Be our next cover photo!

Share your story with us! If you got married in Delaware or the Eastern Shore of Maryland, submit your best photo to us for a chance to be featured. Even if your photo isn’t chosen for our cover, we will be featuring our favorite submissions in our 2021 wedding guide. Click here to start your […]

Win a winter weekend getaway

Tell us you favorite spot to visit for a local day trip during the winter months, and you could win a Cozy Winter Weekend at the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Deadline to enter is December 31, 2020. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winner will be selected by random drawing. You […]

Submit a photo of your hero

Submit a 300 dpi photo here of your family’s military heroes along with their name, military branch and years of service. The photos will be published in the Delaware State News on Sunday, November 8, 2020. You may submit as many photos as you want by simply returning to the main submission page after completing […]

Bay to the Beach Getaway Giveaway

Tell us your favorite spot to visit for a local day trip, and you could win a two-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina in Cambridge, Maryland. Deadline to enter is September 30, 2020. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Winner will be selected by random drawing. You […]

Submit your photo to the W3 Fashion Gallery

Share a photo of your favorite summer outfit and why you love it, and you’ll be entered to win a W3 What Women Want Fest gift package! Gift package includes 4 VIP tickets to the event on Saturday, April 24, 2021, lunch for two at Wild Quail Country Club, a Family Membership from the Biggs Museum, and […]

Submit a photo and message to your local 2020 high school graduate

Readers are invited to share a photo and message of their local 2020 high school graduates. Select from the appropriate high school below and upload a photo and a brief message. Caesar Rodney High Dover High Lake Forest High Milford High Polytech High Smyrna High

Vote for your Stars!

Vote for your Stars here! After countless hours tallying the nomination results, the online ballot for the voting phase of the Delaware State News Readers’ Poll – Stars of Delaware opened on Sunday, March 15. In the three weeks of the nomination phase, the State News received over 18,000 nominations for businesses and community organizations […]

Nominate now for Stars of Delaware and earn a chance to win $250

Click here to nominate!

The Stars Are Returning to Delaware!

After more than a decade-long hiatus, the Delaware State News Readers’ Poll – Stars of Delaware is making a comeback!  State News publisher Darel LaPrade announced the news to the Delaware State News team, “The start of a new decade is the perfect time to bring back this local favorite to our readers. The Stars of Delaware was very popular with readers and businesses alike.  In fact, you can still find the certificates on the walls of many of the businesses throughout Downstate Delaware.”

Win Tickets to the Meals on Wheels Sip & Savor Event

The Delaware State News is proud to sponsor the Meals on Wheels Delaware Sip & Savor event. Held at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino on Friday, September 6, 2019, this End of Summer Party will feature interactive chef stations, craft beer tastings, wine & spirits, live music, Battle of the DJs, and their ever-popular silent […]