‘Traveling Africa’ exhibit details adventures by locals

DOVER — The Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover will examine ways that Americans record and relate to Africa with its newest exhibition titled “Traveling Africa.” Part of Dover’s annual Citywide Black History Celebration, the exhibition will run until March 24. It includes travel photography of memorable moments on the continent, as well as […]

DSU’s Mishoe proudly following in her father’s footsteps

DOVER — Just taking a stroll along the sidewalks on the campus at Delaware State University brings memories of carefree, childhood days rushing into Dr. Wilma Mishoe’s consciousness. Simply put, Delaware State University is home to Dr. Mishoe, who officially became the first female president of Delaware State University on July 1, 2018. She is […]

Program details lost history of Rosedale Beach

DOVER — When you think of Millsboro, you probably don’t think of any A-list hotels or resorts perfectly set along the beach. Neither did Tamara Jubilee-Shaw, who presented the history of the Rosedale Beach Hotel and Resort on Feb. 2 during a program at the Delaware Public Archives, which drew close to 200 people. Growing […]

Dover program celebrates African people, traditions

DOVER — While the continent of Africa lies more than 8,000 miles from the United States, it offers an undeniably huge contribution to black culture that exists here today. That’s why former State Rep. Don Blakey says it’s so important for African Americans to remember and celebrate the lineage of people and traditions that come […]

Twin Poets give voice to social justice

DOVER — Once one understands the vocations and livelihood passions of The Twin Poets, the sources of their spoken word creations are no mystery. On stage, the identical twin duo of Al Mills and Nnamdi Chukwuocha use the power of poetry and spoken word to fixate their listening audience on the challenges facing urban America […]

Georgetown man finds extra work as extra

GEORGETOWN — Allen Cramer is no longer camera shy. Nor is he starstruck. Those who know Mr. Cramer and are fans of Netflix or the Investigation Discovery TV network might have spotted the 40-year-old Georgetown resident on the tube — or even the silver screen. A work-study paralegal student at Delaware Technical Community College, Mr. […]

Smyrna author’s story comes up Golden

SMYRNA — When Smyrna author Cindy Cavett first found out her story “Rehoboth Beach Break” was going to be included in gift bags for the 2019 Golden Globe nominees and presenters she didn’t believe it. “When I read the email from my publisher I thought it was spam,” Ms. Cavett said. “Once I read it […]

Delaware State University student re-creating songs of World War I

DOVER — Growing up, brothers Jaden and Christian Adkins always believed that they would get a chance to showcase their musical talents during a monumental moment. It was just a matter of when it was going to happen. “My parents told me to keep working hard and opportunities would come my way,” Jaden said. As […]

Korea connection highlights KWVA’s Christmas luncheon

MILLSBORO – Madeleine Overturf is a military brat and darn proud of it. Korea connections – military, civilian and family – brought the WBOC-TV multi-video journalist/news anchor to the Korean War Veterans Association Bill Carr Sussex County Chapter’s holiday installation luncheon. She served as special guest speaker at the Dec. 6 event held at the […]

Felton woman makes the grades with 4.0 at Delaware State

DOVER — Kristen Rios achieved what few students can only dream of throughout her college career — perfection. The 29-year-old Felton resident was one of just three Delaware State University fall graduates among nearly 200 to earn a 4.0 grade-point average while chasing after a Bachelor’s in Public Health degree. Nothing about her time at […]