^bl,shed by The Town of Pine Knoll Shores In The Interests Of Its Citizens
Post Office Box 757, Atlantic Beach, N. C. 28512
VOLUHE VI - Number 5
Joan Dawson - Associate Editor
Alcohol and aimonla shared the spotlight at the Board of CoaBissioners aeetloB on
Tussd&jf May 14, at Town Hall« A« C« Hall, owner of the Atlantis Lodge^ acting as spokea**
aan for the Atlantis, John Yancey, Holiday Inn and Raaada Inn, asked the Board to call for
a refezenduB as soon as possible on liquor by the drink. He pointed
out the financial hardship on the town's motels and inconvenience to
guests who take their dinner business to Atlantic Beach and T»H1an
Beach where restaurants offer cocktails. He suggested that a “yes"
vote would encourage better restaurants to locate in Pine Knoll Shores
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and said the motels would bear the cost of the referendum,
Kaureen Barker, speaking in opposition to the referendum, questioned if liquor by
the drink would enhance or erode our neighborhood quality. She expressed concern that
such an action would increase commercial toning and bring a flood of bars, night clubs,
aij^prinking establishments to Fine Knoll Shores,
Mayor Ken Hanan agreed to call a Town Meeting to get the opinions of residents on
the proposed referendum, (See notice following this article).
In answer to a request from the Planning Board that the town go on record as
opposed to the ammonia storage facility being considered for Radio Island, Mayor
announced that it seemed fair to give its proponents a chance to present their side of
the issue. He asked Commissioner Fred Libby to introduce John Carpenter of Texasgulf
Chemicals. Mr, Carpenter reminded those in attendance of Texasgulf*s 15 years in Carteret
Covnty, employing 90 people and its economic impact on the airea. He stessed the safety
features that would be incorporated in the facility and that 17? such storage are
already in operation «iroughout the United States.
Mayor Hanan announced that the Board of Commissioners had decided against opposing
the facility as the governing agent of Pine Knoll Shores, but that individuals could
their opinions known by writing to the Carteret County Board of Commissioners,
BKT^er in the meeting Mayor Hanan announced that this week has been declared
Town Clerks* Week in North Carolina and he commended Corinne Geer for her service to Pine
"boll Shores and recent completion of a Municipal Administration coiurse at Chapel Hill,
TOWN OF PINE KNOLL SHORES, N.C.
Route 3 - Pine Knoll Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores-MHC, N. C.
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