News Releases and Announcements

June 26, 2018

Nation pauses to celebrate 242nd anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Thursday, July 5, 2018

June 19, 2018

Holly J. Wingate of Millville appointed to five-member body, begins service July 1

June 19, 2018

Plan that begins July 1 includes funding for increased public safety, farmland preservation, continued broadband, wastewater service expansions

June 5, 2018

County will provide up to $120,000 in annual funding to boost Department of Correction work crews

June 5, 2018

County contributes more than $500,000 to join effort that will collectively protect 10 farms and nearly 800 acres in Sussex

May 24, 2018

Forecasters predict ‘near- to above-normal’ storm season

May 22, 2018

Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 29

May 22, 2018

Proposed plan funds numerous initiatives, including increased public safety, land preservation, wastewater expansion, and continued efforts to extend broadband services to rural parts of county

May 15, 2018

Four wireless providers submit qualifying proposals to enter marketplace in Delaware to provide service to rural, hard-to-reach customers

May 7, 2018

Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host presentation May 21

April 30, 2018

Staff will attend annual Delaware/Maryland Library Association Conference; libraries to re-open during regular hours Friday, May 4

April 30, 2018

Multiple surplus items available for purchase beginning May 15.

April 26, 2018

Nearly 50 high school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2018 County Government Day, which allowed students to take part in a mock County Council meeting

April 25, 2018

Nearly 50 Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Thursday, April 26

April 16, 2018

Sussex County EMS banquet recognizes professionals, volunteers for commitment to quality care, service to public

March 29, 2018

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 2

March 20, 2018

Winter storm, coastal flood warnings issued for Sussex; 4-10 inches of snow, 50 mph winds, moderate coastal flooding expected

March 19, 2018

Award celebrates those brought back from the clutches of death, and the men and women who helped to save their lives

March 12, 2018

Sussex County 9-1-1 center joins other dispatch facilities across First State in being able to accept emergency texts

March 8, 2018

Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host Delaware Senior Medicare Patrol presentation March 19

March 7, 2018

As Daylight Saving Time begins, take a minute or two to test your smoke detector

February 28, 2018

Showing at annual conference for medical first-responders earns Sussex County third gold medal, seventh overall since 2005

February 21, 2018

Delaware Engineering Society to bestow top honor during annual conference, banquet on Feb. 22

January 23, 2018

County Councilman I.G. Burton III presents proclamation to team members after Lady Vikings win sixth state title in past seven years

January 9, 2018

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

January 4, 2018

Due to the continuing effects of a major winter storm, County offices will again be closed Friday, Jan. 6, 2018.

January 3, 2018

Due to a major winter storm, County offices are closed Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.

January 2, 2018

Michael Vincent re-appointed president for eighth year in a row; George Cole retains vice president post