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Two Greenwood kids, Cole Palmer, 12, and Samantha Palmer, 10, were recently recognized at the Delaware State Fair for their efforts in cleaning and monitoring the Tantrough Branch portion of the Mispillion Watershed.

Updated at 11:37 AM

Camp New Hope will return to Redden Forest State Park near Georgetown from Aug. 4 to Aug. 7 – marking the first time the camp for children and teens coping with the loss of a loved one has been held in Sussex County in several years. The free,...

Updated at 10:07 AM

Milton is on the brink of filling its downtown with local businesses and the recent selection of four storefronts as future Project Pop-Up locations may seal the deal.

Updated at 9:37 AM

About two years ago, Milford resident Agnes Bryant, 81, was hit with a strong urge to tell her life story, and recently published her biography, "Aggie: My Life as I Remember."

Updated Jul 29, 2014 at 10:50 PM

Veteran Roy "Critter" Hutson and fellow Desert Knights Motorcycle Club member Keith “Straight Edge” Emmons of Millsboro recently completed a week-long cross-country trip to raise money and awareness for Operation Homefront, a nonprofit...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 4:36 PM

The Delaware FFA Association capped off the 2014 Delaware State Fair with the State Fair Awards Friday morning at the M&T Grandstand.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Tanya, a Labrador retriever, and her handler, Deputy State Fire Marshal John Galaska, recently completed a five-week training at a canine accelerant detection school sponsored by State Farm Insurance and have already starting working at fire scenes...

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:56 AM

Although agriculture is one of Delaware's largest and most important industries, it's not without challenges.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:49 AM

Delaware’s agriculture industry is diverse and thriving, and Sussex County is a major contributor to the industry.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:45 AM

From its history as a peach-producing state to its current status as a major producer of poultry, soy and lima beans, Delaware always has been an agriculture state.

Updated Jul 25, 2014 at 10:40 AM

Whether it’s operating cooperative extension offices, conducting research into the latest innovations or educating the First State’s future farmers, the University of Delaware plays a crucial role in the state’s agriculture...

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