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Beebe Medical Center representatives on Monday afternoon notified the public that visitor IDs were being checked after a former patient allegedly threatened two physicians affiliated with the hospital through a telephone message that was left sometime during the weekend and received on Monday morning.
On Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., local law-enforcement agencies will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.
River Soccer Club is leveling the playing field this fall by hosting the TOPSoccer program, designed for young athletes with disabilities. Now in its eighth year, The Outreach Program for Soccer (TOPSoccer) offers an opportunity to learn and play soccer for any boy or girl, ages 4 to 19, who has special needs, whether physical or cognitive.
For the past month, visitors at Selbyville Public Library have seen a new face in town. With 34 years of experience and a lot of enthusiasm, Patricia “Trish” Woods is the library’s new director.
For middle-school teacher and reading specialist Carla Zeigler of Selbyville, writing a book about her life has been a long time coming. Always one to document what was going on around her, she would jot things down throughout her life — so much so that her mother would tell her, “You are like a walking storybook. You should write a book one day.” Zeigler said that, after her mother died, she did just that. Her book, “Uprooting Evil: Flirting with the Unknown,” is available now.
Lung cancer has taken many of Robin Bartell’s friends and family, but it won’t get her down.
Housing developers might have more room for creativity as Selbyville considers a new concept for residential planned communities (RPCs).
Audiences often bring their own chairs to the Freeman Stage at Bayside, but that doesn’t mean they’ll be sitting when John Tesh takes the stage this Friday, July 20. While the coastal area is commonly known as the Quiet Resorts, Sussex County will be swinging this week to the brassy sounds of John Tesh: Big Band Live!, featuring a full 12-piece orchestra behind Tesh’s vocals and piano.
“This is it. This is what I have wanted to do my whole life. I am here to officially announce that I am a candidate for state representative for the 38th District.”
Reading programs are offering relief from the heat and potential summer boredom at a number of local libraries, including at the Selbyville Public Library.
Homeowners in Sussex County are being invited to a free public workshop on June 27 on financial assistance available to replace failing septic systems. The workshop will be held from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, at the First State Community Action Agency, 308 North Railroad Avenue, Georgetown.
This past Saturday, 21 year-old Selbyville resident Alyssa Murray was crowned Miss Delaware in front of her family and friends, as well as a bevy of other Miss Delaware competitors and their supporters.
Blood donations can mean life for many people, from cancer patients to accident victims. And this summer, the Blood Bank of Delmarva will tour Delaware to make giving quick and easy. The nearest regular donation center is in Salisbury, Md., but locals will get the convenience of the mobile blood donation site coming to the coastal community on two days this month.
Selbyville celebrates the old and new at the Old Timer’s Day summer street fest. The daylong party kicks off Saturday, June 16, around 9 a.m. on Church Street.
The Delaware Supreme Court stood in recess on June 13 after hearing arguments in the appeal of Earl Bradley.
Last August, the former Lewes pediatrician was sentenced to 14 life sentences, plus an additional 164 years in prison, on five counts of assault in the second degree and five counts of sexual exploitation of a child.
Natural gas is officially coming to Selbyville. After months of discussion, the Selbyville Town Council this week unanimously approved the Chesapeake Utilities franchise agreement, with a final caveat that had been sent to the company a week earlier.
Selbyille resident and Miss Coastal Bay 2012 Alyssa Murray, now 21, didn’t grow up wanting to compete in pageants, but she knew she wanted to go to college, which would be difficult to afford.
Last month, members of Mid-Coast Gymnastics in Selbyville jumped, tumbled, danced and flipped into the winner’s circle, earning a third-place showing at a national competition in Virginia Beach, Va.
While monumental measures are being introduced to cut costs for the United State Postal Service, there will be little or no noticeable change in this area in the immediate future.
After months of limited traffic, the Indian River Inlet Bridge appears on track to fully open all four lanes by Memorial Day weekend.
It’s no secret that Delmarva endures the smell of … money. Warm springtime air can remind the public of the importance of agriculture, poultry, manure and so forth, to the area. But while Selbyville is used to the poultry business and nearby Mountaire processing plant, the Town believes new aromas may be emanating from the poultry factory, and the town council discussed the issue at their May 7 meeting.
On Sunday, May 6, more than 2,000 people joined me to celebrate the history and the future of the Charles W. Cullen Bridge at the Indian River Inlet. The history of this location is one of several different bridges, an ever-changing environment and the emergence of Delaware as one of the East Coast’s premier resort locations.
Last week, 62 years after a Delaware State Police trooper was killed in the line of duty, the State erected a memorial to the fallen officer, Cpl. LeRoy L. LeKites.
Freeman Foundations Executive Director Patti Grimes spoke with Sussex County Council this week about the Joshua M. Freeman Foundation’s progress over the last five years, and the council put a request for $5,000 for transportation funds for the Freeman Stage at Bayside’s outreach mission on their agenda for next week.
After 10 years teaching in the Indian River School District, Christine Hogsten has learned to sometimes let her students lead. That kind of flexibility and her passion for teaching led to Hogsten’s 2011-2012 Teacher of the Year award at Phillip C. Showell Elementary School.