News Releases and Announcements

December 26, 2019

Sussex County government offices pause to observe holiday; offices re-open Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020

December 17, 2019

Sussex County government offices pause to observe holiday; offices re-open Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019

December 9, 2019

Items collected will be donated to approximately 20 area pantries, shelters and church organizations for distribution; drive continues through Dec. 31

December 9, 2019

Clerk in Recorder of Deeds office earns respect of her peers, wins title of Employee of the Year for 2019

December 2, 2019

Sussex County EOC reminds public to prepare for winter weather as seasons change from tropical to nor’easter systems

November 21, 2019

Event honors County employees for service to government, citizens of Sussex County

November 20, 2019

Americans will pause during this time to reflect, spend time with family and friends; County offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2

November 4, 2019

An evening of festive tunes will set the holiday scene as carolers collect canned goods for local pantries

November 4, 2019

Sussex County government pauses with nation to thank 'those who served' on annual day of honor

October 30, 2019

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.

October 2, 2019

Daylong event features demonstrations, safety displays

September 19, 2019

Staff from 16 public libraries throughout Sussex County will meet at UD's Virden Center for annual conference

September 17, 2019

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.

September 16, 2019

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

September 10, 2019

Staff to fan out across county on Sept. 20 in event to support larger 'Keep DE Litter Free' initiative

September 9, 2019

Presentation Sept. 16 will focus on caring for the memory impaired, avoiding caregiver burnout, and how to strategize planning to ensure the best possible care

August 29, 2019

Nation pauses to celebrate American laborers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019

August 20, 2019

Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2018 financial report

August 12, 2019

Bills begin heading out in early August; payment for County, school taxes and other fees due by Sept. 30

July 30, 2019

Learn about the wireless Internet providers partnering with Sussex County; report areas of no service or low-connectivity service.

July 24, 2019

Program offers businesses opportunities to tap info, resources, and capital

July 16, 2019

Temperatures expected to remain in 90s through weekend, with heat indicies approaching 115 degrees by Saturday

July 16, 2019

Sussex County invites the public to offer suggestions for the upcoming 2021-2026 Capital Transportation Program request.

July 16, 2019

Eric Littleton of Bridgeville selected to replace retiring operations manager Jim Hickin at Delaware Coastal Airport

July 12, 2019

Moody's Investors Service upgrades Sussex bond rating to 'Aaa' status, the highest possible score; rating reflects County's strong financial position and management

July 9, 2019

Sussex County Aging Committee will host presentation July 15 on  group’s services and growing presence in Sussex County

June 26, 2019

Nation pauses to celebrate 243rd anniversary of founding; County offices will re-open Friday, July 5, 2019

June 25, 2019

County contributes $1 million to join effort that will help protect eight farms and more than 725 acres in Sussex

June 18, 2019

Adopted plan keeps property taxes unchanged, fees in check while providing increased funding for law enforcement, local libraries, wastewater and broadband expansion

June 4, 2019

Intelligence service enables business owners to evaluate competitiveness and make decisions based on various data to increase revenue and save money

May 23, 2019

Forecasters predict ‘near-normal’ storm season, just days after first tropical system forms off southeastern U.S. coast

May 21, 2019

Proposed plan puts more toward law enforcement, local libraries, wastewater and broadband expansion while holding property taxes, fees in check

May 20, 2019

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

May 15, 2019

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

May 9, 2019

Consultant for Sussex County Housing Opportunities and Market Evaluation (HOME) effort to seek public input May 21

April 29, 2019

Staff will attend annual Delaware/Maryland Library Association Conference; libraries to re-open during regular hours Friday, May 3

April 15, 2019

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 22

April 12, 2019

Conference aims to educate senior population, families, caregivers about how to get one's final affairs in order without placing burden on loved ones

April 9, 2019

Gov. John Carney gives stamp of approval to plan more than two years in the making to guide Sussex County's future

April 9, 2019

The Sussex County Citizen Self-Service site will be unavailable during a system upgrade, beginning Friday, April 12, at 3:00 p.m. through Sunday, April 14.

April 4, 2019

Nearly 40 high school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2019 County Government Day on Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Georgetown.

April 3, 2019

Nearly 40 Sussex County high school juniors will take part in a mock County Council session Thursday, April 4

March 25, 2019

Sussex County encourages all seasonal restaurants to clean their grease traps before opening for the season.

March 11, 2019

Five areas in Sussex County designated by federal government to target private investment, spur growth opportunities

March 6, 2019

Presentation on new facility aimed at helping those with mental health, substance abuse treatment needs to be focus of Sussex County Aging Committee meeting March 18

March 6, 2019

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

January 29, 2019

J. Bruce Mears of Ocean View area appointed to five-member body, begins service immediately in transition from County's Board of Adjustment

January 16, 2019

Presentation titled 'Social Security 101' highlighting upcoming changes, navigating the federal system to be focus of Sussex County Aging Committee meeting Jan. 28

January 15, 2019

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019

January 8, 2019

Doug Hudson becomes new 4th District councilman, John Rieley takes seat as 5th District councilman