Donnie Allison Grand Marshal for Georgetown Speedway’s Melvin Joseph Memorial

GEORGETOWN – NASCAR Hall of Famer Donnie Allison, a 10-time winner in stock car racing’s top series who may be best remembered for his final lap, backstretch brawl with Cale Yarborough in …

In Case You Missed It

The annual municipal election in Harrington scheduled May 7 has been canceled, due to a lack of contested races.

Even with less parking and shifting entrance and exit points for the next year or so, representatives from federal and state agencies agree that the repairs on the Indian River Inlet and Bay, starting later this month, will be worth it.
Local News
DOVER — As lawmakers prepared to return from their two-week spring recess on Monday, the Bill of Rights for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness was pulled from Wednesday’s House …
LEWES – Historic Fort Miles at Cape Henlopen Park will go back in time nearly eight decades Saturday, April 20 with the 2024 Delaware Defenders Day, an event focusing on life as it might have …
LEWES — While admitting the new proposal is different, but maybe not exactly what the schools are looking for, Mr. Bob Fulton, superintendent of schools, launched the effort to promote the …
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Downtown Milford roadwork affecting business

With growth comes some growing pains, and right now, downtown Milford business owners are feeling them. Due to ongoing road construction, travel has been hampered through one of the busiest retail districts in the city.

MILFORD – The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Milford welcomed DJ’s Alliance to the Milford family on Saturday with a ribbon cutting at the Milford Police Department. DJ’s …
WILMINGTON — After she experienced a mental health crisis, Devin Johnson Carroll decided to leave her 17-year health care career to prioritize her own wellness. Now, the remedies she …
DOVER — The Excellence in Education Fund is now accepting grant applications for the 2024 cycle, aimed at supporting programs that promote workforce development and drive economic growth within …
Sports
From a distance, you cannot see the drivers behind these trotters heading toward the halfway point of the fourth race Wednesday at Harrington Raceway.

Harrington Raceway harness racing results, entries

Harrington  Raceway Results Tuesday, April 16, 2024   1st - FMNW2PMLT Pace $8,000 7-Yvonnes Lucky Rose (Ro …
Caesar Rodney freshman Anna Hake (17) is congratulated by her Rider teammates after she scored a goal to make the score 2-0 over Lake Forest in the first half.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Caesar Rodney girls' soccer team glad to be back on track

CAMDEN — It wasn’t like the season got away from them right from the start. Seven games into last season’s schedule, the …
Former Dover High standout Dom Velazquez went 680 days without pitching in an actual game for Delaware following elbow surgery. Delaware Athletics photo/Mikey Reeves

Dover's Velazquez overcomes injury to return to the mound

NEWARK — On the play before it happened, Sally Velazquez thought she saw something was wrong. “Dominic threw the one pitch …
Caesar Rodney freshman Brooke Roberts looks to pass with Grace Smeltzer trying to block. SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Photo gallery: Caesar Rodney vs. Smyrna girls' lacrosse

SMYRNA — Caesar Rodney High netted six unanswered second-quarter goals to take control in a 17-7 win over Smyrna in Henlopen …
Jyare Davis, who finished with a team-high 18 points on Saturday, drives to the basket against Towson. DELAWARE ATHLETICS PHOTO/MIKEY REEVES.

Former Blue Hen Davis headed for Syracuse

NEWARK — Jyare Davis has decided he’s going to go from being a Blue Hen to an Orangeman. The former Delaware basketball …
DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art will present the exhibition, “Award Winners XXIV,” marking the 24th consecutive year of hosting this exhibition in partnership with the …
Delaware’s Indian population and state lawmakers will gather to mark Vaisakhi, an annual harvest day, on Sunday in New Castle.
Kent County
WILMINGTON — U.S. Senator Tom Carper, D-Del., a 23-year veteran of the Navy and the last Vietnam veteran serving in the Senate, announces his office is accepting applications from students …
Bob Hartley, CEO and president of the June Jam charity music festival, died in his sleep Sunday.
DOVER — The Delaware Office of Highway Safety is partnering with local and state law enforcement agencies across Delaware to conduct a high visibility enforcement during April for National …
New Castle County
CLAYTON — The Clayton Fire Company honored Daquan Taylor as the March Member of the Month. The honoree does not have to attend the most fires, functions or obtain the most points, it is …
A 54-year-old Smyrna man died when struck by a train in Newark Thursday, Delaware State Police said.
WILMINGTON – Prosecutors have secured multiple felony convictions, including Delaware’s first-ever conviction for Deprivation of Civil Rights, against a Delaware State Trooper for the assault of two juveniles, Attorney General Kathy Jennings announced Friday.
Sussex County
GEORGETOWN — As the county builds out, new methods of maintaining service levels are coming online as Sussex moves away from discrete emergency services stovepipes into a unified public safety …
It’s no secret that there have been some challenges filling the Rehoboth Beach city manager position. But, for its newest hire, Taylour Tedder, formerly of Boulder City, Nevada, there are some added compensatory incentives in the contract.
LEWES — The National Kidney Foundation serving Maryland and Delaware will hold its 15th annual Southern Delaware Kidney Walk April 28 at Cape Henlopen State Park. Check-in begins at 10 …
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