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PINE KNOLL SHORE LINE
Editors; Mary Poll
COMMISSIONER'S MEETING, March 11
Mayor Ken Haller thanked the Garden Clul^ ff^r the plantings and step
ping stnnes placed aroimd the flag area in front of the T^wn Hall,
Attornies Graham and Kirkland spoke on behalf ^f a proposed miniature
golf course development on the corner of Salter Path and Oakleaf
Drive. The let is zoned Commercia^T4 which is "Retail sales and
Servi(^e”,^ The Town Attorney Nelson Taylor, was asked for an in
terpretation of the building code. It was his opinion that the
j^nterprotation w^uld be negative regarding use of the property for- a
miniatur© golf c/^urse. Mayer Haller asked the Board of Commission
ers if they wished to take a position on the interpretation. The
vote as 4 to 1 in favor of interl?retation as retail services. As
Mayor Haller stated prior to the vote, this would not be binding but
only a guide. Pinal decision would be made through the Board of
A lettar of thanks and appreciation was received from the Ramada Inn
r^ggrding the excellent response and the care given by our Pine Knoll
Shores police in a rec'ent accident at the Ramada.
Tax Notiee; 1975 Tax Liens will be sold June 14 at noon at the Town
Hall by tho Tax, C^lle c tor. Anyone interested is invited ti^ attend.
WORRYING TIME; The canal that winds its way in picturesque fashion
through PKS is winding less deep and less boat-able, at least in some
Letters are going out from the Board of Directors of the Pine Kijoll
Association to property owners in an appeal to those owners to bulk
head now (some, of course, already have) before their dreams of boat
ing fr>«*m their own (^cks to faraway places are shattered. Those
knowledgeable people who understand just what erosion can do to this
sort of watorway tell us that there is a crucial threat to this sys
Already in three areas along the canal, both bulkheading and dredging
are necossary. At low tide you can barely get a small boat through
at those points. Sure, bulkheading and dredging cost money, but
without th«m, some canal lot owners will find themselves looking at
b^aeh wh«re they planned to have M dock and boat.
Are you way ahead of us on this one? The HALP PRICE BOOK SHOP at
3805 Arondell hag been in business for about 18 months, but we paid
first visit there just recently. LIZ and JIM MAIDEN run the
placo; Jim says Liz g^t sick once and was spending too much monoy on
p)Ooks while waiting to rec/^ver, so they went into bookselling. Half
price bof^k selling, that is. It*s like this; all their paper backs
3.re us^.d, and their hard backs are new. If you want to trade in
backs you*ve finished, they*11 give ycu 20% on thosc^, and
10% ir you just turn them in for cash. Hardbacks are at l^^ast 30%
otf the publisher's price, sometimes 40. They also have used maga
zines and comics. The best part about the plaos is they have the
ooojcq displayed well, in categories and alphabetioally by author —
you df^n*t have to climb through all these piles of dusty, dog-ear©d
bo^ks to find what you are looking for,
MUSIC LOVERS, attention; WMBL, the Morehead City PM station at 96
on your radio dial, has been programming Celebrity Sound of M96.
This is middle-of-the-road, easy listening music. The format is
deliberately low key, and they promise no more than twelve commercial
minutes per hour. Time, weather, and news at five before the hour.
They are on the air from 6;00am to 11;30pm. If you enjoy this type
of prograTnmixig, you. might like to express year appreciation to Mr.
Luke Gruber, P,0. Box 40* Morehead City.