News Releases and Announcements
Items collected will be donated to approximately 20 area pantries, shelters and church organizations for distribution within Sussex County; drive continues through Dec. 31
Clerk in Recorder of Deeds office earns respect of her peers, wins title of Employee of the Year for 2019
Sussex County EOC reminds public to prepare for winter weather as seasons change from tropical to nor’easter systems
Event honors County employees for service to government, citizens of Sussex County
Americans will pause during this time to reflect, spend time with family and friends; County offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2
An evening of festive tunes will set the holiday scene as carolers collect canned goods for local pantries
Sussex County government pauses with nation to thank 'those who served' on annual day of honor
The first Sunday in November marks the end of Daylight Saving Time. It's also the time to change the battery in your smoke detector.
Daylong event features demonstrations, safety displays
Staff from 16 public libraries throughout Sussex County will meet at UD's Virden Center for annual conference
Sussex County Government is joining the Sussex County Volunteer Delaware 50+ and the State Office of Volunteerism in collecting donated items for deployed servicemen and women who are serving during the holidays.
Payments can be made in a variety of ways, including in person, online, by phone or through mail; those made after deadline subject to penalty
Staff to fan out across county on Sept. 20 in event to support larger 'Keep DE Litter Free' initiative
Presentation Sept. 16 will focus on caring for the memory impaired, avoiding caregiver burnout, and how to strategize planning to ensure the best possible care
Surplus items available for purchase beginning September 11
Nation pauses to celebrate American laborers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2018 financial report
Bills begin heading out in early August; payment for County, school taxes and other fees due by Sept. 30
Applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.
Learn about the wireless Internet providers partnering with Sussex County; report areas of no service or low-connectivity service.
Program offers businesses opportunities to tap info, resources, and capital
Temperatures expected to remain in 90s through weekend, with heat indicies approaching 115 degrees by Saturday
Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2021-2026 Capital Transportation Program request.
Eric Littleton of Bridgeville selected to replace retiring operations manager Jim Hickin at Delaware Coastal Airport
Moody's Investors Service upgrades Sussex bond rating to 'Aaa' status, the highest possible score; rating reflects County's strong financial position and management
Sussex County Aging Committee will host presentation July 15 on group’s services and growing presence in Sussex County
Nation pauses to celebrate 243rd anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Friday, July 5, 2019
County contributes $1 million to join effort that will help protect eight farms and more than 725 acres in Sussex
Adopted plan keeps property taxes unchanged, fees in check while providing increased funding for law enforcement, local libraries, wastewater and broadband expansion
Intelligence service enables business owners to evaluate competitiveness and make decisions based on various data to increase revenue and save money
Forecasters predict ‘near-normal’ storm season, just days after first tropical system forms off southeastern U.S. coast
Proposed plan puts more toward law enforcement, local libraries, wastewater and broadband expansion while holding property taxes, fees in check
Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28
Award celebrates those brought back from the clutches of death, and the men and women who helped to save their lives
Consultant for Sussex County Housing Opportunities and Market Evaluation (HOME) effort to seek public input May 21
Staff will attend annual Delaware/Maryland Library Association Conference; libraries to re-open during regular hours Friday, May 3
Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 22
Conference aims to educate senior population, families, caregivers about how to get one's final affairs in order without placing burden on loved ones
Gov. John Carney gives stamp of approval to plan more than two years in the making to guide Sussex County's future
The Sussex County Citizen Self-Service site will be unavailable during a system upgrade, beginning Friday, April 12, at 3:00 p.m. through Sunday, April 14.
Nearly 40 high school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2019 County Government Day on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Georgetown.
Nearly 40 Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Thursday, April 4
Sussex County encourages all seasonal restaurants to clean their grease traps before opening for the season.
Five areas in Sussex County designated by federal government to target private investment, spur growth opportunities
Presentation on new facility aimed at helping those with mental health, substance abuse treatment needs to be focus of Sussex County Aging Committee meeting March 18
As Daylight Saving Time begins, take a minute or two to test your smoke detector
J. Bruce Mears of Ocean View area appointed to five-member body, begins service immediately in transition from County's Board of Adjustment
Presentation titled 'Social Security 101' highlighting upcoming changes, navigating the federal system to be focus of Sussex County Aging Committee meeting Jan. 28
Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019
Doug Hudson becomes new 4th District councilman, John Rieley takes seat as 5th District councilman