We have just updated Towny to 0.97.2.5, this update comes with some minor background changes as well as the following:
Added spawn protection for players that have just died.
Nation capitals are now included in the nation status screen.
Added join dates for when a player joins a town.
Added join date for when a town joins a nation.
Patched an issue causing town members who have left the town to still have plot permissions for a few moments.
Fixed issues with /bank history.
Fix resident/town counts being shown on the status screens when "and more..." was being used on long lists.
Lists of TownyObjects (resident lists, town lists, nation lists) will no longer use their longer formatted names if the list is over 19.
Fix Status Screen components' hovering bleeding over into blank spaces further along the line