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Friday, March 27, 2020

Delaware jobless claims top 10,700

Delaware weekly initial jobless claims topped the 10,700 mark, the U.S. Department of Labor reported Thursday. The figure was among the highest among states with smaller populations as employers struggled with the impact of a...

Total number of coronavirus cases hits 91

The Delaware Division of Health reported 91 cases of COVID-19 (coronavirus) as of Tuesday morning. In response to the rising number of cases and future predictions, Gov. John Carney declared a Public Health Emergency that...

Dover Downs a bright spot as Twin River reports lower earnings for fourth...

New Dover Downs Hotel and Casino owner  Twin River Worldwide  Holdings  reported lower net income for the fourth quarter and 2019. The Rhode Island-based company reported that Dover Downs was a bright spot, for the...

Woman faces charges after vehicle hits two people in Milford Walmart parking...

An Ellendale woman is facing numerous charges after two people were stuck by a vehicle in the Milford Walmart parking lot over the weekend. On the afternoon of March, 7  officers from the Milford Police...

DigiGirlz STEM event returns for 10th year

Registration is now open for Delaware DigiGirlz Day 2020. The event is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Girls in the 8th and 9th grades (or ages 13-15) are invited to spend a day with hands-on learning...

DE Turf kicks off soccer season

 This month, De Turf  began its 2020 tournament season by welcoming over 100 soccer teams to Kent County for the annual Keystone-Diamond Showcase. “Our ultimate mission is to drive sports-associated tourism to Kent County and...

Delmarva chicken industry reports slow growth in 2019

The region's chicken industry grew at a slower rate  in 2019 than the chicken industry did elsewhere in the U.S., data released by Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. indicated. The Delmarva chicken community did increase the...

Auctions point to slightly lower rates for Delmarva Power customers

Electric power prices may decline slightly for customers of Delmarva  Power. The  Delaware Public Service Commission released results of its reverse auction process for wholesale electricity going to customers of the utility. The reverse auction process...

Updated: Redner’s plans new location in Coastal Sussex

Redner's plans to move into the Coastal Sussex County grocery market with a store in a community near  the Five Points area. Fernmoor Homes and Redner’s Markets this week announced the lease signing and final...