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Career Club Winners Chosen
Winners in the Leland Middle School Career Club competition were recently
chosen. Eleven students will advance to district level competition. They are,
from left, front row, Robert McClelland, fine arts, John Owens, marine
science, and Mickey Thompson, manufacturing; second row, Kathy Allen,
personal service, Teresa Mintz, lousiness and office, Tisha Jones, consumer
anu kuinemaking, and Jamie Keasiey, transportation; third row, Keith
Allen, environmental, Matthew Tripp, health, Mark Palmatier, construction,
and David Hardie, public service.
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Talent Winners Chosen
Talent winners trom Leiand Miririie Schools' Career Club were chosen
recently. Group winners are, from left, front row, l^aTonya Graham, Zelda
Jackson and Tyra Jones; second row, Yolanda Kiddy, Tara Walker, Tonya
Williams and individual talent winner Wendy Brew.
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I 'Circus' Held At Lincoln
Kindergarten <hrough first-grade students at Lincoln Primary School
celebrated Music Month and Physical Education Week last Thursday with a
program, "The Circus." Students performed acts on the balance beams,
dressed as wild animals and performed acrobatic feats on the parallel bars.
Pictured are, front row, from left, Sharon Suggs, Travenus Grainger. Becky
Hewett and Amanda Livingston; back row, Kelly Mlntx, Ray Caffee,
Sabrina Lee and Jenny Crowder.
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Three Whiteviile lawyers were
nominated last Thursday by the 13th
District Bar Association as potential
replacements for former District
Court Judfie Wa.y ?.e Lo-.u? who resinned
Bar members chose Thomas
Aldridne. D. Jack Hooks Jr. and
Michael Willis as nominees from a
field of six candidates. Gov. Jim
Martin will chose one attorney from
the three Democratic nominees to
replace Long, 37, of Shallotte.
Vote not just once, but as many
times as you like. There's no residency
requirement and cash votes are
the only ones that count. Better yet,
state and federal investigators aren't
likely to interfere.
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For the fourth consecutive month,
Brunswick County's unemployment
raie continued to ciiinb in January,
up to 12.4 percent compared to 11.6
percent in December, the N.C.
Employment Security Commission
"The highest unemployment rates
continue to be concentrated in the
eastern and western areas of the
stale," said ESC spokesman Bob
Campbell. "layoffs, primarily in the
textile and apparel industries, contributed
to significant increases in a
number of counties."
In Brunswick County, of the 19,890
eligible workers that make up the
labor force, approximately 2,460
were jobless in January compared to
2,290 who were unemployed in
December, Campbell reported.
Several surrounding counties also
experienced increases in unemployment
rates in January. New Hanover
County's rate jumped from 8 percent
to 8.3 percent while unemployment
rose in Columbus County from 12.2
percent in ii.h percent marten County
experienced the largest increase
of the mirrnunrtinu counties frO!!l
11.1 percent to 12.7 percent.
As a result of the 1980 census, the
ESC:s Metropolitan suiUsUcul Areas
(MSA) used to rate unemployment in
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Set By CP&L
Carolina Power & light will hold
its quarterly low-volume or "growl"
test of Its siren alert system around
the Brunswick Nuclear Plant March
19, 20 and 21.
Residents within a 10-mile radius
may hear the sirens for a few seconds
at a time during these days. The
sirens were installed to alert the
residents if un emergency condition
develops at the plant so they can
monitor the Emergency Broadcast
System for more information.
Long resigned Feb. 25, two days
after being arrested in Durham for
driving while impaired. He was serving
his first term as a district court
Judge for the 13th Judicial District,
which includes Brunswick, Columbus
and Bladen counties.
Also nominated at Thursday's bar
meeting were Shsliette
Sheila McLamb, Brunswick County's
attorney David Clegg and Tabor citv
lawyer Ralph Jorgensen. The bar
was mandated under state law to
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dream, but actually it's a fundraising
event for the Waccamaw Volunteer
Fire and Rescue Department.
Anybody that wants to can vote
Friday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the
new "mayor" of Ash. The fire and
rescue squad building on N.C. 130 is
the only official polling place.
certain parts of the state have
undergone changes, Campbell
reported. Prior to iast month's
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Elva Jess, a Southport attorney, was
not nominated for the position. After
carefully considering the seat, Ms.
Jess requested at the Brunswick
County Bar Association meeting last
week that her norn? not b" nomir0*0''
at the district meetin?
Aldridge, 37, has been an assistant
district attorney in Whiteville for two
years. He worked as an attorney in
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At least three candidates- whose
names were undisclosed at press
time?are seeking the s?'?t now held
by Boyd I>ee Smith. More may enter
in the final moments of the campaign,
for once in office, the duties of
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Alamance County for ten years prior
to moving to Columbus County.
Hooks, 31, has been in private practice
in Whiteville since 1980. Willis is
also in private practice in Whiteville.
Long's resignation marks the second
time a judges' seat has been vacant
in the 13th Judicial District
since February 19^"* Pnmipr cinv
Jim Hunt named a replacement for
Judge J. Wilton Hunt Sr. who resigned
after being charged with bribery
and gambling in the federal Colcor
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For those not into politics, plenty of
live blue grass music will be provided.
Refreshments will also be offered
Election proceeds will be used to
support the fire and rescue squad.
unemployment last month was Swain
County at 23.6 percent while Orange
County maintained the lowest rate at
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