Beebe eyes Milton campus in expansion plan

MILTON — Beebe Healthcare’s growth plans include expansion into the Milton area. As a tenant, Beebe intends to provide a variety of services at a Milton office campus, plans for which are currently being considered by Milton’s planning and zoning board and town council. “We will be establishing a coordinated Milton campus where we will […]

Greater Millsboro Art League seeks to showcase artwork at town center

MILLSBORO — America’s constitutional First Amendment has been drawn into play with the Greater Millsboro Art League’s request to showcase artwork at the Millsboro Town Center. Last October, the town of Millsboro offered to cover electricity and propane costs for one year instead of reducing rent for the art league’s Main Street studio, property owned […]

Community workday set for Monday as Lewes Code Purple shelter prepares to open

LEWES — With the state’s formal blessing, work is underway in earnest to transform the former Delaware State Police Troop 7 barracks into a temporary shelter for the homeless in the Cape Region. On Wednesday, the Commission on State Surplus Real Property unanimously voted to allow the now vacated police barracks on Del. 1 to […]

Former Troop 7 barracks eyed as Code Purple homeless shelter

LEWES — The former barracks home of Delaware State Police Troop 7 near Lewes will likely have a new use soon: a temporary shelter for the homeless during sub-freezing weather. With final state blessing anticipated this week, the barracks structure at 18006 Coastal Highway will be utilized as a homeless shelter through Love INC of […]

Familiar faces as Sussex County selects presiding officers, legal staff for 2020

GEORGETOWN – There is no changing of the guard in Sussex County governmental leadership for 2020. County Council at its Jan. 7 meeting selected councilman Michael H. Vincent of Seaford as president of the five-member body for the 10th year in a row. Council also re-elected councilman Irwin G. “I.G.” Burton III of Lewes to […]

Millsboro approves East Millsboro Elementary School annexation

MILLSBORO – It’s official: East Millsboro Elementary is now within the town of Millsboro corporate limits. Shortly after a public hearing that drew two speakers, Millsboro town council at its Jan. 6 meeting approved Indian River School District’s requested annexation of the East Millsboro Elementary School property on Iron Branch Road. “Thank you, it’s nice […]

Sussex County EMS earns first-ever national accreditation

GEORGETOWN — Sussex County’s highly acclaimed Emergency Medical Services program has garnered the national spotlight. For the first time, Sussex County EMS has earned national accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services — one of the highest marks a pre-hospital EMS service can receive when evaluating its operations and the level of service […]

Millsboro OKs preliminary plans for Grotto Pizza

MILLSBORO — A preliminary step has been taken that could land a new Grotto Pizza in Millsboro, possibly by fall. Town council Monday night unanimously approved preliminary site plans for the sports bar/restaurant in Millsboro’s highway commercial district along DuPont Boulevard. Silicato Development is the developer. “They are excited to be coming. The developer is […]

Sussex council denies conditional use for proposed 7-Eleven

GEORGETOWN — It’s one battle won, but there will be others. That’s the consensus of Judy Kane, Eul Lee and other Angola-area residents following Tuesday’s decision by Sussex County Council, which by a 4-1 vote went against planning and zoning commission’s recommendation for approval and in turn denied a conditional use application for a 7-Eleven […]

As retirement nears, Rose reflects on tenure with Nanticoke

SEAFORD – Retirement is calling for Steve Rose. After 30 years with the U.S. Army and National Guard and more than four decades in hospitals and healthcare, he says now is the time. Mr. Rose, who as chief executive officer led Nanticoke Health Services through challenging times, is retiring after 11-plus years with the healthcare […]