Felton man sought in Saturday shooting

GREENWOOD — The Delaware State Police are investigating a shooting and are seeking the public’s assistance in attempting to locate 19-year-old Edward Palmer of Felton, who is wanted in connection with the incident. Police spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said the incident occurred on Saturday at approximately 8:36 p.m., when troopers were dispatched to a […]


Weston Williams of Felton took this photo, “Jeremiah”, on April 20 in Felton.

Lucas ready to take helm of Lake Forest School District

FELTON — During his 20 years in the Marine Corps, Steven Lucas said he developed a love of education. That love has eventually led him to the helm of the Lake Forest School District, where he’ll begin his tenure as superintendent come July. “I really believe strongly that Lake Forest is the best choice,” Dr. […]

Lake Forest School District appoints new superintendent

FELTON — Lake Forest School District will be under new leadership beginning this summer, after the board voted to appoint a new superintendent Thursday night. Dr. Steven Lucas will step into the role of superintendent beginning July 1. “I am thrilled and humbled to have been selected as the next superintendent of Lake Forest Schools,” […]

Scenic Delaware: A tree grows in Felton

Chipman students sewing ‘Masks from the Heart’

FELTON — Brynn String and Mylee Wilkie wanted to use their sewing skills to help their community. What followed was bigger than anything the two W.T. Chipman Middle School students could have imagined. The seventh-graders started the Facebook page “Masks from the Heart” in order to distribute masks to first responders and medical professionals during […]

Shots fired in Felton, leads sought

FELTON — Police are seeking leads after a shots fired incident at approximately 11 p.m. Monday night. According to Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe, troopers found numerous shell casings in the roadway after being dispatched to the 1300 block of Barney Jenkins Road. Police said a residence was struck numerous times by […]

‘Good Samaritan’ delivery driver robbed near Felton

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FELTON – A 26-year-old man who was making a delivery for Sal’s Pizza on Saturday night was allegedly robbed near Felton, according to Delaware State Police Spokesman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe. Troopers were dispatched to the Goose Creek store in Felton at around 8 p.m. for a report of a robbery. When troopers arrived, they […]

Lake Forest to work with UD in superintendent search

FELTON — After voting against renewing the contract of its superintendent, the Lake Forest school board will search for a successor with the assistance of Delaware Academy of School Leadership, of the University of Delaware. DASL is a professional development, policy and research center in UD’s College of Education and Human Development. The Lake Forest […]

Felton man dies in two-vehicle crash

HARRINGTON – A 37-year-old Felton man was pronounced dead at the scene following a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night, Delaware State Police said. Charles E. Garland Jr. was driving a 2014 Buick Regal eastbound at a high speed when he lost control on a curve on Vernon Road (Del. 14), authorities said. The vehicle rotated counter-clockwise […]