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The Perquimans County High School Chorus and the Perquimans County
Union Jr. High School Chorus will present their spring concerts next week.
The Union School Chorus will presents spring concert on Tuesday night,
May 14 at 7:90 in the gymtorium at the school. The ffith and sixth graders will
pnsl present a children's musical of "Return to Or," at that time.
On the following Thursday night. May 36, at 7:30, the High School Chorus
will perform on stage at the High School. There is no admission charge for
eihter concert and the public is invited to attend.
Band day announced
The Perquimans County Band will hold their annual Band Day, Saturday,
June 4, beginning at 10 a.m. at the High School. Band Day is a fund raising
project to support the Band during the year. Funds are used to purchase
uniforms and instruments as well as transportation expenses.
Special events during the day will include games, a car wash, yard sale, hot
dogs, hamburgers, bike run and 5K run. There will be a fish fry from 4 to 7
p.m. Tickets for the fish fry are available from all band members at $3.50
The Band will present a concert at the end of the day with all band
members, grades 6 through 12, participating.
The Museum of the Albemarle invites the public to view a new display "The
Museum Remembers " in honor of the celebration of International Museum
Week, May 15-21 and the Museum's 16th birthday, which is being celebrated
This display will feature letters written in 1963 by local school children, re
questing and urging the Honorable C. Alden Baker of the N.C. House of
Representatives to further the idea of a local Museum for the Albemarle
region. It will also contain photographs taken over the last sixteen years
highlighting events sponsored by the Museum and volunteers hard at work
supporting the Museum. Several Museum scrapbooks will also be included.
Also on display, will be a proclamation by Governor James B. Hunt pro
claiming May 18 as N.C. Museums Day and May 15-21 as Museum Week. This
display will be up through May.
The Museum of the Albemarle is open Tuesday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. and Sundays 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and admission is free to the public.
Test scores in
Parent conferences are being scheduled May 25, 30 and 31, to discuss their
children's progress and test scores from the State Annual and Local Testing
Programs for grades 1 through 9. School will dismiss at 1:45 on these dates,
and conferences will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Parents are asked to please contact their child's teacher or principal for a
scheduled appointment. Due to the large number of conferences to be held, the
individual conferences will be limited to 15 minutes. If additional time is need
ed, a conference may be scheduled on another date.
Albemarle Commission meeting
The Albemarle Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in the
ARPDC/Perquimans County Office Building in Hertford.
On the agenda for discussion will be: Clearinghouse Committee report, Ap
pointment to EMS Council ; Nutrition contract bid*, budget aproval; personnel
committee report and other business.
The ten county council of Senior Citizens clubs will hold a May Festival and
luncheon on Thursday, May 26 at the continuing education building at
Elizabeth City State University from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
All members are invited to attend.
The JIM HUNT Record "?
Subject: Tax Dollars For Politic
A report to the taxpayers on how Jim Hunt uses State equipment and
your tax dollars to build the Jim Hunt Political Machine
Governor Jim Hoot Greets Citizens Alter Arriving in Marion By Helicopter
Gov. Hunt Opens Headquarters
?r Jim nun i arnvea oy neiicopier o
to officially open the McDowell
Hint's helicopter landed ia thewrking
irking lot ?
FACT: Jim Hunt has repeatedly used the
State helicopters and State airplanes
to attend Hunt political events.* *
North Carolina Taxpayers Are Paying The Bill For
h | The Jim Hunt Political Machine "
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Winfall Chief of PoUce Joe
Lothian stands with a box
containing approximately 100
marijuana plants found last
Thursday in the Winfall area
by he and Captain Robert
Morris of the Hertford Police
Department. Lothian laid no
arrest* had been made.
(Photo by Val Short)
Joseph Henry Bagley, 89, of 128 W.
Grubb Street, died suddenly Wed
nesday afternoon in his home.
A native of Perquimans County he
was the husband of Mrs. Margaret
Williford Bagley. He was a retired
clerk with the Revenue Department
of Seaboard Railroad having served
for 50 years. He was a member of the
Hertford Baptist Church and its
Men's Bible Class.
