Little League Begins Play April 12 through May 4th

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Little League gets underway Friday night at the Lower Sussex Little League Complex at the Pyle Center. Festivities and competitions start at 5pm, we will line up for the parade at 6, all contests to end at 8 with awards to follow. On Saturday, it’s opening day for many teams from Delaware and Maryland –…

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Arrest Made in Georgetown Residential Burglary

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A Bridgeville man has been arrested for the burglary of a Georgetown residence earlier in March. Delaware State Police were called to Widgeon Road on March 1st for a report of a burglary and learned the suspect entered the home through a bedroom window, knocked over items and stole money before leaving. The investigation led…

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UPDATED: DOC has Arrested Offender Who Failed to Return From Approved Pass

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UPDATED – 03/25/24 – Radames Guzman was apprehended by the Sussex Escapee Recovery Team on Friday. He was arraigned at JP 2 before being committed to the Sussex Correctional Institution on an Escape after Conviction Warrant in lieu of $10,000 cash bail. =============================== An offender from the Sussex Community Corrections Center in Georgetown failed to…

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UPDATE: Downstate Mosquito Spraying This Week

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Update 3/21/24: Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application for mosquito larvae located in flooded forested wetland habitats. This application could take place during the daylight hours on Friday, March 22nd  via helicopter (registration number N2268W and/or N862M). Application of Vectobac12AS (liquid BTI) to control mosquito larvae in the following areas: In Woodside and Selbyville.…

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Work to Begin Monday on Zoar Road Railroad Crossing

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Watch for shoulder closures and possible intermittent lane closures on Zoar Road at the railroad crossing near Georgetown beginning Monday through the end of April. DelDOT officials say railroad crossing monitoring systems will be installed. Work will be done between 9am and 3pm. Expect minor delays if you are traveling in this area.

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MD Teen Arrested for Attempted Vehicle Theft in Georgetown

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An 18 year old Aberdeen, Maryland man has been arrested for attempted vehicle theft. Delaware State Police say a Georgetown woman heard her minivan’s horn sound outside her Zoar Road home and found Dragco Wiggins sitting in the driver’s seat. She confronted the teen and found he’d taken cash from the center console and damaged…

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UPDATED: One Dead, Another in Critical Condition After Two-Vehicle Crash in Georgetown

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UPDATED – 03/03/24 – Delaware State Police have identified 34-year-old Maria Niz-Chilel of Georgetown as the woman who died in a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on February 29 near Georgetown. ========================================================== Delaware State Police are investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred early this morning at the intersection of Bull Pine Road and Shortly…

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UPDATE: Victim Identified; Delaware State Police Investigating Fatal Two-Vehicle Crash in Georgetown

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UPDATED 2/21/24: Delaware State Police have identified 44-year-old Shane Durham of Lewes as the man who died in a two-vehicle crash involving a Chrysler 300 and a Mack garbage truck that occurred yesterday in Georgetown. The Delaware State Police Troop 7 Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this incident. Previous Post from 2/20/24: A 44-year-old Lewes man is…

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Official Kick-off Announcement of Valerie Jones Giltner’s Campaign for State Representative

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The official kick-off announcement of Valerie Jones Giltner’s campaign for State Representative was held in Georgetown this week. The Talk of Delmarva’s Joe Ciccanti was there… It was a packed house here at Revelation Craft Brewing Company as retired critical care nurse and healthcare consultant Valerie Jones Giltner spoke about her new campaign for State…

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UPDATED: Pallet Shelter Village in Georgetown – Open and Occupied

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UPDATED – 08/04/23 – A ribbon cutting was held Friday for the Springboard Collaborative’s Pallet Village on Kimmey Street in Georgetown. While the Village has been open since late January, Delaware’s Congressional Delegation has recently announced $2.4-million in ARPA funding, which will also be used to assist in village replication in other parts of the…

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Food Bank of Delaware to Hold Mass Drive-Thru Distribution Events

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In partnership with the State of Delaware, the Food Bank of Delaware will hold three mass drive-thru distributions in each county throughout the month.In Sussex County, the event will take place at Crossroad Community Church on State Forest Road in Georgetown on Monday, May 22nd starting at 10:00 a.m. You can register in advance at…

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Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence Delays Opening

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The opening of the Bryan Allen Stevenson School of Excellence in Georgetown has been delayed by a year. The School requested the delay to give them time to attract more students for the sixth and seventh grades. They are currently 76 students short of their goal of 200 students, but state Education officials say if…

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Sussex County Drive Thru Mobile Food Pantry Monday in Georgetown

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The Food Bank of Delaware will hold a drive-thru mobile food pantry Monday morning beginning at 10 at Crossroad Community Church west of Georgetown. You must live in Delaware to participate – and bring proof – a utility bill or ID with your home address. This is first-come, first-served and registration will be available on-site.…

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Sussex Central High School Student Arrested for Possessing Firearm

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A 16-year-old Sussex Central High School student is facing a felony weapon charge after Delaware State Police found him with a handgun on school property. The Trooper removed the student from the classroom, searched his backpack, and found an unloaded handgun with accompanying ammunition. The officer confiscated the gun and took the teen into custody…

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Update on New Route 113 Traffic Signals

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Work continues on two new, “full color,” steady stop-and-go traffic signals, which are being installed along Route 113 at Governor Stockley Road and Avenue of Honor–between Georgetown and Millsboro. The new traffic lights are aimed at improving intersection safety. Once complete, the new steady, green/yellow/red signal operations will be in effect 24 hours a day,…

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Hon. Bonnie David Joins DE Court of Chancery as Master in Chancery

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The Honorable Bonnie David has joined the Court of Chancery as Master in Chancery. Her chambers will be located at the Court of Chancery Courthouse in Georgetown. Prior to joining the bench, Master David was a litigator in private practice, where she litigated before the Court of Chancery with a focus on deal litigation, corporate…

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Code Purple Shelters Open in Sussex County

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Code Purple sites open nightly to provide shelter for the homeless through March 15th. If you are in need of shelter, call 302-629-7050 weekdays (10am to 3pm) or 302-519-0024 weekends (10am to 3pm). There are Code Purple locations in Seaford, Georgetown, Milford and Lewes. You’ll find more at the Community Outreach at the Talk of…

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