= ~~ PRs >: - 2 (oD S rr o> VOLUME 95, NUMBER 34 THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 1982 KINGS MOUNTAIN. NORTH CARQ < shHUTH Ys001 ROLLING OUT RED CARPET - As the open- ing day of school draws nearer, Kings Moun- tain District Schools are working hard to have Photo by Gary Stewart all the classrooms ready for over 4,000 district students. In phto above, workmen prepare carpet for installation at Central School. a, giving citizens there much « dette : ‘water pressure and better i y public works depart- in the process of laying Citizens of the area have had problems for years with low ‘water pressure. As a resident of one street pointed out, in cases when many homes on the street are using water at the same time, 5 is difficult to fill a bathtub.” : Ted Huffman, public works supervisor, and Tommy Rucker, water section foreman, said Sil work: on the project began about six months ago and is 70 percent complete. ‘Approximately 6,000 feet of six and eightinch line has already been laid, and the in- stallation of about 2,200 feet during ‘the next six to eight weeks will complete the line pro- Larger pumps have been SINGSPRATION : hurch-wide singing will be Aug. 29th at 7 p.m. at Se- id Baptist Church. The public nvited to attend. at ‘Dixon nmi . The congregation will ans for future programs St Vb i 3 ~ the estimated $100,000 project 50 are McGinnis Street, North Piedmont Avenue from the Highway 74 bypass to Benfield Road, Stowe Acres, Fairview, Katherine Street, Margaret Street, Blanton Street, First Street, Second Street, Third Street and Fourth Street. Huffman and Rucker estimated that the entire project, including installation of the pumps, will be completed in about three months. “Once the larger pumps are in- stalled, we’ll be able to maintain high pressure on all the lines in that area of town,” Huffman said. “This has been a real big need in that area and we plan to stay on the job until it is com- pleted.” The city public works depart- ment is doing the entire job itself. Huffman said the city water and sewer departments have not farmed out a job in over four years, representing a "huge savings for the city. “With the addition of the water hydrants, the citizens of this area will not only have their water problems solved, but will be getting much better fire pro- “tection,” Huffman said. “We realize the project is caus- ing a lot of problems with streets being torn up,” he went on, “but we're repairing them as quickly as possible. We feel like it’ll be worth the inconvenience for them to get their water problem solved.” Huffman said the two-inch lines, served by only one pump, were not large enough to serve all the homes in the area. “These new lines will give them a tremendous relief and will be a good asset to the com- munity,” Huffman said. Grier Kitchen Damaged By Fire City firemen were called Saturday to put out a fire in the kitchen of Brian Grier’s Lake Montonia residence. Damage was reportedly significant but was confined to the kitchen. The fire was reported at 10 p.m. by neighbors fishing in the lake. = Broyhill To Visit In Area Aug. 30 Congressman James T. Broyhill (R-NC) has announced his schedule for the 1982 Sum- mer “Office Hours” tour throughout the 10th Congres- sional District. The Lenoir representative will be in Kings Mountain at City Hall on Mon., Aug. 30th, from 2 until 3 p.m. For a full week, Broyhill will be conducting meetings in various towns and cities throughout the district. The “of- fice hours” tour, which Broyhill has scheduled every year since coming to Congress in 1962, will include over 20 stops in the representative’s seven county area. Usually conducting the tour in early August, Broyhill has ex- plained that this year he has had to wait until the Labor Day recess to conduct his visits because of the heavy workloads in. Congress. “Work on the budget and the tax proposals have taken con- siderable time. I have attempted to work out a schedule so that I will not miss any of the work in Congress and still have plenty of time to visit and talk with the prople back home” Broyhill said. The visit by Broyhill allows people the opportunity to talk with him about problems they might be having with the dif- ferent facets of federal govern- ment. Broyhill urges persons to come out and see him if they are having problems or wish to ex- press their views or opinions. No appointments are necessary and people will be seen in the order they arrive. i preciates parents volunteeris Axeaqril TeTiowdn Asunep School Bells! KM Students Return On Monday Summer vacations end Mon- day when school bells ring for approximately 4,200 students in the Kings Mountain District Schools and 500 school person- nel. Dr. Michael McDaniel, new Bishop of the North Carolina Lutheran Synod, kicked off the annual breakfast meeting of school administrators and employees Monday morning at the Kings Mountain High School Cafeteria. A full day schedule will be observed on Monday at all plants in the system. This year all kindergarten students will report on the first day of school rather than on a staggered schedule which has been the case in the past. However, kindergarten students’ will be dismissed after lunch during the first week of school. Bus routes will be the same and lunch prices will be the same as last year. Students in grades K-5 will pay 80 cents for lunch, students in grades 6-12 will pay 85 cents and reduced priced meals will be 40 cents in all schools. School fees will be the same as last year. Supt. William Davis said that school officials look forward to a smooth opening of school Mon- day morning with a minimum of problems. Davis said that he ap- Wy deiorl oh Somewhat but Davis said the DIGGING DITCH - Howard Jackson is pic- tured above digging a ditch to lay water lines in the Stowe Acres of area off North Piedmont final test will be with the open- ing enrollment Monday. One new principal in the per- son of Jane Shields at West School and a new Exceptional Children’s Coordinator, Ruth 39 Buses As Fall approaches Kings Mountain Citizens will once again observe 39 school buses routinely moving throughout the Kings Mountain area picking - up and transporting approx- imately 2500 students to and from the eight area schools. Citizens are reminded that as school bells ring for the 1982-83 school year, activity will be heavy in the school zones. : Motorists are encouraged to use extreme caution as they observe the walking child or en- counter one of the school buses loading or unloading our very precious cargo. School officials would like to express to the parents of the Kings Mountain Schools and school patrons the need for con- tinual emphasis on school bus safety. Regular reminders of safety rules and their Importance School Srstor considers to “be essential behavior and safety Wilson, who replaces Ms. Shields in that position, bring new faces in the administration. Sup. Davis says he anticipates a “routine” opening and a good school year. Rolling procedures while riding a school bus. Parents are encouraged to share these guidelines with their children. Local Rules, Regulations And Policies For School Bus Transportation Uniform system for maintain- ing discipline on school buses. School bus passengers. will become familiar with the con- duct and safety rules as follows: 1. Conduct and Safety Rules For School Bus Passengers a. Meeting and entering the bus. 1. Safe Route To Bus Stop. In walking to a bus stop, passengers should select the safest route. If there is no sidewalk, they shall walk to the left of the street or highway on the road shoulder facing traffic. Photos by Gary Stewart Avenue. The city is installing over 8,000 feet of water lines to give citizens of the area better water service. BM RA TI a AD Be rp Th 2. Being On Time. Pasenges ; nce 0 all a, } fe n A A irik page a]

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