Georgetown Chamber’s Battle of the Bartenders returns to Mulligan’s Pointe

GEORGETOWN — It’s back! The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce’s Battle of the Bartenders returns to Mulligan’s Pointe Thursday, June 13. The event runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Celebrity bartenders — Georgetown Chamber president Anthony DelFranco (Tony D The Boss with the Hot Sauce), Georgetown Mayor Bill “Saucy” West, Jorden MacWha (the Shot […]

Freedom saluted at Georgetown Memorial Day service

GEORGETOWN — Georgetown’s traditional Memorial Day service Sunday brought an estimated 200 people to The Circle — and United States Marine Lt. Col. (Ret.) David Smith to the podium as keynote speaker. As a proud Marine, he knows all about the horror and terror of war, having experienced firsthand the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He was […]

Sussex Tech’s Collins named district’s Teacher of Year

GEORGETOWN — Sussex Technical High School math teacher Dontez Collins, a nine-year teaching veteran and a Sussex Tech alumnus, has been named the district’s 2020 Teacher of the Year. “He is involved in the fabric of our school system, as a teacher and coach,” said Sussex Tech Principal Dr. John Demby. “Dontez embodies everything I […]

Possums’ ‘Dixie Swim Club’ making a summer splash

GEORGETOWN – Summer is almost here and it’s time to hit the beach for a “group swim” with the Possum Point Players’ presentation of “The Dixie Swim Club.” Show dates for this funny and touching play are June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15 and 16.  Theatre goers are advised to purchase tickets early; the June […]

Safe parking proposal pitched for homeless workers living in vehicles

GEORGETOWN – The advocacy drive for the homeless in Sussex County hit “park” last week with a request to utilize a portion of county-owned property along U.S. 113 in Georgetown as a temporary, monitored parking/sleeping area for the workforce homeless living in their vehicles. Jim Martin and Dr. Michele Williams on April 30 submitted a […]

Sussex chef cooks up competition with Bobby Flay

GEORGETOWN — About a year in the making, Thursday, May 2 is the day Food Network fans find out if the chef at a Sussex County restaurant gets a shot at beating celebrity chef/restaurateur Bobby Flay. Greenwood resident Bill Clifton, the 38-year-old chef and co-owner of The Counting House Restaurant & Pub in Georgetown, must […]

Commentary: Remember the unsheltered during Holy Week

As many of us walk with Jesus through Holy Week this week, please remember the unsheltered in our county who carry heavy crosses of exhaustion, of stress, of rejection, of hunger, of homelessness, of the lack of resources and the lack of a place to belong. I believe that in the eyes of our unsheltered […]

Milton woman arrested for leaving infant unattended in Walmart parking Lot

GEORGETOWN – Town of Georgetown police Tuesday arrested a Milton woman who authorities say left an infant she was baby-sitting unattended in the Walmart parking lot. Ofelia Velasquez Berduo was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Velasquez Berduo was arraigned and released on her own recognizance, Georgetown Police Department spokesman Det. Joey Melvin […]

Lots to do at Georgetown Chamber’s Easter Egg Hunt at Mulligan’s Pointe

GEORGETOWN – The Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce is again partnering with Mulligan’s Pointe for the return of the popular Easter Egg Hunt for its 19th year. Scheduled for Saturday, April 20, the family-friendly event will be held at Mulligan’s Pointe, located at 22426 Sussex Pines Road in Georgetown. The extravaganza will feature games, face […]

Massachusetts man faces numerous charges following crash

GEORGETOWN – A Massachusetts man is free on bond, facing DUI, vehicular assault and other charges following Delaware State Police investigation of a motor vehicle crash Saturday evening in Georgetown. A child was seriously injured in the crash. Troopers charged 29-year-old Ryan Loughman of Springfield, Mass., with multiple counts of vehicular assault, DUI (drugs), Endangering […]