Besides his wife, he is survived by
a daughter, Mrs. W.L. (Mary Lou)
Pickhardt, Jr. of New Smyrna
Beach, Fla.; two sisters, Mrs. N.L.
Miller of Washington, N.C. and Mrs.
T.S. Crutchfield of Albemarle; four
grandchildren and three great
Graveside services were held
Saturday at 11 a.m. in Cedarwood
Cemetery by the Rev. Raymond
Pallbearers were Jack Burbage,
Howard "Tim" Mathews, Julian
Broughton, Willie Ainsley, Lester
Simpson, Noah Gregory and Erie
Swindell Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
EDENTON ? Lula Copeland
Perry, 78, of 205 W. Second St. died
Sunday in her home. She was a native
of Perquimans County and the widow
of James O. Perry, Sr.
She and her husband owned and
operated the J.O. Perry Store before
their retirement. She was a member
of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
Survivors include a daughter,
Estelle Wesley of Arlington, Va.; a
son, James O. Perry, Jr. of Cary; a
sister, Flossie Copeland Goodwin of
Edenton; two brothers, James. O.
Copeland of Edenton and Maurice
Copeland of Richmond, Va.; and
A funeral service was conduct?d at
2 p.m. on Wednesday in Williford
Barham Funeral Chapel by the
Pastor Russell Cooper. Burial
followed in Beaver Hill Cemetery.
Jonie Lee Heath, 57, of Route 4,
died Friday in the Veterans Ad
ministration Hospital in Hampton,
Heath was a native of Duplin
County and was the son of Mrs. Cora
Mercer Taylor of New Bern and the
late Arthur Clarence Heath and the
husband of Mrs. Minnie Etheridge
He was an electrician with Daniels
Construction Co., a U.S. Army
veteran of World War U and a
member of Calvary Baptist Church
in New Bern.
Surviving, other than his wife and
mother, are two daughters. Mrs.
Peggy Ann Spruill of Woodville and
Mrs. Mary Lee Sheldon of Belvidere;
two brothers, Leslie B. Heath and
Ronald Nelson Heath, both of New
Bern; seven grandchildren and four
A graveside funeral was conducted
Monday at 2 p.m. in Beaver Hill
Cemetery by the Rev. Bill Wynegard.
Williford-Barham Funeral Home,
Edenton, was in charge.
EIC gets low
The Economic Improvement
Council, lac. ha* been awarded.*
grant from the North Caragph
Department of Commerce, Bna^pA
Division to weatherlse the homes of
low-Income, elderly and handicapped
reaidenU of Region "R".
The purpose of the weatherixatioo
program ia to Improve the thermal
efficiency and to conaerve needed
energy in the homes of low-income
families. Weatherlzation measure*
such aa underpinning, cauDdaf,
Insulation, windows and minors
repairs will be provided '
households whose family incodie
does not exceed 125 percent of the
poverty level as determined by OMB
or families who received cllfi
aaaiatance payments under Title' IV
or XVI of the Social Security Act or
other applicable state or local lawa. ? *
Families wishing to have thfiir
homes weatherized may apply ? ^
bringing document stion of ttfciw
family income to any local EIC offk?
or the Central EIC office located )?
the Edenton Airport, Edenton, NK
telephone number 482-4459.
One day title
Effective July X, IMS, a twenty-five
dollar fee will be charged; to
motorists and dealers wanting ?6e-*
day title service, the North CaroiitM
Department of Transportation'#
(NCDOT's) Division of Motor
Vehicles (DMV) has announced. '.** ^
The 1983 General Assembly
authorized the twenty-five dollar-Ce*.
to accommodate motorists and
dealers wanting instant title serviei.
The five-dollar fee charged 'fair
regular title processing will remain
For more information on the one*
day title service, motorists should
contact Gonzalie Rivers at (919) 733: A
7452 or write Vehicle Services, DMV, ,
1100 New Bern Avenue, Raleigh, NCj