The Women of Faith of Salem United Methodist Church will be hosting their second Christmas Greenery Tour on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets cost $20, and a lunch of soups, sandwiches and beverages will be available at an additional cost of $6 from noon to 2 p.m. at the church.
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The U.S. Route 113 North/South Study (according to DelDOT Project Manager Monroe Hite, III, the terms “project” and “study” can be used interchangeably in this case) is an approximately 35-mile-long stretch of highway similar to, but west of, the existing Route 1, that is designed to alleviate congestion and help to deal with growth in Sussex County.
Leonard and Anne Henry have proven that good opportunities can come out of a bad economy.
Grief is not something anyone really likes to talk about, although in time, it affects everyone indiscriminately. Whether grief stems from the loss of a loved one, divorce, separation or sickness, the holidays and the time leading up to them are often harder than usual to bear. In light of this, Energy Gym, located near Selbyville, is hosting a special event for members and their guests.
Local and state police forces this week concluded a four-month investigation into drug sales in the Frankford, Dagsboro and Ocean View areas with the arrest of 18 alleged drug distributors. Police said the Delaware State Police Sussex Drug Unit had conducted covert operations into the sale and distribution of drugs during the investigation, targeting the Frankford area.
The Freeman Stage at Bayside will be celebrating the arrival of autumn with their Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival will feature crafts, singers and dancers, as well as fire equipment demonstrations from the Roxana Volunteer Fire Company.
Delaware State Police this week were seeking information about the suspect in a home-invasion robbery near Selbyville. Police said that on Sunday, Sept. 19, a 72-year-old man residing in Swann Estates was robbed in his home of money and prescription medication by an armed man.
Delaware State Police on Monday, Sept. 27, were asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect in the robbery of the PNC Bank inside the Giant grocery store in Millville.
Those who bike, walk or drive along Route 54 may soon have an easier time of things, with the awarding of a contract last week to widen the road to include a center left-turn lane, bike lanes and sidewalks.
On Saturday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Mountaire will be teaming up with Hocker’s Supercenter for “Back to Natural.” The “Ole’ Timers Day Food Drive,” is designed to a fun-filled event and will be held in the Hocker’s parking lot in Clarksville.
Tropical Storm Earl made landfall near Western Head Nova Scotia around 10 a.m. according to officials. Severe tropical storm conditions are affecting a large part of the province. Meanwhile, coastal Delaware is pleasant with sunny skies.
Budding ballerinas and up-and-coming hip-hoppers now have a new place to learn some movies. X-Squad Dancers have relocated from Ocean City, Md., to Selbyville, in addition to their Crofton, Md., studio.
Erin Vitalos is the co-owner and co-director of X-Squad, along with Devon Cooper and Cheri Demco.
Deep in the heart of Indonesia, a tree grows under the careful guidance of the government and plantation owners. The result is a sustainable industry known as teak furniture, and locals can own a piece of it, thanks to Windsor Teak Imports.
Owner Ken Glass and Vice-President of Sales Mike Weso started displaying their teak wares at boat and home shows in the area this past winter.
The Delaware State Police are asking for the assistance of the public in identifying suspects in a series of thefts from vehicles in the Millville and Selbyville areas this week. Police said the thefts occurred overnight from Saturday, July 31, to Sunday, Aug. 1, and impacted eight different victims.
The Selbyville Volunteer Fire Company Inc. announced this week that it will be holding its Third Annual Golf Tournament at the Cripple Creek Golf and Country Club in Dagsboro on Friday, Oct. 1, with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Last year, the event sold out.
The purpose of the golf tournament is to raise funds to help defray the increased operational costs of the fire department.
Summertime is in full swing, and many have been heading to the shore for a relaxing getaway and time with family and friends. But the increased number of vacationers inevitably leads to higher volume of traffic on the roadways.
The Freeman Stage at Bayside is gearing up to host its third annual Arts and Jazz Festival, beginning Friday, July 30, at 4 p.m. The free two-day event runs until 8 p.m. on Friday and from noon to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 31.
The festival, which showcases live jazz performances and the work of local artists, is a favorite of area residents, according to organizers.
Bringing to a close discussions dating back to February, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) Secretary Collin O’Mara recently announced that the agency has finalized a consent agreement with NRG Energy Inc. that will permanently shut down a third coal-fired electrical generating unit at the Indian River Power Plant in Millsboro by the end of 2013.
Whether doing cannonballs off the boat, taking off from the dock on a personal watercraft or swimming in the open bays, it’s nice to know how clean that water really is. And the Center for the Inland Bays’ second Recreational Water Quality Indicator Report can help in navigating the use of some of the local inland bays.
Selbyville police this week arrested a local man in connection with a home invasion in that town. Police said they responded the scene on Friday, July 16, about 2:15 a.m., finding a shattered front window, and could see the home owner fighting with an unknown male suspect. The suspect was quickly taken into custody, without incident, police said.
A 45-year-old Selbyville man was killed this week when his motorcycle was involved in a head-on collision with a pickup truck.
Officers from the Selbyville Police Department on Thursday, June 10, made three separate arrests involving charges of driving under the influence. According to Police Chief W. Scott Collins, on June 10, about 8:50 p.m., officers were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot at 8 N. Main Street.
Age is but a number this weekend in Selbyville, contrary to what you may expect from one of the most anticipated events held in the town. Selbyville’s Old Timer’s Day will once again be hitting the downtown streets this Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., in the celebration’s 54th annual installment.
Lifelong local residents Clarence “Bud” Tingle and his wife, Diane, have made a habit out of serving their community: both are members of town councils in separate towns in southeastern Sussex County.
The Selbyville Public Library is now offering its first-ever adult summer reading and discussion program, with the theme “Water Your Mind,” and library director Pam Munro has arranged for the Delmarva Discussions series “Chesapeake Bay: End of an Era” to be offered to program participants on Thursday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., through Aug. 12.
The Freeman Stage will feature the musical “It’s Not Mean to be Green,” based on the book by Jamie Kleman, on June 19 at 10 a.m. The show is free and open to all ages.
The anticipation of summer vacation is on the mind of many students as schools prepare for the end of the school year. Earlier this week, Selbyville Middle School students had a sneak preview of summer vacation as they teamed up with Coastal Kayak and some local residents to get a hands-on look at the area’s beaches and watershed.
Selbyville man arrested for fifth-offense DUI
Police this week arrested a 42-year-old Selbyville man for his fifth DUI offense. Selbyville officers, about 12:30 a.m. on May 24, conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler 300 in the area of Hosier Street, east of Railroad Avenue, due to traffic violations.
At 3:35 p.m., National Weather Service Doppler radar indicated strong thunderstorms moving into central and southern Delaware. Officials said the storms will be capable of producing small hail and gusty winds. In addition, very heavy rain will fall from these storms and will cause water to pond on roads and fill poor drainage areas.
After months of holding out hope and prayers, the worst fears of a family and an entire community have become a reality, but more questions remain to be answered. The remains that washed up onto Ocean City, Md.’s beach in late April were identified as that of Greg Forte, a 29-year-old Selbyville man who went missing in early February.