Clark is Employee of the Year for Sussex County

Sussex County has named Donald Clark of Millsboro its 2022 Employee of the Year.

MILLSBORO - Millsboro residents Evan Briscoe, 22, and Joshua Baull, 25, were arrested on weapons charges following a vehicle collision on John J. Williams Highway (Del. 24) Monday night, police said.
MILLSBORO - An injurious shooting in the 30000 block of Ayers Lane Monday is under investigation, Delaware State Police spokesperson India Sturgis said.
DAGSBORO - A 46-year-old man was critically injured in a fire early Monday morning, the Delaware State Fire Marshal’s office said.
Local News
Millsboro
New residential homes under medium-density zoning in Millsboro will have some more elbow room. Following a public hearing at its meeting Nov. 7, Town Council unanimously approved an amendment to Millsboro’s code that greatly increases minimum lot size in those zones.
It’s official: Registered Millsboro voters will now have an option to vote via absentee ballots in municipal elections.
MILLSBORO—Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting that left a Millsboro man injured on Thursday afternoon. Authorities said at approximately 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, troopers …
MILLSBORO - An 82-year-old Lewes man died after being struck by a vehicle while pushing a shopping cart in a parking lot Tuesday, authorities said.
Georgetown
GEORGETOWN — Besides catered food, the growing need for offshore wind energy punctuated the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce economic development luncheon menu. “The most …
GEORGETOWN - A roadway shooting incident occurred in the area of Cokesbury Road and Seashore Highway Wednesday night, Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Leonard DeMalto said.
With food for thought, holiday favorites lifted spirits Monday at the 39th edition of Caroling on The Circle in Georgetown.
Sussex Technical High School offers a welding and fabrication career technical education program.
Sports
Dover, Smyrna set to settle DIAA Class 3A state crown

NEWARK — Smyrna High’s football players have been waiting 12 months to get this chance again. The Eagles’ 28-22 loss to Middletown in last year’s DIAA Class 3A state finals …

LAUREL — Laurel High had a great football season last fall. But it wasn’t perfect. The Bulldogs lost a pair of regular-season games en route to the program’s first DIAA state …
After three months of football, it comes down to this. Six have reached the DIAA’s state championship games being held on Saturday at Delaware Stadium. Here’s our picks for three …
Dover High took an early 10-point lead before eventually registering a 50-43 victory over Caesar Rodney in Henlopen North girls’ basketball on Thursday night. For the Senators (1-1), the win …
Business
The Del-One Foundation raised and is donating $58,000 to local charities in 2022. Funds were raised through Foundation dues, jeans donations, candy sales, a 5K and a charity golf tournament. …
Del-One Federal Credit Union supports Lazarus Education Services Inc. which provides business training for veterans, returning citizens, and new entrepreneurs. Utilizing funds reserved for community …
La Vida Hospitality’s beINVOLVED initiative is hosting a bike drive for coastal Delaware children.
LEWES—A proposed project that would see the addition of a restaurant at Cape Henlopen State Park was nixed Monday night following widespread community pushback. During a public meeting at …
Neighbors
Where are all of the swans in Delaware?

On a cold, snowy, wintry night about 20 years ago, shortly after moving to my home in western Sussex County, I awoke to the sound of what seemed to be an injured dog howling in pain. Throwing on …

The Food Bank of Delaware will hold three large drive-thru mobile pantries this month.
Members of the Dover Downtown Rotary and Polytech High School Interact clubs fundraised for The Salvation Army on Dec. 7.
This is the day 235 years ago that forever dubbed Delaware as the First State. Dec. 7 is Delaware Day, marking the date in 1787 when it became the first state to ratify the Constitution. A …
Schools
DOVER—Dover High School teacher Alison Lauber was appointed to the National Education Association’s IDEA Resource Cadre on Wednesday. The National Education Association IDEA Resource …
DOVER—Heather Hitchens, a paraprofessional from Lake Forest Central Elementary School, was named Delaware’s 2023 Educational Support Professional of the Year Wednesday night. Ms. …
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority’s auxiliary group Amicae, along with their brothers of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, gathered at Legislative Mall in Dover to bring awareness to World Prematurity Day on Nov. 17.
The Indian River High School Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2022-23 Hall of Fame.
Things To Do
Historical recipes on display at Delaware Public Archives

DOVER — Just in time for the holidays, Delaware Public Archives information resources manager Edward McWilliams has cooked up the idea, and prepared the ingredients, literally, for an …

DOVER — If taking in “The Nutcracker” is on your family’s holiday must-do list, there are a variety of choices this weekend in Dover. The Theatre at Dover High School will …
The Sussex County Genealogical Society will hold its general meeting at 10 a.m. Dec. 17 at the Lewes Public Library.
MILLSBORO - The Long Neck Sunrise Rotary Club and Silicato Development will sponsor its second “Community Holiday Stroll” event at Taormina Square, the retail shopping center on Del. 24 …
Opinion
Here is the Question of the Day: Details for the 90th Dover Days celebration were announced, appropriately, on Delaware Day this week. After a delay of two years, first caused by COVID-19 then by …
Wilmington has joined a growing number of cities that are exploring ways to reconnect neighborhoods and providing new public spaces by creating caps over urban highways. These structures are being used to create green spaces, plazas and cultural amenities that can also reconnect ...
The midterm elections are over, and single-party rule in Delaware by the Democrats has gotten stronger. The Dems have increased their overall control of our state government, and retained the …
The Hale-Byrnes House, the Stanton site of a 1777 Council of War between George Washington and his generals, has been memorialized in a painting that was unveiled Dec. 3. “Prelude to …
Bay To Bay News Network
Delaware State News
‘Day of Infamy’ at Pearl Harbor marks 81st anniversary

SMYRNA — The stretch between the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor by Japanese forces and today has grown to 81 years. That might seem like a while, but U. S. veterans say there should never …

Smyrna Extra
Two candidates seeking Delaware's 14th Senate seat share their legislative priorities

As Sen. Bruce Ennis’ 40-year career in Delaware’s General Assembly comes to a close, residents of his 14th Senate District will soon have new representation for the first time in 15 years. In the general election Nov. 8, voters will have two options when selecting Sen. Ennis’ successor: Democrat Kyra Hoffner or Republican Mark Pugh.

Dorchester Banner
Galestown native's 40th high school reunion inspires Hallmark movie

Career nursing professional Robin Wooten always enjoys Christmas movie season. But this year may turn out to be her favorite. On Saturday at 8 p.m., Hallmark Channel will air “Christmas …

Sussex Post
Sussex inland bay communities spared worst of storm

LONG NECK — Given Hurricane Ian’s catastrophic blow to Florida, the consensus is it could have been much worse here over the last few days.

Crisfield-Somerset County Times
Dramatic reading test improvement by Washington High 10th graders

WESTOVER — Tenth graders at Washington High School showed a remarkable 52% improvement in reading skill as reported in the fall 2022 NWEA Reading MAP assessment. The results for the current …

Salisbury Independent
Julie Giordano takes the reins as Wicomico County Executive

The audience erupted into cheers and applause Tuesday morning when Julie Giordano was introduced as the first female Wicomico County Executive. Smiling after being sworn in by Clerk of the Court …

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