News Releases and Announcements
County recognized for decades-long effort to remove, replace polluting septic systems with more environmentally friendly centralized wastewater
Americans will pause during this time to reflect, spend time with family and friends; County offices will reopen Monday, Nov. 26
Event honors County employees for service to government, citizens of Sussex County
Sussex County to contribute $450,000 to purchase nearly 31 acres off U.S. Route 9 near Cool Spring that could serve as midway stopping point on planned Lewes-to-Georgetown rail trail
Sussex County government pauses with nation to thank 'those who served' on annual day of honor
Sussex County Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities on Nov. 19 will host Delaware Attorney General's Office for presentation on ways to avoid becoming a victim
An evening of festive tunes will set the holiday scene as carolers collect canned goods for local pantries
Sussex County government offices closed for election events, celebrations; offices re-open Wednesday, Nov. 7, and Friday, Nov. 9
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.
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada bestows Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for County's Fiscal Year 2019 budget
Surplus items available for purchase beginning November 8th
Event that showcases role of public safety, first responders in the community rescheduled for Thursday, Oct. 18
Staff from 16 public libraries throughout Sussex County will meet at DelTech for annual conference
Daylong event features demonstrations, safety displays
Sussex County is proud to introduce enhancements to its popular web-based mapping portal.
Measure better defines special events under County code, clarifies review process, and streamlines coordination of public safety services
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
Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host Catholic Charities presentation Sept. 17
Nation pauses to celebrate American laborers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2017 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 2019 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.
County funds, along with money from Town and State of Delaware, to be used for sewer/water upgrades in advance of Perdue AgriBusiness HQ relocation from Maryland to Delaware
Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2020-2025 Capital Transportation Program request.
Nation pauses to celebrate 242nd anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Thursday, July 5, 2018
Holly J. Wingate of Millville appointed to five-member body, begins service July 1
Plan that begins July 1 includes funding for increased public safety, farmland preservation, continued broadband, wastewater service expansions
County will provide up to $120,000 in annual funding to boost Department of Correction work crews
County contributes more than $500,000 to join effort that will collectively protect 10 farms and nearly 800 acres in Sussex
Forecasters predict ‘near- to above-normal’ storm season
Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 29
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
Four wireless providers submit qualifying proposals to enter marketplace in Delaware to provide service to rural, hard-to-reach customers
Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host presentation May 21
Staff will attend annual Delaware/Maryland Library Association Conference; libraries to re-open during regular hours Friday, May 4
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
Nearly 50 Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Thursday, April 26
Sussex County EMS banquet recognizes professionals, volunteers for commitment to quality care, service to public
Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 2
Winter storm, coastal flood warnings issued for Sussex; 4-10 inches of snow, 50 mph winds, moderate coastal flooding expected
Award celebrates those brought back from the clutches of death, and the men and women who helped to save their lives
Sussex County 9-1-1 center joins other dispatch facilities across First State in being able to accept emergency texts
Advisory Committee on Aging & Adults with Physical Disabilities to host Delaware Senior Medicare Patrol presentation March 19
As Daylight Saving Time begins, take a minute or two to test your smoke detector
Showing at annual conference for medical first-responders earns Sussex County third gold medal, seventh overall since 2005
Delaware Engineering Society to bestow top honor during annual conference, banquet on Feb. 22
County Councilman I.G. Burton III presents proclamation to team members after Lady Vikings win sixth state title in past seven years
Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018
Due to the continuing effects of a major winter storm, County offices will again be closed Friday, Jan. 6, 2018.
Due to a major winter storm, County offices are closed Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018.
Michael Vincent re-appointed president for eighth year in a row; George Cole retains vice president post