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Three Brunswick County residents
traveled tn Raleigh last week ?n meet
I President Ronald Reagan and to
hear him speak.
Tommv Harretsnn nf Smithiwt
John Dozier of Boiling Spring lakes,
and Shirley Babson all made the trip
to the state capital last Thursday.
President Reagan visited the campus
of North Carolina State University
to urge support for his tax program.
Harrelson and Dozier were invited
to meet the president as guests of
Gov. Jim Martin. Mrs. Babson was
invited by Senators Jesse Helms and
Following the president's speech.
Republicans from across the state,
who had received invitations, were
entertained at a luncheon.
Appointed To Council
A Winnabow woman has been appointed
to the State Advisory Council
for the N.C.
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Ijw c,?ip joins ine
BS lj| 20-mcmber body
" ' JMM as one of three
|j|i -Spl representatives
k jfl from the
The council advises state extension
Director Chester D. Black and other
administrators on broad extension
Mrs. Earp, a graduate 0f jrast
Carolina University, is a former extension
home economist. She and her
husband, Wilbur, now have a
500-acre farming operation, tnI
First Four Oi
The N.C. Division of Marine
Fisheries was to begin dropping
bouys Wednesday to mark locations
of the first in a series of artificial
reefs planned off the Brunswick
Dale McDowell, secretary of the
Brunswick County Fishing Club, and
I Bill English of the South Brunswick
Islands Fishing Club, said Tuesday
that the RV Rose Bay was en route to
Brunswick County to begin the buoy
drops. Both men are active in the
i-ong Bay Artificial Reef Association,
which is coordinating efforts to support
a comprehensive reef program.
The effort was spearheaded by the
county fishing club, which sponsored
the state's first offshore reef in 1971.
"They were going to set the buoys
for the four reefs we plan to work on
first," said McDowell.
These include the existing, but
deteriorating Yaupon Reef, near
Yaupon Beach, and Brunswick County
Fishing Club Reef located 4.5
miles out of Lockwood Folly Inlet,
the Tommy McGlammery Memorial
Reef, to be located 4.2 miles
Cape Fear Area United Way
volunteers wiil seek SI.5 million in
contributions to human services programs
during their 1985 campaign.
General Campaign Chairman Paul
leonard announced Thursday at a
kick-off luncheon at the Wilmington
The goal, when reached, will be the
largest dollar increase in the history
of the local United Way effort. It is a
15 percent increase over Last year's
campaign of SI 3 million.
"This is a stretch goal," Leonard
stressed, decided upon because of the
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ciuaing a iw-sow swine herd.
T n onnAimring tho 2ppoir.tlHSr.t,
Dr. Black noted Mrs. Earp "has been
active on the Brunswick County Extension
Advisory Council, and
thoroughly understands the educational
needs of the people whom extension
is committed to serving. She
will help us to keep our programs attune
to the needs of the people."
Tech. Sgt. Edward C. Jones, son of
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Supply, has graduated from an Air
Force major command noncommissioned
officer academy at
lackland Air Force Base, Texas.
Jones is an instructor with the
3711th Basic Military Training
The son of fl Hnlrion Rpnrh-nron
couple is the new deputy design
superintendent at the U.S. Naval
Ship Kepair Facility at Subic Bay,
Republic of the Phillipines.
Keith A. Abernathy, son of Mr. and
Mrs. M.A. Abernathy, formerly of
Wilmington, reported to the
Phillipines April II directly from
Norfolk Naval Shipyard, where he
worked as a naval architect and
He is a 1964 graduate of New
Hanover High School, a 1968
graduate of Newport News Shipbuilding
Apprentice School, and a
1971 graduate of the University of
Michigan, where he earned his
degree in naval architecture and
Abernathy's wife, Connie, and
seven-year-old son, Bryan, accompanied
him to the Phillipines.
southwest of the Oak Island
lighthouse and named in honor of the
late sports fisherman; and reefs to be
located 3.2 miles south and seven
miles southeast of Shallotte Inlet.
A large round bouy will be placed
on the club reef, McDowell said,
while "spar" buoys will be set at the
Shallotte Inlet reef sites.
The first drop of artificial reef
material Is anticipated around the
end of the month, McDowell said, and
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Two boilers donated by the Pfizer
Chemicals Inc. plant at South port
will be cut in halt, the outer skin
removed, bolted to a barge and dropped
barge and all on the fishing club
Once Pfizer has the boilers ready
they will be shipped by rail to Sunny
Point Military Ocean Terminal for
loading onto the barge
A South Carolina contractor is
handling the work. McDowell said,
which will be financed with a $10,000
donation from the Brunswick County
Board of Commissioners.
"We think the appropriation will
cover it all," he added.
i Goal Set
upswing in the Wilmington area
economy in the last two years.
"The need for increased human
services is as great as ever Yet our
community is experiencing business
growth," he said. "Because of these
two factors we thought a larger increase
in our campaign goal was
Campaign funds will be distributed
to programs in 34 local and state
agencies, including for the first time,
the Task Force Against Family
violence ana wiuningion cuea
la and ciMch era o*rt |
The Future Farmers ot America wt
Brunswick High School Principal Di
to the school Monday. Pictured (iron
ley; Jon Procter, chapter presid
chaplain; Tommy Cribb, vice presid
State officials are seeking a
restraining order against a I-ong
Beach firm to stop alleged mining in
violation of the State Mining Act of
The suit against Doug Hoffman of
Doug Hoffman Excavations was filed
Sept. 3 in Brunswick County District
Civil Court by the state, represented
by Gerald J. Kraynak, regional
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of the N.C. Department of Natural
Ftesources and Community Development
and Assistant Attorney General
Walter M. Smith.
