Millsboro: Art league going in ‘different direction’

The Greater Millsboro Art League, a downtown fixture for more than three decades, may be on the move. The facility, founded by Alice Hudson in 1989, will be “going in a different direction,” town manager Jamie Burk said at a March 6 Town Council meeting.

MILLSBORO - A Millsboro Police officer is under investigation for possible tampering with fentanyl evidence, a news release said on Friday.
If you’re 40 or older and a newcomer to the law enforcement profession, the Millsboro Police Department may now be a job option. At the request of Chief Brian Calloway, mayor and Town Council on Monday approved a policy amendment that eliminates the starting-age restriction from qualifications for employment.
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Schools in at least seven districts went into lockdown mode Thursday after threatening calls were received by police.
With spring just around the corner, plans are shifting into high gear for the 22nd annual Pumpkin Run road rally, a fundraiser for the Millsboro Fire Co.
A large volunteer mission to fight world hunger has gained local steam, but more support is needed to attain a lofty goal. In collaboration with the nonprofit Rise Against Hunger, a food-packing event will be staged March 4 at Sussex Central High School.
Mark your calendars: The Millsboro Police Department’s fifth annual Bike Rodeo is May 20.
BRIDGEVILLE - Rodney Hearn, 48, of Georgetown, was arrested early Monday for felony DUI and other offenses following a vehicle pursuit, Delaware State Police spokesman Senior Cpl. Leonard DeMalto said.
After a chilly, windy start, the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party in Georgetown really heated up Saturday. Green was the color of the day for the free festivities, presented by the town of Georgetown and the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce.
As a veterinarian in Georgetown, Dr. Sarah Landon treats scores of animals. Though, one of them, named Gus, proved to be different.
GEORGETOWN - A 16-year-old student at Sussex Central High was charged with a felony after he was found to be in possession of a handgun on school property Wednesday, Delaware State Police said.
Local roundup: Sussex Central's Layfield tosses no-hitter; Caesar Rodney rolls to baseball win

Madge Layfield pitched a no-hitter as Sussex Central High downed Milford, 7-1, in Henlopen North softball on Tuesday afternoon. The Golden Knights broke open a 2-0 game with four runs in the …

Delaware Thunder president and general manager Charles Pens hopes this isn’t the squad’s last season at The Centre Ice Arena. Even though Delaware State Fair officials say there’s no lease renewal for the 2023-24 ice hockey campaign, he says, “You hold out hope (for a return) because, without hope, you have nothing.”
CAMDEN — Chrys Roscoe didn’t know where the baseball landed. He only knew it looked like a sure hit when it sailed past him at second base and his coach, Jeff Gravatt, was waving him …
Delaware State rallied from an eight-run deficit to edge Wagner, 14-13, in the second game of an NEC baseball doubleheader on Sunday. The Seahawks won the opener, 14-6. In the top of the ninth …
President and General Manager Charlie Pens urged the Delaware State Fair to reconsider its decision not to renew the ice hockey team’s lease of The Centre Ice Arena in Harrington, all but saying the group would be forced to leave Delaware should it not be reversed.
MILFORD – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for Red-E-Bins Sussex, LLC March 28 at 1795 Milford Harrington Highway. Chamber members and friends joined …
ATTENTION: All of Central Delaware and beyond. YOU are invited to attend the CDCC’s 22nd Annual FREE 55+ Expo next Tuesday, April 4, at Bally’s Dover Casino Resort-Rollins Center from …
DOVER – The Central Delaware Chamber of Commerce hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for La Baguette Bakery & Catering on March 24 at 323 S. Governor’s Ave. Chamber members and …
Dover couple’s backyard a catalyst for feline fun

After surviving a fire in 2018, felines Fealty and Zeus are enjoying the tunnels, ramps and perches of their 'catio' at John Kays' Dover home.

For many, Easter means sunrise services, egg hunts, chocolate bunnies and ham dinners. For Mountaire, it’s about partnering with hundreds of churches and nonprofits in Delaware and three other states to provide meals for families.
With a “cork and pork” wine-based concept, the seventh Pull’n, Peel’n & Pick’n played out Saturday to support the Good Ole Boy Foundation, the Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department and others.
DOVER - The annual Hope Medical Dental Clinic Inc. fundraiser was held March 23 at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover. Attendees gathered in the Crystal Ballroom.
DOVER — Delaware State University’s College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences celebrates the return to live theater by bringing a classic board game and motion picture to life …
Delmarva Christian High School hosted a Career Day on March 17 for students to meet over 30 professionals from different fields.
Delaware State University hosted the FIRST LEGO League state championship March 18. The robotics competition was between 10 teams mostly from Delaware but also from Maryland and Pennsylvania.
The Caesar Rodney School District will be holding its first referendum in eight years April 22. The funding being sought would be used for school operating costs, general expenditures and growth.
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Veteran ‘The Walking Man’ Garcia to visit Kent County Veterans Memorial Park

DOVER — Kent County’s Veterans Memorial Park will be a stop on the Honor Walk 2023 of former Marine Danny Garcia and his wife Jackie, a retired Air Force Lt. Col., at noon on …

DOVER — League of Women Voters of Kent County will hold a Candidates Night debate from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5 at Modern Maturity Center in the Palmer Room. Invited candidates …
SMYRNA — Duck Creek Gardeners will hold a Plant and Yard Sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 13 at First Presbyterian Church. Annuals, perennials, home grown plants and yard sale …
GEORGETOWN — An Easter egg hunt will be held beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 at the Marvel Carriage Museum.   A $5 entry includes an egg hunt, story time with Farmer …
Reid K. Beveridge has covered politics in Texas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Delaware and Washington, D.C. He now resides near Georgetown. It appears Delaware has become California’s poodle. Thanks to …
Editor’s note: The following was sent to Anthony Coscia, chair of the National Railroad Passenger Corp. on March 21. On Jan. 4, 2023, AmeriStarRail’s senior adviser, Paul Reistrup …
The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control is beginning its annual spraying of spring woodland pools to control aquatic immature mosquitoes this week, starting in Sussex County, …
Here is the Question of the Day: There will be no No. 1 seed at the men’s Final Four this year. The semifinal games will feature San Diego State vs. Florida Atlantic and UConn vs. …