It’s no secret that students across these fruited plains have had a challenging time of it the past two years. And, you know what? Let’s forget about that. Students here, in our little corner of the world, have had a challenging time of it the past two years. That’s what should concern us th…

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Sussex County is a special place. It’s why we choose to live here. It’s a wonderful county full of nature — rural and coastal — and unique, thanks to the diverse thoughts, opinions and people who make up our community.

One thing we consistently ask of our officials — on every level — is that they act proactively, and with a plan. Millville officials tend to do that more often than not, and they displayed that once again this week.

There’s one thing I learned when I was practicing medicine: an illness impacting a patient doesn’t always follow the path the textbooks taught us. Treating diseases can often take twists and turns, because every person is different, and each body responds differently to the therapies we lear…

It was announced earlier this week that the Southern Delaware School of the Arts was one of three schools in Delaware recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2021. That is not a small deal, particularly during a time when schools faced unprecedented challenges that were not of their …

The days are getting shorter, the nights are getting a bit crisper and the offerings at coffee shops are getting a little pumpkin-spicier. Yes, indeed, Wednesday marked the first day of fall, and maybe the world’s a slightly better place for that very reason.

On Aug. 12, President Joe Biden delivered remarks from the White House’s East Room to address the soaring cost of prescription drugs in the United States. In his speech, President Biden highlighted just how out-of-hand our country’s drug pricing crisis is, and called on his colleagues in the…

Responding to a flurry of development in Sussex County over the last several years, a group of residents are planning to stage a protest outside Sussex County administrative offices in Georgetown on Tuesday, Sept. 21.

There are a lot of things that I don’t know. Or, at the very least, a lot of things that I don’t understand.

Have you heard of “infill development” or seen it in proposed residential development documents? Its use is growing in proposals before the Sussex County Planning & Zoning Commission and County Council as they consider residential projects.

For the 18 months since COVID-19’s onset in the United States, America’s small businesses have grappled with historic uncertainty. For many, SBA’s COVID-19 small-business recovery programs — the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), the Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program (EIDL), the Restaura…

That first weekend after Labor Day is one traditionally filled with events, and this year is no different. The fact that Saturday falls on the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001, brings with it a little extra gravitas. For those looking for an escape of tough memories, or trying to find a wa…

We often receive press releases from the good folks at Best Friends Animal Society in Wilmington, reminding us of days set aside to celebrate our four-legged companions, including National Dog Day, a time to “pause and appreciate the joy dogs bring and the comfort and companionship they provide.”

The upcoming celebration of the 75th anniversary of VFW Post 7234 in Ocean View, now scheduled for Oct. 16, is a timely opportunity to focus on the vital historical and continuing role of the Post assisting veterans and their families in need since 1946. With the unfolding tragedy in Afghani…