Georgetown to have a ball on New Year’s Eve

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown is gearing up for its fifth “Raise the Ball” New Year’s Eve celebration on The Circle. “We offer a safe place to enjoy New Year’s Eve with all of our friends and family, and those from all over the county and even the state who like to come down and be with […]

Phillips scores career-high 18 as Sussex Tech girls top Smyrna

GEORGETOWN — She was given just one day’s notice that she’d be making the move from guard to forward ahead of the regular season opener in late November. But so far, Sussex Tech High senior Nikki Phillips has embraced the challenge that comes with a position change. In Tuesday night’s 61-43 Henlopen North win over […]

KSI chooses staff person of the quarter

KSI recently recognized Andrew Showell, of Georgetown, as Staff Person of the Quarter. Mr. Showell is a Direct Support Professional (DSP) responsible for providing person centered supports to adults with special needs. His energy and enthusiasm help motivate program participants to engage in discussions and activities around employment expectations. Responsible for the safety of KSI’s […]

Georgetown business is brewing: Revelation to purchase former 16 Mile brewery

GEORGETOWN — Change is brewing for business in Georgetown. Not quite 3 years old and already a successful hit along the coast, Rehoboth Beach-based Revelation Craft Brewing Company plans to move inland with the purchase of the former 16 Mile Brewing Company in Georgetown. Revelation on Nov. 30 announced expansion plans with the purchase of […]

Balanced Sussex Central more than just defense

GEORGETOWN — The defensive unit has grabbed all the headlines for Sussex Central High this football season. And deservedly so. The third-seeded Golden Knights (10-1) have allowed just 48 points, recorded 39 sacks, picked off 13 passes and blocked five punts on their way to a Division I semifinal appearance at No. 2 Dover High […]

IRSD parents invited to cyberbullying presentation

MILLSBORO — Parents of secondary school students in the Indian River School District are invited to a special Title I parent engagement event on internet safety Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Millsboro Middle School. Representatives from the Beau Biden Foundation will be presenting on internet safety and cyberbullying. The presentation is designed for parents and other […]

Congressional Gold Medal solidifies Artishia’s Tuskegee Airman honor

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown native Artishia Mae Conaway Stephens finally has her Tuskegee Airman wings. And they are golden. Seven-plus years after her death at age 87 in June 2011, Ms. Conaway Stephens — who served in the U.S. Army/Air Force from 1945-49 — posthumously received the Congressional Gold Medal, the nation’s highest distinguished civilian award, […]

Golden Knights rip Appo 36-7 for first Division I playoff win in 10 years

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Central High’s football program hadn’t picked up a Division I state tournament victory in 10 years. Until Friday night, that is. The third-seeded Golden Knights defeated No. 6 Appoquinimink, 36-7, in the opening round of the tournament, rushing for over 200 yards and forcing three turnovers to pick up the team’s first […]

Stifling defense keys Golden Knights entering Division I tournament game vs. Appo

GEORGETOWN — The Sussex Central High football team carries a nine-game win streak into the DIAA Division I state tournament. Maybe even more impressive is the fact the Golden Knights are on a four-game shutout streak. Defense has led the Golden Knights to the No. 3 seed in the six-team Division I field. Sussex Central […]

Virginia man faces multiple drug charges following traffic stop

GEORGETOWN – Town of Georgetown police on Sunday arrested a Virginia man for multiple drug-related charges following a traffic stop on South Dupont Boulevard. A substantial amount of heroin was found in a police search of the vehicle, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin said. Tyrice Thomas, 26, was arrested for possession with intent […]