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Photo Gallery: Sussex County Memorial Day Service

This post will be updated. GEORGETOWN - America's military personel who paid the ultimate sacrifice, their lives, were remembered and honored Sunday during the annual Sussex County Memorial Day …

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Herb Faulls doesn't have major plans to celebrate his 104th birthday Sunday, other than attending service at East Gate Presbyterian Church in Long Neck.

MILFORD – Literature can plant the seeds of knowledge. Andrew Scott, of Milford, became an author about two years ago after resigned from Milford High School as a life skills teacher. …
Local News
Education
SMYRNA — After being rebuffed by voters on March 9, the Smyrna School District has pared down its ask to taxpayers this time.
HOUSING
DOVER — The state of Delaware was awarded $49.8 million in federal funding to support affordable housing in the state, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced last week.
SCHOOLS
ODESSA — The Tony J. Marchio Administration Building will be temporarily closed for maintenance.
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Your event is their blank Canvas

LONG NECK — If you’ve got a corporate, nonprofit or personal event, you’ve got a canvas for friends and collaborators Kyra Elmer and Julie Sammons to help make that event shine. …

SMALL BUSINESS
DOVER — A State of Delaware program that helps small businesses start or grow during the first few years of operation reached 100 grants distributed Thursday, a news release said.
Seeds of Need
DOVER — Sue Harris and the Rev. Dr. G. Derrick Hodge are attending to the needs of the Dover homeless, while also assisting other individuals in need of life services. The two are …
LEWES — To address the challenges of and provide clarity on a key retirement tool — annuities — InFocus Financial Advisors is hosting a class titled "Understanding Annuities" on May …
Sports
CR freshman goalie Eva Sheppard makes a diving save in Wednesday night’s match with Odessa.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Caesar Rodney girls glad to be back in soccer state semifinals

CAMDEN — It had been two years since the Caesar Rodney High girls’ soccer team had a chance to win a state tournament game again. …
Smyrna's Elijah Willims won the boys 110-meter Division 1 finals with a time of 14.23 scconds.  Michael Latham of Odessa was second with CR's Gabe Harris finishing third.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Record-breaking Williams among Downstaters to shine at Meet of Champions

WILMINGTON — On a night of perfect weather, Elijah Williams ran the most perfect race ever run by a Delaware hurdler. The …
Smyrna High's Elijah Williams also has the best distance in the state in the long jump this season. DAILY STATE NEWS FILE PHOTO.

Athlete of the Week: Elijah Williams, Smyrna track & field

SMYRNA — Smyrna High’s Elijah Williams was voted this week’s State News Athlete of the Week. The senior won the Division I …
Noah Burroughs of Sussex Central gets around Cape second baseman Isaac Terhune when the ball was misplayed in the outfield in Tuesday’s game.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Roundup: Sussex Central rallies past Laurel in baseball; Cape Henlopen reaches softball semis

Noah Burrough’s fifth-inning grand slam lifted top-seeded Sussex Central to a 6-2 victory over No. 17 Laurel in the second round of …
Rider attack player Patrick Craig trying to advance the ball past Reed Schulty in the second quarter of Wednesday’s match.  SPECIAL TO THE DAILY STATE NEWS/GARY EMEIGH

Caesar Rodney battles past Tatnall and into boys' lacrosse semis

CAMDEN — Patrick Craig said he’ll take a competitive game over a rout any day. So the Caesar Rodney High senior wasn’t …
REHOBOTH BEACH — Earlier this week the Drug Enforcement Agency announced it would reschedule cannabis, differentiating it from substances like heroin and grouping it with drugs that have …
DOVER — Air shows are not only a great way for the public to spend a day watching daring pilots pull off acrobatic maneuvers. They also are fulfilling experiences for airmen stationed at Dover …
Kent County
WILMINGTON — Incarcerated students with disabilities have not received special education services for years in violation of federal and state law, a lawsuit filed Thursday alleged. The …
DOVER — Agricultural resources are available to teachers and classrooms through the Educating through Specialty Crop Crates program, the Delaware Farm Bureaus said.
LEWES — The Delaware Department of Transportation announced that the Route 9 intersection at Plantation Road/Beaver Dam Road is now open as of Thursday, May 16. The intersection includes a …
New Castle County
WILMINGTON — Delaware River & Bay Authority announce American Airlines, in partnership with The Landline Company, will be launching a new service connecting the Wilmington Airport to …
Nearly 400 people, including 38 teams, took part in NAMIWalks on May 4 at Bellevue State Park in Wilmington, raising $71,634 or 72% of National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware’s 2024 goal.
DOVER — Delaware Technical Community College’s Charles L. Terry Jr. Campus celebrated its 56th commencement ceremony in front of an overflow crowd underneath a tent on campus on Monday …
Sussex County
DOVER — The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control encourages the public to resist the urge to “rescue” wildlife, particularly deer fawns, they might …
LEWES — Sussex County Habitat for Humanity and the Harry K Foundation have been named the beneficiaries of the ninth annual Southern Delaware Wine Food and Music Festival at Schellville, 36470 …
LEWES — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Delaware ranks eighth in the nation in Lymes disease cases, which caused the state to form an oversight board, which is …
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