News Releases and Announcements

October 5, 2022

Surplus items available for purchase beginning October 10th

September 30, 2022

Scammer uses names of sheriff, deputies to threaten would-be victims with arrest if they don't pay fine over telephone

September 22, 2022

Information collected through surveys will be used to help form a property’s overall value

September 15, 2022

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

September 8, 2022

Routine maintenance to keep water lines clear of iron buildup scheduled for week of Sept. 11-17

September 7, 2022

Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host presentation, in conjunction with National Falls Prevention Awareness Week, during Sept. 19 meeting

August 31, 2022

Nation pauses to celebrate American workers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022

August 30, 2022

Urban and Regional Information Systems Association crowns Sussex County-DelDOT Permit Tracker site with 'exemplary system' honor

August 9, 2022

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2021 financial report

August 9, 2022

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

August 1, 2022

Applications for the Fiscal Year 2023 Human Service Grant Program are being accepted through September 30.

July 27, 2022

Victims threatened with arrest by caller claiming to be County constable

July 21, 2022

Temperatures expected to remain in 90s through end of week, with heat indicies exceeding 100 degrees at times

June 28, 2022

Funds totaling $7.5 million to be distributed among a dozen local healthcare providers, non-profit groups in ongoing coronavirus recovery

June 28, 2022

Nation pauses to celebrate 246th anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Tuesday, July 5, 2022

June 21, 2022

County uses more than $5 million in savings gained through realty transfer tax to acquire 151 acres in eastern, central Sussex 

June 21, 2022

Spending plan for the year that begins July 1 reflects national inflation, though keeps tax rate unchanged

June 13, 2022

Holiday celebrates emancipation of last African American slaves in 1865; all offices re-open Tuesday, June 21, 2022

May 24, 2022

Federal forecasters predict another ‘above normal’ storm season that begins June 1

May 24, 2022

Fiscal plan reflects higher costs amid national inflation, though property tax rate remains unchanged

May 23, 2022

Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 31

May 17, 2022

New rules call for greater distances between development and nature to better protect critical areas

April 26, 2022

Final steel beam placed for $12 million project to house EMS, 9-1-1 dispatchers, emergency planners in one location

April 25, 2022

Document serves as plan of action for response to various kinds of natural, man-made

April 14, 2022

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 18

April 13, 2022

High school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2022 County Government Day on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Georgetown

April 12, 2022

Nearly two dozen Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Wednesday, April 13

March 30, 2022

Funding assistance available for individual buyers, as well as to groups, project designers working toward increasing county’s affordable housing stock

March 8, 2022

More than $45 million in federal funding will support number of initiatives, including public safety, affordable housing, wastewater infrastructure, other post-pandemic efforts

March 8, 2022

Annual County budget, day-to-day transactions, payroll expenses among the financial offerings provided

March 1, 2022

New Council districts, now shifted to realign with population changes revealed in 2020 census, take effect immediately

March 1, 2022

County amends FY2022 budget to account for unexpected windfall of $12 million in realty transfer tax funding, thanks to robust market

January 28, 2022

Up to 13 inches, 50 mph winds, freezing sea spray expected through Saturday afternoon with major winter coastal storm

January 24, 2022

Delaware Division of Public Health provides latest information on the viral outbreak affecting the nation, globe

January 24, 2022

Visit the project website to stay informed on the progress of the property reassessment.

January 13, 2022

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

January 11, 2022

New Year brings mostly familiar faces to leadership roles, counsel; Doug Hudson named president

January 7, 2022

Delayed opening will allow motorists additional time to navigate roads, crews to clear surfaces of light coating of snow

January 3, 2022

First winter storm of the season, just days in to the New Year, has left portions of the county under as much as a foot of snow

January 3, 2022

Heavy snow falling across region as first major winter storm of season makes travel difficult on roadways across Sussex County

January 2, 2022

Delay subject to change based on latest National Weather Service forecast, current road conditions early Monday morning