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Two Reappointed To Coastal Panel
Two members of the North Caro
lina Coastal Resources Advisory
Council (CRAC) from Brunswick
County towns have been reappoint
ed, while Brunswick County Com
misioners must choose someone to
fill the county seat left vacant fol
lowing the death of Robert H.
Maultsby Jr. of Bolivia.
Rosetta Short of Long Beach has
served on the CRAC since 1976,
and is involved in the real estate in
dustry. Joseph G. Johnson, an archi
tect from the Ocean Isle Beach
Sunset Beach area, will be serving
his second term on the council. They
are two of the eight "coastal cities"
representatives on the 45-member
group that advises the N.C. Coastal
Resources Commission on issues
coming before it.
Maultsby. who died Sept. 16, had
represented Brunswick County on
the CRAC since 1989.
Thomas Lee of Shallotte and
Janet Pope of Calabash have been
chosen to head the Brunswick
County campaign of Robert C. An
derson, Republican candidate for the
7th Congressional District.
They replace Robert Maultsby,
who died on Sept. 16.
Anderson, who seeks to replace
incumbent Charlie Rose, said, "Rob
ert Maultsby was a great American,
an ardent supporter, a diligent work
er but most importantly, a dear
friend whom I will miss greatly."
'xe works for Bachelor Sales.
Pope ran for the Brunswick County
Board of Education in 1992.
Reports To Marines
Marine Pfc. David S. Armstrong
recently reported for duty with 1st
Battalion, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine
Division, Camp Lejeune.
Armstrong is the son of David W.
Armstrong of Leonard Street,
Southport. He is a 1993 graduate of
Cary Senior High School.
Marine Cpl. Douglas B. Roberson'
recently received a Meritorious
Roberson, son of Leo F. and Bon
nie J. Roberson of Liberty Landing
Road, Winnabow, was cited for out
standing service while assigned with
2nd Assault Amphibious Battalion,
2nd Marine Division, Marine Corps
Base, Camp Lejeune.
A Meritorious Mast is an official
recognition from a Marine's com
manding officer for superior individ
ual performance. It is issued in the
form of a bulletin published
throughout the command, and a
copy is entered in the Marine's per
manent service records.
In The Spotlight
Lisa Tate of Wilmington and
Patsy Hewett of Supply are in the
"spotlight" at Supply Elementary
School this month.
A UNC-Wilmington graduate in
her fourth year of teaching, Tate was
recognized for her work as chairman
of the Performance-Based Accoun
tability Planning Committee. She is
also grade chairman for the multi
Hewett was recognized for her
"dedicated" volunteer work in De
borah Simmons' third grade class.
The Leland High School graduate
has worked in the school system as a
teacher's assistant and substitute
teacher, and drives a bus.
'D.C. Experience '
Brunswick Community College
President W. Michael Reaves partic
ipated Sept. 24-29 in the American
Association of Community Col
leges' "D.C. Experience."
The program is designed to help
college leaders become better ac
quainted with their legislative dele
gation and federal agencies. While
in the capital, was to visit North
Carolina legislative delegation and
the U.S. Economic Development
Star-News Repeats Spelling Bee Win
Access. nntaphore. Annullment.
Wrong. Wrong. Wrong.
Sixteen teams of spellers fouled out that way Sept.
22 to give the Wilmington Star-News duo its second con
secutive win in the the Brunswick County Literacy
Council's annual Spell for Literacy adult spelling bee.
Managing editor John Meyer and reporter Richard
Myers correctly spelled every word given them, winning
when they corrected the misspelling of "kibitzer" by
runners-up Mary Legg and Eric Pfeiffer. Legg and
Pfeiffer, both Brunswick Community College students,
were sponsored by the Altreuter family of Calabash.
Legg, a returning competitor, and Pfeiffer, a newcomer,
lasted eight rounds, correctly spelling such words as
"maestro," "nadir" and "limn."
Four teams made it to the seventh round, where the
Dosher Memorial Hospital team of Tom Dale and Ma
rina Terry misspelled "challah," and Security Savings
Bank's Rebecca McKillop and Victor Pearsall mis
Eighteen sponsors and 17 teams made $200 dona
tions to the Brunswick County Literacy Council to sup
port the fifth annual adult spelling bee, whose purpose is
to heighten awareness of the county's literacy needs and
to raise funds for literacy efforts.
These are the sponsors, their teams and the correct
spelling of the word they missed:
? Dosher Memorial Hospital, Tom Dale and Marina
? Bolivia Elementary School, Samesa Goodson and
Pam Lanier, "deterrence";
? Town of Long Beach Employees ana Council, rat
Brunell and Joy Easley, "paradigm";
? Brunswick Beacon, Linda Cheers and Susan
? Southport Elementary School, Joyce Elliot and
Marlene Lively, "heist";
? Altreuter Family for BCC Students, Mary Legg
and Eric Pfeiffer, "kibitzer";
? Carolina Power and Light, Dee and John Caudle,
? Chambers of Commerce (North Brunswick,
Southport/Oak Island and South Brunswick Islands),
Don Gilbert and Laura Thompson, "melee";
? Friends of the Library, Rourk Branch, Jim
Campana and John Twomey, "dumbbell";
? Security Savings Bank, Rebecca McKitlop and
Victor Pearsall, "plebiscite";
? State Port Pilot, David Bowles and Debi
? United Carolina Bank, Lisa Smith and Anne
? Wilmington Star-News, John Meyer and Richard
Myers, no misspellings;
? The Brunswick Hospital, George Saunders and
Daphne Yarbrough, "whodunit";
? Exidc Electronics, Jerry Eastham and Vern Webb,
? Brunswick Community College, Dianne
Ledbetter and Adrea Womble, "abscess";
? Atlantic Telephone Membership Corp., Tony Hall
and Peter Icard, "trivet";
? Southern Bell, no team.
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