Historic Brick Hotel Restaurant & Tavern to close at end of year

GEORGETOWN – After 10 years in business, Lynn and Ed Lester have made the decision to delve 100 percent into retirement. In so doing, they will be closing the historic Brick Hotel Restaurant & Tavern at the end of the year. Mr. and Ms. Lester announced their plans this week. Over the past decade, the […]

Georgetown lands another ‘BEST of MICROTEL’ award

GEORGETOWN – Honors keep rolling in for the award-winning Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham in Georgetown. Friday, it was announced the Microtel Inn & Suites on DuPont Boulevard has been awarded the “BEST OF MICROTEL” by Wyndham Hotel Group for the third year straight. The award recognizes the strong hotel quality, guest feedback scores […]

Del Tech president guest speaker at SEDAC meeting

GEORGETOWN – The Sussex Economic Development Action Committee will to host Dr. Mark Brainard, president of Delaware Technical Community College, at its June 1 meeting. Dr. Brainard will provide an update on programs, operations and the needs of the college, as well as the impact that Delaware Tech has on Sussex County. Dr. Brainard will […]

Battle of the Bartenders brews support for Greater Georgetown Chamber

GEORGETOWN – A spirited fundraiser brewed barrels of fun and grand support for the Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce the evening of May 17 at Mulligan’s Pointe in Georgetown. Five celebrity bartenders – CHEER Marketing Director Anthony DelFranco, Sussex County Administrator Todd Lawson, Milton Elementary School teacher Allison “Ali” Peet, 16 Mile Brewery sales representative […]

Meoli’s restaurants part of McDonald’s global effort to help preserve planet

SUSSEX COUNTY – Those famous Golden Arches are pledging to become environmentally greener. Eighteen McDonald’s restaurants on Delmarva owned by Michael Meoli are among the 37,000 worldwide in a global corporate effort to greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Cardboard recycling remains paramount as well as energy-saving initiatives such as LED lighting. Foam cups and serving […]

Preliminary plans approved for Ashley HomeStore in Millsboro

MILLSBORO – Initial plans have been unveiled and approved for a new Ashley HomeStore in Millsboro. Town council on April 2 approved preliminary plans presented by Alan Decktor, staff engineer with Pennoni Associates, for the 20,000-plus square-foot complex on Dickerson Road. It will be located just south of the Peninsula Regional Medical Center’s Delmarva Health […]

Happy campers help usher in Chick-fil-A’s Millsboro opening

MILLSBORO – Mother to be Lori Sargent was there to satisfy her craving. Her brother Matthew Hickman was looking for some excitement. The two Millsboro residents were among the happy campers in line to win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year in the family-friendly 24-hour overnight “First 100” celebration. A Chick-fil-A grand opening tradition with […]

Anticipation grows as Millsboro Chick-fil-A’s April 5 opening nears

MILLSBORO – A major happening will happen next week along the major highway in Millsboro. Local franchise owner Tim Sweetman will open Millsboro’s first Chick-fil-A restaurant on April 5, bringing 100 new jobs to the area, a chance for 100 adults to win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year and the opportunity for the community […]

Grand re-opening marks Quality Inn & Suite’s all-around upgrade

GEORGETOWN – A scissor snip of the ribbon Monday afternoon marked the grand re-opening of a hotel complex that has been part of Georgetown’s DuPont Boulevard highway commercial district for about 17 years. Greater Georgetown Chamber of Commerce members and local and state officials joined owners, partners and employees of the Quality Inn & Suites, […]

STEM accessibility for young girls focus of local alliance event

GEORGETOWN – Science, Technology, Engineering and Math is crucial to America’s workforce. STEM employees generate new ideas, commercialize patents and provide the flexibility and critical thinking required in the modern economy. The Office of the Chief Economist reports that women continue to hold less than 25 percent of STEM related jobs in the workforce. Sussex […]