Five slices of ‘Paradise’ in Long Neck, Millsboro

If the projections remain true, the Long Neck and Millsboro areas won’t have long to wait before they’re year-round economies. But, right now, one of the locale’s key performance indicators may be the growth of Paradise Grill and its five related businesses, two of which are open all year.

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DOVER — A lodging tax in the city has been voted on by members of the city’s Legislative, Finance and Administration Committee to increase by 1.5% for a rate of 3% on hotel/motel rooms. …

DOVER -- Contrary to reports circulating online, the official promoter of the Firefly Festival said the organization has not yet made a determination on the  event's fate. "We haven't made …
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REHOBOTH BEACH — Four adults reported to be within the residence at the 19000 block of Norwood Street when it came under fire early Thursday morning escaped without injury, but the house and …
Woodsmoke drifted through the Green on a cold Saturday afternoon in Dover. Gathered around a small fire was the First State Club, a group of teenagers interested in Delaware history. Today, …
No injuries were reported in a shooting incident Monday that left a house damaged Monday, Dover Police said.
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Chamber Connection: Dover Jazzercise hosts mixer Feb. 29

On Feb. 29 from 6-8 p.m., members and guests of the Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce will network at the Jazzercise Dover Fitness Center (506 Jefferic Blvd.) for their monthly Sunset Business Mixer — the premier networking event of the chamber.

Member Exclusive
DOVER — Noah Dixon topped off his FFA journey with a once in a lifetime trip. He is the president for the Delaware FFA association and will be finishing up his final year of service in …
DOVER — The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for T-Mobile Dover Feb. 15 at 1572 N. Dupont Hwy, inside Sam’s Club. Chamber members and friends …
Member Exclusive
GEORGETOWN — Sensing the imbalance between the housing development cycle and the transportation infrastructure to support the houses once they become homes, Sussex County Council took a DelDOT …
Sports
Malya Milstead of Dover trying to recover a loose ball ahead of Smyrna’s Skylar Curley.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Tuesday's Downstate Delaware scores

BOYS’ BASKETBALL Early College 57, Laurel 40 Caesar Rodney 66, Sussex Tech 55 Lake Forest 53, Delmar 18 GIRLS’ …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Tuesday Feb 20, 2024   1st - nw5001L5 Trot $5,500 5-Swan's Maid (Ja Morand) 2.80 2.10 2.10 …
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Dover Downs harness racing results/entries

Dover Downs Results Monday, Feb. 19, 2024   1st - nw2 Trot $8,000 2-Nina Hanover (Co Callahan) 41.20 6.40 3.60 …
Deywilk Tavarez of Delaware State manages to get the ball to a teammate when he got blocked driving to the basket against Coppin state.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Delaware State make it two wins in a row

DOVER — Two days after snapping its four-game losing skid, the Delaware State men’s basketball team started a winning streak. …
Smyrna’s Skylar Curley (left) managed to pull down this rebound ahead of a pair of Senators in the first half Monday night.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Burnette rallies Smyrna girls past Dover; Senator boys hold off Eagles

DOVER — Kai Burnette is capable of putting up big numbers any time she steps on the court. On Monday night, the Smyrna junior …
More than wine is spilled as the Kent County Theatre Guild presents the dark comedy, “Vino Veritas,” starting tonight at the Patchwork Playhouse.
MILFORD — Downtown Milford, Inc. will host the annual Toasting the Town: St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl from 5-11 p.m. March 16. This event will bring together local downtown merchants …
Kent County
A 20-year-old Pennsylvania woman was shot at a hotel late Friday, Dover Police said.
GEORGETOWN - For many people, winter is a season of holiday celebrations, and summer means fun in the sun and beaches. For those struggling to make budgetary ends meet, staying warm and keeping …
DOVER — The stars seemed to have lined up perfectly for the city of Dover and Delaware State University to find a new tenant for the old Dover Public Library building that sits at 45 S. State …
New Castle County
DOVER — Road safety preparations were underway Friday morning as a likely snowfall awaited overnight, according a National Weather Service forecast.
CLAYTON — The Clayton Fire Company honored Jim Masten as the January Member of the Month. Mr. Masten serves as an association member of the Clayton Fire Company and an active fire police …
WILMINGTON — Delaware Technical Community College will recognize Wilmington native Logan Herring at its annual Black History Month Honoree Celebration February 20 at noon at the College’s …
Sussex County
A 81-year-old Millsboro woman died Saturday from crash injuries suffered on Feb. 3, Delaware State Police said.
Delaware State Police on Wednesday announced the arrest of Azzure Horsey, 19, of Laurel, on first-degree murder charges, as well as a dozen other felonies, connected to a multi-victim shooting last year.
The actions of a then-Sussex Central High School principal regarding a video of a student that he shared last year were scrutinized during his termination hearing Thursday.
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