News Releases and Announcements
Officials assessing extent of damage caused by flooding, winds and rain from powerful coastal storm
While heavy rain has ended, significant coastal flooding expected to continue in low-lying areas throughout the weekend
Staff from 13 public libraries throughout Sussex County will meet at DelTech for 25th annual conference
Annual conference aims to educate senior population, families, caregivers, other stakeholders about transportation issues in Sussex County
Significant coastal flooding expected Friday afternoon, lasting into weekend while Hurricane Joaquin forecast to stay away
One-two punch of developing nor’easter, trailing Hurricane Joaquin forecast to lash region through early next week
On September 24, 2015, Sussex County presented its Capital Transportation Program funding request to the Delaware Department of Transportation for the upcoming six-year capital budget.
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
Council members present plaque, tribute in honor of 31 years of service; County Administrator announces conference room named in honor
Whether natural or man-made, disaster can strike anytime and affect any household or business
Potential homebuyers can meet with housing counselors, lenders, vendors and receive a free credit report during Sept. 26 event at DelTech
Nation pauses to celebrate American laborers; County offices will re-open Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2015.
Learn the "keys to home ownership," regardless of your current and/or past situation, at the Sussex County Homebuyer Fair on Saturday, September 26th.
Event Sept. 10 aimed at recruiting new members, educating public on critical role of ordinary citizens in emergencies
Michael A. Izzo will end career with County government Sept. 15 after two decades of overseeing significant public projects
Bills begin heading out the first week of August; payment for County, school taxes and other fees due by Sept. 30
The Sussex County website will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance, beginning at 4:30 PM on Wednesday, August 5. We expect the site to be available again by 6:30 pm.
Sussex County officials and the Town of Georgetown invite veterans and anyone with a passion for helping America’s brave military members to join in a half-day discussion this August aimed at ending veteran homeless in Delaware and across the United States.
County launches an enhanced, web-based mapping portal that pulls various information into an interactive mapping product
County partners with Crime Stoppers, offering rewards up to $100 for information leading to arrests
New displays, audio system, live streaming software are the most significant upgrade to the chamber in its nearly 20 years
Sussex County Aging Committee meeting will feature discussion on services designed to help seniors, those with physical disabilities
Federally observed holiday falls one day ahead of July 4th; County offices will re-open Monday, July 6, 2015.
New, more convenient services begin July 1 to improve customer experience
Sussex County EMS banquet recognizes first-responders, health care professional for quality care, servicve
Limited spending, no tax increase for 26th year in a row for plan that begins July 1
Branding initiative better positions airport to regional clientele, caps decade-long project to improve, modernize facility
Emergency Operations Center wins re-accreditation as 65th Emergency Medical Dispatch Accredited Center in the world
Award celebrates those saved during cardiac events, and the men and women who helped to save lives
Joint effort among local, state, federal and non-profit agencies pledges to marshal resources, assist homeless veterans
Forecasters predict ‘below average’ storm season, but all it takes is one storm to cause destruction
Century-old structure served as center of education for small community west of Seaford; could be re-purposed for civic or private groups
During Hurricane Preparedness Week, prepare your family, home, or business before a disaster strikes. Learn how you can get prepared to lessen the impact of severe tropical weather.
Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada awards County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for 2014 financial report
New 'Land Use Application Docket' groups parcel information, detailed maps, hearing audios and minutes, and case info on easy-to-navigate page
Nation pauses to remember those who have given ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom; County offices will re-open Tuesday, May 26
Plan holds taxes at same rate, but adds funds for new sewer construction
Daylong event May 14 features demonstrations, safety displays; chance for kids and adults alike to 'get the 411 on 911'
Activities, opportunities abound throughout Sussex County year-round for seniors, those with disabilities
Staff will attend annual Delaware/Maryland Library Association Conference; libraries to re-open during regular hours Friday, May 8
Nearly 40 high school students from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2015 County Government Day, which allowed students to take part in a mock County Council meeting.
Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 6
Multiple surplus vehicles available for purchase beginning March 23.
Fiber-optic cable will encircle Georgetown, linking four County facilities and could eventually serve residential, commercial customers
DelDOT crews continue to plow, salt area roads; motorists advised to take it slow
The second weekend in March marks the start of Daylight Saving Time. It's also a good time to check the battery in your smoke detector.
Late-season winter storm threatens to drop 4 to 8 inches of heavy snow; gov't offices closed Thursday
Dog owners have until March 1 to obtain one-, two- and three-year permits for their pets
Blowing snow, possible record low temperatures frosting the region's roads; conditions expected to continue into Friday
Scheduled County Council meeting, sheriff's sale also canceled as first major snow blankets region
Six to 10 inches of snow, bitter temperatures expected during and after event
Applications for the second distribution of the Fiscal Year 2015 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.
Sessions will give citizen volunteers the chance to learn about disaster preparation, fire safety, search and rescue and other skills to assist first responders in an emergency
County government's finances remain on solid ground thanks to ongoing conservative budgeting and an improving local economy.
Upcoming presentation at Sussex County Aging Committee meeting aims to educate seniors on growing trends, safety tips
Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015
Michael Vincent re-appointed president for fifth year in a row; new County Councilman Rob Arlett sworn in to office