About First State Update

First State Update’s Delaware editorial team covers New Castle County, Kent County and Sussex County breaking news, political news, and general news stories. We bring the reader the latest news from the Wilmington, Newark, Dover, Rehoboth Beach and all points in between.

Delaware One launched FirstStateUpdate.com, an independent local news and information platform, to provide local daily Delaware news.  First State Update readers are provided with current traffic alerts, crime news, community news, weather,  breaking news and local events via our website and social media platforms.

Delawareans receive most of their news from out of state television stations, one main newspaper, a small news station in southern Delaware, several radio stations or one of the few local newspapers scattered across the state. That has changed over the last few years. Today many residents have started to receive news via social media, websites, streaming video and other Internet based technologies.

First State Update uses the social networks of Delaware One to provide news to the reader where they are. By providing relevant content in an ocean of grab bag of social feeds First State Update has become a trusted source for our Delaware readers.

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Editorial staff is available 24/7 at desk@firststateupdate.com

Staff Writers:

Staff writers cover police and fire news for the entire state of Delaware as well as Life, Politics and Entertainment. Writers can be contacted at desk@firststateupdate.com