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Statewide Education Conference Planned
Dr. Ernest Boyer, president erf the
Carnegie Foundation for the Ad
vancement of Teaching, was the key
note speaker at the 1986 Summer
Leadership Conference for central
office staff and principals of North
Carolina school systems in Asheville
July 8-11 and 13-16.
"Curriculum and Instruction:
Roadmap for Learning" was this
year's theme. Speakers at the ses
sions included international, na
tional, state and local educators lec
turing on the theme.
The conference was sponsored by
the State Department oi Public In
struction and brought together edu
cators from local school districts and
the state education agency.
Approximately 900 superinten
dents and supervisors attended the
central office staff leadership confer
ence July 8-11 and 1100 principals and
assistant principals were present for
their leadership conference July 13
Pat Harrell, Superindentent of the
Perquimans County School System,
represented the county at the confer
State Superintendent of Public In
struction, Dr. Craig Phillips, said
Of Local Interest
Chamber of Commerce Relocates
The Perquimans County Chamber
of Commerce and the NC Depart
ment of Motor Vehicles relocated
their offices in the Municipal Build
ing Annex on Wednesday, July 16th.
Hours for the Chamber of Com
merce and NC Department of Motor
Vehicles will remain the same.
Hearing Set for Block Grant
The Economic Improvement, Inc.
will conduct a public hearing in each
of the ten Albemarle counties on a
proposed Community Services Block
Grant project scheduled to begin No
vember 1, 1986. The hearing gives the
public a chance to review a proposed
Anti-Poverty Plan and to receive
comments on how the project is to op
erate within the Albemarle Region.
Locally, the hearing is set for Fri
day, July 25th at 10:00 a.m.
For more information, contact
Fentress T. Morris, Executive Direc
tor, at 482-4459. A copy of the Anti
Poverty Plan is available for review
by the public at each local EIC Of
Area Obituaries
Winslow White, 83, of Route 1, Box
342, Belvidere, died Tuesday, July 8,
1986, at 1:45 p.m. in Norfolk General
A native of Perquimans County she
was the daughter of the late Elisha
Samuel and Mary Linda Love
Winslow and the widow of Paul Jay
White. She attended UpRiver
Friends Meeting.
Survivors include two sons, Ottis J.
White of Elizabeth City and Lanier
White of Route 1, Belvidere; a
brother, Elisha S. Winslow of Route
1, Belvidere; 4 grandchildren and 1
Funeral services were held Tues
day, July 10, at 2:30 p.m. in UpRiver
Friends Meeting with the Rev. Don
ald R. Crowder and the Rev. Rendal
Cosand officiating. Burial followed in
UpRiver Cemetery with Swindell Fu
neral Home in charge of arrange
Pallbearers were Alvah Winslow,
W.S. "Wink" Winslow, Elmer Las
siter, James White, David Jones, Ar
nold E. Wnslow and Richard White.
Eliza Hurdle Hoskins, 80, of Rt. 1,
Tyner, died Monday, July 14, 1986 at
Albemarle Hospital. A native of Per
quimans County, she was the daugh
ter of the late William and Sallie
Raper Hurdle. Before her retirement
she was a nursing assistant with__
Trueblood Home for the Aging.
She was a member of New Hope
United Methodist Church.
Survivors include 3 sisters, Mrs.
Etta Turner, Mrs. Sarah Baker of
New Hope and Mrs. Bill Caddy of
Hertford; 2 brothers, Quinton Hurdle
of Va. Beach and Theodore Hurdle of
Chesapeake, Va.
Memorial service will be held to
day (Thursday) at 3:00 p.m. in New
Hope Church by the Rev. Larry Hig
gins and the Rev. Henry Pillow.
Memorial contributions may be
made to New Hope United Methodist
Church or a charity of donors choice.
Williford-Barham Funeral Home
in Edenton is in charge of arrange
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Turning dreams into
Earn A Baccalaureate Degree Through Weekend Classes
1) the non-traditional student
2) students who have associate degrees and wish to
pursue a baccalaureate degree
3) high school students who have never enrolled in col
lege before
4) military and their dependents
The Weekend College offers regular academic credit courses
leading to degrees in:
1) Early Childhood Education
2) Intermediate Education
3) Business Administration
4) Computer Science
5) Criminal Justice
6) Industrial Technology
1) High School Diploma
2) GEO (General Education Diploma)
3) Satisfactory SAT/ACT Scores
4) Transfer credit accepted from accredited col
leges and universities
All persons who submit completed applications by July 21,
1 986 win be considered for the Fall Semester and will receive
a definite reply by July 30,1986.
