Grant supports new automotive training center at Del Tech

GEORGETOWN – U.S. Senator Tom Carper on Friday joined Delaware Technical Community College President Dr. Mark Brainard and Sussex County Economic Development Director William Pfaff to announce a $1.97 million grant awarded to the DTCC’s Georgetown Owens Campus to build a new automotive training center. Senator Carper, (D-Del.), top Democrat on the Environment and Public […]

Seaford teen arrested in residential burglary

SEAFORD – The Delaware State Police arrested a 14-year-old Seaford juvenile in connection with a residential burglary Saturday on Rosalyn Drive. William Millman was identified as the suspect and was taken into custody at his residence. He was taken to Troop 5 where and charged with: Burglary Second Degree; Theft Under $1500; and Criminal Mischief, […]

Frankford area burglary suspected arrested

FRANKFORD – Delaware State Police arrested a Frankford man in connection with a burglary and an attempted burglary of a residence. Cody L. Daisey, 30, faces charges of burglary second degree, attempt to commit burglary second degree, possession of burglar tools, two counts of attempt to commit theft, resisting arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia, […]

Seaford: Arrests made in prostitution investigation

SEAFORD – City of Seaford police on Thursday arrested several persons in an undercover prostitution operation. One of the arrest subjects, Osmin Garcia, solicited the undercover female officer for sex while his two children were in the backseat of his vehicle, Seaford Police Department spokesman Cpl. Eric Chambers said. Seaford Police Department was assisted by […]

Health officials issue warning amid spike in suspected overdose deaths

STATEWIDE – Delaware public health officials issued a renewed warning following eight suspected overdose deaths statewide over a four-day span. Delaware Department of Health and Social Services Secretary Dr. Kara Odom Walker issued an alert to the wave of deaths, urging people in active use to seek treatment immediately and carry the overdose-reversing medication naloxone. […]

Sweet 16: Sussex County honored for continued excellence in financial reporting

GEORGETOWN – Sweet 16. Sussex County has some sweet news for taxpayers, announcing the county’s 16th consecutive award for outstanding auditing and budgeting practices from an international group of financial experts. The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada, based in Chicago, in May awarded Sussex County its Certificate of Achievement for […]

Domestic assault: Millsboro man wanted for kidnapping, attempted rape, other charges

MILLSBORO – Delaware State Police are seeking to locate a Millsboro man wanted in connection with a domestic incident in which a woman sustained serious injuries. State police have active warrants out of Troop 4 for Phillippa Vann, 28, on charges of attempted Rape First Degree, Kidnapping First Degree, Strangulation, Assault Second Degree, Malicious Interference […]

Sussex County begins issuing annual property tax bills

GEORGETOWN – Tax bills for 2019 tax year are on their way to property owners in Sussex County. Each August, Sussex County government issues tens of thousands of tax bills for the more than 179,000 parcels in the county, with revenue collected funding a variety of local public services. The county’s Billing Services office has […]

IRSD schools to host open houses in August and September

SUSSEX COUNTY – Schools in the Indian River School District will host a series of open houses during the months of August and September. Open houses will allow students and parents to meet teachers and staff, view class lists and tour school buildings. A number of schools will host multiple sessions, with each session catering […]

UPDATE: Laurel woman, 18, killed in crash identified

LAUREL – An 18-year-old Laurel woman was killed Sunday, Aug. 12 in an early-morning, one-vehicle crash near Laurel, Delaware State Police report. The crash involving a 2004 Kia Optima driven by Miranda A. Daugherty occurred at about 2:53 a.m. Aug. 12 on Fire tower Road, about a half mile north of County Seat Highway (US […]