News
DOVER — The Dover Police Department is investigating a shooting that wounded a 44-year-old male in Capital Green on Sunday morning. Police were notified of the incident when the victim …
DOVER — Plans are in place for the constitutionally mandated redrawing of state legislative districts — a U.S. Census-based redistricting process that has spurred a call for openness, …
GEORGETOWN — Sussex County issued a reminder to property owners on Thursday that Sept. 30 is the state-mandated deadline to pay annual property tax bills.
Coronavirus
DOVER — Of Delaware’s COVID-19 hospitalizations for the week of Sept. 6 to Sept. 12, 78% were not fully vaccinated, according to the Delaware Division of Public Health. In that time …
DOVER — The COVID-19 vaccine is coming to barbershops and salons. Janaid’s Salon For Men will host a vaccination event Saturday in partnership with the Kent County Coalition for …
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Kent
MILFORD — A large American flag waved in the slight breeze above Milford’s Bicentennial Park, hung from the ladder of a fire engine as a crowd dressed mostly in red, white and blue …
Dorchester
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland State Parks are completing 15 projects with the assistance of a new grant program of the Friends of Maryland State Parks, improving trails and habitats and enhancing …
New Castle
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Two Delaware women who confronted supporters of former President Donald Trump and took a “Make America Great Again” hat from them at the 2020 Democratic National …
Wicomico
Dr. Ray Hoy, President of Wor-Wic Community College, announced the start of the public phase of a $10 million fundraising campaign called “Preparing for a Stronger Tomorrow” at a …
Somerset
BALTIMORE — Phillip J. “Jamie” Harrington III, age 50, of Dorchester County, and his company, Capt. Phip’s Seafood Inc. pleaded guilty Sept. 15 to unlawful employment of …
Sports
DSU head coach Rod Milstead leads his team out on the field to play Georgetown University Saturday afternoon.

Visiting Hornets crushed by East Tennessee State 38-6

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — East Tennessee State played up to its nationally-ranked status in a convincing 38-6 victory over visiting …
Local horse Jack’s Legend N (3/1, Pat Berry) drew the coveted rail for tonight’s $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial and is riding the wave of a two-race win streak over the track despite outside posts for trainer and co-owner Josh Green.

Bobby Quillen Memorial, 2-year-old elims on tap Monday at Harrington Raceway

HARRINGTON — The 14th edition of the $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial and 2-year-old eliminations for the 1st leg of Delaware …
DSU head coach Rod Milstead leads his team out on the field to play Georgetown University Saturday afternoon.

Hornets fall at ETSU 38-6

East Tennessee State earned a convincing 38-6 victory over visiting Delaware State in the first meeting between the teams on Saturday …
Dejoun Lee sprints downfield on a 71-yard run that set up the Blue Hens’ TD against the Scarlet Knights.

Hens can’t stick with Rutgers

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — When Dejoun Lee got to the sidelines, he knew he still had big Bradly Anyanwu out in front of …

