Airport Terminal opens. The new $1 million terminal at the Sussex County Airport officially opened Tuesday. The 6,000-square-foot facility contains offices, conference room, radio room, and a restaurant, Jimmy’s Fly-In Grille. Jimmy’s Fly-In Grille is owned by James Tennefoss, the owner of Jimmy’s Grille in Bridgeville. Story on page 9.

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77th Annual Pony Swim - Chincoteague Fire Company’s 77th Annual Wild Pony Swim is Wednesday, July 24, and Pony Penning Auction is Thursday, July 25. See pages 18, 19 for more information.

US 13 traffic concerns - Possible solutions to some of the traffic safety concerns along US 13 were the topic of discussion at a recent Greater Seaford Chamber of Commerce meeting. Page 2

Nanticoke River dredging - The commercial benefits of the Nanticoke River would be greatly curtailed without proper depth management. A dredging operation is planned for fall. Page 3

Heading for Washington - Jeremy Davis has been selected to attend the 2002 Congressional Student Leadership Conference. Page 4

Mt. McKinley conquered - David Fees of Seaford recently climbed Mt. McKinley in Alaska, (20,320 feet high) during a three-week expedition. Page 5

Jack Owens remembered - Jack Owens represented the best of the First State — love of community and family and constant pursuit of his dream. Page 13

City eyes property purchase - Seaford officials are eying a parcel of property on Market Street as a means to clear the way for enhanced parking and future city hall construction needs. Page 16

New board member - The Seaford School Board welcomes new school board member Regina James. Page 16

There’s more to the story - Ads for drugs on TV do not tell everything you need to know to make a good choice. Page 10