News

The Sussex County Council on Oct. 9 held a public hearing on an ordinance to amend the County’s zoning density calculation, which would exclude streams, rivers and wetland areas from being included in such calculations.

“I introduced this...

Beebe Healthcare’s proposed South Coastal Campus Emergency Department and Cancer Center got a final nod from the Millville Town Council this week.

Although the final site plan approved by the town council at its Tuesday, Oct. 9, meeting...

With the 2018 elections ramping up, the public is learning more about local candidates, thanks to the League of Women Voters of Sussex County.

Candidates Doug Hudson of Dagsboro and Paulette Rappa of Long Neck discussed the issues...

From left, Paulette Rappa and Doug Hudson speak to voters during a forum hosted by the League of Women Voters of Sussex County in Rehoboth Beach on Tuesday, Oct. 9

The Ocean View Town Council this week voted to approve an ordinance that would allow through the granting of a special exception, miniature-golf courses in the Town’s General Business-1 district. Prior to the vote, mini-golf courses were not an...

For those who work in emergency services, preparing for the worst is part of the job. This Sunday, area emergency responders will be training for the unimaginable.

On Sunday, Oct. 14, from 1-4 p.m., emergency services personnel will be...

Responders perform trauma training at a previous Rescue Task Force exercise.

News

The Frankford Community Health Fair has been a popular event for the past decade and organizers keep adding fun and educational activities each year to make it even better.

This year is no exception. The health fair, set for Saturday, Oct...

A group of local businesspeople with a love for good causes and a knack for fundraising is holding its second annual Family Fun Day this weekend, again focusing on those fighting Parkinson’s disease as the recipients of the event’s proceeds....

Imagine eating the fresh food caught and grown on the Eastern Shore: roasted shellfish, lemon-baked seabass, fresh venison, duck and local veggies.

These dishes and more took center stage on Oct. 5 at the historic Indian River Life-Saving...

The Indian River Life-Saving Station museum is transformed into a rustic, but elegant, dining room for a coastal heritage dinner.

Lifestyle

Locals know that September can be the best time to go to the beach — and for the past six years, they’ve shared that little secret with a group of... See more...

The Outten-Sirman cottage, located at 909 Bunting Avenue (oceanfront, between Cannon and Dagsboro streets) in Fenwick Island is among the historic... See more...

This weekend, Native Americans from all over the country will gather in Millsboro for the Nanticoke Indian tribe’s 41st Annual Powwow, celebrating... See more...

Business

“How many of you have heard the phrase, ‘This area has changed so much’?” asked Lauren Weaver, director of the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of... See more...

A panel comprising local business owners shared their stories of what it takes to adapt for survival in today’s economy and markets during an event held by the Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce and SCORE at the Den at Bear Trap Dunes on Thursday, Oct. 4.

Many people have great ideas for a business, or skills that they can sell. But what is the next step for financing that business venture?

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Sports

With a team heavy in young underclassmen, the Indian River High School football team is still trying to find its identity, five weeks into the...

Nicholas Angelo celebrates his receiving touchdown with J.J. Killen during the Indians’ 35-14 loss to the Lake Forest Spartans on Friday Oct. 5.

When faced with road contests against two of the best teams in the state perennially — both of which are defending state champions — a team can at...

Indian River’s Savannah O'Shields fights for possesion of the ball during IR’s match vs. Sussex Central last week.

It was another huge weekend of soccer at the River Soccer Club complex last weekend as the organization hosted its 18th Annual Columbus Day...

It was once again the Yves Graf show for the Indian River High School boys’ soccer team, as they took a 3-0 win over Polytech on Tuesday, Oct. 9...

After the earlier instructional sessions this spring and summer, I finally coaxed you to the net, where the game of pickleball is won or lost. You...