News Releases and Announcements
Surplus items available for purchase beginning October 4
Payments can be made in a variety of convenient, contactless options, including online, by phone or through mail
Five community presentations scheduled at various locations across Sussex through end of September, with sixth session to be held virtually
Nation pauses to celebrate American workers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021
Bills begin heading out in early August; payment for County, school taxes and other fees due by Sept. 30
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
Applications for the Fiscal Year 2022 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.
Rachel Lynch named as new Director of Libraries, taking over for retiring director Kathy Graybeal
Nation pauses to celebrate 245th anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Tuesday, July 6, 2021
New facility continues County effort to replace leased and co-located facilities with standalone EMS stations
Spending plan for the year that begins July 1 keeps tax rate unchange, while adding funding for wastewater, other capital projects
Holiday celebrates emancipation of last African American slaves in 1865; all offices re-open Monday, June 21, 2021
Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, June 1
Proposed plan the most significant in County history with infusion of cash from federal government, rebounding local economy; property tax rate remains unchanged
Forecasters predict ‘above normal’ storm season that begins June 1
Find out when and where the collaboration between County government and Beebe Healthcare will pop up next
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.
County will perform general reassessment of all properties by mid-2024, ending years-long legal battle over property valuation
Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2023-2028 Capital Transportation Program request.
Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 5
Mobile Library to be deployed to underserved communities in temporary assignment to assist in fight against pandemic
County facilities welcoming patrons back for limited in-person services beginning Monday, March 1
Scheduled maintenance to occur on Wednesday, February 10 beginning at 3:30pm. Functionality will be intermittent.
Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 19, 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
Cynthia Green shifts from Register of Wills to 2nd District Councilwoman, Mark Schaeffer takes seat as new 3rd District councilman