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on" the brakes. The bus came to a
halt 148 feet later.
"Randy did a tremendous job with
those children," Evans said of the
regular driver's handling of the
cmcrjjcncy. 1'p'or s toy h'c <j<in ho
showed a lot of maturity. It's a
shame I had to cite him."
A number of volunteers also helped
at the wreck, including Chief Deputy
John Marlow, who county landfill
director Major White said, "took the
bull by the horns" during the crisis.
White and Buddy Evans, who
operates a nearby barber shop,
helped open the doors to the bus to
reach the children.
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THE TRUCK DRIVEN by Jason Ix?c
total loss. Both Smith and a passenger
Said Strong F
U.S. 17 through downtown Shallottc !
nuiy not resurfaced within the next *
two to tliree weeks, un opliiiiislic I
Jerry Jones told fellow KhaUaUc
aldermen lust Wednesday night
"1 Just found out Uils afternoon tluit
the resurfacing Is ? good possibility.
It's not officbil, but I think it will be
done within the next two to three
weeks. They think they've found the
money for It "
Using money left over from
another contract, the district
trans|xirtlon office ground the threefourtlis
mile section of U.S. 17 In midMarch.
Hut the money for resurfacing
It was Included in the lSHWki
budget request, which meant the
isiving might not begin until after the
end of the tourist season. District
Knglneer T.K. Kunderbtirk explained
at a recent meeting at which he fielded
complaints about the delay.
Wednesday, Aldrtiiuin Wilton Hnrrclson
noted, "I've heard more complaints
about tluit llian anything
Jones wouldn't reveal Uie source of
Ills unofficial Information, but said lie
expected transportation Secretary
James Harrington to make a return
visit to the area before a May S3 Division
3 hearing in Jacksonville to
discuss road funding priorities Town
officials said tlwy Ik>|k- to know more
about tundtuK prospects for tlie
Stuillotte bypass on or before tluit
A public hcurtng will Ik- hold May
l& on a proposal to locate a duplex a
two household residence -on two
Pender Street lots in an area toned
H IS, single family dwellings only
Duplexes are a form of multifamlly
housing, which ineaivs the board of
aldermen must issue a special use
permit before construction can take
The area was posted last week ami
all adjoining property owners will be
contacted for comment, ttutlding Inspector
Albert Hughes told the hoard
"It would set precedent for us to
allow a mulUfamlly residence in an
area roned slnglefamily Where are
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"They were just sitting there looking
so innocent," White said. "They
wanted reassurance more than
anything else, someone to touch
them, to hold them."
According to School Transportation
Supervisor Turner, the accident
was the 11th involving a school bus in
the county this school year. Most
were small fender-benders that
resulted in no injuries. A bus accident
with injuries has not occurred in
Brunswick County in at least 10
years, he said.
Officer Evans said the accident she
investigated is the only bus accident
listed in Shallotte police files dating
back to 1980.
Smith of Whltcvlllc was declared a
you Koinj! to draw the line?" asked
Mdcrman Wilton ilarrelson of the
Keverut multtfumily projects are
either under construction or planned
near Pender Street - condominiums
are under construction at lirierwood
tiolf Course und n combination
townhouse and .single-family subdivision
luts been proposed nearby by
developer Ituddv Milllkcn. Pender
Street would serve us the outlet to
N.C. 179 for that project.
Hughes said the man who proposes
to build the low-country or ranchstyle
duplex plans to live in one side
and rent the other.
"Everything is in order except it is
not toned for what he wants to do."
he added The owner luid already installed
driveway tiles before contacting
the town. I lughcs said the realtor
who sold the properly had assured
the buyer that it was zoned correctly
for the type of construction he hud
In other business, the board:
Annexed by petition a Urierwood
Estates lot owned by tarry Shrove.
Noted that thus fur five applications
had boon received for the vacant
twist of police chief and six for
the |iutrol officer vacancy.
Delayed action on a request to appoint
a Sliallotte resident to the
Hrunswtck County Council on the
Status of Women until nominations
could be sought. The appointment
will tw- made at the May lb meeting.
