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Bruaswick County Sheriffs detectives
are searching for a black male
that entered the Traveler's gas station
in (eland early Monday morning
and robbed the attendant at gunpoint.
According to Det. Douglas
"Sonny" Padgett, the man entered
the gas attendant's booth with a handgun
and took an undetermined
amount of money.
"Before he left, he hit the attendant
in the back of the head, cutting the
scalp, I'adgetl said. ine gun wa3
used to strike the attendant, who was
taken to New Hanover Memorial
Less Than In
Only ./l inches oi ruin 161! ir. the
area during the entire month of
April, making it the sixth driest April
on record, reported the National
Weather Service in Wilmington.
It was also the driest April since
1957 when only .33 Inches of rain were
recorded. The .77 inches of rain was
2.27 inches Mow normal for the
Temperatures for the month of
April ranged from a high of 93
degrees on the 27th to a low of 32
degrees on the 10th. The average
temperature for the month was 66.3
degrees, or 3.2 degrees above normal,
nuiking it the third coasecutive
The Brunswick County Soil &
Water Coaservation District is obscr
vinK Soil Stewardship Week, May
Cluiirmun James Bellamy said
"Tomorrow Together" Is the theme
of the observance. Information and
materials relating; to the week are
available to the public from the county
soil and water conservation office,
located in the Agriculture Building ut
the Brunswick County Government
KCQOtxUnt Vo the \?N> otmorvnncs
booklet, human survival depends on
other living things such (trusses and
Students in (he West Brunswick
High School Future Farmers of
America chapter are completing
several tx-uutiftcation and school
projects the group recently began.
FFA members have built Itundball
courts for the students, hel|>cd to
remodel tint brooms at the school and
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Hospital in Wilmington for treatment.
The gunman fled the scene, but his
direction of travel was unknown,
Padgett said. There were no other
witnesses to the robbery which occurred
at approximately 3:28 a.m.
"Evidently, the door was open and
the guy walked right on in," Padgett
said. Customers are usually
restricted from the attendant's booth
at the gas station, which is located in
front of the Hill's grocery store in the
Inland Shopping Center on the old
ch Of Rain
month with above normal
Record highs were recorded on two
days in April, 92 degrees on the 22nd
and 93 degrees on the 27th, or three
degrees over the old mark set in 1981.
"Ruin was nearly non-existant occurring
on only seven days during the
month," the weather service
reported. The greatest amount during
a 24-hour period was .34 inches on
the 13th and 14th.
During the month, there were 16
clear days, four partly cloudy and ten
cloudy days. The month as a whole .
was rather windy with the highest
gust ot 33 mp'n recorded on the 5in.
ip Week Noted
grain, fishes and birds, wild and
domesticated animals. Bellamy said.
"We all depend on our basic
necessities of soil and water,"
flellamy addded. "Together, we
must think about ways to preserve
and renew the topsoil from which all
our food comes. Together, we must
work to purify and protect our
1985 marks the 50-year anniversary
of the soil conservation movement in
America, u movement that has
grown from Uu turintnruta to Include
erosion protection for urban and surburban
lias planted trees and grass to help
licautify the school grounds, said
FFA advisor Michael ltuss.
Kach yeur KFA chapters perform
projects under the liuildtng Our
American Communities (BOAC) program.
a special project of the National
FFA Foundation sponsored by
H.J. Heynolds Industries of WinstonSalem.
Beginning work on Sept. 4,
members of the West FFA group
have volunteered their time and efforts
to the projects The ltOAC committee
was headed by student Kevin
Smith. Other members included
students Handy Ward, Stephen
farter and Sterling Singletary.
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County Building and Grounds Mail
leader Ralph Varnum (right) and mai
tant James Carter were busy last Th\
rose bushes near the entrance to the
Sanitarians with the Brunswick
County Health Department inspected I
and graded these food and lodging 1
and institutional facilities during 1
Driver Cited j
One driver was charged and
another issued a warning ticket Sun- j
day in a Bridges Koad accident in
which the two cars involved never
Patrol Officer Nellie Evans of the
Shallottc Police Department said
Carnal 1 -cphus Pigott, 18, of Route 3,
Shallottc, was charged with driving
too fast for conditions.
As his 1973 two-door Chevrolet
rounded a sharp curve on Bridges
Road, it left the highway, traveling
169 feet before striking a ditch, said
Evans. It then traveled another 84
feet along the ditch, striking the concrete
cover of a sewer line valve
la-fore leaving the ditch and traveling
another 45 feet.
The vehicle was a total loss, Evans
Driver Michael I -con Johnson, 17,
of Cedar Grove, was operating a 1974
Ruiek two-door on Bridges Road
when he saw Ptgott's out of control
It frightened Johnson. Evans said,
and he hit the brakes, putting the
Buick into a slide The car traveled
125 (eet along tho ditch, but was not
damaged Johnson received a warning
ticket (or driving too fast (or conditions.
A passenger in the Pigott car,
Javlin Pigott, 17, su((ered a
dislocated shoulder, while the driver
received nunor lacerations o( his
STATION A CtOClIT
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ntcnance Crew mcnt center. Worl
intenance assls- stem erosion on th
ursday planting flowers,
Food service grades are based on a
perfect score of 100. with points taken
away for infractions of health standards.
An "A" is given to scores of 90
ar above, a "B" to scores of 80 and 90
and a "C" to scores between 70 and
An establishment which scores
aelow 70 would not be allowed to remain
Non-Seasonal Kcstaurants: Bill's
Seafood, Route 3, Supply, 93;
Jimmy's Waffle House, I/Ong Beach,
J3.5; McDonald's, Iceland, 78.5; l-orig
Bench Snack Bar, I-on a Beach. ?4
Non-Seasonal Food & Drink
Stands: Judy's Superette, Route 2,
Supply, 96; Quick & Easy, Supply,
98.5; Guido's Deli, Yaupon Beach,
School Facilities Sanitation:
Our South Brunsh
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sers also set out blue rug juniper to
e ditch banks and a variety of spring
I-eland Middle School, I-eland, 90.
School Cafeterias: South
Brunswick High School Cafeteria,
Boiling Spring lakes, 90; 1-eland
Middle School Cafeteria, I eland,
I-odging Places: Ocean Crest
Motel, 1-ong Beach, 93.5; Captain's
Cove Motel, 1-ong Beach, 94.5.
Child Day Care Facilities:
Andrea's Babes 4 Dolls, Southport,
approved; 1-ee's little World, Route
4, I-eland, approved.
Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Similar
Institutions: J. Arthur Dosher
Memorial Hfwnital SAiitKnAH on.
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Ocean Trail Convalescent Center, I
Hesidential Care Facilities: John I
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