Grass Roots Rescue’s Heels & Hooch Gala set for March 23 at CHEER center

GEORGETOWN — Grass Roots Rescue, a southern Delaware-based animal rescue, will hold its inaugural fundraising gala Saturday, March 23 at the CHEER Community Center located on Sand Hill Road in Georgetown. The “Heels & Hooch Gala” will begin at 6 p.m. with an evening will include hors d’oeuvres, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions and […]

Richard Allen Coalition Gala puts focus on ‘a proud legacy, a promising future’

GEORGETOWN — Major fundraising aimed at restoring, preserving and functionalizing a pivotal piece of Georgetown’s history takes center-stage Saturday, Feb. 2, with the fourth edition of the Richard Allen Coalition Gala. The CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road is the venue for the “A Proud Legacy … A Promising Future” event which this year […]

Community mourns passing of two Georgetown volunteers

GEORGETOWN — For Helen Jean Kruger, life was all about family, church and service to community. Ms. Kruger, an honored volunteer in Georgetown and the state of Delaware’s 2014 Mother of the Year, passed away Thursday, Jan. 3 after a battle with cancer. She was 75. “Where do you start with Helen?” said State Sen. […]

Reynolds leads Sussex Tech boys by Cape 69-54 for third straight win

LEWES — Following Wednesday night’s 69-54 road win over Cape Henlopen High, the Sussex Tech High boys’ basketball squad has won three straight and four of its last five games. Junior Devon Reynolds led the scoring with 19 points for the Ravens (5-3), knocking down three first-half three-pointers in the process. “I came out feeling […]

Indoors, New Year’s revelers ring in 2019 in Georgetown

GEORGETOWN — Light rain did not precipitate cancellation of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Georgetown. The town’s fifth annual celebration went on as scheduled Monday evening as several hundred revelers of all ages congregated in the Georgetown Fire Hall to bid farewell to 2018 and ring in 2019. Organizers moved the family-friendly event, which […]

Pioneering Golden Knights saluted for 1st state football crown

GEORGETOWN — There were some shining stars in the galaxy that was Sussex Central High School’s 2018 football season. In the universe of the Delaware Interscholastic Athletic Association, it was all about team. For the Golden Knights, there was no “I” in “We.” A void in the trophy case was filled Dec. 1 when Sussex […]

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 […]