Milton man jailed on drug, other charges and capiases

LEWES – Delaware State Police on Friday arrested a Milton man found in possession of drugs after he failing to comply to a traffic stop. Michael L. White, 44, faces charges of Disregarding a Police Officer Signal (felony-subsequent offense), Possession of a Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest and Driving While Suspended. According to state police spokeswoman […]

Georgetown man faces assault, other charges

LEWES – Delaware State Police report the arrest of a 20-year-old Georgetown man who they say physically assaulted his sister’s boyfriend with a rock. Kevin Shorter faces charges of Assault First Degree, Possession of a Deadly Weapon During the Commission of a Felony and Terroristic Threatening, state police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. State […]

Scenic Delaware: Seals in Lewes

Letter to the Editor: Snowflakes in Lewes

For the last six years, snowflakes have been installed on telephone poles along many dity of Lewes streets. These decorations are the result of the efforts of a committee of Lewes residents determined to revive and inject life into the city’s holiday display by fundraising in private, soliciting donations from friends and local businesses. This […]

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 […]

Troopers make arrests in Lewes BB gun incidents

LEWES – Delaware State Police arrested two 17-year-old boys in connection with a rash of criminal mischief incidents in which vehicles and residences throughout the Lewes/Milton area were damaged by BBs. Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said that between Saturday, Dec. 1 and Saturday, Dec. 8, troopers investigated 19 separate criminal mischief […]

Sussex P&Z defers action on Royal Farms preliminary plans

LEWES — It’s back to the drawing board for a proposed convenience store royalty near Five Points. Royal Farms wants to build its first store in the Lewes area near often-congested Five Points, a crossroad/intersection that for nearly a year has been the focus of a working group formed in concert with the Delaware Department […]

Scenic Delaware: The Point

Tom Horn of Clayton took this photo of Cape Henlopen State Park looking toward The Point just after sunrise on Nov. 4.

On the ferry

Larry Tully of Smyrna took this photo aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry on Oct. 23.

Commentary: Should you be screened for lung cancer?

More people die of lung cancer than of colon, breast, and prostate cancers combined. During November, Lung Cancer Awareness Month, we want to talk about who should be screened for lung cancer. Historically, lung cancer was rarely found in early stages, but the use of a relatively new Low Dose Computerized Tomography (LDCT) allows for […]