It asks the court for preliminary
and permanent injunctions. It also
asks that the court issue an order requiring
Hoffman, within 14 days of issuance
of a preliminary injunction,
to put in place a permanent groundTwo
BY SUSAN USHER
For the second time in two months,
electronic equipment has been taken
in a break-in of Blake's ftent To Own
on Main Street, Shallottc.
Shallotte Police agt. Rodney Gause
discovered the breaking and entering
and larceny Thursday at about 12:22
a.m. Entry was apparently gained by
breaking the lower part of the rear
door and crawlinv into the store hiv
Manager Johnny (irabb reported
as stolen two radios, nine
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cover meeting state specifications
and approved by NRCD as "sufficient
to prevent on-site erosion and
oii-sue sedimentation "
Similar charges were filed July 30
against C.W. Hewctt of Hewett Construction
and Maintenance Co. of
In the suit against Hoffman, the
state says that on Feb. 17, 1884,
NKCD discovered tliat Hoffman had
undertaken a mining operation on a
tract of land off N.C. 211 about five
miles north of Southport
"Although more than one contiguous
acre of land had been disturbed
by mining operations," it ulleges,
Hoffman luid failed to obtain the required
He was notified of this on Feb. 21,
1984. with a certified letter, return
videocassette recorders and two
In an apparently unrelated incident,
a breaking and entering and
larceny occurred at the Sears,
Koebuek and Co. store in Miiiikrn
Plaza on N.C. 130 Rest illolden
Heach Koadl at utx>ut4:22 a.m.
Sgt <iau.se reported that .suspects
had apparently backed u vehicle into
a rear garage door to gain entry. The
[xilicc report did not include a list of
any missing items.
both incidents are under investigation.
south of Shnllotli' ?
lions for C.hristrims
lr on rronirst.
ten, molilinus, whatever.
s (chef, shrimp, tossed)
PINO CENTER SHALIOTTE
THK BRUNSWICK BKACON. Thu
nrlan; and Michael Huss, vocational
er and chapter advisor. The West
ehapter has planned a busy year,
jadershlp elnss to be held at the Russ
it. 15. A eoukout will follow the elass.
receipt requested, and asked to cease
On April I, 111H4, the state received
Hoffman's application for a mining
permit and on June 14. 1984, lie was
notified that his application hud been
approved subject to the posting of a
J3.500 surety bond.
As of Sept. 3,1985, Hoffman had not
paid ttie bond and no |iermit had Ix-en
granted by the state, the court docu
Further, an inspection on Feb. 12.
1!185, revealed, indicates the suit, that
"further mining operations had been
undertaken" and also thai the site
had not I icon reclaimed after mining
as required by law.
In an Aug 28 response to the suit
filed against him regarding a sand
pit located three miles north of
Southport off N.C. 211, C.W. Hcwett
says the state luis mistaken his property
for an adjoining tract.
Hewelt said he luis excavated only
a half-acre of land, but tluit the property
lu?d tiecn mined before he
He adds Hud a three-acre tract adjoining
his, witti no clear boundary
line, is also being mined.
"I asked Hie owners Imd they been
contacted by the department I of
Natural Itcsourccs and Community
Development) and they said they tuid
not, so evidently the department
thinks the property belongs to me."
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A Supply man charged with the
June 18 nturder of his brother-in-law
will undergo testing at Dorothea Dix
Hospital in Raleigh before facing
Judge B. Craig Ellis agreed to the
additional testing Monday in
Brunswick Count)' Superior Court at
the request of District Attorney
Michael Kasley, saying the question
of capacity can be raised at any time.
Gary Dean Heaves. 28, of Route 2,
Supply, is charged with first degree
murder in the shooting death of Mark
A. Tolliver, 33, also of Route 2, Supply
He was previously examined by a
forensic pyschologlst on the staff of
Southeastern Mental Health Center,
according to his attorney, Roy Trest
of Shallotte, who said there was no
question about the defendant's
capacity to stand trial.
But Easley said the preliminary
exam shouldn't have l>een done
without the state having had an opportunity
to bo heard.
"He is raising such severe defenses
of insanity it is necessary to have a
psychological exam before the state
can proceed," he said.
Reaves, out of Jail on bond since
the date of the Incident, will travel on
his own recognizance to Raleigh
when an appointment is made, to
return as soon as the interview or
testing is completed.
Kaxley said he would not be able to
notify the defense of whether he intends
to seek the death penalty until
after examining the results of the
tests, an SKI report and other
"If there is an nKftrnvntinit factor,
It is my understanding I have an
obligation to proceed with seekiiiK
the death penalty," he said.
Cnlubnsh town council did not attain
a quorum Monday tor Its rcitulnr
moettnn, Clerk Janet ThomuH said
Mayor Sonia Stevens and Councl
I woman Susy Moore were present, I
uIoiik with <i Kroup of V'llluKe CIrccn
subdivision residents, who said they
were there to observe the meeting.
Unless n special inectinK is called
in the interim, the hoard will meet
next on Sept 2J at 10 a.m. at the town
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