Paula Gunson (above left), executive director of the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Seaford, is busy preparing for the annual Towne and Country Fair, sponsored by the chamber and the Seaford Historical Society. Photos to the right are scenes from previous Towne & Country Fair celebrations. For story, see page 2.

Photo by Lynn Parks

Ring lost for decades is found - A class ring that had been lost on a playing field in 1973 is found and returned. Page 3

Local winners - Local 4-H Club members brought home numerous awards from the Delaware State Fair. Page 4

Lamb Jam talent - Tammy Lynn Trout of Dover, is one of the featured music artists at Lambjam 2001 in Milford. Page 5

Devastating disease discovered - A potentially devastating soybean disease has been identified in Sussex County. Page 12

Heat danger - There have been a total of 18 deaths at the high school and college level in football players from heat stroke since 1995. Page 14

Cancer study - Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be a study site for SELECT, a new chemoprevention trial for prostate cancer. Page 15

Dangerous intersections - Where are the three most dangerous intersections within Seaford City limits? Page 28