News Releases and Announcements

May 17, 2022

New rules call for greater distances between development and nature to better protect critical areas

April 26, 2022

Final steel beam placed for $12 million project to house EMS, 9-1-1 dispatchers, emergency planners in one location

April 25, 2022

Document serves as plan of action for response to various kinds of natural, man-made

April 14, 2022

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will resume operations Monday, April 18

April 13, 2022

High school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2022 County Government Day on Wednesday, April 13, 2022, in Georgetown

April 12, 2022

Nearly two dozen Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Wednesday, April 13

March 30, 2022

Funding assistance available for individual buyers, as well as to groups, project designers working toward increasing county’s affordable housing stock

March 8, 2022

More than $45 million in federal funding will support number of initiatives, including public safety, affordable housing, wastewater infrastructure, other post-pandemic efforts

March 8, 2022

Annual County budget, day-to-day transactions, payroll expenses among the financial offerings provided

March 1, 2022

New Council districts, now shifted to realign with population changes revealed in 2020 census, take effect immediately

March 1, 2022

County amends FY2022 budget to account for unexpected windfall of $12 million in realty transfer tax funding, thanks to robust market

January 28, 2022

Up to 13 inches, 50 mph winds, freezing sea spray expected through Saturday afternoon with major winter coastal storm

January 24, 2022

Delaware Division of Public Health provides latest information on the viral outbreak affecting the nation, globe

January 24, 2022

Visit the project website to stay informed on the progress of the property reassessment.

January 13, 2022

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices resume operations Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

January 11, 2022

New Year brings mostly familiar faces to leadership roles, counsel; Doug Hudson named president

January 7, 2022

Delayed opening will allow motorists additional time to navigate roads, crews to clear surfaces of light coating of snow

January 3, 2022

First winter storm of the season, just days in to the New Year, has left portions of the county under as much as a foot of snow

January 3, 2022

Heavy snow falling across region as first major winter storm of season makes travel difficult on roadways across Sussex County

January 2, 2022

Delay subject to change based on latest National Weather Service forecast, current road conditions early Monday morning