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West Craven Highlights, June 3,1982, Page 7
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June 3-6
6th Annual Botcue Banks
Nature Photography Competi
tion - Entries accepted 1-4 p.m.
Thurs. June 3
Governor’s Task Force on
Drunken Driving - Superior
Courtroom-Pitt County Court
house, Greenville - 7:00 p.m.
New Bern Woman’s Club (6.38-
4310).
Fri. June 4
Awards Day at West Craven
High School.
New Bern/Craven County
Library Artist of the Month -
Martha Williams.
Shriner’s Fish Fry.
Civitan Club -633-3111.
LCC Commencementexercises -
6 p.m. in Gym • Rep. Dan T.
'iley (speaker).
John Elder Exhibitopens - N.C.
Marine Resources Center -
Bogue Banks.
“The Living Coast" film - 3:00
p.m. - N.C. Marine Resources
Center - Bogue Banks.
Sat. June 5
SAT Testing - NBHS.
Tryon Twirlers (638-2467).
Oak Grove FWB Church -
Senior Citizens Dinner - 7:00
p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.
Movies at Vanceboro Youth
Center is 7:30 p.m.
Library Story Hour -1:15 p.m.-
N.C. Marine Resources Center -
Bogue Banks.
June 6-9
North Carolina Conference of
Methodist Church - Methodist
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Sun. June 6
Youth Supper & Program -
Juniper Chapel FWB Church -
all families - 6:30 p.m.
Senior Day - Vanceboro llnited
Methodist Church.
Sunday Film Series -2:00 p.m. -
N.C. Marine Resources Center -
Bogue Banks.
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Methodist Men-Vanceboro
United Methodist Church - 8
p.m.
Lion’s Club (638-1822)
Children’s Corner Library -
11:00 a.m. - N.C. Marine
Resources Center - Bogue
Banks.
“Barrier Island and Beaches”
slide presentation 3:00 p.m. - NC
Marine Resources Center -
Bogue Banks.
Tues. June 8
Toastmaster (638-1963)
Arts Council Meeting (638-
2577).
“Child Restraint Program” 7:30
p.m. - Vanceboro Fire
Department.
Beachcombing Field Trip - 2
p.m. N.C. Marine Resources
Center - Bogue Banks - Pre
registration required. Nature
Photography Slide Show - 3:00
p.m. N.C. Marine Resources
Center - Rogue Banks.
Wed. June 9
New Bern Preservation Found.
Meeting (633-6448).
“Edible Plants of the Coast” -
3:00 p.m. - N.C. Marine
Resources Center - Bogue
B&nks
Edible Plant Hike - 3:45 p.m. -
N.C. Marine Resources Center-
Bogue Banks - Pre-registration
required.
THursTTune 10
Craven County Democratic
Women (637-5961).
Salt Marsh Field Trip - 9:00
a.m. - N.C. Marine Resources
Center - Bogue Banks - Pre
registration required.
“Sea Shells and Their
Inhabitants” 3:00 p.m. - N.C.
Marine Resources Center -
Bogue Banks - “This Land”
stowaway film - 7:00 p.m. N.C.
Marine Resources Center
Bogue Banks.
FrI. June 11
Graduation at West Craven
High - Eagle Stadium.
Graduation at North Lenoir.
Civitan Club (633-3111).
New Bern/Craven County
School dismissed for summer.
Coastal Craft Program - 1:00
p.m. - N.C. Marine Resource
Center - Bogue Banks.
“Starfish and Sea Urchins” live
animal program-3:00 p.m. -
N.C. Marine Resource Center
Bogue Banks.
Sat. June 12
Great Trent River Raft Race.
Library Story Hour -1:15 p.m.
N.C Marine Resource Center
Bogue Banks.
Awards/Reception -6th Annuai
Bogue Banks Nature Photo
graphy Competition -3:00 p.m. •
N.C. Marine Resources Center •
Bogue Banks.
Behind - The Scenes Aquarium
Tour - 4:00 p.m. - N.C. Marine
Resources Center - Bogue Banks
- Pre-registration required.
Information for The Schedule is provided by
groups and organizations in the area. You may wish
to double check dates and times. If your group or
organization wishes to announce a meeting, please
call The Highlights at 2M-0780 by noon each
Monday.
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Just Open A Book...
and find—everything! “Just Open a Book” is the
theme for the third annual statewide summer
reading program in public libraries all over the
state. The State Library sponsored program
provides ideas and materials while each local library
builds its own program according to community
needs. A gals kickoff celebration at the N. C. ZOO in
sheboro is planned for June 19 when children under
15 will be admitted free to enjoy the zoo and a day
long storytelling festival. For details call Peggy
Howe at (919) 733-6722 or Diana Young at (919) 733-
2570.
North Carolina’s History.
