spring Fling and online silent auction. The 2021 Holly’s Club Spring Fling - Silent Auction …
DOVER — Whether in their own backyards or taking a walk outdoors, Delawareans are likely to encounter young wildlife this time of year. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control reminds well-meaning residents that usually the best thing you can do when encountering young wildlife of any species is to leave the animals alone.
Nation
MIAMI (AP) — Allies of Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele, including his Cabinet chief, have been included in a list of senior officials in Central America deemed corrupt by the U.S. State …
NEW YORK (AP) — Ariana Grande is a newlywed. A representative for the singer confirmed that she recently married real estate agent Dalton Gomez. Grande's rep told People that they tied the …
The government's new guidance on masks for vaccinated people has left some Americans confused and sent businesses and states scrambling to adjust their rules. Target and CVS on Monday became the …
LeBron vs. Steph. Oh, what a way to get into NBA playoff mode. The matchups for the NBA’s new play-in tournament are set. It starts Tuesday night with the Eastern Conference: No. 10 Charlotte …
MIAMI (AP) — As the streets of Colombia smolder amid the biggest antigovernment unrest in decades, a former rebel leader who would undo antinarcotics cooperation with the U.S. is looking to …
World
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares advanced Tuesday as investors snapped up bargains after recent sell-offs spurred by a worsening of the pandemic in some countries. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 surged …
MADRID (AP) — Spain faced a humanitarian and diplomatic crisis Tuesday after thousands of Moroccans took advantage of relaxed border controls in their nation to swim or paddle in inflatable boats …
NEW DELHI (AP) — The Indian navy is working to rescue crew members from a sunken barge and a second cargo vessel that was adrift Tuesday off the coast of Mumbai after a deadly cyclone struck the …
BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai affiliate of Paris-based insurance company AXA said Tuesday it is investigating a ransomware attack by Russian-speaking cybercriminals that has affected operations in …
Business
NEW CASTLE — A temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the COVID-19 pandemic.
At the CDCC, we are very excited about this week’s Bluesuiters Golf Tournament! You know, the Bluesuiters is not really about the best score. It isn’t about the latest equipment. …
MILLSBORO — Amid governmental signs the pandemic is subsiding, Millsboro Farmers Market’s season opener Saturday had direct COVID-19 connections. Face masks, homemade by a Frankford …
GEORGETOWN — The count now stands at a half dozen. The Georgetown Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham on DuPont Boulevard recently received word it has been awarded “Best of Microtels …
Things to Do
Delaware country music star Jimmie Allen will perform Monday night to raise money for the family of the late Delmar police office Keith Heacook.

Allen to headline Bettie James Fest in Milton

MILTON — After recently posting on his Facebook page that he was looking to play a concert in his hometown of Milton, it looks like …

Delaware Sea Grant kicks off webinar series

NEWARK — At the Delaware beaches, locally grown oysters are beginning to reappear on menus as premium products available for …
The city of Rehoboth Beach has announced that its fireworks show will take place July 3. In addition to fireworks, the celebration include two performances by The Funsters.

Rehoboth Beach fireworks are a go for July 3

REHOBOTH BEACH — The city’s Fourth of July fireworks display will launch as scheduled July 3.
The Sankofa Steel Drum Ensemble performs during African American History Live at the Sankofa Cultural Arts Center in Dover.

Sankofa offers African drum and dance for beginners

DOVER — The Sankofa African Drum and Dance Co. will offer a beginners' African drum and dance class later this month.
Maurice Sanger of Rehoboth Beach stands with an old-time cash register in the Western Auto store display at the Nutter D. Marvel Carriage Museum in Georgetown. Mr. Sanger's massive Western Auto collection will be open to the public soon.

Sussex transplant shares Western Auto collection

GEORGETOWN — Passerby curiosity and a warm invite have brought a nostalgic chapter of Americana retail to the Nutter D. Marvel …