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The Frankford fire hall was but one of many local polling spots that saw plenty of traffic come through on Tuesday, Nov. 6.

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The Millville Town Council at its Tuesday, Nov. 13, meeting passed a measure that sets parameters for “small-scale commercial” development along its commercial corridors on Route 26 and Route 17.

The measure passed 4-0, with Council Vice...

In just 11 years in the community, the Freeman Stage at Bayside is looking to expand yet again.

Patti Grimes, executive director of the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation told the Sussex County Council on Tuesday, Nov. 13, that its current stage...

South Bethany officials want to make the town’s sand dunes easier for people to access. Senior citizens, children and people with balance issues are having trouble crossing.

“In certain places, the grade is too high, and they really could...

“This is a huge step forward,” said Ocean View Mayor Walter Curran, as the Ocean View Town Council voted 5-0 on Nov. 13 to award the contract for the Woodland Park Drainage Project to A-Del Construction Co. Inc., at a cost of $454,560.55.

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Mountaire Farms will host the 24th Annual Thanksgiving for Thousands packing event on Monday, Nov. 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in their Selbyville warehouse — and, with the help of volunteers, will pack 8,500 food boxes that will be distributed...

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“Help me, Sussex County — partnering is our only hope,” said DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohen at the Today & Tomorrow Conference, held at Delaware Technical Community College on Oct. 31.

Cohen attended the event dressed as “Star Wars”...

DelDOT Secretary Jennifer Cohen addressed the crowd at Delaware Tech’s Today & Tomorrow Conference on Halloween in full ‘Princess Leia’ regalia.

In 1791, Delaware state law moved the Sussex County seat from the town of Lewes to Georgetown, a town that was approximately 16 miles from any other town in the county.

At that time, all votes were required to be cast in the new county...

Politicians literally bury the hatchet, top, for all to see during this year’s Return Day celebration on The Circle in Georgetown on Thursday, Nov. 8.

It’s going to start to look a lot like Christmas around the town of Dagsboro over the next couple weeks.

The 2018 Dagsboro Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Saturday, Nov. 24, at 7 p.m. at Katie Helm Park. The celebration will...

The Town of Dagsboro lights up its Christmas tree back in 2015. Dagsboro recently announced its full holiday schedule for 2018.

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Calling all couples-to-be! Are you still in need of a perfect venue at which to say, ‘I do?’ Still looking for that perfect buttercream cake or a... See more...

County Bank recently made a $500 donation to the Millville Volunteer Fire Company. Pictured, from left, are County Bank’s John Murray, Tejay Pitts... See more...

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The 5th Annual Gabby Gobble 5K and Kiddie Fun Run will take place on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22, at Irish Eyes Pub in Lewes. The Fun...

The Indian River High School boys’ and girls’ teams both participated in the event. IR’s top boys’ finisher was senior Patrick Spencer with his...

Indian River’s Sarah Roehl pushes at the finish line during the Henlopen Conference Championships nearly two weeks ago.

With a chance to finish their 2018 campaign with an undefeated record, the Selbyville Middle School football squad came up just short, with a 6-0...

A Selbyville Middle School player fights a tackle during a game earlier this season.

The Indian River High School boys’ soccer program is no stranger to the DIAA Division II state playoffs. They certainly are no stranger to the...

Indian River’s Jared Cordoba drives the ball upfield in a game earlier this season against the Sussex Academy Seahawks.

The 2018 campaign for the Indian River High School field hockey team was more than coach Jodi Stone could have expected when camp started way back...