SDSA PTO’s ‘Green Tie Gala’ offers fun and fundraising

SELBYVILLE – Irish eyes will be upon attendees and Southern Delaware School of the Arts’ Parent/Teacher Organization at the PTO’s fundraiser Saturday, March 21. The Green Tie Gala will be held at Smokey Hollow Event Venue on Lakeridge Drive near Selbyville. It is PTO’s main annual fundraising event. The evening of food, music, auction action […]

Three-month Sussex drug investigation yields multiple arrests

SELBYVILLE — Multiple arrests resulted from a three-month drug investigation that concluded Thursday, Delaware State Police spokeswoman Master Cpl. Melissa Jaffe said. Janie C. Handy, 30, of Dagsboro, and Herbert Handy, 56, of Selbyville, were allegedly involved in the sale of illegal drugs at a home on Polly Branch Road, according to authorities. They were […]

Selbyville town hall, police move into former PNC Bank branch

SELBYVILLE — The town of Selbyville is banking on a new, centralized town hall location in efforts to better serve the growing community. Effective mid-September, Selbyville Town Hall and the town police department are operating from a new base: 1 W. Church St., in a building that previously was a branch location for PNC Bank. […]

Georgia House eateries in Milford, Selbyville close doors

DOWNSTATE — A sign attached to the door at the Georgia House Restaurant in Milford read, “Thank you for 20 years, we are now closed — MGMT.” With that, the longtime restaurant chain in Sussex County was quietly gone after it closed its locations in Milford and Selbyville on Wednesday, joining Georgia House’s Millsboro location, […]

Selbyville Middle School seventh-grader selected for National Geography Bee

SELBYVILLE – Ian Lewis of Selbyville Middle School has been selected to attend the National Geographic Geography Bee in Washington D.C. on May 20-23. Ian, a seventh-grader, won the Selbyville Middle School Geography Bee in February. Winning his school competition enabled Ian to compete with 87 other school winners throughout Delaware. The Delaware State National […]

Selbyville man charged with DUI, resisting arrest

SELBYVILLE – A 47-year-old Selbyville man with charged with DUI, resisting arrest and multiple other traffic-related offenses after he led troopers on a pursuit early Sunday. Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Michael Austin said the incident began at approximately 2:15 a.m., when a trooper observed a white Chevrolet Trailblazer traveling at a high rate […]

Kool & the Gang, Turner among added acts to Freeman Stage

REHOBOTH BEACH — The Freeman Stage announced more performances in its 2019 season on Tuesday at Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats in Rehoboth Beach. In addition to its Young Audience Series, the fundraising arts nonprofit revealed eight more performances in its 12th season, which now totals 66 events. The acts announced Tuesday, include Grammy Award-winning […]

Teen arrested for attempted robbery, related charges

SELBYVILLE – Delaware State Police arrested a Georgetown teen for attempted robbery and related charges in their investigation of a reported incident that occurred Wednesday near Selbyville. Emner O. Morales Garcia, 18, was charged with Attempted to Commit Robbery First Degree; Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony; two counts of Aggravated […]

Voters strike down Indian River School District’s $158M expansion proposal

SELBYVILLE — It’s back to the drawing board for the Indian River School District and board of education after voters on Tuesday rejected the district’s call for $158.1 million for new construction to accommodate enrollment growth. By a 3,866 to 3,202 margin, voters said “no” to the district’s major capital improvement request to fund a […]

Wedding planning under one ‘barn’ roof at Smokey Hollow Bridal Show

SELBYVILLE — Calling all brides-to-be. Wedding day is a monumental occasion for a couple, family and friends, so obviously planning is paramount. Smokey Hollow — a picturesque wedding venue nestled on a private estate east of Selbyville a short drive from Delaware and Maryland beaches — is the stage that will bring wedding planning together […]