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We would like to point out that if the attention paid to COVID-19 is part of a mass media conspiracy, we were not invited to the meetings. Heck, we never even got a memo.

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Editor's note: With the mandated closure to the public of all restaurants and bars in the state, except for carry-out, drive-through and delivery services, we are compiling a listing of which restaurants are remaining open to provide those services and the details involved. Restaurants that …

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The coronavirus pandemic is the most-discussed topic in the world right now, and we are seeing its impact here in our community, in terms of event cancelations, school schedules and other disruptions to our collective way of life.

There aren’t a lot of topics that can get universal agreement from just about everybody these days, but one thing that seems to fill that bill is the subject of traffic — nobody appears to be a big fan.

On the heels of a succesful referendum (in the eyes of those with the District), the Indian River School District’s Board of Education has four seats up for election this May.

Toward the end of February 2019, Pope Francis met in Rome with about 124 church leaders, focusing on the sex-abuse crisis in the Roman Catholic Church. The purpose of this long-awaited summit was to provide a teaching moment to the hierarchy that addressed the scarring pain of the victims, t…

The Joshua M. Freeman Valor Awards, presented by the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce, took place at the Cove at Bayside last week, and, once again, it served as a clear reminder that this entire community owes a debt to the first-responders who protect us from danger, and rush to sa…

South Bethany Town Manager Maureen Harman was incorrectly identified as “Maureen Hart” in the Feb. 15, 2019, article “South Bethany approves new police ranks and hires.” We apologize for the error, especially since we hate when people flub our names.

Millsboro officials are discussing an idea that would result in moving the Town's administrative offices into the location where the current police department sits, while moving the Millsboro Police Department to the site of the current Millsboro Town Center.

Indian River School District voters turned out by the thousands on Tuesday to voice their wishes on a proposed tax increase to fund desperately needed construction of a new high school and new classrooms at others. By a margin of around 600 voters, both the capital improvements and expenses …

The common refrain in regards to living in our little slice of Heaven in the winter is that there isn't a lot to do, but at least you don't have to deal with traffic. While we can't offer sure-fire predictions on traffic patterns this weekend, we can tell you that there are some entertainmen…

We're all kind of watching what, if anything, will happen with potential snow in the area this weekend, but, all things considered, it has been a mild winter to this point.

Next Saturday, Jan. 12, the Millville Volunteer Fire Co. will host its first Outdoorsman Marketplace — an event they hope will be succesful enough that it will become an annual fundraiser for the department.

In the Nov. 9, 2018, article “South Bethany to consider town-wide parking permits,” we erroneously reported that Sue Callaway initially favored townwide parking permits. In fact, she did not initially support this, although she came to change her mind.

One year ago, there were six officers in the South Bethany Police Department. It's been widely suggested that the Department requires five active officers to provide 24-hour coverage to its citizens, and that number does not seem to be in dispute.  

If you haven't already noticed, there has been an uptick in the number of ghosts, goblins and various other creatures of horror parading our community lately — not to mention an increase in Minions, Disney Princesses and Ghostbusters.

The Millville Town Council approved a final site plan for Beebe Medical Center's proposed South Coastal Campus Emergency Department and Cancer Center earlier this week, setting into motion the construction of a facility that should not only fill an immediate need, but also serve as an impetu…

A wave of sadness gripped our community earlier this week when word came out that a 6-year-old girl who was killed in a vehicle crash west of Millsboro on Sunday, Sept. 9, was a first-grade student at Lord Baltimore Elementary School.

Well, it's certainly shaping up to be an interesting election season. The national struggle for political power will garner much of the attention across these fruited plains, but things here in Sussex County are looking to get interesting, as well. 

Sussex County Councilman Rob Arlett, who is also throwing his hat into the U.S. Senatorial ring, is hosting a free veterans town hHall-style event at the Selbyville fire hall on Tuesday, July 10, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The rapidly-changing landscape of the healthcare industry has created a need for changes in every avenue, from insurance to care to the very way that hospitals and doctor offices operate and conduct their business.