Pharmacist Bill Smith is closing his Bridgeville Pharmacy at the end of this week. The drug store, opened in 1934 by Irvin Waller, fills 800 prescriptions a week. In the background is pharmacy technician Melodie Gerardi.

Photo by Lynn R. Parks

Woodbridge plans to celebrate - The Woodbridge High School Career and Technical Department invites the community to ribbon cutting ceremonies on Thursday, Sept. 19, for the new Raider office and Construction Technology building. The ceremonies begin at 6:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting at the Raider office; a 2x4 will be cut at 7 p.m. at the Construction Technology building. Everyone is invited to come tour the new facilities and check out the many exciting career and technical programs offered at Woodbridge High School.

DelDOT meeting is tonight - The Delaware Dept. of Transportation will hold a public hearing on the Capital Transportation Program for 2004 - 2009 on Thursday, Sept. 12, at the DelDOT Georgetown Administration Building. A workshop will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. with public comments accepted at 7 p.m.

A will to survive against the odds - Stories of courage and determination fit in well in this week of remembrance of the 9-11-01 attacks of the terrorists. In next week’s edition we will share the story of Delaware State Police Sgt. Sherri Benson and her resolve to continue on despite serious injuries. While her story is not connected to the attacks, her efforts reflect the characteristics that make our people great.