DE Unemployment Unchanged – Matches National Average at 3.9%

build-a-better-community-OCMD

Delaware’s statewide unemployment rate for April was unchanged from March at 3.9% – while the national average increased a tenth of a percent to 3.9% in April – the first time the two have been equal since January of 2020! Delaware’s unemployment rate has been higher than the national average for 33 consecutive months –…

Read More

DE Job Growth Slows; Unemployment Slightly Lower

mike-bradley-promo

Unemployment in Delaware and nationally dropped a tenth of a percent in March. The Delaware average dropped to 3.9% and national unemployment average dropped to 3.8%. In Sussex County unemployment dropped from 4.3% to 4.1% for March. Jobs in the First State have been growing since Covid – with 18,100 more jobs as of January…

Read More

Mark Schaeffer Files to Run for Re-Election to Sussex County Council

mj-powell-promo

Mark G. Schaeffer has filed to run for re-election to Sussex County Council 3rd District. Councilman Schaeffer says he would like to continue his work to ensure the viability and sustainability of Volunteer Fire/EMS Companies in Sussex County and adds that the men and women of our Volunteer Fire/EMS Service deserve our full support and respect, and…

Read More

FREE Sussex County Health and Wellness Fair Saturday in Georgetown

the-charlie-kirk-show

The Delaware Behavioral Health Consortium is holding a FREE Sussex County Health and Wellness Fair from 10am to 2pm Saturday at the CHEER Community Center in Georgetown. This health fair takes into account the picture of a person’s whole health – from mental and physical well-being to the health of finances and homes. There will…

Read More

DE Upstate Unemployment Steady, Sussex County Increased

bongino-promo

Unemployment in Delaware has remained at 4.1% for the past several months while the national average has held at 3.7% since November. However in Sussex County the unemployment rate jumped from 3.9% in December to 4.5% in January. Over-the-year job growth was driven largely by the Private Education and Health sector – which grew by…

Read More

UPDATED: Arrest Made by Delaware State Police in Laurel Homicide Case from September, 2023

Blue-Police-Car-Light - Photo: © Copyright Jaromir Chalabala/ Shutterstock
jake-smith-promo

UPDATED – 2/14/24-10 PM Delaware State Police have arrested 19-year-old Azzure Horsey of Laurel for the murder of 26-year-old Taylor German that happened on September 10th, 2023. Horsey faces numerous charges and is being held at the Sussex Correctional Institution on $3,260,000 cash bond. Azzure Horsey Additional Information from Delaware State Police: Through investigative means, the Delaware…

Read More

Upcoming Public Hearing Workshops to Provide Input and Comments on Proposed Changes to DART Statewide Bus Services

mark-levin-promo

Changes may be coming for those who use DART services. Cathy Smith, who is the planning manager for Delaware Transit Corporation says that under proposed plans, many of the routes and all three counties including intercounty routes would have schedule adjustments to improve their on-time performance and their connections. For Sussex County, you would see…

Read More

Higher Expected Snowfall Amounts Shift Southward

rob-carson

The Delaware Emergency Management Agency has passed along information from the US National Weather Service in Philadelphia/Mount Holly, saying the expected heaviest snowfall amounts have shifted slightly southward. The greatest amounts are now expected near northern Delaware. Snowfall amounts were also increased by 1-2″ across southern Delaware. A Winter Storm Warning was added to Kent…

Read More

Berlin Man Arrested for Sexual Solicitation of Two Underage Males

jake-smith-promo

The Delaware State Police have arrested a 66-year-old Berlin man for felony sexual solicitation of a child. Detectives are seeking assistance in identifying potential victims associated with the investigation occurring in the Sussex County area. On October 19th Delaware State Police Troop 4 Youth Aid Detectives learned that Wayne Long requested sexually explicit images from…

Read More

DSP Looking for Man Wanted for Domestic Incidents in Sussex County

rob-carson

Delaware State Police are looking for a man wanted for several felony domestic-related incidents over the past two months in Sussex County. Police say 58 year old Matthew Satterfield may be in the Milford area, but attempts to locate him have not been successful. If you know where Satterfield is – contact DSP at Troop…

Read More

Sussex Dept of Elections Planning Changes in Polling Locations

Hermann-Financial

Changes are planned for Sussex County polling locations. The Department of Elections in Sussex County is adding 21 new polling locations in an effort to shorten potential wait times, reduce the driving distances for voters and to ensure that the most accessible facilities are being used. There are seven locations that are proposed to be…

Read More

State Investments to Aid Community Efforts Benefiting Delawareans

jake-smith-promo

Local nonprofit and government organizations that perform work to benefit Delawareans are receiving help thanks to the Delaware General Assembly’s recent approval of the Community Reinvestment Fund. State Representative Rich Collins advocated to secure several allocations in Sussex County including: • $230,000 for the Town of Dagsboro for new construction & demolition of the Dagsboro…

Read More

DE Unemployment Down Slightly

rob-carson

Delaware’s unemployment rate has dropped a tenth of a percent to 4.3% for April – still nearly a full percentage point higher than the national average at 3.4%. In Sussex County, unemployment is at 4% in April – a drop from 4.5% in March. There were 21,500 unemployed Delawareans in April of this year, which…

Read More

DSP Spring Citizens Police Academy in Sussex County

mark-levin-promo

Delaware State Police will hold their 2023 Citizens police academy beginning March 29th. The nine week academy will meet on Wednesday nights from 6 to 8pm and participants will get an up close look at how Delaware State Police operate. Applications are due by March 15th – and class size is limited. Most of the…

Read More