August 10, 2008

Waste Collection to Be Addressed

KILL DEVIL HILLS | The Kill Devil Hills Board of Commissioners is seeking comments from residents and property owners on a proposal to reduce residential solid waste collection to once a week beginning in November and continuing through March. Collections would then resume to twice weekly.

A public hearing will be held at 7 p.m. Monday in the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive.

Written comments may be submitted to the town clerk for presentation to the Board of Commissioners prior to the hearing. They should be sent to Mary E. Quidley, Kill Devil Hills town clerk (e-mail [email protected]), and should include a local street address.

Camden County

Church to offer financial program

Camden United Methodist Church will offer a free preview of "Get on the Road to Financial Peace" by Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University at 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Financial Peace University is a biblically based, video-driven small group study that teaches families to beat debt, build wealth and give like never before.

For more information, call Maria at (252) 202-9469.

Currituck County

Substitute teacher training scheduled

Currituck County Schools will hold a substitute teacher renewal training workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at Currituck County High School, Lecture Hall A.

All non certified substitute teachers employed by Currituck County Schools are required to attend.

For more information, call (252) 232-2223.

Dare County

comedies scheduled at festival park

Two comedies featuring Queen Elizabeth will be presented at Roanoke Island Festival Park.

A musical comedy "Bloody Mary & the Virgin Queen" will be performed at 3 p.m. Wednesday and again Aug. 20.

"Shepherd of the Ocean," a story about Queen Elizabeth and Sir Walter Raleigh, will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday and again Aug. 21.

R eservations: (252) 475-1500.

dinner will benefit fire department

The Kitty Hawk Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary will host a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Kitty Hawk Fire Station.

Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $3 for children. At the door, tickets will be $10 for adults and $5 for children.

To purchase advance tickets, call (252) 216-6763.

Pasquotank County

School-choice meetings set

Parents and students attending Central, Northside, Pasquotank and Sheep-Harney elementary schools are invited to attend informational meetings on school choice.

These Title I schools are following federal school improvement guidelines for the 2008-09 school year as a result of not making Adequate Yearly Progress .

Parents should receive a letter regarding procedures and information about school choice.

Meetings are scheduled for 6 p.m. Monday at Sheep-Harney and Northside elementary schools and Tuesday at Central and Pasquotank elementary schools.

School days to be held at museum

The Museum of the Albemarle will help get students ready for the upcoming year with School Days from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

Students will take a trip to school rooms of the 18th and 19th centuries, try their hands at writing with a quill pen and learn lessons on a hornbook.

For more information on the free event, call (252) 335-1453.

Landmark competition opens

The Arts of the Albemarle Gallery will hold its 22nd annual Landmark Competition next month.

Artists 18 years or older may enter two pieces of artwork for a $20 entry fee.

Businesses or individuals who would like to reserve one of the paintings for purchase may sign up for a purchase award.

The competition offers $1,300 in cash prizes and sales.

An opening reception will be held Sept. 14.

To receive a brochure, call (252) 338-6455 or e-mail [email protected]

Perquimans County

Students' schedules ready

Perquimans County High School will distribute schedules for 10th- , 11th- and 12th-graders from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

methodist Church continues series

New Hope United Methodist Church will hold its fifth Music & Message series at 7 p.m. Wednesday with music provided by The Sonshine Gang.

Music & Message is free, and nursery care will be provided for infants and toddlers through age 4.

The church is at New Hope and Woodville roads in Hertford.

Opening reception for artwork

An opening reception will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday in the clubhouse at The Sound Golf Links at Albemarle Plantation for Perquimans Arts League member Drusiano Scerbo.

The exhibit will continue through Aug. 28.

Association to hold attic sale

The Perquimans County Restoration Association will be selling items from the attic of the Newbold-White House visitor center and cottage between 8 a.m. and noon Aug. 30.

The event is open to all area charities, churches and service groups to bring goods to sell for worthy causes.

No commercial vendors are allowed.

Vendor tables are $5 and must be reserved in advance by calling (252) 426-7567.

Any items of value can be donated to the restoration association. Price the items and drop them off at the visitors center before the event.

meetings + events


Booster club meeting 7 p.m. Monday, Currituck Storm Booster Club, Currituck County Senior Center.


Cemetery board 9 a.m. Tuesday, Town of Manteo Cemetery Board, Manteo Town Hall.

Committee meeting 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dare County Teen Court Advisory Committee, Dare County Administrative Building, Room 238.

Advisory Board 9 a.m. Wednesday, Town of Southern Shores Fire Service Advisory Board, Pitts Center.

Board meeting 8 a.m. Thursday, Dare County Friends of Youth Advisory Board, Friends of Youth Office, 954 Marshall C. Collins Drive.


Board meeting 6 p.m. Tuesday, Board of Directors of Choanoke Area Development Association Inc., CADA office, Rich Square.


Blood drive noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Performance Chevrolet.

Beverlie Gregory, (252) 441-1620,

[email protected]

Karen Santos, (252) 338-2590,

[email protected]

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