News Releases and Announcements

April 16, 2015

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.

April 3, 2015

Offices closed for annual spring season break; will re-open Monday, April 6

March 18, 2015

Multiple surplus vehicles available for purchase beginning March 23.

March 10, 2015

Fiber-optic cable will encircle Georgetown, linking four County facilities and could eventually serve residential, commercial customers

March 6, 2015

DelDOT crews continue to plow, salt area roads; motorists advised to take it slow

March 5, 2015

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.

March 4, 2015

Late-season winter storm threatens to drop 4 to 8 inches of heavy snow; gov't offices closed Thursday

February 23, 2015

Dog owners have until March 1 to obtain one-, two- and three-year permits for their pets

February 19, 2015

Blowing snow, possible record low temperatures frosting the region's roads; conditions expected to continue into Friday

February 17, 2015

Scheduled County Council meeting, sheriff's sale also canceled as first major snow blankets region

February 16, 2015

Six to 10 inches of snow, bitter temperatures expected during and after event

February 13, 2015

Applications for the second distribution of the Fiscal Year 2015 Human Service Grant Program are now being accepted.

January 30, 2015

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

January 27, 2015

County government's finances remain on solid ground thanks to ongoing conservative budgeting and an improving local economy.

January 14, 2015

Upcoming presentation at Sussex County Aging Committee meeting aims to educate seniors on growing trends, safety tips

January 13, 2015

Holiday celebrates birth and legacy of civil rights pioneer; all offices re-open Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015

January 6, 2015

Michael Vincent re-appointed president for fifth year in a row; new County Councilman Rob Arlett sworn in to office