Traditional staples, marquee attractions on parade during Return Day

GEORGETOWN — Return Day, Sussex County’s unique bi-annual post-election tradition dating to the 18th century, hits the heart of Georgetown Thursday, Nov. 8 with a gala parade and ceremonies capping a celebration that begins the night before. The biannual event typically draws thousands of people to The Circle and downtown Georgetown. “We are hoping for […]

Longtime county councilman Cole honored as Return Day Parade grand marshal

GEORGETOWN — This November, for the first time in more than three decades, George B. Cole will not ride in Sussex County’s Return Day Parade as a county council candidate. But Mr. Cole, who is stepping down after 32 years as the longest-serving council member in Sussex County history, will have a VIP seat as […]

McCabe adds voice to Return Day

DOVER — The “voice” of Return Day will be Russ McCabe. He’s a good fit to serve as the parade’s annnouncer. He has lived and loved Delaware history all his life and stories seem to just flow from him. Mr. McCabe grew up in Georgetown and spent many a November day on the Circle observing […]