Speak Out: Articles of impeachment

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress — pushing toward historic votes over charges he threatened the integrity of the U.S. election system and endangered national security in his dealings with Ukraine. • Notably absent from the articles were any mention of […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech wrestlers defeat Dover 45-25

Sussex Tech earned bonus points in seven of eight match victories to defeat Dover High 45-25 in a Henlopen Conference Northern Division dual meet at Dover on Wednesday night. The Ravens were led by a pair of pins by Chase Flood (138 pounds) and Josh Negron (195). Hunter Ruff (113) won via injury default while […]

Speak Out: Lemonade stands

The students from W. Reily Brown Elementary School’s Student Lighthouse Team, led by Rep. Andria Bennett, are hoping to protect young entrepreneurs in the state from having their lemonade stands fined and shut down. On Monday, Rep. Bennett and the group of students discussed the proposed bill at the school. The bill, which will be […]

Suspect sought in Frederica armed robbery try

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an attempted armed robbery at JC Liquor Mart in Frederica on Dec. 5 at 7:29 p.m. A 71-year-old employee told police that a suspect entered the store at 7615 Old Beach Road wearing a ski mask and displayed a handgun. The suspect then proceeded […]

Local roundup: Rider boys improve to 3-0 with 70-33 victory over Polytech

Caesar Rodney High remained unbeaten with a 70-33 victory over Polytech in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ basketball on Tuesday night. Kamal Marvel scored 19 points, Syed Myles had 15 and Braxton Robinson added 12 for the Riders, who are 3-0 in the North and overall. Myles sank three of CR’s five three-pointers. The Riders […]

Speak Out: Best wishes to Rigbys

Readers reacted warmly to the news that Reese and Judy Rigby are headed on a well-earned “warm vacation” after their karate school, Rigby’s Karate Academy, closes its doors for the last time Dec. 23. • Their teaching will be missed. Congratulations on your retirements! — Angela Tilghman • Bestww experience ever for me and my […]

Md. man sought after domestic incident

SELBYVILLE — A 37-year-old Maryland man is anted in connection with a domestic related incident Saturday in which he allegedly displayed a firearm, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Dionederik R. Godwin, of Bishopville, allegedly went to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 29000 block of Popular Court, Hickory Tree Apartments as an […]

Local roundup: Delmarva Christian boys basketball team improves to 4-0

Twelve players scored in the game as unbeaten Delmarva Christian downed Gunston, Md., 65-11, in boys’ basketball on Monday evening. Christopher Vonhoff netted 12 points with Wyatt Kwiatkowski adding 11 for Delmarva Christian (4-0). The Royals also got six three-pointers from six different players. Holly Grove Christian, Md. 61, St. Thomas More 47: The Ravens’ […]

Joshua Dubois to speak at DSU commencement

DOVER — Delaware State University’s Dec. 14 Commencement Ceremony will feature CEO, author, media commentator, and former Obama White House official Joshua DuBois as the keynote speaker. The Commencement Ceremony – which will be the last one for Dr. Wilma Mishoe in her leadership capacity as the university president, as she will retire at the […]

Commentary: Independent government oversight needed

Transparency, accountability, and “in the public interest” describe essential guideposts to assist state officials in establishing laws, making decisions, and carrying out policies for the well-being, safety, and happiness of Delaware’s citizens. When state officials dismiss these guideposts, misconduct, mismanagement, and neglect of office swiftly can lead to conflicting policies and actions and even fraud. […]