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Lewes Man Arrested on 6th DUI Offense

LEWES, Del.- Delaware State Police arrested a Lewes man for driving while under the influence of alcohol for the 6th time on Saturday. On March 23, 2019, around 7:30 p.m. troopers responded to a crash near Savannah Road and Coastal Highway.


Milford Police arrest three on drug charges following foot patrol

MILFORD, Del. – Three Delaware men were arrested and charged after they were found in possession of drugs during a foot patrol Friday night. Just before 10:30 p.m., officers from the Milford Police Department were conducting a proactive foot patrol in the Brightway Commons when they observed suspici


Changes coming to Lewes parking meters

Folks visiting downtown Lewes or the beach can expect to pay a little more for parking this summer. Although meter rates are not changing, mayor and city council voted to extend metered hours to 8 p.m. and add a 50-cent convenience charge to all credit card transactions at meters. The 50-cent charge


Have you seen her? N.J. woman sought in medication thefts from Acme stores in Delaware.

Police in Delaware are looking for a New Jersey woman accused in an organized retail theft ring responsible for stealing over-the-counter medicines. Shaquan D. King, 30, of Bridgeton, conspired with another woman, who has not been identified, to steal $1,600 worth of medication from various Acme loc


Lewes financial advisor Eddie Ghabour pens book on retirement planning

Advisors’ Academy Press announced the publication of its latest book, “The Common-Sense Bull: The Keys to the Good Life Before and During Retirement,” by Eddie Ghabour, co-founder and managing partner of Key Advisors Group LLC in Lewes.


Georgetown Police respond to Mayor's "arrest the beggars" Facebook post

Georgetwon Mayor Bill West wants the beggars in the town locked up and he made it very clear in a few Facebook postings that he wanted the police to make arrests. You can read that story here.


Breakfast and lunch are made from scratch and freshly squeezed at Honey’s Farm Fresh

Spring is in the air, and Honey’s Farm Fresh is celebrating the change of seasons with creamy hot chocolate, lattes and cappuccino! This cozy spot on Savannah Road in Lewes is known for casual breakfasts, lunches, terrific appetizers and entrees crafted from locally sourced produce. Craving a hearty


Residents object to Milton trail lighting

As Milton prepares to extend a pedestrian and bicycle trail, town residents came out March 18 to object to a proposal to install lighting along the trail. Delaware Department of Transportation plans to begin construction in the fall on the trail extension, which runs through a wooded area from Feder


Training, jobs for prior offenders through Elevated CDC

A new Sussex County nonprofit is seeing early success in employing prior offenders. Elevated Community Development Corporation was founded by 48-year-old Lillian Harrison-Brown, of Millsboro, in December. People on work release or recently released from prison can turn to Elevated for both job skill


Delaware Memorial Bridge to Close Temporarily March 26 as Crane-laden Vessel Navigates

NEW CASTLE, DEL. - At approximately 11:55 p.m. March 26, the Zhen Hua25, a heavy-lift vessel transporting two ship-to-shore cranes bound for Philadelphia, will be navigating beneath the spans of the Delaware Memorial Bridge.


UPDATE: Laurel murder victim identified

--- UPDATE, March 21: Delaware State Police detectives were in the area of Phillips Landing Road on Thursday, March 21, as part of the investigation into a murdered female found along the side of South Shell Bridge Road in Laurel on March 9.


Couple Arrested For Reckless Endangerment in Seaford

SEAFORD, Del.- State Police arrested a husband and wife in connection with a reckless endangering incident on Sussex Highway on Saturday. Troopers responded to a hit and run complaint on the 26900 block of Sussex Highway on March 23, 2019.


Oprah in Cape May with NJ native Stedman Graham and Gayle King

Oprah Winfrey recently made her way back to Cape May, along with Gayle King and NJ native Stedman Graham. The media icon, her best friend and her longtime companion were seen taking in a few meals last weekend, including at Uncle Bill's Pancake House, which shared a couple of photos on Instagram.


Medical Society of Delaware and other doctors: "NO NO NO NO to recreational marijuana"

Citing serious concerns about the lack of scientific evidence supporting recreational marijuana, the Medical Society of Delaware and the Medical Societies of three other states have joined together to lobby against legal weed.


SOLO: Star Wars Story dress-up interactive screening set March 28

The Milton Theatre is hosting a special screening of the most recent action-packed Stars Wars spin-off film, “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” at 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28. The film follows the story of beloved Han Solo and Chewbacca in the form of a space western. Attendees can get their geek on with boo


Allstate honors Lewes agent for excellence

Allstate Insurance Company recently recognized Lewes agency owner Paul Sarnak and the Delmarva Insurance Group for the highest standards of excellence and performance. Based on 2018 achievements, Sarnak achieved the distinctive 2018 Agency Achievement Award as well as the Honor Ring, Leaders Forum,


Delaware Valley University graduate donates $1.57 million

Some students at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown Township will be able to continue their educations there after 1965 graduate Jim Harteis recently donated $71,000 toward financial aid at the university.


Delaware Symphony Orchestra launches ‘Access for All’ in Sussex County

LEWES, Del. – The Delaware Symphony Orchestra kicked off its ‘Access for All’ campaign at its annual concert in Lewes on Sunday. The campaign is part of the orchestra’s music outreach to the Latino community in Sussex County.


West Delaware Dance Marathon Raises Over $5,700

West Delaware hosted their 5th Annual Dance Marathon last month… and the final fundraising totals are in. This year’s dance marathon raised over $5,700. One hundred forty students from West Delaware, Maquoketa Valley and Ed-Co participated by dancing for five hours in the school’s upper gym.


Deeper Than The Skin musical presentation at UUSD April 12

The Unitarian Universalists of Southern Delaware and the Southern Delaware Alliance for Racial Justice will co-sponsor “Deeper Than The Skin,” a musical presentation by Reggie Harris and Greg Greenway about race in America, at 7 p.m., Friday, April 12, at UUSD, 30486 Lewes-Georgetown Highway, Lewes.