Voters approve Appoquinimink tax hike

ODESSA — Appoquinimink School District’s footprint will expand, after voters approved a tax increase to support the development of two new buildings Tuesday. The referendum combined operating and major capital requests. The average taxpayer in the district will see an increase of about $253 annually. Per the unofficial results Tuesday, voters approved the operating referendum […]

Delaware students win awards at National FFA Convention

DOVER — Agriculture is everywhere — and across the state of Delaware students participating in Future Farmers of America were acutely aware of the importance of agriculture after reaping accolades in the recent national convention. “I mean, it’s never ending,” Delaney Tome said. “It’s literally every part of everybody’s day, even if they don’t realize […]

Man shot and killed in Lewes after pointing gun at police

LEWES — A 46-year-old man threatening to take his own life was fatally shot by a Delaware state trooper after pointing a gun at police Friday evening, authorities said. The incident occurred around 8:22 p.m. in the 300 block of East Savannah Road in Lewes. Troopers, while assisting Lewes Police Department, were at the residence […]

Customers still crowing about chicken sandwiches at Popeyes

DOVER — If you missed the cars spilling out from the drive-thru onto U.S. 13 at Popeyes in Dover this week this is your warning that the chicken sandwich that has gone viral is back. The sandwich was originally released in August but, because of a jaunt through social media channels that included pitting it […]