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To Wed April 24
Remonia Gayle Brown and Rollie Perdue (Rocky) Hall have an
nounced their forthcoming marriage Saturday, April 24, at 1 p.m.
in Franklin Square Park, Southport. Miss Brown is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Brown of Southport and granddaughter
of Kathleen H. Williamson, also of Southport. Hall is the son of
Earline B. Hall of Pensacola, Fla., and grandson of Mr. and Mrs.
Gene C. Johnson, also of Pensacola. Friends and family of the
couple are invited.
Stalking The Wild Cougar:
Is It Really Extinct Here?
Arc there wild cougars stalking
the backwoods of the Lower Cape
Fear area, though they've been de
clared extinct here?
On Sunday, May 2, at 2:30 p.m., a
knowledgeable panel will discuss
the possible existence of cougars in
the region during a free, two-hour
program at Cape Fear Museum in
One of the three panelists will be
Wilmington native Buster Humph
ries, a retired scientist for DuPont.
Humphries has documented possible
cougar sightings for the last two and
a half years. His research has uncov
ered the possibility of 212 cougar
sightings by 169 people from 1937
to 1992. Some of those purported
sightings have been in Brunswick
Some naturalists and scientists be
lieve the cats that have been seen es
caped from captivity; others think
they arc part of a cougar population
still living in southeastern North
Carolina that never became extinct.
Also known as panthers, mountain li
ons, catamounts and painters, coug
ars or pumas are large, generally
tawny cats. They are thought to be
extinct in the eastern two-thirds of
the United States, except for a small
population in Florida. The cats gener
ally avoid contact with humans.
Panelist Mary Clark, curator of
animals at the North Carolina State
Museum of Natural Science in Ral
Holden Beach Causeway
cigh, will discuss historical data as
sociated with cougars and the crite
ria needed for their positive identifi
cation. She will includc in her pre
sentation photographs, a mount, a
skuil and track cast of a cougar.
Randy Wilson, the third speaker,
is manager of the non-game pro
gram for the North Carolina Wildlife
Resources Commission. He will dis
cuss the problems associated with
verifying cougar sightings and the
significance of wild cougar popula
tions in this part of the state, if in
fact they do exist. He may show a
video of a possible cougar sighting.
Following the program, the pan
elists will take questions from the
For more information contact
Cape Fear Museum, 814 Market
Street, Wilmington, 1-919-341
Hickmans To Reunite
The sccond annual Hickman fam
ily reunions?descendants of Isaac,
Elkanah, Thomas Hickman, etc.?
will be held Saturday, April 24, at
the Lockwood Folly Community
Building on Stanbury Road near
Family members should bring a
covered dish and beverage as well as
pictures or other memorabilia to
share with other relatives.
For more information, call Lettie
Hickman at 457-6622.
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SOPRANO TAN IA BUTLER of Shallotte (front, second from right) is secretary of the N.C. Central University Touring Choir, which pre
sents its second Qninswick County concert Friday night at Bolivia.
NCCU Touring Choir Present Concert Friday
The 36-voice touring choir of group, which also performed in
North Carolina Central University in Brunswick County last spring. She
Durham will appear in concert Fri- is the daughter of Joseph and Ethc
day, April 23, at the Brunswick rinc Butler.
County Government Center at Boli- The 1993 spring concert tour
via. program features a wide selection of
_ , . ... religious music, sweeping from
Sponsored by the university s HOindcVs "And He Shall Purify" and
Brunswick County Alumni Chapter, Goun(xrs ..Gal!ia" ^ h -A Mig.
lK? C^,Crt T ? 7i ? p mA T hty Fortress Is Our God" to Howard
the Public Assembly Budding. Ad- A' Robms. ..Sinncr Man .. ,ndudcd
mission is So. ^ dircclor Charles H. Gilchrist's
Tania Butler of Shallotte, a junior own arrangements of such popular
at NCCU, is a soprano with the works as "Rock A Mah Soul" and
His Eye Is On The Sparrow." vcrsity's music department. Grovcr
Wilson Jr., a lecturer and assistant
The second half will include a
tribute to the late Thomas A. Dor
director of choral activities at the
... .. .. , university, is assistant director and
scy, who .s known as the father of xcompJnhl for lhc touri choir.
gospel music. For morc informalion contact
Gilchrist is chairman of the uni- Ethcrinc Buder at 754-6706.
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