• Warden at Vaughn suspended as probe continues

    The  warden of the James Vaughn Correctional Institution has been placed on paid leave. Department of Corrections spokesperson Jamye Gravell, issued the following:  “Warden Pierce has been placed on administrative leave with pay. Deputy Warden Parker is Acting Warden until further notice. We are unable to share additional details as personnel records are private.”  Radio 105.9 […]

  • Delaware gas prices remain steady as OPEC production cuts take hold

      Gas prices across the Mid-Atlantic region held steady as the drop in prices seen for the past few weeks has begun to stall, ahead of the start to refinery maintenance season,  Wilmington-based AAA Mid-Atlantic reported. Delaware saw its average price rise to $2.22 a gallon during the past week, a gain of four cents.   The […]

  • Bethany builder Marnie Oursler’s beach build TV show to air on March 20

    Contractor and fifth-generation builder Marnie Oursler will renovate properties in the coastal communities near Bethany Beach, Del., in DIY Network’s Big Beach Builds. Premiering Monday, March 20, with back-to-back episodes at 9 and 9:30 p.m. Eastern, the series follows Marnie as she restores beach houses that can withstand hot summers, high tides and hurricane seasons for […]

  • (Updated) All but one Bank of America’s downtown buildings on the sales block

    Bank of America has put all but one of its downtown buildings up for sale. Bank of America spokesman Tony Allen confirmed the long-rumored decision to sell the buildings. According to Allen the company decided to put  Bracebridge I and Bracebridge III buildings on the market as part of  the “company’s global efforts to find opportunities […]

  • Punkin Chunkin returning as event seeks new TV partner

      Punkin Chunkin organizers say the event will return next year, minus its TV partner. Not back  is the Science Channel. A producer for the cable channel televising the event was seriously injured after an equipment malfunction in November 2016 at one of the high-powered cannons that toss pumpkins for long distances. Punkin Chunkin returned […]

  • Painted Stave Distilling has big expansion plans in Smyrna

    Painted Stave Distilling has big plans that will aid in the revitalization of downtown Smyrna. Recently, the three-year-old distillery completed the purchase of the Old Smyrna Theater and its surrounding lots with an eye toward expansion,  a release stated. The distillery had been renting the first floor of the theater for the past four years. […]

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