Local roundup: Sussex Central tops Hodgson 35-6

Sussex Central High bounced back from its first loss of the season to down Hodgson, 35-6, in non-conference football on Saturday …
Delaware
GEORGETOWN — Right before Cathy Gorman’s stirring delivery of the national anthem, several handbells rang out 13 times from within The Circle Friday afternoon. Sept. 17 is Constitution …
SMYRNA — The Smyrna Police Department will host its National Night Out event Tuesday from 6-8 p.m.
On Tuesday, during Rail Safety Week, the Delaware State Police will join Amtrak police and more than 600 local, state, federal and railroad law enforcement departments for “Operation Clear Track,” which will raise awareness and enforce railroad grade crossing and trespassing laws in 48 states.
Maryland
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Dustin Hopkins made a 43-yard field goal on an untimed down — after a penalty negated his miss seconds earlier — and Washington beat the New York Giants 30-29 on Thursday …
GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — A man described by U.S. authorities as the world's most prolific purveyor of child pornography at the time of his arrest in Ireland was sentenced on Wednesday to 27 years in …
EASTON, Md. (AP) — A Confederate monument is set to be moved from a courthouse lawn on Maryland’s Eastern Shore after local officials voted Tuesday night to relocate it to a Virginia …
Neighbors
SMYRNA — The Friends of Garrisons Lake Golf Course are having their second annual golf tournament Sept. 24 at Garrisons Lake Golf Club, 101 W. Fairways Circle.
DOVER — As part of Child Passenger Safety Week, the Delaware Office of Highway Safety is hosting a free event to make sure children are safely secured in their car seats and booster seats, and …
DOVER — American Legion Walter L Fox Post 2, at is planning fundraising events at its location at 835 S. Bay Road, Dover. A Steak, Ribs and Shrimp Night will be Sept. 18 from 4-9 p.m. …
Nation
Shares fell nearly 4% in Hong Kong on Monday in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with other big markets in Tokyo and Shanghai closed. Other regional benchmarks also fell after Wall Street wrapped …
Shares fell more than 3% in Hong Kong on Monday in holiday-thinned trading in Asia, with other big markets in Tokyo and Shanghai closed. Other regional benchmarks also fell after Wall Street …
DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — The United States could begin flying some of the thousands of Haitian migrants who have crossed from Mexico into a Texas border camp back to their poverty-stricken homeland on …
LAKE WORTH, Texas (AP) — A military training jet crashed Sunday in a neighborhood near Fort Worth, Texas, injuring the two pilots and damaging three homes but not seriously hurting anyone on the …
NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — More than 50 law enforcement officers on Sunday started a second day of searching in a vast wildlife area near Florida's Gulf Coast for a 23-year-old man that authorities …
World
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Warning of a potential new Cold War, the head of the United Nations implored China and the United States to repair their “completely dysfunctional” relationship before …
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gambled on an early election in a bid to win a majority of seats in Parliament, but now faces the threat of being knocked from power in Canada's …
MADRID (AP) — A volcano on Spain’s Atlantic Ocean island of La Palma erupted Sunday after a weeklong buildup of seismic activity, prompting authorities to speed up evacuations for 1,000 people as …
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Last year, no leaders came at all. This year will be quite different — sort of. With the coronavirus pandemic still raging in many parts of the world, leaders from more …
Business
DOVER — The First State’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth straight month, falling to 5.4% in August. The positive trend stood out to Tom Dougherty as he analyzed the Delaware …
DOVER — Following a “number of incidents in and outside” of Irish Mike’s Olde Towne Pub, the bar has been indefinitely closed, according to Mayor Robin Christiansen.
DOVER — A steady downward trend over the past five years in the landowner discounts of permanent agricultural conservation easements selected for purchase in Delaware shows it’s a great …
PRINCESS ANNE — After much hard work Positive Reinforcement Inc. is ready to hold its grand opening noon Monday, Sept. 20, at its office 30260 Mt. Vernon Road, next to Spike’s Pub in the …
Things to Do

Art classes offered at Seaford Gallery

SEAFORD — The following are classes scheduled at Seaford Gallery 107 for the months of September and …
Kent County Theatre Guild rehearse for The Red Velvet Cake War, starting on September 24th, under the direction of Michael Polo. First row from left, Patti Gatto (Peaches Verdeen Belrose), Terri Thompson (Gaynelle Verdeen Bodeen), Dede Kingston (Jimmie Wyvette Verdeen). Second row from left, Steven Dow (Newt Blaylock), Melissa Brenner (Elsa Dowdall), Madison Burtner (Cee Cee Windham), Terry Doane (Sheriff Grover Lout & Purvis Verdeen), Pat Musto (Mama Doll Hargis), Bill Sanders (Aubrey Verdeen), Chris Polo (Lamerle Verdeen Minshew) and June Allen (Bitsy Hargis).

Best Bets: Kent County Theatre Guild serves up laughs with 'Red Velvet Cake War'

The war is on at Kent County Theatre Guild’s Patchwork Playhouse. “The Red Velvet Cake War” starts Sept. 24 at …

Exhibit honoring vets coming to Harrington, Middletown

Wreaths Across America announced Thursday that its Mobile Education Exhibit, which has been traveling the country to honor veterans, …

Lemurs & Lagers fundraiser at Brandywine Zoo

WILMINGTON — A very “chill” fundraising party is planned at the Brandywine Zoo called, Lemurs & Lagers, to be held on Friday, …
"Panchito," the World War II North American B-25 bomber, will return for the 2021 Wings & Wheels festival Oct. 2 at the Delaware Coastal Airport.

Wings & Wheels to take flight once again in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — Wings & Wheels, the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce’s fall festival that provides attractions on land and in …