Reminded by signage posted prominently along the beach and boardwalk, beachgoers in Bethany Beach this week clustered in socially-distant groups on the storm-narrowed strip of sand and sported face coverings on the boardwalk to comply with the state mandate.

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Protesters gathered in front of the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company fire hall on June 2, after marching around the town and laying on the pavement for nine minutes in memory of George Floyd, who died May 25 in police custody. A Minneapolis police officer has been fired and charged with thir…

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People were out enjoying the beautiful weather on Bethany Beach at Garfield Parkway on Sunday afternoon, May 31. Many on the beach were not wearing masks, but those on the boardwalk were required to wear them. Bethany Beach police patrolled the boardwalk to help ensure that people were compl…

The Southern Sussex Rotary Club and other community members joined together on Thursday, May 21, to post flags as part of the organization's Flags for Heroes program, in anticipation of Memorial Day weekend. They post flags each year in front of Lord Baltimore Elementary School.

Gardeners by the Sea, in collaboration with the Town of Bethany Beach and local VFW and VFW Auxiliary members, in 2019 placed a Blue Star Memorial marker in Bethany Beach in a garden strip near Garfield Parkway. The Blue Star Memorial marker project is part of the National Federation of Gard…

The humans may still be mostly at home, but the great outdoors is home to the area's deer population, and a herd decided to take recess near Lord Baltimore Elementary School in Ocean View this week.

Inspectors go out of their way to perform a routine inspection of the Indian River Inlet Bridge.

Cupcakes were a truly sweet way for John M. Clayton Elementary School to celebrate National Teacher Day on May 5. Educators have been working from home for weeks now during the state-of-emergency. Principal Allisa Booth and Assistant Principal E. Bennett Murray handed out Sweet Disposition c…

The Assawoman Canal Trail in Bethany Beach offers the chance to actively enjoy nature, including a view of the canal's quiet waters.

The Easter Bunny swung through Frankford for a drive-through event at the Frankford Volunteer Fire Company on Saturday, April 11. The event, attended by 438 people, was organized by Envision Frankford to replace its Easter Egg Hunt, which was canceled due to the coronavirus.

County Bank’s Long Neck branch recently donated $500 to Conley’s United Methodist Church’s food pantry. Non-perishable items are available for anyone who is without food. Those who are in need can contact the church during regular office hours at (302) 945-1881 or office@conleysumc.org. The …

Tulips are in bloom in downtown Bethany Beach. The Town's Public Works Department plants the flowers each year as part of the beautification project. The Town also maintains two public parks and the Bethany Beach Nature Center.

Frankford Police Chief Larry Corrigan reads to children at the Frankford Public Library. Corrigan reads to the children frequently — something he did even before he became Frankford’s police chief in December.  It will, however, be a little while before he’s back at the library, as all libra…

Delmarva has been awash in pink and white as the magnolia trees begin their springtime bloom, here alongside the Selbyville Post Office.

The GFWC DSFWC Women’s Club of Indian River at their most recently meeting donated food and clothing to the Immanuel Shelter. Pictured, from left, are: seated, President Henrietta Belcher Stack; standing, members Margie Twardowski, Judy Mullen, Moya Stritzel, Lynn Thompson, Jackie Riemenschn…

A bright, shiny day heralds the arrival of meteorological spring, and the trees are in full agreement that spring has sprung.

Don't tell the trees, but it's still early March. That hasn't stopped them from blossoming after a warmer-than-usual winter.

The South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on March 7 hosted a volunteer fair, offering the chance for would-be volunteers to meet and talk with representatives from 20 local organizations about upcoming and ongoing volunteer opportunities in the community.

Delaware Center for the Inland Bays Executive Director Chris Bason, far left, listens as a group of citizens participate in discussions on climate change at the South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach on Thursday, Feb. 27. The event, titled ‘Climate Conversations,’ included short presentation…

Em-ings BBQ, a familiar site at the corner of Routes 113 and 610 in Bishopville, Md., just outside of Selbyville, has closed. The business, which provided its signature barbecued dishes and sides to area gatherings for decades, posted a notice in January on its Facebook page that it would be…