News Releases and Announcements


Daylong event May 8 features demonstrations, safety displays; chance for kids and adults alike to 'get the 411 on 911'
Nearly 50 high school juniors from throughout Sussex County participated in the 2014 County Government Day, which allowed students to take part in a mock County Council meeting.
Six to 10 inches of snow, gusty winds, minor tidal flooding possible with St. Patrick’s Day storm
The week of March 16 through March 22 is NOAA's National Flood Safety Awareness Week. This is an important awareness campaign that can educate the public on the dangers of flooding and steps they can take to protect themselves.
Parkinson's disease affects more than 60,000 new victims in America each year, including here in Sussex County. Learn how to spot the signs, what treatment options exist, and where to find support.

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.

Bands of heavy snow expected throughout day, bitter cold to follow

Sussex County government offices are closed Monday, March 17, 2014, due to winter weather.

Heavy snow, 15-25 mph winds, bitter temperatures expected throughout and after event
Dog owners have until March 1 to obtain one-, two- and three-year permits for their pooches
Mix of snow, sleet and rain, 25-35 mph winds expected from nor’easter pulling up East Coast
All commercial plans submitted to Sussex County Building Code will require professional seal beginning May 1, 2014
The Delaware Chapter of the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials presents Understanding the Fair Housing Act on March 19, 2014.
Sussex County awards certificates and plaques to more than a dozen groups for their participation
County government offices will delay opening today, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, due to winter weather. Offices will open two hours late, at 10:30 a.m.
Check is for 'capital credits' -- profits earned by the utility -- that are returned to customers annually
Snow, ice have made travel hazardous on area roads; conditions could persist into Wednesday night
Second major winter storm of 2014 leaves up to 4 inches of snow, while gusty winds and extreme cold will grip the region in the days ahead.
Up to 6 inches of snow, 25-35 mph winds, bitter temperatures expected throughout and after event
County government's finances remain on solid ground thanks to ongoing conservative budgeting and a strengthening local economy.
Traumatic Brain Injury affects more than 1.7 million people each year, but the lasting effects stretch to loved ones and employers. Learn more about this 'silent epidemic' at an upcoming meeting.

Sussex County government offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday. All County offices will re-open Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

Michael H. Vincent of Seaford remains president for the fourth year in a row; Samuel R. Wilson Jr. of Georgetown to serve another year as vice president.

Sussex County offices will be closed Friday, January 3, 2014 due to inclement weather. Offices will re-open at their regular times on Monday, January 6, 2014.

Sussex County officials are monitoring the upcoming storm forecasts. While the forecast is predicting some snow, concerns are focused on the dangerously low temperatures.

A public fair housing workshop will take place at the next Sussex County Board of Adjustment meeting in January. The workshop will focus on fair housing issues in the context of variance and special use exception decisions by the Board of Adjustment.