News Releases and Announcements

June 12, 2024

Holiday celebrates emancipation of last African American slaves in 1865; all offices re-open Thursday, June 20, 2024

June 4, 2024

Four recipients will receive varying amounts for projects planned in and around Bridgeville, Laurel, Georgetown, Greenwood, Milford, and Milton

May 23, 2024

Forecasters predict ‘above normal’ storm season that begins June 1

May 21, 2024

Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28

May 21, 2024

Spending plan for the year ahead maintains current property tax rate despite decreased revenues, continued economic challenges

May 6, 2024

Surplus items available for purchase beginning May 6th

April 25, 2024

Authors, activities, animals, and adventures await at the Georgetown Public Library for the daytime event

April 9, 2024

County will reorganize 9-1-1 operations, emergency management, and paramedic programs under new Department of Public Safety

March 21, 2024

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 1

March 19, 2024

Joseph L. Thomas set to retire March 28 as head of the County's emergency management, 9-1-1 dispatch center

March 19, 2024

Community Development & Housing office to begin taking applications April 1 from groups that develop new or preserve existing affordable housing

March 19, 2024

Grant of $750,000 in American Rescue Plan Act funds will be used to purchase food for those in need in Sussex County

March 18, 2024

Student moves on to Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C. in late May

March 12, 2024

Sussex County Engineering team lauded for its development and implementation of $12 million project to alleviate drainage issues in and around the County’s Inland Bays Regional Wastewater Facility

February 29, 2024

Twenty students from grades third through fifth will compete March 16 for chance to advance to Scripps National Spelling Bee near Washington, D.C., in late May

January 30, 2024

Michael T. Harmer to take top engineering post that oversees 180 staff, including public wastewater operations serving more than 80,000 customers in southern Delaware

January 25, 2024

Various full-time, part-time, and internship positions within a variety of County government departments in need of applicants

January 9, 2024

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2024

January 2, 2024

New Year brings familiar faces to leadership roles, legal counsel