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The Southern Delaware School of the Arts recently brought to life Tim Burton’s ‘The Nightmare Before Christmas.’ The Nov. 30 dance performance...

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Bethany Beach

• Bethany Beach Town Hall will be closed Dec. 24-25 for Christmas.

• The Bethany Beach Town Council will meet on Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at 5 p.m. to review plans and hear public comment regarding the creation of a 5-...

With three candidates vying for two seats on the Dagsboro Town Council, incumbents William Chandler and Norwood Truitt were re-elected to their seats during the town’s election held on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The polls saw just 81 voters turnout...

Water service and annexation issues continue to be frustrating for some Frankford residents and the town council alike, and the two issues were raised again at the council’s regular meeting on Monday, Dec. 3.

The duel issues bubbled up...

The Sussex County Council voted unanimously at its Dec. 4 meeting to approve an ordinance that would change the method of calculation for permitted density in its agricultural and residential districts.

“I introduced this ordinance and,...

It was late 1787. The Revolutionary War had ended four years earlier, and the Declaration of Independence was more than a decade old. But the fledgling country’s federal laws were relatively toothless, and the states still bickered among...

Courtesy of the Delaware Public Archives, this is a copy of Delaware’s ratification of the United States Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787.

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To bring a little joy to families in need within the community, the Carpenters Union Training Center in Georgetown is collecting toys, money and gift cards to be distributed to six families of students at the Howard T. Ennis School.

“We do...

The Carpenters Union Training Center in Georgetown is helping out families from the Howard T. Ennis School.

In an effort to show their dedication to being good neighbors, Mountaire Farms sent a contingent of staff, from administration to on-site plant managers, to the Selbyville Town Council meeting on Dec. 3.

“The company is interested in...

The Ocean View Town Council met on Dec. 4 to discuss items to be included in the first draft of its 2020-fiscal-year budget and five-year Capital Improvements Program.

“What we want to do tonight is get some input,” said Town Manager...

Business

Tangerine Goods

It happened relatively quickly: Out of nowhere, we became tied to our mobile devices.

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Tangerine Goods

On Thursday, Nov. 15, the Plant, Flower & Garden Shop hosted a ribbon-cutting with the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce to celebrate... See more...

The Plant, Flower & Garden Shop held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 14, in Dagsboro.

Sports

Let’s play some “Jeopardy.” Here are your clues:

• He’s been a four-year basketball starter.

• He’s been named to the first-team...

Jamier Felton gets the ball in IR’s matchup vs. Worcester Prep in the Indians Tip-Off Classic last weekend.

 The Indian River High School girls’ basketball team is young and is expected to face some growing pains throughout the early parts of this season...

Lauren Meehan drives the ball towards the paint, drawing a foul.

She has had a very strong couple of years inside the circle for the Indian River High School softball team, and those efforts have led to several...

IR senior Abby O’Shields was flanked by several members of her family last week when she announced her intentions of signing to play softball for Division II East Stroudsburg University (PA). The left-handed pitcher chose the Warriors over the University of Delaware and Goldey Beacom. With Abby at the announcement were (front row, left to right) cousin Grace Schifano, sister Parker O’Shields, cousin Anthony Schifano, sister Savannah O’Shields, (back row, left to right) grandmother Ruth Schifano, mother Ther

A high-school student-athlete often has a lot of variables to consider when deciding where to go to college — proximity to home, feel of the...

Indian River senior J.J. Killen announced he would be signing with Division II baseball program Wilmington University to continue his academic and athletic careers. The pitcher/first baseman chose the Wildcats over Delaware State.

There is little doubt who won the “Outstanding Pickleball Community” award this week. Like in the days of Medieval Europe, when cold winds and...