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The shore line / volume (None) 1979-current, March 01, 2016, Image 1

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Shoreline What to Expect for the Primary Election See page 17 Vol. 11, No. 3 A Shoreline Community, Pine Knoll Shores, N.C. March 2016 PKS Supports Trivia Bee By Kathy Falandys Tilyard The seventh annual Boys and Girls Clubs of Coastal Carolina Trivia Bee was held on Friday, January 22, at the Crystal Coast Civic Center. Twenty-seven teams of three participants each competed for the prestigious traveling Trivia Bee trophy. Teams included groups from Rotary clubs, churches, college alumni associations, municipalities and those who just wanted to have fun and support the Boys and Girls Clubs. The youth team once again added excitement to the evening with their good showing. Three teams from Pine Knoll Shores participated in this year’s Trivia Bee—one representing the Town of Pine Knoll Shores, another from The Country Club of the Crystal Coast (CCCC), and a third representing Pine Knoll Shores Realty. Sponsored by Mayor Ken Jones, the town’s team held on through competition to win third place. Members of the town’s team. Tree City Beelievers, included Ted Goetzinger and Elbe and Scott Sherrill. Members of the CCCC team. Plan Bee, included Mariana Goldstein, Mike Ragsdale and Cathi Tanner. The team was again sponsored by Pine Knoll Shores homeowners and residents Moni and Bill Bottlinger, Elaine and Tom Tempel and Betty and Dick Watson. ■ j •' (Continued on page 4) Public Services Director Named Sonny Cunningham, who has served as interim Director of Public Services for the Town of Pine KnoU Shores since May of last year, was named Public Services Director in February. Sonny has been an employee of the town since 2008, but he has been working on the Pine Knoll Shores water system since 1978. In 2009 he was named the best small-water-system manager in the state by the NC Rural Water Association. Town Manager Brian Kramer said, “I have worked closely with Sonny since he came aboard, and will say unequivocally what every person in Pine Knoll Shores who knows him is already aware of: there simply is not another person who works as hard or cares as much about the citizens of this town as Sonny. But that’s not why we named him as the Director. He’s smart, he’s service oriented, and he’s a solid manager of people, time and resources. He will do an outstanding job in his new position.” Congratulations, Sonny, and thank you for all you do for the citizens of Pine Knoll Shores. iSTO Pine Knoll Shores Radio vStation broadcasts 24 hours a day ' with weather and emergency info. EMERGENCY - GALL 911 ECC 7261911 * PUBLIC SAFETY 247-2474 Public Services Director Sonny Cunningham—P/ioto by Brian Kramer Exhibit Announcement By Walt Zaenker A similar announcement also appears The Carteret County Museum of History, formerly The History Place The Pine Knoll Shores History Committee, in conjunction with the Carteret County Historical Society, presents “Beach Town in a Forest—The Story of Pine Knoll Shores.” This exhibit will be on display from March 15,2016, through March 15, 2017, in the newly remodeled Rodney Kemp Gallery at the Carteret County Museum of History, formerly known as The History Place. The story starts with native people, the age of exploration and the first to homestead on the land—Meginnises, Royalls and Abonita adventurers. Those stopping in this area of the exhibit need to be careful not to scare the alligator, typical of wildlife once common on the island. Alice Green Hoffman came to Bogue Banks in 1915 and left a light environmental footprint. Exhibit visitors may ignore her “No Trespassing” sign and approach her in the outfit she frequently wore here, but dare not go too close since she is armed with one of her pistols. Admiring a steamer trunk filled with clothes she might have worn, they can imagine the high life she enjoyed in New York City and Paris. Before moving on, some may think they hear Polly, her parrot, cuss in both French and English. (Continued on page 4) Shore standard Pre-Sort Permit #35 h, NC 28512

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