La Quetzalteca restaurant, in Georgetown, closed after health inspection

GEORGETOWN – The La Quetzalteca restaurant was ordered to close immediately following a routine inspection that detected numerous health violations on Jan. 17, according to a four-page report. Dead roaches and large rodent droppings were seen, said a Delaware Division of Public Health inspector who was at the business from 11 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. […]

Richard Allen Coalition Gala to feature racial literacy professor

GEORGETOWN – The fifth annual Richard Allen Coalition Gala on Saturday, Feb. 1 will feature keynote speaker Dr. Howard Stevenson, a renowned professor who has been recognized for his work in promoting racial literacy. Tickets are on sale for the event to be held at the CHEER Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown. The […]

‘Godspell’ auditions scheduled

GEORGETOWN – Possum Point Players will hold two auditions in January for their spring musical, “Godspell” set to take the stage in late March and early April. Auditions are schedule for Sunday, Jan. 19 and Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 6 p.m. at Possum Hall, located at 441 Old Laurel Road just off US 113 in […]

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 […]

Wilmington woman arrested for Georgetown assault

GEORGETOWN — A Wilmington woman was arrested on multiple felony charges following a stabbing this week, authorities said. The incident occurred around 2:28 p.m. Tuesday on County Seat Highway, Del. 9, Sgt. Richard Bratz, a spokesman for the Delaware State Police, said in a prepared statement. While driving westbound on Del. 9, Sgt. Bratz said […]

Georgetown live nativity wraps amazing first season

GEORGETOWN – A Sussex County community was united by the presentation of the living nativity on The Circle – a nightly two-week production spurred by the Good Ole Boy Foundation and its outreach network. “We pray the Living Nativity has blessed your family this Christmas,” the Good Ole Boy Foundation stated in a Dec. 24 […]

Millsboro pedestrian dies in hit and run crash

GEORGETOWN – A 44-year-old female pedestrian from Millsboro died in a hit and run crash Monday night, Delaware State Police said. The incident occurred around 8:11 p.m. when the female was struck while walking in the westbound lane of Zoar Road west of Fieldwood Drive, according to spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz. An unknown vehicle fled […]

Two abscond from DOC work detail, pass

GEORGETOWN —- Two men were sought after absconding from the Delaware Department of Correction, spokeswoman Kate Weber said. The DOC said the whereabouts of Michael Joseph, 44, of Seaford, and Robert Mumford, 42, of Millsboro were unknown and unauthorized. Warrants for escape after conviction were issued. Joseph was on a community service work detail and […]

Letter to the Editor: Be honest about Georgetown nativity

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Having been raised in Georgetown, and remembering the Nativity Scene Display every year in the Circle, it not only saddens me, but angers me as well, that the mayor would concede to the minority voice rather than the majority. The excuse of it being blown into the street is about as lame they come. The […]

Letter to the Editor: Georgetown park abandoned

One of the nicest public parks in Georgetown has been abandoned by Mayor West and the Georgetown Town Council. The public park on North Bedford Street has been stripped of its benches, tables and playground equipment. Mayor West and the Town Council have ignored the needs and welfare of the town’s residents, especially its poorer […]