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2022 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Award Winner Announced

On Friday, May 6, 2022, the Bethany-Fenwick Area Chamber of Commerce and Carl M. Freeman Companies recognized the outstanding achievements and service of police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service units from Southern Sussex County at the 2022 Joshua M. Freeman Valor Awards Luncheon.  Hosted at the Den at Bear Trap Dunes, the event honored… Read more »

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Millville Boardwalk Expands Into The 2022 Season

The Millville Boardwalk, your Delaware beach entertainment destination for all ages, is pleased to announce its 2022 expansion, rebranding and #AlwaysEndless lineup of events. Owners expanded the boardwalk footprint by 10,000 square feet, added seating areas, a new live entertainment stage, Horseshoe Hut snack bar stocked with specialty treats from First State Charcuterie (firststatecharcuterie.com) and… Read more »

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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Coming to Ocean View

“Crossroads: Change in Rural America” exhibition opens at the Historic Village in Ocean View on Saturday, September 10, 2022 and runs through November 12th. The Ocean View Historical Society and the surrounding community was expressly chosen by the Delaware Humanities Council to host “Crossroads” as part of the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street program—a national/state/local… Read more »

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WARRIOR BEACH WEEK RETURNS

Operation SEAs the Day is very happy to announce that Warrior Beach Week is being planned for 9/2/2022-9/11/2022.   The OSTD Board stated, “This event is important for our Country’s Wounded Veteran families as well as Bethany Beach and surrounding communities.” Warrior Beach Week provides post 911 wounded military veterans and their families a week of… Read more »

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Mountaire Farms offers $80,000 in college scholarships

Mountaire Farms, the country’s fourth largest chicken processer, has dozens of $2,500 scholarships available for the children and grandchildren of employees, poultry growers, and grain producers. The deadline to apply is June 6, 2022. “This is another great benefit of working for or with Mountaire Farms,” said Phillip Plylar, President of Mountaire Farms. “It’s an… Read more »

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DBG OPENS FOR SEASON – CELEBRATES NEW GREEN TECHNOLOGIES RESTROOM BUILDING

On March 17th, Delaware Botanic Gardens at Pepper Creek opened to the public for the 2022 season. There was a celebration and Bethany Beach – Fenwick Chamber of Commerce “ribbon cutting” celebration featured the opening of the new 800-square-foot rustic cedar restroom facility. Surrounded by over 60 Sussex County garden supporters, Ray Sander, DBG President… Read more »

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Ocean View Historical Society – Call for Volunteers

As you may have heard, The Ocean View Historical Society (OVHS) has three exciting events on the docket in 2022: Chicken Festival (May 21), Coastal Towns Museum Grand Opening (July – date tbd), and an outstanding Smithsonian Exhibit (Sept – Nov). In addition, they are planning their summer openings and tours of the Historic Village… Read more »

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OFF THE HOOK RESTAURANT GROUP ANNOUNCES COMMON GROUND HOSPITALITY

Delmarva Restaurateur, Steve Hagen, Founds A New Partnership of Local Hospitality Legends To Dissolve Off The Hook Restaurant Group Bethany Beach, Delaware (January 31st, 2022) – Off The Hook Restaurant Group, announced today a newly founded parent company Common Ground Hospitality. Common Ground will dissolve Off The Hook Restaurant Group and acquire the brands portfolio of… Read more »

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EVERY SMALL BUSINESS NEEDS GUIDANCE – SCORE OFFERS IT FREE OF CHARGE

SCORE is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization and resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, and is the nation’s largest network of volunteer expert business mentors. Since 1964, SCORE has been helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve sustainability. Represented by hundreds of Chapters across the United States, encompassing 10,000 volunteer… Read more »

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Delaware State Parks Surf Fishing Permits, Annual Passes on Sale in February

The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced today that the sale of 2022 Delaware State Parks surf fishing permits will begin Tuesday, Feb. 1 and the sale of annual passes will begin Tuesday, Feb. 15. Sales will begin at 10 a.m. both days. The sale of 2022 surf fishing permits and annual… Read more »