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Foundation Honors Batten
the Prescription for Excellence
Foundation has honored David J.
Supply with its
and the endow
ment of a schol
arship in his
name to Bruns
ship honors Bat- BATTEN
ten for his community service and
leadership. It was presented at the
annual Prescription for Excellence
Batten is general manager of
Brunswick Electric Membership. He
serves on Brunswick Community
College Foundation Board of Direc
tors and was its president in 1987
On Battleship Board
Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. recently
appointed Eugene W. Gore a mem
ber of the USS North Carolina
For ten years, Gore served as cap
tain of deep-sea commercial Fishing
vessels on the Gulf Coast and
H Atlantic Ocean.
He also was a
on the South
ery Feny and
holds an unin
the USS North
GORE Carolina entered
the Cape Fear River. At the time he
was captain of the menhaden fishing
vessel "Oak Island" operating off
the Cape Fear River bar.
Owner and manager of the Eu
gene Gore Rental Agency of South
port, he was married to the late Oph
elia B. Gore. He has three children
and six grandchildren.
WW I Veteran Honored
Elmer Keller. 94, of Gause Land
ing has been awarded the World War
1 75th Anniversary Commemorative
Medal by the U.S. Department of
Keller was a U.S. Marine serving
in France in World War I.
The medal is a replica of the vic
tory medal awarded to U.S. service
members who served in World War
I. It is a gift of the Robert R. Mc
Cormick Tribune Foundation to all
living veterans of World War I.
ECSU Honors Rose
The Board of Trustees of Eliza
beth City State University recently
honored Congressman Charlie Rose
(D-7th District) with an Honorary
Doctor of Laws degree.
Week. Rose was
the school 's
for the occasion;
his topic was ROSE
the theme "Better Schools Shape
Rose was previously honored
with a Doctor of Laws degree from
Fayetteville State University.
' Young Citizen ' Honoree
Elizabeth Day Detrie of Shallotte is shown receiving the James B.
Hunt Young Citizen Award from the governor. Detrie was Bruns
wick County's winner, receiving her award during a Nov. 6 cere
mony at Wake Forest University. She is a student at West Bruns
wick High School. The program is administered by Wake Forest on
behalf of the govenor, and honors "outstanding young citizens of
the state who are active in their schools, churches and communi
ties, and who are dedicated to community service and leadership. "
Hold Off On Hot Sauce As Bacteria Killer: Sea Grant
Recent news reports have touted
Louisiana hot sauce as a killer of a
deadly bacteria that can contaminate
But before you start pouring
Louisiana's fiery concoctions over
your raw oysters, beware, says
Joyce Taylor, N.C. Sea Grant's sea
food education agent.
Laboratory tests at Louisiana
State University Medical Center did
show that six brands of hot sauce
killed cultured Vibrio vulnificus, a
deadly bacteria, but the doctors who
performed the research say their test
results are preliminary and apply on
ly to cultured bacteria ? not oysters
Vibrio vulnificus is one of several
species occurring naturally in warm,
brackish waters along the Atlantic,
Pacific and Gulf coasts. Consump
tion of the bacteria can cause illness
or even death in certain susceptible
people, particularly those with
chronic liver disease or an impaired
Although tests proved positive,
the doctors aren't sure how hot sauce
affect naturally occurring Vibrio oc
casionally found in oysters harvested
from estuarine shellfish beds.
However, some media reports
have already made the leap from the
On Premise ring sizing
test tube to the table, says Taylor,
who adds that such a jump could
create a health hazard.
"Eating raw oysters is risky busi
ness, and this research in no way di
minishes that risk," said said.
Until more research on hot sauces
is completed, Taylor says the only
safe oyster is a thoroughly cooked
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Layaway For Christmas.
Est. 1976 ? River Run Shopping Center
Hwy. 211 & Long Beach Rd., Southport
457-4407 ? Behind Pizza Hut & McDonald's
Major credit cards accepted
Share The Spirit
Fri., Dec. 17
with Dr. Skip Davis & Staff at
Chiropractic Center of Shallotte/Ocean Isle
Due to our patients' overwhelming response, we will once again donate our services
for one day in return for donations to the hungry. On December 16 only non
perishable foods will be accepted as payment for services.
Food donations will be given to the
Mwy. 179, ocean isle Brunswick County Volunteer & Information Center phone 579-3502
CAROLINA COASTAL PLASTIC
& RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY
For the convenience of our patients in Shallote, Calabash, and Little River,
Carolina Coastal Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, RA. announces the
opening of our satellite office December 3, 1993.
SPECIALIZING IN SURGERY OF THE FOLLOWING:
Dr. Steven K. White. Sr.. md
North Strand Consultants ? Salt Marsh Plaza ? Hwy. 197 ? Calabash
For information & referral, call 1-800-388-8631
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