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The Freeman Stage is hosting its first national act this Saturday evening, and tickets were still available mid-week. Two-time Grammy award-winning country artist LeAnn Rimes, who has sold more than 37 million albums, will be performing an acoustic set Saturday, June 25, from 8 to 10 p.m.
The Town of Selbyville is turning back the clocks, once again, for the 55th Annual Old Timer’s Day, set for this Saturday, June 18, along Church Street in downtown Selbyville, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The tradition has grown to become one of the most anticipated summertime events in the area, highlighted by the classic car and truck show.
Following just one day of trial, on June 7, former Lewes pediatrician Earl Bradley on Wednesday awaited the ruling of Delaware Superior Judge William Carpenter Jr. on charges of rape, sexual assault and sexual exploitation of former patients.
At 14, Tony Woody cannot legally drive a car. So he sticks to flying planes.
Summer officially begins in two weeks, but already Sussex County is weathering its second blast of extreme heat this year, as daytime temperatures in the upper 90s – and heat indexes above 100 degrees – are expected to send residents and visitors in search of relief.
The new Indian River Inlet Bridge is on track to open to traffic in December, transportation officials reported this week, with the two sides of the bridge expected to meet sometime in October.
For third-grade teacher Heather Atkison, teaching is more than just books.
The Freeman Stage at Bayside recently received a grant from the Sussex County Council to assist in their outreach program and their mission of providing a quality arts experience and education for all.
Books can be bought at a dollar-store for as little as what it costs to buy a candy bar. But, for some parents, that extra cash has to stretch into lunch or dinner or rent. As a result, many children simply go without.
Don’t worry – you’re not the only one seeing red. Strawberry crops are back on Delmarva, ushering in the summer agricultural season. Local farms welcomed the first berries around the first weekend in May. Farmers estimate that the picking season will last until early June, but only the weather decides if that means June 1 or June 15.
Yard and garage sale enthusiasts can shop and support local students at the upcoming garage sale to benefit Mid-Coast Competitive Cheerleading teams.
The Roxana Volunteer Fire Company has a shiny new apparatus on the way, but Tower 90 is no toy.
Scaling the face of a 17-story building may not be most people’s first choice of a fundraising event, but it’s exactly what 100 individuals are planning to do next week in Wilmington, in an effort to raise awareness and money for the Delaware Special Olympics.
Billboards are a common sight for those traveling to and from the Delaware beaches, but they have sometimes caused controversy when it comes to where they should – or should not – go. This week, the Sussex County Board of Adjustments took up one such case, with a request from Christopher C. Brasure to erect a two-tiered billboard in Roxana.
There are an immense number of ways people can help the environment, from recycling to carpooling, and many already practice several of these eco-friendly choices. The same goes for the youth at Next Step Learning Center in Selbyville, where students have been doing their part through the Roots and Shoots Club, raising money and awareness for sea turtle rescue, beach cleaning efforts and more, just in time for Earth Day, which comes around this Friday, April 22.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A COASTAL FLOOD WARNING AND WIND ADVISORY FOE THE AREA UNTIL AROUND MIDNIGHT. A TORNADO WATCH WAS IN EFFECT FOR AREAS NORTH AND WEST DUE TO THE SAME STORM SYSTEM.
UPDATE: The tornado watch for Sussex County has been dropped as of 7:05 a.m.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has issued a wind advisory that is in effect from 1 to 6 p.m. Monday, April 4. The advisory covers the southern two-thirds of Delaware, a portion of Maryland’s Eastern Shore and a portion of southeast New Jersey.
For people who want to shop with a purpose, one option is the Samaritan Thrift Shop in the Williamsville Industrial Park on Route 54, east of Selbyville.
Many children say they want to be firefighters when they grow up, which seems like years away. Yet, through local fire stations, youths can begin learning to serve their community at a relatively young age.
Selbyville’s 2011 town council elections saw three incumbents retain their seats this past Saturday, March 5. Clifton Murray ran unopposed as the lone candidate for mayor. G. Frank Smith III and Clarence W. “Bud” Tingle Jr. were reelected as councilmen, beating out challenger Richard W. Fleck. Each of the positions has a two-year term.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly, N.J., has expanded a flood watch to include portions of Delaware, Northeast Maryland and New Jersey, including the Delaware beaches and inland Sussex County from Thursday morning through Friday morning.
For decades, the Carl M. Freeman Companies has been affiliated with some of the area’s most prominent, award-winning, affluent communities and neighborhood shopping centers. Since their establishment, they have also put their name on some of the region’s top golf courses, and now, they’re getting some assistance from the best in the biz. Last month, Carl M.
Selbyville police recently arrested two local residents in connection with possession of a large quantity of Oxycodone pills.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW THAT IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 9 AM EST TUESDAY.
* LOCATIONS...THE SOUTHERN THIRD OF DELAWARE.
* HAZARD TYPES... SNOW. A LITTLE SLEET IS POSSIBLE IN THE TRANSITION FROM RAIN TO SNOW BETWEEN 9 PM AND MIDNIGHT.
* ACCUMULATIONS... 2 TO 4 INCHES OF SNOW.