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can be traced in Military Flags-from the Guilford
Courthouse Battle flag all the way to a North
Carolina flag carried by an attackgroup in Vietnam’s
Mekong Delta. In honor of Flag Day, June 14, a
display of 16 historic flags, including flags from the
Revolution, the Civil War, the Spanish-American
War, World War I and II as well as Vietnam will be
on permanent exhibit in the N.C. Museum of History
in downtown Raleigh. Flags will be rotated from
time to time in the permanent exhibit. For details
call Peggy Howe at (919) 733-5722.
Unemployment Declines
RALEIGH-“The unemployment rate for April
declined in 88 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. The
jobless rate rose in 11 counties and remained the
same in one,” said Glen R. Jernigan, Chairman of the
Employment Security Commission (ESC).
The figures released today parallel the significant
decrease in the statewide unemployment rate which
was 8.2 percent in April, down from 9.7 percent in
March. 'The national unadjusted rate for April was
9.2 percent slightly lower than 9.5 percent in March.
Jernigan said, “Current figures probably result
from the fact that a number of workers who were
temporarily unemployed have now returned to jobs
even though shorter work weeks prevail.” In April,
production workers averaged 37.0 hours per week,
down from 37.4 in March and well below 39.0 in
April 1981.
Thirty-six counties registered double-digit
unemployment. Swain County was highest with a
rate of 26.1 percent, an increase over 25.4 percent in
March. For the third consecutive month, Swain has
had the state’s highest unemployment rate.
Foods Can Inhibit Iron
Absorption
r>Let The
Highlights Classifieds Work for you.
Dial 244-0780
For many people,
getting enough iron in the
diet can be very difficult.
And, says Dr. Mary Ann
Spruill, extension nutri
tion specialist at North
Carolina State Univer
sity, it is necessary to see
how well the iron
requirement is met by a
person’s food intake.
Dr. Spruill explains
that iron from meat, fish
and poultry, is absorbed
by humans. It is unaffect
ed by other foods in the
diet.
LCC
. News
KINSTON-Lenoir
Community Trustees in
regular sessioh May 24
reviewed operations the
past 60 days, approved
line item budget adjust
ments and proposed a
budget for 1982-83
totaling $5,866,661.00.
The board also approved
some policy changes and
heard administrative
reports from department
heads.
Chairman A. F. Waller
presided. Eugene Will
iams offered the invoca
tion. Dr. J. Winton
Odham, vice-president
for administration
services, reviewed the
financial operations and
outlined line item budget
adjustments and the new
budget proposal for the
board. It was noted the
college this year was
funded at 97 percent of
the state budget alloca
tion and that with shifts
in line items the year
could be completed in the
black ink with little to
spare. The fiscal report
and new budget were
approved. The proposed
outlay of $5,866,661 must
yet be funded by state and
local authorities but the
fiscal chart is needed to
plan for the new year.
But another classifica
tion of iron found in fruits
and vegetables, as well as
meat, lish anu poultry, is
absorbed only about 5
percent.
In the latter case, other
substances may act as
inhibitors, which hinder
absorption of iron, or
enhancers, which help it.
Dr. Spruill says
inhibitors include tea,
egg, antacids, and milk,
while meat and ascorbic
acid are enhancers.
Orange County, for the sixth consecutive month
has had the lowest unemployment rate of 3.3 percent.
Wake County dropped to 4.0 percent in April from
4.7 percent in March.
The largest increase in unemployment occurred in
Davie County which registered an increase of.5.0
percentage points. The largest decrease in
unemployment was registered in Dare County, down
9.6 percentage points.
Unemployment decreased in all ten of the state’s
standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs).
The Raleigh-Durham area decreased from 4.7
percent to 4.1 percent, Asheville from 9.2 percent to
8.1 percent, Burlington from 10.7 percent to 8.8
percent, Charlotte-Gastonia from 6.6 percent to 6.3
percent, Fayetteville from 8.6 percent to 7.8 percent,
Greensboro/Winston-Salem/High Point from 8.7
percent to 6.9 percent. Hickory from 9.6 percent to
7.9 percent, Jacksonville from 7.3 percent to 6.6
percent, Salisbury-Concord from 7.7 percent to 6.0
percent and Wilmington from 10. 9 percent to 10.1
percent.
Task Force On Drunken
Drivers
The Governor’s Task
Force on Drunken
Driving will hold a public
hearing on the driving
under the influence
problem in North
Carolina at 7 p. m., June
3, in the Superior
Courtroom of the Pitt
County Courthouse in
Greenville.
Last year, more than
700 people lost their lives
in North Carolina in
alcohol-related traffic
accidents, and more than
82,000 people were
arrested on DUI charges.
(Governor Hunt has
asked the Task Force to
recommend tough action
on drunk drivers that he
can' take to the 1983
legislative session.
The public is encourag
ed to attend the hearing
and tell the Task Force
members what actions
they’d like to see in those
recommendations.
RE-ELECT
JOHN B.
WILLIS
FOR
COUNTY COMMISSIONER
OF DISTRICT NO. 3
Thanks for your support
I am still the people’s Candidate
Paid for by the Candidate
    

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