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Aiken County Rambler (Newspaper) - February 4, 1982, Aiken, South Carolina U37ftn SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT AI KEN S C 29801 no Aiken 217 fubllG St SW 29801 AIKEN COUNTY Copyright 1981 by Rambler Publications Inc Volume 5 Number 24 Aiken S C Thursday February 4 1982 25cPer Copy HOT LINE Q What type of vehicle does Aiken County Administrator W Scott Barnes drive with the per month car allowance he receives from the county ES Aiken A Administrator Barnes says he is presently driving a 1963 Chevrolet he terms a temporary car on loan from his father It serves as a second car for his fami I fully acknowledge I need a bet ter car he laughed He said he has been waiting for the type of car he wants to come up in a sale of surplus vehicles by the Federal Land Bank in Columbia and this will be next week Q Please publish the namesof South Carolina senators and representatives in Washington who voted themselves raises by at taching riders to other bills Also how was an attached extra tax break accomplished EW Aiken A According to Jean Neal public information director for Der rick Congress did not vote on pay raises for members but did vote on whether to increase the amount of earned income allowed that is WOW I CANT BELIEVE IT Clarence Jolly r is sttll on Cloud 9 at Skip Perry con gratulates htm on receiving the Man of the Year Award at the Greater Aiken Chamberof Commerce Banquet For a story and other photos of the event see Page 9 money earned from speaking engagements etc The measure failed to pass Presently US House members are limited to 15 percent of their an nual salary or in earned in come The bill which failed would have boosted that allowance to 40 percent or Ms Neal explained the idea was to enable members to increase their own earnings and pay taxes on them rather than put the burden of a pay increase on the taxpayers The Senate has no limit on earned income she said House members from South Carolina who voted No on in creasing earned income were Republicans John Napier and Floyd Spence Those who voted Yes were Republicans Thomas Hartnett and Carrol Campbell and Democrats Butler Derrick and Ken Holland The extra tax break referred to Continued on Page 16 Wagener Landfill Issue Erupts Again By KAY LAWRENCE AIKEN Problems centering around the disposal of chemical waste at the Wagener landfill erupted again Tuesday night at the Aiken County Council meeting At a previous meeting Wagener citizen Jimmy Busbee had appeared to voice concern of Wagener residents that the area around the landfill might be contaminated since buried drums had washed up and water from the site was draining into surrounding areas Councilwoman Fay Hatcher who represents the district also expressed concern at that time over the condition of the landfill and said she had received many calls from citizens Following that discussion county council had asked the SC Depart ment pf Health and Environmental Control DHEC to analyze seepage from the drum burial area of the landfill A report submitted by DHEC to council Tuesday night stated that ex tensive laboratory analysis indicated no significant contamination The conclusion of the state agency was that seepage from the site did not pose a contamination problem However Jimmy Busbee ap peared again Tuesday asserting that the Wagener site had been us ed as a chemical dump for Aiken County since 1975 He said he was getting information from a source he would not disclose and he had learned some chemicals from Surn merville SC were recently dispos ed of there Council Chairman Carrol Warner interjected that he was being fed information from the same source and he termed the individual a former employee at the landfill He asked County Administrator Scott Barnes to clarify the waste that came from Summerville Continued on Pago 16 PreTeens Love Phone Talk TV Sports By HELEN MARINE Sometimes known as preteens and sometimes called between agers they are youngsters ages 1013 And the vital question today is What do you do in your spare time Older teenagers can spend time and money at the movies or playing video games at the local arcade They are the mobile generation Even if one is unable to drive somebody in the crowd is sure to have a drivers license and access to a car But the younger ones are confin ed to their own neighborhoods or just as far as their bicycles will carry them They also have to de pend on mothers as chauffeurs or on older brothers or sisters often reluctant or even The Rambler spoke to several young people and curiously in quired Just What do You do in Your Spare Time The answers were varied and often required a lot of thought First of all they talk and it seems that most of this talking takes place on the telephone Eighth grade student Carson Fox said he has a limit on phone conver sations when my mother is around Otherwise he just talks as long as he wants Carson said that after he gets home from school he likes to call his friends or play pool at home or ex periment with cooking I like to cook because I like to eat he laughed and his friends agreed with that statement Boy does he like to eat said one When I get home fifthgrader Carey McLellan said I have a snack and then watch General Hospital At this conversation turned to the merits ofthe various afternoon soap operas and who was allowed to watch which ones Carey also likes to talk on the telephone What about Things was the answer When asked whether they go to arcades to play video games they were unanimous in saying No 1 dont want to waste money there when 1 can with my Atari free at home Bobby Porter added My father won t let me go to the arcade anyway Movies arent a big thing in their lives either because they agreed There arent many we can go see Several of the youngsters watch Showtime on HBO at home but most movies dont evoke much in terest The impression one gets from children in this age group is that they dont spend much time sitting still incept when theyre talking on the telephone They love to swim and play tennis in the summertime play basketball and football in the fall and winter and just giggle with Continued on Page 2 These PreTeetis Are CUmson Boosters Front lr Kenny Fu qua Bobby Porter Back Carson Fox Cheryl Barnes
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