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No further permits will be issued as vehicle surf-fishing limit is reached

DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation announced today that it has reached its cap of 17,000 Delaware vehicle surf-fishing permits, as voted on this year by the state’s Parks and Recreation Advisory Council. The cap...

Beebe appoints search firm as healthcare system looks for CEO

Beebe Healthcare’s Board of Directors announced a search committee and partnership with a national executive search firm to appoint its next President & CEO. Witt/Kieffer will assist the search committee comprised of Beebe Healthcare Board...

Updated: Delaware Electric, municipal utilities protest measure that could set stage...

The state's only electric cooperative and The Delaware Municipal Electric Corp.  are opposed to a resolution that could lead to a higher percentage of electric power coming from renewable sources like solar and wind. "Delaware...

Media update: One story and two different lead paragraphs

Rebel HQ blew into Sussex County last week and drew the attention of the two Gannett newspaper/websites in the region – Delaware Online(News Journal)and Delmarva Now (Salisbury Daily Times) Rebel HQ is a YouTube channel operated...

Beam signing ceremony marks progress on new Beebe health campus

Staff and supporters gathered on the new Beebe South Coastal Health Campus to sign a portion of a beam and a wall to celebrate the forward progress of construction on June 13. The beam...

Sussex County Council OKs 2019 budget with no property tax hike

Sussex County’s has approved a fiscal 2019 budget with no property tax increase. Sussex County Council voted unanimously to approve the proposed $185.8 million budget for the 2020 fiscal year that begins July 1.  The adopted...

Georgetown man indicted for allegedly engineering hoaxes that led to SWAT team...

A federal grand jury charged Rodney Phipps, 29, of Georgetown, with harassing individuals across the country by telephone via "swatting"   hoax emergency calls in order to elicit an armed police response. According to allegations...

Del. employers have until July 1 to distribute sexual harassment info sheet

Businesses are being advised that an information sheet on sexual harassment must be distributed to all employees by July 1. Last summer, Gov. John Carney signed HB 360 into law, which requires the distribution of...

Perdue wants to sneak in some veggies with your kids’ chicken nuggets

Perdue  is introducing a first-of-its-kind nationally distributed new Perdue Chicken Plus nuggets, tenders and patties blended with vegetables. Perdue’s  blends cauliflower, chickpeas and plant protein to create the next generation of frozen chicken nuggets, tenders...

Nationwide Healthcare completes purchase of Bayhealth Hospital site

The Milford Wellness Village is one large step closer to opening for business this fall. Nationwide Healthcare Services has completed the purchase of the former (Milford Memorial) hospital property on Clarke Avenue from Bayhealth,...