Pennsylvania robbery suspect apprehended in Seaford traffic stop

SEAFORD – City of Seaford police apprehended a wanted fugitive from Pennsylvania during a traffic stop Saturday morning. Officers May 26 at 10:24 a.m. stopped a vehicle for an equipment violation at Sussex Highway and Herring Run road. The passenger initially provided a false name and was subsequently identified as Daniel Turner, 43, of Reading, […]

Ocean View man, 76, injured in bike/vehicle collision

OCEAN VIEW – Town of Ocean View Police today issued a public safety reminder for both bicyclists and motorists following an automobile/bicycle collision Saturday morning in which a 76-year-old Ocean View man sustained serious injuries. Ocean View Police Chief Ken McLaughlin said the incident occurred shortly after 10 a.m. on Atlantic Avenue near Central Avenue. […]

Alert: Telephone solicitors are not from Delaware fire companies

SUSSEX COUNTY – County and state firefighter associations are alerting residents and businesses of a phone scam campaign soliciting donations. The Sussex County Volunteer Firefighters’ Association, in conjunction with the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters’ Association, is advising residents and businesses throughout Delaware regarding a telephone campaign currently soliciting donations for a “firefighters’ relief fund.” This group […]

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 […]

Click It or Ticket: Seatbelt violation leads to drug charges

SEAFORD – Delaware’s Click It or Ticket seatbelt campaign led to two arrests on drug and other charges Friday afternoon by city of Seaford police. Larry Milburn, 52, of Delmar and 50-year-old Theresa Trice of Laurel were taken into custody when Seaford officers observed a front-seat passenger not wearing a seatbelt during a traffic stop […]

Maryland man killed in pedestrian/vehicle crash near Dewey Beach

DEWEY BEACH – Memorial Day Weekend got off to a tragic start as a Maryland man was killed in a pedestrian/vehicle crash early Friday morning. According to Delaware State Police, the incident occurred at approximately 12:31 a.m., May 25, 2018 on Coastal Highway northbound at the intersection of Keybox Road south of Dewey Beach. Investigation […]

Plans for ‘revitalized’ Millstone Theatre: Performing acts and National Register listing

MILLSBORO — While the hopeful finish line is at best several years down the road, Eric Clarke and Dr. Julie Hattier are committed to opening the Millstone Theatre. Not as a movie theatre, as it reigned as the historic Ball Theatre in Hollywood’s golden era, but as a performing arts center. “Performing arts; not a […]

Rep. Briggs King files for re-election as 37th District representative

GEORGETOWN – Surrounded by family, State Representative Ruth Briggs King filed the necessary paperwork for re-election as the 37th District Representative. Rep. Briggs King, a Republican from Georgetown, has served in the General Assembly since winning a special election in 2009. “It is my honor to work for the 37th District,” said Rep. Briggs King. […]

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 […]

It’s elementary: Emotions flow in IRHS’s Graduation Stroll

FRANKFORD – On Tuesday, May 29, members of Indian River High School’s Class of 2018 will walk across the stage with diplomas as high school graduates. Thursday morning, they strolled through their elementary school stomping grounds where their educational journey began. Handshakes, hugs, high-fives and occasional emotional embraces were the order of the morning as […]