Western Sussex eyes development: Several communities have major plans in store for 2021

WESTERN SUSSEX — Coastal and Central Sussex County do not have a monopoly on progress and growth in Southern Delaware. Things are already happening on the western side of the county with more plans in store for 2021. In Greenwood, two separate subdivisions that would bring 55 new dwellings accommodating home-owning senior citizens as well […]

Verbal argument escalates; criminal charges result

GREENWOOD — A verbal argument that escalated into an alleged incident with a handgun brought felony criminal charges against a 39-year-old Bridgeville man Monday night, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. According to Cpl. Pepper, troopers were called to the 15000 block of Blanchard Road at approximately 9:19 for a reported altercation. […]

Police pursuit ends with crash, burglary arrest

GREENWOOD – A 37-year-old Seaford man was arrested on Wednesday after leading Delaware State Police troopers on a pursuit in a vehicle that was allegedly stolen, spokesman Master Cpl. Heather Pepper said. Police said a 59-year-old man initially found that a relatives’ vehicle was missing a residence on Nine Foot Road at approximately 3:33 p.m. […]

Blood drive set to honor late Woodbridge quarterback Haynes

GREENWOOD — The inaugural 4Troy Foundation Blood Drive, to honor the life of the late Troy Haynes, is scheduled for Saturday through a partnership with the Blood Bank of Delmarva. The blood drive is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the VFW, 301 Mill St., Greenwood. Interested participants can sign up online at […]

‘Skimming the Surface’

Weston Williams of Felton took this photo he calls “Skimming the Surface” in Greenwood on Sept. 3.

Family’s mission work leading to Haiti

GREENWOOD — Back in the 1990s, their paths crossed in Haiti while on different humanitarian missions. As fate and faith would have it, sometime next June — after 20 years as a married couple and as parents of five children — Dan and Stephanie Kramer plan to return to the impoverished Caribbean country, along with […]

Greenwood library to host homeschooling session

GREENWOOD — The Greenwood Public Library will hold a free information session via Zoom on Thursday, August 27 at 7 p.m. Advice and assistance for those new to homeschooling will be provided.For more information check the Facebook page or website. Registration is required to get the Zoom link, and you can register by calling 349-5309 […]

Full throttle event: Greenwood CHEER Center hosts car show fundraiser

GREENWOOD — Community unity was on showroom display Saturday as car enthusiasts teamed with CHEER Inc. in a fundraiser benefiting a Selbyville man battling cancer. Upward of 80 entries — classic, vintage and muscle machines along with a handful of tractors — occupied the parking lot and grounds of the Greenwood CHEER Center. The event, […]

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 […]

Sussex register of wills running for county council

GREENWOOD — Current Sussex County Register of Wills Cindy Green is seeking to switch gears as a candidate for Sussex County Council. A lifelong Greenwood resident and self-proclaimed conservative Republican, Mrs. Green filed Tuesday for the District 2 council position. “Our citizens deserve protection from county, state and federal bureaucrats,” said Mrs. Green. “Sussex County […]