Category: Government

By Sam Waltz “Don’t eat your seed corn” was an expression oft heard around our Illinois sharecropper’s family farm when I grew up in the 1950s and 1960s. It was an everyday expression in East Central Illinois farm country and most likely, farm country anywhere. Non-farm business managers and owners may not know that expression,…

Library and Innovation Campus aims for 2016 opening

By Christi Milligan New Castle County (NCC) officials unveiled renderings for a 41,000-foot library and innovation campus, the centerpiece of a broader effort to revitalize a struggling corridor of Route 9 in Wilmington. “This is a library of the future,” said Sophia Hanson, general manager of the NCC Department of Community Services. “We’re going to…

Delaware State Chamber of Commerce hosted its 2015 Small Business Conference and End of Session Brunch last week in Dover. Attendees networked with several vendors representing technology, banking and media. State representatives Byron H. Short left and Daniel C. Short, co-chairs of the Small Business Caucus—a bipartisan committee formed to study the impact of legislation on…