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1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

Does Sussex County need its own code of ethics? County council members are divided over the ...

Sussex County Council will undergo a training session to learn more about the state's code of ethics and the Delaware Public Integrity Commission.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Laurel, DE, Lewes, DE, Millsboro, DE, Dewey Beach, DE

1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

Social Security Office opens in Lewes

The office, in the Vineyards at Nassau Valley, off U.S. Route 9, offers services such as applying for retirement, survivors' benefits, disability benefits, Medicare or Supplemental Security Income benefits, requesting an original or replacement Social Security card, requesting a replacement Medicare card, reporting a change of address or starting ... (more)

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Medicare, Health, Social Security, Personal Finance, Georgetown, DE

Sat Jul 26, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Chicken House Goes Up In Flames in Frankford

Multiple fire companies responded to a chicken house fire Saturday afternoon in Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Fire, Frankford, DE

Cape Gazette

Gillis Gilkerson breaks ground for Millsboro branch of First Shore Federal Bank

Shown are Ken Adams, Melvin Joseph Construction; Bob Stickels, First Shore Federal board member; Millsboro Vice Mayor John Thoroughgood; Dwight Miller, Gillis Gilkerson president; Judy Schwartz, senior vice president, George Miles & Buhr; Vance Phillips, Sussex County Council; and Marty Neat, president and CEO, First Shore Federal.

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Related Topix: Millsboro, DE

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Cape Gazette

Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival set for Aug. 8 and 9 in Seaford

The Eastern Shore AFRAM Festival 2014 will bring living history, the Community Recognition Award and traditional African arts and culture to Sussex County.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Dover, DE

Cape Gazette

News Briefs - Cape Gazette

To enhance service to its citiA zens and visitors, the City of Lewes will soon implement an expanded email communications program.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Milford, DE

WMDT

Harper Gets 30 Years For Lincoln Kidnapping

Thirty years, that's how much time a Bridgeville teen will spend in jail after a jury found him guilty of helping keep an elderly Delaware woman captive in the trunk of her car.

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Related Topix: Bridgeville, DE

Cape Gazette

Collaboration better than confrontation

Land in and around Lewes zoned for residential development, as with most similar land in coastal Sussex, will be developed.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Tests underway to patch rumble strips

A DelDOT contractor recently filled in these rumble strips along Route 9 that were inadvertently placed in violation of state transportation safety guidelines.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Pires: Rural setting suits music festival

Alex Pires, center, confers with farm owner Mark Baker during the July 22 Sussex County Council public hearing.

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Related Topix: Dewey Beach, DE, Agriculture, Science, Harbeson, DE, Georgetown, DE, Harrington, DE

Cape Gazette

Gridlock from festivals and RV campground

Sussex County is sorting out whether, where, whena basically what to do with proposals to utilize available open space, especially farmland, to provide other types of vacation experiences.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Coastal Point

Locals, crews play catch-up with new Route 26 schedule

Drivers and business owners may get some relief on Route 26, as lane closures will now begin later each evening, although work on Sunday nights has been added.

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Coastal Point

County code of ethics considered by council members

Despite recent discussion of the idea, the Sussex County Council may decide not to create its own code of ethics, following a presentation by the Delaware Public Integrity Commission's legal counsel.

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Related Topix: Delaware, Delaware City, DE, Lewes, DE, New Castle County, DE, Smyrna, DE

Coastal Point

Arlett kicks off County Council campaign at the Clayton

Coastal Point a Laura Walter : Rob Arlett, candidate for the District 5 Sussex County Council seat, speaks to constituents at his campaign launch on Tuesday, July 22, at the Clayton Theatre.

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Related Topix: Frankford, DE, Dagsboro, DE

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Cape Gazette

History Happy Hours continue Aug. 1 with 'Lewes in the Civil War'

The Lewes Historical Society's History Happy Hours series continues every Friday through Aug. 29. Led by local history buffs, these programs range in topics from early explorers of the Delaware Bay to the 50th anniversary of the Cape May-Lewes Ferry.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE, Life, Holidays, Lughnasadh, Delaware, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Bethany Beach, DE

WMDT

Two Sussex County Residents Wanted By DSP

Delaware State Police say on Tuesday, 31-year-old Heather Turner, called a 25-year-old female acquaintance of her, about buying an Acura Integra that she knew was for sale.

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Related Topix: Georgetown, DE

Cape Gazette

Strategy for Lewes

This article is about the effect of local population growth on the future of Lewes and on an evolving strategy to insure the city's long term survival.

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Related Topix: Lewes, DE

Cape Gazette

Sussex council approves park near Seaford

Council approved a conceptual plan to develop a 20-acre park at the site of the former Woodland Golf Course west of Seaford, a tract acquired by the county as part of a project to dredge the Nanticoke River.

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Related Topix: Seaford, DE, Ocean View, DE, Rehoboth Beach, DE, Laurel, DE, Georgetown, DE

Tue Jul 22, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

Second Public Hearing Brings More Opposition

When Planning and Zoning held their public hearing on July 10, hundreds of people came out to voice their support and opposition to a country music festival in the Harbeson area.

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Related Topix: Harbeson, DE

Cape Gazette

News Briefs - Cape Gazette

The Rehoboth Beach HomeA owners' Association will host a candidates forum at 6:30 p.m., Friday, July 25, at CAMP ReA hoboth.

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Related Topix: Rehoboth Beach, DE, Lewes, DE, Blades, DE, Bridgeville, DE, South Bethany, DE

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