News Releases and Announcements

September 28, 2021

Surplus items available for purchase beginning October 4

September 16, 2021

Payments can be made in a variety of convenient, contactless options, including online, by phone or through mail

September 14, 2021

Five community presentations scheduled at various locations across Sussex through end of September, with sixth session to be held virtually

August 30, 2021

Nation pauses to celebrate American workers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021

August 10, 2021

Bills begin heading out in early August; payment for County, school taxes and other fees due by Sept. 30

August 10, 2021

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2020 financial report

July 30, 2021

Applications for the Fiscal Year 2022 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.

July 14, 2021

Rachel Lynch named as new Director of Libraries, taking over for retiring director Kathy Graybeal

June 28, 2021

Nation pauses to celebrate 245th anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Tuesday, July 6, 2021

June 25, 2021

New facility continues County effort to replace leased and co-located facilities with standalone EMS stations

June 22, 2021

Spending plan for the year that begins July 1 keeps tax rate unchange, while adding funding for wastewater, other capital projects

June 15, 2021

Holiday celebrates emancipation of last African American slaves in 1865; all offices re-open Monday, June 21, 2021

May 25, 2021

Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, June 1

May 25, 2021

Proposed plan the most significant in County history with infusion of cash from federal government, rebounding local economy; property tax rate remains unchanged 

May 20, 2021

Forecasters predict ‘above normal’ storm season that begins June 1

May 5, 2021

Find out when and where the collaboration between County government and Beebe Healthcare will pop up next

April 30, 2021

It only takes one storm to change your life and community. During Hurricane Preparedness Week, prepare your family, home, or business before a disaster strikes.

April 13, 2021

County will perform general reassessment of all properties by mid-2024, ending years-long legal battle over property valuation

March 31, 2021

Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2023-2028 Capital Transportation Program request.

March 30, 2021

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 5

March 23, 2021

Mobile Library to be deployed to underserved communities in temporary assignment to assist in fight against pandemic

February 26, 2021

County facilities welcoming patrons back for limited in-person services beginning Monday, March 1

February 9, 2021

Scheduled maintenance to occur on Wednesday, February 10 beginning at 3:30pm. Functionality will be intermittent.

January 13, 2021

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021

January 5, 2021

Assistant Library Director at South Coastal Library in Bethany Beach office earns respect of her peers, wins title of Employee of the Year for 2020

January 5, 2021

Cynthia Green shifts from Register of Wills to 2nd District Councilwoman, Mark Schaeffer takes seat as new 3rd District councilman