Commentary: Convenience store, fueling station must not be allowed to operate

Sussex County’s zoning/conditional use (CU) laws are about to be tested as early as Dec. 17. In 2018, a zoning change (from AR-1 to C-3 Heavy Commercial) application for a convenience store with fueling station was denied by Sussex Council. In 2019, essentially the same application, but this time with more details, was resubmitted for […]

Angola convenience store proposal is an inconvenience

Soon our Sussex County Council will vote on a conditional use application, affectionately known in the Angola area as CU2176, that would allow a 7-Eleven franchise to be built on the corner of Angola Road and Route 24. Let’s be clear, this is not a 7-Eleven (problem), it is a 24-7-365 inconvenience that we do […]

Troopers arrest two after fight led to weapon displayed

MILLSBORO — The Delaware State Police have arrested two suspects after a fight led to one suspect pulling out a handgun and threatening several individuals. Police said the incident occurred on Friday at approximately 3:35 a.m., when three victims, two 18-year-olds and one 19-year-old, responded to Troop 7 to report that a fight had occurred […]

East End Lighthouse sunset

Nancy Story of Dover took this sunset photo of East End Lighthouse in Lewes on Sept. 27. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more […]

Scenic Delaware: Lewes Canal

Clayton Bedwell took this photo while fishing in the Lewes Canal. To contribute your scenic photos of our area, email newsroom@newszap.com. Photos must be at least 200 dpi and include your name, where and when your photo was taken, where you live and your phone number. To see more Scenic Delaware photos, visit the Scenic […]

Scenic Delaware: Lewes Beach sunset

eresa Golden took this photo of sunset on Lewes Beach on July 18.

Lewes resident, 23, dies in crash near Dewey Beach

DEWEY BEACH — The Delaware State Police on Sunday identified the name of the driver who died in a crash on Saturday at 12:04 p.m. on Coastal Highway (SR 1) south of Dewey Beach, as Logan B. Anderson, 23 of Lewes. The crash remained under investigation Sunday by the Delaware State Police Collision Reconstruction Unit. […]

Scenic Delaware: Old Glory

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo in Lewes on May 25.

Scenic Delaware: East End Lighthouse

Patricia Sterling of Wyoming took this photo of the East End Lighthouse in Lewes at sunset on June 27.

Scenic Delaware: Ships passing in the day

David Clendaniel of Magnolia took this photo of two Cape May-Lewes ferries at Point Beach on June 27.