Shepherd’s Office in Georgetown draws meal support from Peninsula Lakes Cares

Gregg and Wanda Salem do not live in poverty, and neither do others who reside in Peninsula Lakes in Long Neck. But they do everything possible to aid those who do.

MILLSBORO – Longtime Millsboro resident Dottie LeCates is hoping to breath renewed life in the labyrinth, a spiritual/medication circle on the grounds of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. …
BETHANY BEACH — Former Bethany Beach police chief Michael Redmon has pleaded guilty to DUI and accepted the first offenders program, the Delaware Department of Justice said Thursday.
Students with diabetes have unique challenges when it comes to enduring a long school day — and there are currently more than 300 students living with Type 1 diabetes enrolled in the Delaware …
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Millsboro
KENT COUNTY -- The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Kent and Sussex County, Delaware.  The watch began at 12:47 p.m. on April 3 and is set to last until 7 p.m. …
While the Dam Mill 5K in Millsboro will be held on a different day of the week, the same challenge and fun will continue. The 41st annual event is set for July 28, moving to a Sunday from the customary Saturday date due to a scheduling conflict.
A well-attended ribbon cutting Wednesday christened the new hub for the Millsboro Police Department.
MILLSBORO — It’ll cost an extra $5 donation at the door, which is intended to go straight towards Millsboro Little League anyway, but there are no plans ahead required to take part in the …
Georgetown
With a change of heart, Georgetown Mayor Bill West on Monday filed for a sixth mayoral term, saying he has been asked by residents to stay on for another two years.
The sights and sounds of the Civil War will come to life via reenactment Saturday on the grounds of the Georgetown Historical Society.
While there is no definite timeline, a multistory, former cold-storage structure in Georgetown — vacant for decades — could become home to workforce housing and commercial ventures.
In a little more than two years, what was just an idea by Steve Greifer has shifted into an arrangement bigger than he could have imagined.
Sports
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 Caesar Rodney High girls’ soccer team was a …

NEWARK — On the play before it happened, Sally Velazquez thought she saw something was wrong. “Dominic threw the one pitch and he shook his arm a little bit,” Velazquez …
SMYRNA — Caesar Rodney High netted six unanswered second-quarter goals to take control in a 17-7 win over Smyrna in Henlopen Conference girls’ lacrosse on Monday afternoon. The …
NEWARK — Jyare Davis has decided he’s going to go from being a Blue Hen to an Orangeman. The former Delaware basketball standout announced on social media on Monday that he’ll …
Business
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 …
The Rowland family moved to Delaware from Philadelphia a decade ago, hoping to find a more relaxing, slower pace of life. Kohren Rowland and her husband, Arthur Rowland, as well as their four children, found the environment they had been longing for in Smyrna. And she was ready to share that love by giving back.
MILTON — The Milton Chamber of Commerce will host a public briefing by Roddy Flynn, the executive director of the Delaware Broadband Office, at 5 p.m. April 23 at the Milton Public Library. …
Neighbors
Delaware's June Jam CEO, founder Hartley dead at 68

Bob Hartley, CEO and president of the June Jam charity music festival, died in his sleep Sunday.

The garden is the perfect place to spend time with the children in your life. Full of surprises, curiosities and wonders, the garden enriches the bond between you, fosters a sense of responsibility …
Delaware’s Indian population and state lawmakers will gather to mark Vaisakhi, an annual harvest day, on Sunday in New Castle.
DOVER — If it is true that the hand that rocks the cradle is the hand that rules the world, then Juliette Williams wields a ton of power. Ms. Williams, 82, has taken care of hundreds of …
Schools
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 …
DOVER — They met for an hour or so on Friday and the conversation was still going strong at the end.
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 …
LEWES — After about an hour of taking their lumps from a concerned audience, the Cape Henlopen Board of Education voted unanimously to proceed with another funding referendum, scheduled for May …
Things To Do
Middletown breweries unite for noble cause

For Volunteer Brewing Company co-owner Kevin Schatz, the choice was clear: Participating in the third annual Brewing for a Better Community fundraiser is a must.

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 …
DOVER — Free entertainment is planned in Dover Motor Speedway’s Fan Zone throughout the upcoming April 26-28 NASCAR tripleheader weekend. The Fan Zone opens at noon April 26 and 9 …
Two first two stagings of “Compassion Street — The Musical,” which showcases the effects of homelessness, have been moved.
Opinion
Susan Bass shared an Opinion on Monday about the start of the fourth round of negotiations for a global plastics treaty.
During the first quarter of 2024, Congresswoman Lisa Blunt Rochester raised more than $1 million in her race to represent Delaware in the U.S. Senate, her campaign announced April 9. The mark brings the Democratic representative’s fundraising total to more than $5 million since beginning her run in June 2023 — setting a record for the most a federal candidate in Delaware has garnered by this point in an election cycle, according to the campaign.
Former State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has officially filed a campaign committee for the 14th District seat in Delaware’s House of Representatives, according to the state’s campaign finance reporting website. Ms. McGuiness was elected Delaware’s auditor of accounts in 2018, serving in the post until her resignation in October 2022, following convictions of misdemeanor official misconduct and conflict of interest related to the hiring of her daughter for the office.
Following months of discussions about student behavior and school climate issues in Delaware, a legislative task force dedicated to developing solutions to these issues held its inaugural meeting at Legislative Hall on April 4.
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