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Sussex County farm family receives award for agriculture

With COVID restrictions in place earlier this year, the annual presentation of the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service to Delaware Agriculture looked a lot different than a ballroom full of agriculture supporters. Recently, Delaware Secretary of Agriculture Michael T. Scuse took a road trip down to Sussex County to make a surprise presentation to a family farm in Laurel.
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Sussex Tech Campus Improvements to Begin This Summer

GEORGETOWN, Del.- The Sussex Technical High School campus will undergo the first set of many improvements this summer, including replacing a leaking roof, fixing a parking lot drainage system, and resurfacing the high school’s currently unusable track. Just over $500,000 of work was recently approved by the District Board of...
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Delaware State University Awarded $1.9M Grant For Behavioral Health Work

Delaware State University has been awarded a four-year $1.9 million grant that aims toward providing needed behavioral health training and benefits to Sussex County. The grants – awarded by the federal Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) – enable the University’s Department of Social Work to establish a Delaware Integrated Behavioral Health Workforce Training Program (DIBH), which will train students in the Master of Social Work Program for work in high demand areas with high need populations.
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Sussex Tech closes out 2020-2021 school year

Teachers and staff at Sussex Technical High School wave goodbye to students on the final day of class on Thursday, June 10. Sussex Tech teachers have a ‘farewell at the flagpole’ tradition of saluting students with a wave on their last day of the school year.
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Women dedicated to helping women, and the community

SUSSEX Co., Del. – A group of women of color say they’re dedicated to public service, helping the community and helping people recover from the pandemic. “We see what goes on and we wanna know how we can help anyway that we can,” says Sussex County Alumnae Chapter Delta Sigma Theta Sorority member, Jere Hutson.
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COVID-19 testing sites announced for this week

Gov. John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH) and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) have announced the list of community vaccination sites and pop-up testing sites throughout Delaware this week. Vaccination locations include walk-in community vaccination events hosted by community partners including the Sussex County Coalition, and...
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Governor Carney, DPH, DEMA Announce COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Sites

WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor John Carney, the Delaware Division of Public Health (DPH), and the Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA) announced the list of community vaccination sites and pop-up testing sites throughout Delaware next week. Vaccination locations listed below include walk-in community vaccination events hosted by community partners including the...
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These 5 companies are fueling the housing boom in Sussex County

"I live where you vacation" isn't just a bumper sticker anymore. It's a zeitgeist — and a profitable one. More than 4,500 building permits were issued in Sussex County in 2020 alone, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. "People have realized that they can work from home and they really...
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2021 Indian River HIgh Schol Graduation book

You have completed your public-school career during one of the most extraordinary times in modern history. But you graduates of Indian River High School are a most extraordinary class. We don’t deny the challenge of spending most of your upperclassmen years in virtual learning. You gave up so much to...
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Delta Sigma Theta alums collect items for those in need

As part of its statewide initiative Project D.S.T., the Sussex County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. delivered diapers, sanitary products, socks, toiletries and T-shirts to those in need June 5. Local recipients were ACE Peer Resource Center in Seaford, Delaware Adolescent Program Inc. in Georgetown and Lighthouse for...
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Vote expected next week on Evans Farm project

The Sussex County Council is expected to vote next week on whether to approve construction of 200 apartments at the intersection of Railway and Old Mill roads near Millville and Ocean View — a proposed project that has met with considerable opposition. County Councilman Doug Hudson this week confirmed that...