‘Race for Coach Nic’ 5K to be held March 28

The Sussex County Courthouse is located at 1 The Circle in Georgetown. (Submitted/Delaware Courts)

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Technical High School is hosting the second annual Race for Coach Nic 5K on March 28, with proceeds to support the Lou Nicoletti Scholarship for a track & field athlete, as well as benefiting the cross-country and track & field teams. Nicoletti retired in 2018 after more than four decades of service, […]

Rehoboth Concert Band to perform at Epworth UMC

REHOBOTH BEACH — Rehoboth Concert Band Fundraiser to benefit Cape Henlopen Senior will be held at Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach on Sunday, April 19 at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 per person, and may be purchased at Cape Henlopen Senior Center, 11 Christian Street, […]

Black history in the spotlight at CHEER

GEORGETOWN – CHEER Inc. capitalized an extra Leap Year day in February with a Black History Month grand finale Feb. 29 that saluted the impact and contributions of black history culture on local communities, America and the world. The Feb. 29 Black History Culture Day program featured presentations on the famed Tuskegee Airmen and the […]

Special Council Committee meeting postponed

DOVER — A special Dover City Council Committee of the Whole’s Parks, Recreation and Community Enhancement meeting scheduled for City Hall on Tuesday was postponed due to a lack of a quorum. The committee meeting was rescheduled for next Tuesday morning at 9:30 inside the conference room at City Hall. The meeting was called to […]

At 101 years old, Milford’s Banning has seen a century of change

MILFORD — At 101 years old, Thurman Banning is a born-and-raised Delawarean, but the Delaware he was born in — just over a century ago — has seen a lot of change. “It’s everything,” he said, sitting in the living room of the home he has lived in for more than 50 years. “It’s not […]

DelDOT announces new Director of Planning

DOVER — On Tuesday, the Delaware Department of Transportation announced Marc Coté has been selected as the new Director of Planning for the Department. Mr. Coté will begin his transition on March 1. He succeeds Drew Boyce who will be retiring from the department on March 30 after more than 34 years of service to […]

Simmons blazes her own trail as Dover firefighter

DOVER — Trailblazer? Nah. Deana Simmons says she’s just a proud member of an extended family whose members happily volunteer their time to help keep the Dover Fire Department rolling along. However, the 26-year-old Dover resident’s resume begs to differ. She wears many hats, and her passion and dedication to her work recently helped her […]

‘Butterflies and Clean Water’ set for March 2 and 30

LAUREL — The DNREC Division of Watershed Stewardship’s Reclaim Our River Program – Nanticoke Series, in partnership with the Delaware Nature Society’s Abbott’s Mill Nature Center, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance, will host two free presentations in March on saving the monarch butterfly, gardening for butterflies, and the importance of clean water. The presentations will […]

Kent Vietnam Vets Chapter 850 meet this evening

DOVER — Kent County Chapter 850, Vietnam Veterans of America will host its monthly meeting today at 7 p.m. at FOP Lodge 3, 1584 Kitts Hummock Road, Dover. Chapter 850 is active in the community and includes more than 230 members and 35 associate members. The chapter, the largest in Delaware, engages in community outreach, […]

RD20 Democratic Committee meets tonight in Lewes

LEWES — The RD20 Democratic Committee will hold its February 20th meeting at Fish On Restaurant, 17300 Village Main Blvd. in Lewes. The public portion of the event will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a social gathering, during which refreshments and dinner will be available for purchase. Also starting at 5:30 p.m. the featured speaker […]