For Further Information, please write to:
Weekend College
Elizabeth City State University
Box 905
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
this conference will give educators
opportunities to learn new instruc
tion techniques and gain insight into
education issues. "We think this con
ference is a good way to help prepare
administrators for another year of
working with children." Phillips will
open and close both conferences with
discussions of the coming school year
and related subjects.
Ben B run win, Lloyd Ferguson,
Melba Woodruf and Michael Annison
also spoke. Brunwin, a prominent ed
ucator from England, spoke on the
British educational model of empa
thy-based education. Ferguson, de
signer of a software program which
was recently recognized by the U.S.
Department at Education as one of
the 100 software programs making
the greatest contributions to educa
tion, dealt with using computers to
support the Basic Education Plan.
Woodruf, a Ohio State faculty mem
ber, discussed second language stud
ies. Annison, president of Wes trend
Group and formerly vice-president of
the Nasibitt Group whose research
was the basis for book Megatrends,
spoke on the topic of "Education for
the New Millenium."
Look Who's New
Larry and Susan Chappell and Ste
phen Lee Chappell of 202 Wynne Fork
Rd, Hertford announce the birth of
their son and brother, Brian Paul,
born June 25, 1986 in Albemarle Hos
Maternal grandparents are Mr. &
Mrs. Alva Bunch of Hiland Park,
Paternal grandparents are Mr. &
Mrs. Seymour Chappell of Rt. 4,
Great grandparents are Mrs. Ada
Carver of Rt. 1, Belvidere and Ed
ward Speight of Pennsylvania Ave
nue, Hertford and Gertrude Bunch of
Garden Vegetables
Make Tasty Meals
Use your abundance of garden veg
etables to prepare this tasty one dish
meal, Ratatouille. Serve the dish
with lots of crusty French bread and
an assortment of cheeses. The vege
tables can be served a top a bed of
rice seasoned with chicken broth and
X medium eggplant, cut into xk"
1 medium zucchini, cut into 1V4"
salt, pepper
V4 cup olive oil
2 medium yelow onions sliced thinly
' 2 green peppers, sliced
1 lb. tomatoes cut into wedges
1 cup black olives, halved
2 large garlic cloves, crushed
V? cup chopped basil leaves (fresh)
2 sprigs fresh thyme
2 tablespoons parsley, chopped
3/4 cup parmesan cheese
Sprinkle eggplant and zucchini
with salt. Place on a paper towel for
30 minutes to draw out liquid. "Dab"
off the accumulated liquid. Saute on
ion in half of olive oil. Saute eggplant
in another skillet. Saute zucchini and
green peppers one vegetable at a
time. Do not saute the tomato. Layer
(in a casserole dish) the onions, egg
plant, zucchini, bell pepper, toma
toes olive halves, sprinkling gener
ously between layers with garlic,
salt, pepper and herbs. Cover and
simmer on top of stove for 30 min
utes. Sprinkle with parsley and par
mesan cheese Serve directly from
the casserole. Serve over rice. Serves
1 cup raw rice
2 cups chicken broth
2 tablespoons parsley
Combine and bring to a boil. Cover
and reduce heat to simmer. Cook 20
minutes. Yield 2 cups.
DOLLMAKER? Mrs. John (Elsie) Lane, 85, a former Perqui
mans County resident, is pictured with her dolls she continues ,
to make and sell since beginning her hobby over 30 years ago. '
Mrs. Lane and her husband moved to Spotsyvania, Virginia
five years ago to live near their son, Kerry, and his family.
Known in the Albemarle area as the "Doll Lady", Mrs. Lane
has created dolls from corn shucks, dried apples, pecans and
clothes pins as well as stuffed dolls of various sizes. Through
the years, she has won numerous awards for her dolls and
crafts. She claims her "babies" are her inspiration for life and
will continue to make them as long as her health allows.
Both Mr. & Mrs. Lane cherish the memories of local resi- ,
dents and passerby who stopped at their farm on U.S. 17 South *
of Herford to shop for her crafts and his pumpkins.
Service News
Army Sgt. Brenda W. Leigh,
daughter of Percy A. Wiggins of Win
fall, N.C., has arrived for duty with
the 1st Training Brigade, Fort Jack
son, S.C.
Leigh is an administrative special
Navy Firman William D. Sloop,
son of Billie R. Sloop of Winfall, NC,
has completed recruit training at Re
cruit Trainiong Command Orlando,
During Sloop's eight-week training
cycle, he studied general military
subjects designed to prepare him for
further academic and on-the-job
training in one of the Navy's 85 basic
Sloop's studies included \
seamanship, close order drill, Naval
history and first aid. Personnel who
complete this course of instruction
are eligible for three hours of college
credit in Physical Education and Hy
A 1984 graduate of Albemarle Aca
demy, Elizabeth City, he joined the
Navy in April 1986.
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