Interested persons, male or female,
should contact a board member or
the town hail
Agrees! to begin submitting items
(or the proposed 1W8M986 budget immediately
If the miscellaneous
tuials can be found. the (own wants to
purchase some new: Christmas lights,
extend sidewalks alonn U.S. 17
throunh town antt purchase flans and
a flanpole Max or Reainon Hewett
also said that unless board members
object, lie proposes to eliminate a tan
lee as such When residents pay their
property taxes, they would receive a
tan under his proposal
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Holden. 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
bus. She was treated at Brunswick
background (from inc ieii) are Han
Doug Simmons, one of the many p
Hargis, who was driving the bus.
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Holden Beach officials arc denying
the town was negligent in a fire that
destroyed an occanfront cottage last
year while an adjacent fire hydrant
was turned off.
Edith Chance of Fayettcville filed
a lawsuit in Brunswick County
District Court against the town in
reoruary tor more man j-h.uuu,
claiming fire fighters could not battle
the blaze that destroyed her home
because the nearest fire hydrant was
In an answer to the suit filed April
23, Holdcn Beach officials deny the
town was negligent in the incident
and ask tor a Jury to decide the case.
The town Is represented by Benton 11
Walton of the Whiteville firm,
Williamson and Walton.
"By way of further answer," the
town states in its answer, "this defendant
says that it was not negligent in
any respect and is not liable to the
plaintiff in any sum whatsoever."
The town is asking that the suit be
dismissed without delay and tliat it
recover costs of court. It Ls atso asking
for a trial by jury "on all issues of
fact raised by the pleadings."
Brunswick County commissioners
plan to meet Monday with members
of the Brunswick County Board of
Social Services at that board's request.
Social services Utard members
had asked to jointly discuss personnel
matters and pending litigation
relating to former OSS employees
Jamie Or rock and Alinda Meares
since resolution of eitlier may involv
til county funds
At County Attorney David Clegg'?
recommendation, the board set a S
p.m. meeting to discuss the Orrocli
matter only. Business relating to Iht
Meares case ls to be communicate*
attomev to-attomey. they agreed
"I have a problem with us me elm.
to discuss anything relating to th
Alinda Meares case at this pom
since we are the adverse party.
Oegg said in proposing that arrangt
ment "With the other I see no pr*
blem since we are not in an advent
situation at all "
Both individuals are seekin
reinstatement to their previous )ob
with the department Meares as at
nurustrative secretary. Orrock a
I Karher this month the Slate Pe
| sonnel Commission recommend*
| the social serv ices board remstal
Orrock to his position, paying hu
back pay and attorney s fees Thi
I recommendation is not binding upc
I the board
| Ms Meares has suits pending
| Brunswick County Superior Cou
and C S District Ctxirl The count
! level suit asks the <\>?rt to enforce i
setUeinrnt *?tr*en*W reached tx
I wccfi the social services board ai
| Ms Mearrs The federal suit nans
the count) convMssMners, s?i
* helps Injured sceond-grader I/esley
Lyn Holden of Holden Beach, from the
Hospital for a fractured arm. In the
dy Hair, ine regular driver of uie bus;
eople who stopped to help; and Chris
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Ms. Chance stated in her lawsuit
that Tri-Beach Volunteer firemen
could not extinguish the fire because
the town had turned off "the water
supply to the hydrant below ground
level so tliat firefighters could not obtain
water." She is represented by
Wilmington attorney I.onnie B.
The fire at 707 Ocean Blvd. West
broke out on Feb. 28, 1984, and was
"contained in a small area of the
dwelling" when firefighters arrived.
the lawsuit states. However, flames
were quickly spread by wind gusts
estimated at 20 mph to 30 mph whlci
also scorched the paint on an adja
cent home. The fire was extinguisher
within two hours.
Ms. Chance is asking for $40,000 It
replace the home and an additiona
$4,164 as a result of clearing tlx
debris and surveying damages to th<
home, plus interest and court costs.
Although Williams' office sen'
llolden Beach officials a list of inter
rogatories concerning the case, th<
town has not responded to the ques
tions in the lawsuit.
services board, the county and th
social services department and Ot
rock as defendants. It seeks he
reinstatement as well as compensa
tion for lost professional oppor
tunities, menial anguish and loss c
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