Letter to the Editor: Affordable housing opportunity

Do you know how unrelated individuals who are living together in sobriety are considered “single families” under the Federal Fair Housing Act? This is nothing new but for some reason, the topic is not talked about often enough, so people should be informed about this potential resource that can be created by groups who wish […]

Vigil held for children killed in Long Neck fire

LONG NECK — Dozens turned out Thursday evening to remember the three children under age 5 who were killed in a deadly house fire in Pot-Nets Bayside in Long Neck a day prior. As fire and police continued their investigation, community members and area businesses responded with donations for the families impacted. The Local Ladies […]

Southwest outlasts District III in Senior League Softball World Series final

ROXANA – The Southwest region representative didn’t let Mother Nature, or an early deficit, keep them from taking home a world championship. Trailing by a pair of runs early, the Southwest used a three-run third-inning rally to propel to a 7-5 victory over the District III host team in Sunday afternoon’s Senior League Softball World […]

Commentary: Effort underway to help Delaware startup businesses

The Sussex Economic Development Action Committee is pleased to announce that we are cooperating with a new group called “Ready in 6”. This group’s main focus is to reduce the time that it takes to get approvals for economic development projects throughout Delaware to just six months. This group was developed out of a conference […]

Two Frankford residents charged in thefts from vehicles

SUSSEX COUNTY — Two Frankford residents were arrested following recent thefts from motor vehicles, authorities said Thursday. In mid-July, troopers handled multiple incident reports in developments within the Bethany Beach, Ocean View, Selbyville, and Frankford areas, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Police determined that credit and debit cards were stolen and […]

Commentary: Sussex County is transforming technical education

Tabitha Harris has known for years that she wants to work as an auto technician. So she came to Sussex Technical High School, where for three years she studied in our auto tech program and earned top-level certifications. Over the last year, as a senior, she spent half her time outside of school — not […]

Sussex Tech unveils work-based Career Capstone Program

GEORGETOWN – Sussex Technical High School officials Tuesday announced a new work-based capstone experience for its incoming freshman class, part of a transformation of the school’s award-winning career and technical education program. Beginning with this fall’s freshman class, all seniors will have the opportunity to work part-time in a job in their technical area for […]

Sussex County lands new airport manager

GEORGETOWN – From Wallops Island, Sussex County has landed its next managerial pilot for the county-owned Delaware Coastal Airport. Sussex County officials Tuesday announced that Bridgeville resident Eric A. Littleton will assume controls as manager of airport and business park operations this October when current manager Jim Hickin retires after 12 years of service. Mr. […]

Delaware Coastal Airport gets more fed funding for operations, runway

GEORGETOWN — The Delaware Coastal Airport landed more federal funding to support operations and the effort to extend the main runway. On the airport tarmac Friday in Georgetown, U.S. Sen. Tom Carper, D-Del., joined airport and Sussex County representatives to announce two Federal Aviation Administration grants awarded to the airport to continue its expansion project. […]

Sussex administrator deflates pitch for homeless parking lot

GEORGETOWN — Sussex County has put the brakes on a homeless advocate’s proposal to utilize several acres of county-owned property as a temporary parking lot for working, homeless people whose vehicles are their homes. In April, Jim Martin approached county council during public commentary, asking the county to donate several acres of the property along […]

WP RSS Plugin on WordPress