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FOUR PEOPLE were Injured whec
Detective IJodsey Walton directs ti
Four people were injured Friday
afternoon in a head-on collision near
the intersection of N.C. 130 and RPR
1320 fMcMilly Road) Just north of
According to State Highway Patrol
reports, the accident occurred when
a 1970 Plymouth driven by Susan
Fiona (low, 19, of Providence, R.I.,
crossed the center line and ran headon
into a pickup truck hauling a farm
Ms. Gow was charged by State
Trooper W.H. Morgan with driving
while impaired and driving without
an operator's license. Morgan
repotted Ms. Gow had pulled onto
N.C. 130 from RPR 1320 when she
rrn?j?/?d thn confer line and struck the
1977 Dodge pickup driven by James
R. Tripp, 46, of Ash.
Both Tripp and Ms. Gow received
serious injuries und were taken to the
Brunswick Hospital in Supply. A
passenger in Ms. (low's car, lanell
More than 180 ninth-graders from
Brunswick County's high schools will
participate in a "Close-Up" program
at the county government complex
Friday beginning at 9 a.m.
The siM'inl vtiulii"! nrnvrnm will
give .students a view of the legal,
political and economic professions.
County government departments and
officials joined with the county
.schools to sponsor the program
Six students from euch ninth-grade
.social studies class, or 00 students
from each high school, were chosen
to participate. The students will be
divided into groups ot 00 with u
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I Hwy. 904 ' mile ea;
ON, Thursday, March 14, 1985
i a car crossed the center line and struck
afflc around the accident scene.
jured In IGrissett,
32, of Shallotte received
minor injuries as did Dave Tripp, 9, a
passenger in ine Ti ipp vehicle.
The accident occurred around 4:50
Three people were also injured
Saturday morning about three miles
north of Bolivia on U.S. 17 when a ear
and truck collided as they were both
attempting to pass the same vehicle.
According to the State Highway
Patrol reports, a car driven by
liCnora Gresham Morris, 37, of
Inland was struck by a Ryder rental
truck operated by Geoffrey W.
Bristol!, 35, of Durham, as Ms. Morris
was attempting to pass the truck.
Bristol! was charged with making
an uasafe movement. Ms. Morris and
two pass*...gers in her 1ST/8 unrysicr,
Robert Morris, 48, and Teerin
Gresham, 13, received minor in- ;
Juries. They were taken to New i
Hanover Memorial Hospital in Wilm- i
ington for treatment following the I
ie 'Close-Up' f
general session for each group from 9 i
a.m. to 10 p.m. ;
'Hie general session in the field of
economics will be led by David Hat- >
ten, general manager of Brunswick i
Electric Membership Corporation. '
Batten will speak on the county's
economy and the impact of BEMC on
county finances. I
Economic mini-sessions wiii include
programs by Leo Joiinsun, j
bank executive with United Carolina
Bank In Shalloltc; Percy Woodard ot
Atlantic Telephone Membership Corporation
and Tom Corbctt, director
ot the Carolinu Powerx and light
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40 hp Joh
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this pickup (ruck bead-on last Friday al
9:30 a.m. accident.
In another accident early Sunday
morning, a Lsland man received
serious injuries after his car ran off
the highway and overturned on U.S.
74-76 ten miles west of Belville.
According to Trooper D.A. Lewis'
report, John Dudley Bryant, 42, was
traveling east when he ran onto the
median, lost control of his vehicle,
crossed the highway, struck a ditchbank
Bryant told I>ewis a deer ran out in
front of his car and he swerved to
avoid it. No charges were filed in the
4 a.m. accident.
Bryant was taken to New Hanover
Memorial Hospital in Wilmington.
His 1980 Chevrolet received around
fz.uuu in damage.
A Gary teenager led State Troopers
and Brunswick County sheriff's
deputies on a high-speed chase
across the county last Wednesday
before the stolen car he was driving
Company's visitors center in
In the political-government field,
County Manager Billy Carter, County
Commission Chairman Chris
Chappell and Commissioner Herman
liOve will open the program.
Government programs will be
presented by Ms. Perita Price, public
housing director, ana John Harvey,
planning department director.
Political programs will also be
presented by Glen Peterson, chairman
of the Brunswick County
Democratic Party, and John Dozier,
chairman of the Brunswick County
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ternoon (in N.C. 130 west of Sballotte.
wrecked near Bolivia.
Wade Hampton Bishop, 15, of 904
W. Durham Road, was charged with
reckless driving and driving without
an operator's license by State
Trooper B.C. Jones. Bishop was also
charged by the sheriff's department
with attempting to elude arrest,
possession of stolen goods and failure
to stop for a blue light and siren.
According to Jones' report, the 1984
Plymouth station wagon Bishop was
driving had been reported stolen
from a North Myrtle Beach business
sometime Wednesday afternoon.
Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, sheriff's
deputies spotted the car and attempted
to pull it over, but the driver led
the patrol car on a chase.
Jones also pursued the vehicle
before it ran off the highway on RPR
1500 about 2.8 miles south of Bolivia.
The driver received minor injuries
in the 10:08 p.m. accident.
Students in the legal field will hear
from Greg Bellamy, clerk of court,
i>ee J. Greer Jr. district court judge,
Wanda Bryant, assistant district attorney,
and Roy Trest, a Shallotte attorney.
Students in the legal field will also
tour the Brunswick County Jail and
iieuf Sheriff John CaiT Davis speak
or. the sheriff's department. A mock
trial will conclude the program.
DAVE TRIPP grimaces as rescue workers attend to his father, James Tripp
of Ash, sitting, who suffered facial Injuries. Both were taken to the
Brunswick Hospital for treatment.
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