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Car Lands Under Mobile Home
After Running A Stop Sign Saturday
A driver ran a stop sign and then drove into
and under a mobile home Saturday night at
Tammy Carter, 34, of Sunset Beach, was
charged with a slop sign violation by Trooper
D.B. Harvcll of the N.C. Highway Patrol. She
was transported to The Brunswick Hospital at
Supply with severe but non-incapacitating in
According to the officer's report, the acci
dent happened at 10:20 p.m. Carter was travel
ing east on Shoreline Drive in a 1983 Mazda and
failed to stop for the stop sign at the intersection
with Park Road. The car ran into a yard, striking
first a mailbox and then a mobile home. The
Mazda came to rest under the mobile home.
Damage was estimated at S3.000 to the
Ma/da and S2,000 to the mobile home.
. Three 16-year-old drivers were involved in a
June 4 accidcnt that happened at 1:10 p.m. just
west of the Shallotte town limits on N.C. 130,
the VVhitcvillc Road.
The three cars were traveling east on N.C.
130 when the first two stopped for traffic and the
third did not, according to the report filed by
Trooper D.B. Harvcll.
The first car, a 1985 Dodge, was operated by
Jamie Gray of Shallotte. He was followed by
Stanley Russ of Sunset Bcach, driving a 1989
Mercury. The third driver was James Cook of
Supply, driving a 1982 Buick.
Cook struck the Mercury in the rear, and the
Mercury then struck the Dodge in the rear.
Damages were estimated at $800 to the Dodge,
S2.000 to the Mercury and SI,000 to the Buick.
Cook was charged with failure to reduce speed.
None of the drivers was injured. Kristy
Wcimcr, 16, of Shallottc, a passenger in the Russ
vehicle, had minor injuries, and Brian Campbell,
16, also of Shallottc, had serious but non-inca
pacitating injuries. Both were transported to The
Also Thursday, at 5:45 p.m., two persons
were injured when one vehicle passed another,
then collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle
on N.C. 179 less than a mile west of Sunset
Joanne Larrimorc, 47, of Shallottc, was east
bound on N.C. 179 in a 1986 Volkswagen.
Willie Ford Jr., 29, of Navassa was westbound
on N.C. 179, driving a 1984 Honda behind a un
known vehicle that had slowed in the westbound
Ford was passing this vehicle and simck
Larrimorc's car head-on, reported Trooper W.H.
Thompson. Both vehicles came to rest in the
parking lot of the Serving Spoon Diner.
Ford was charged with improper passing anil
having no insurance.
Larrimorc, who received serious, incapaci
tating injuries, and Ford, whose injuries were
minor, were both transported to 'The Brunswick
No charges were filed in an accident that oc
curred Wednesday, June 2, at 1:30 p.m. three
tenths of a mile east of Leland on U.S. 17.
Kenneth Ray Sncad, 50, of Wilmington, was
driving north on U.S. 17 in a 1992 Buick, fol
lowing a large white van in the inside lane, ac
cording to Trooper B.C. Jones' report. Suddenly
the van turned onto the right lane, as a gray vehi
cle was traveling south in the northbound lane
partially on the pavement and partially on the
Sncad told Jones he couldn't turn right be
cause of traffic and so he turned toward the me
dian to avoid the vehicle. His Buick rolled over
once on the median.
Meanwhile, the "unknown gray vehicle"
passed, then turned around and passed the scene
and then fled, the report staled.
Sncad was transported to New Hanover
Regional Medical Center in Wilmington with se
rious, non-incapacitating injuries.
Damage to the Buick was estimated at
Cost Of Shallotte Bypass Is Approaching $7 Million
The State Board of Transportation last Friday board to cover an overdraft and for the final csti- ?approved another S30.000 on preliminary engi
approved several funding requests for Brunswick mate brings the total project cost to approximate- ncering and utility costs on U.S. 17 from N.C.
County projects, including another S60.748 to- lyS7 million. 211 north of Supply to N.C. 87 at Bell Swamp,
ward the final cost of the Shallotte bypass of U.S. Also the board: This is in addition to the S680.000 already ap
17. Bapproved the resurfacing of Sommersett Road proved for those items.
Bypass construction was completed in (S.R. 1246) in the Seaside area. Sunset Beach, ?deleted Knox Street (S.R. 1404) and Corbctt
September 1991 but the final cost has still not from N.C. 179 to its dead end, at a cost of Road (S.R. 1405) in Bolivia from the state high
been determined. The latest sum approved by the S30.000; way system.
Babcock Completes Principal Executive School
Judith Babcock of Sunset Bcach, months covering law, curriculum,
pupil personnel director with the personnel management, communica
Brunswick County Schools, has lions, self-knowledge, technology
completed the Principals' Executive and personal development.
Program at the University of North Also they were required to read,
Carolina at Chapel Hill. complete study guides and discuss
She was among 37 principals and the contents of 13 books, 80 articles
school officials chosen for the and 30 case studies; write papers on
course. their educational philosophy and
Participants had to complete 160 school or program leadership; and
hours of classroom work over four develop a long-range plan to im
prove some aspect of their school or We teach the importance of rais
program. ing expectations for students, faculty
The goal was to encourage long- and parents; how to increase school
lasting changes in the participants as effectiveness; and the need to dcvcl
lcaders, according to Robert Phay, op and implement long-range school
program director and public law and goals with the heavy involvement of
government professor. " faculty, staff and parents."
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May Weather Was Warm, Dry
May 1993 was warm and dry, ac
cording to the monthly climatologi
cal report of the National Weather
Scrvicc Wilmington office.
The daily high temperature aver
aged 81.8 and the low averaged 60.6
degrees, making the monthly aver
age of 71.2 1.1 degrees above nor
Highest temperature was 89 on
the 17tn. Lowest was 48 on the
23rd, a new record low for that date.
Precipitation for the month was
2.82 inches, or 1.61 inches below
normal. Only seven days had mea
surable rain, compared with a nor
mal of 9.6 days for May.
The highest wind gust was 32
miles an hour from the northwest on
the 21st The fastest one-minute av
erage speed was 23 mph from the
northwest, also on the 21st The av
erage daily wind speed was 8.2 mph
compared with a normal of 9.2 for
Five days recorded thunder
storms, which is near normal for the
Wilmington had 12 clear days,
compared with a May normal of 8.4.
Partly cloudy days numbered 11,
and cloudy days, 8, compared with a
normal of 12 cloudy days for the
Sunshine was 78 percent, com
pared with a monthly normal of 67
Highest sca-levcl pressure was
30.26 inches on the 3rd. Lowest was
29.65 on the 14th.
For the spring season of March
through May, temperatures averaged
about 1.4 degrees below normal.
Spring precipitation was 3.7 inches
above normal, thanks to a very wet
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