Caesar Rodney School District OKs new assistant principals

CAMDEN — Earlier this month, the Caesar Rodney School Board approved to fill assistant principal vacancies at both W.B. Simpson and Nellie Hughes Stokes elementary schools. The new assistant principal at W.B. Simpson is Ashley Holmes. Mrs. Holmes is currently assigned as an Achievement Liaison Teacher at Star Hill Elementary in Dover. She began working […]

Camden police chief ready to hang up his badge

CAMDEN — The town’s retiring police chief says enforcing the law sure isn’t what it used to be. Except, perhaps, if the officer is working for the Town of Camden. That’s the opinion of William Bryson, who will serve his last day on Friday. According to the 61-year-old chief of nearly two decades, his department […]

Late surge lifts Riders to 38-13 win over William Penn

NEW CASTLE — It took just over three quarters to accomplish, but Caesar Rodney High finally pulled away for a 38-13 win over host William Penn at Bill Cole Stadium Saturday afternoon. Under sunny skies and warm temperatures on the first day of autumn, the Riders scored 26 points in the last 12 1/2 minutes […]

Local roundup: Sussex Tech, Sussex Central, Seaford pick up football wins

Sussex Tech High scored 20 unanswered second-quarter points to pull away to a 47-6 victory over Mt. Pleasant in nonconference football on Friday night. Michael Norsworthy scored back-to-back touchdowns on runs of 69 and five yards as the Ravens (2-1) opened up a 27-0 halftime lead. Quarterback Chase Snyder threw a pair of scoring passes […]

Local roundup: Cape edges Dover in soccer, Polytech wins in field hockey

Cape Henlopen High netted a pair of goals in the second half to rally for a 2-1 victory against Dover High in Henlopen Conference Northern Division boys’ soccer action on Thursday night. Gary Hayes tied the game 1-1 in the 42nd minute. Ilarion Swallow scored the game-winner in the 62nd minute. Pedro Gonzalez had the […]

C-W heads to Major League softball tourney final

Sydney Hatch homered and drove in four runs to lead Camden-Wyoming to a 12-2 opening round win against Smyrna-Clayton in the District I Major League softball tournament on Saturday afternoon. Peyton Shields was the winning pitcher and also recorded two hits. Chloe Dunigan scored twice and had a pair of hits while Jumaria Sample also […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Bonini should use transportation funds wiser

In this week’s installment of “Follow The Money Trail,” we see that Wesley College has now received $1,000,000 from the Longwood Foundation to renovate the old Dover Public Library building. This is on top of the $750,000 that was misappropriated last fall by Sen. Colin Bonini from the residents of his 16th Senatorial District to […]

Indecent exposure alleged against Camden man

CAMDEN — A 66-year-old Camden man was charged with second-degree indecent exposure after allegedly walking in his yard with private body parts exposed, Camden Police said. The alleged incident took place Saturday at approximately 5:21 p.m. in the first block of South Main Street, authorities said. A neighbor reported that she saw Donald W. Smith […]

Caesar Rodney School District involved in Summer Food Service Program

CAMDEN The Caesar Rodney School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will […]

Brecknock County Park

ohn Messina Jr. of Smyrna took this picture at Brecknock County Park in Camden May 25.