The new Seaford City Hall in downtown Seaford will officially open for business on Sept. 13. There will be an open house on Aug. 29 at 2 p.m.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

It's official: City hall will open for business

AFRAM FESTIVAL - Next weekend is the time and Nutter Park is the place for the AFRAM Festival. Page 9

ALL GONE - A late-night fire destroys a manís business near Hearnís Pond. Page 4

ELECTION NEWS - The Republicans have a candidate in every county race. A Seaford man recently entered the county council race. Page 5

TOP COMPANY - A Bridgeville company is one of the best places to work in the nation. Find out why. Page 8

SCHOOL RATINGS - The ratings are in. See how local school districts rank in the state system. Page 10

EMERGENCY LANDING - A church secretary says she thought it was the second coming when a helicopter makes a landing in the church parking lot. Page 19

BUSINESS SUCCESS - A Seaford business is recognized by the Small Business Administration for its local and international successes. Page 22

BIG CROWD - It was a rainy week. Did the Delaware State Fair break all-time attendance records this summer? Page 36