WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS - Members of the Seaford High School boys’ swim team and coach Jackie Morris (far left) pose with the two Henlopen Conference championship trophies they won Saturday at the conference meet. The team won the regular season conference title with a perfect 11-0 record as well as the conference meet championship. See more in this week’s sports section and see more photos on page 35.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur

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IN THE STUDIO - Middle school students are getting a chance to learn the ins and outs of recording music in their own studio. Page 3

CLOSING - The Epworth School announces that it will close its high school at the end of this school year. Page 6

ALARMS ON RISE - You won’t believe the alarming rate that fire and EMT calls are increasing in the county. Page 6

DEADLINE IS HERE - This is the last week for candidates and voters to register in two local elections. Page 10

ART EXHIBIT - An artist with local roots is featured at the Biggs Museum in Dover. Page 11

ALL NATURAL - A local store finds its own niche offering natural foods, herbs, vitamins and lots of good advice. Page 20

SHOWS ARE COMING - The Seaford and Bridgeville Lions Clubs are preparing for the annual variety shows in March. Pages 21 and 30

UP AND DOWN - The Seaford High wrestling team falls one point shy of getting into the state team tournament, but rebounds two days later to beat an arch rival. Page 25