Delaware Governor John Carney, right, with the watermelon he bought during a special auction to raise money for the Mar-Del Watermelon Association during his visit to the Laurel Auction Block on Thursday, Aug. 2. Pictured with Carney, from left, are Del. Assistant Ag Secretary Austin Short, 2018 National Watermelon Queen Savannah Christensen, Miss Florida Camri Campbell, Miss Mar-Del Queen Gabrielle Hastings, Miss South Carolina Emily Dicks, Miss Georgia Savannah Hartley and Gov. Carney.

Photos by Scott Bleile

Watermelon queens, governor visit Auction Block in Laurel

AFRAM FESTIVAL - - Check out what’s goi...

NEW SUPERINTENDENT - - New Sussex Tech Supe...

GROUNDBREAKING - - Groundbreaking held ...

REGATTA - - Scenes from the Fift...

ASSESSMENT - - State assessment res...

ATTENDENCE - - State Fair attendenc...

PAT KNIGHT - - Nanticoke Pat Knight...

DEL TECH BASEBALL - - Seaford High basebal...

RACING - - Local racers compete...