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Burlington Times News (Newspaper) - December 9, 1999, Burlington, North Carolina Catching the spirit Hunt Calls flood Aid session Williams High school students from left Ben Nabors Meredith Petty and Phillip Hughes paint a bulldog the schools Mascot on a Banner they will take to the class 3-a state football championship game Friday in Chapel Hill. Thursday december 9,1999 serving the people of Alamance county since 1887times-Newburlington, North Carolina 50 cents Hunting fires up neighbors Duel by Anslee Willett times news Joyce Robinson would say she has the neighbor from hell. Her neighbor would say the same about her. For More than a year Robinson said she a been harassed shot at and had her life threatened. A my husband and i Are living in terror every minute every Day. We never know what s going to happen. This whole thing is crazy a she said. A a it a like living in a War zone. My husband and i have the right to peace and Glenn Kimbrell the neighbor said he too deserves peace and quiet. A a it a gotten far fetched. All that a slander. In be never done that a he said. A i done to have a problem at All with the lady and her activities if she keeps to Kimbrell owns about 130 acres near Robinsons 50 acres on Dailey store Road off 119 North in unincorporated Alamance county. The seven members of his club. Alamance outdoors sportsman club use the land to Hunt. He said the club has a 10-member limit. A your shooting seems to bother her activities but they re not directed at her a Kimbrell said. A a in be got better things to he said Robinson Quot blares Boom boxes As an attempt to annoy club members and scare away animals they re Hunting. A a it a not working a Kimbrell said. A they get used to it. Its More of a nuisance to the see due Page a2 Williams alumni recall glory Days Graham residents ready for big game by Joseph Cigna times news Graham by Joseph Cigna times news the temperature of red devils fever seemed to Rise a few degrees wednesday As Many Graham residents began counting Down the hours until Graham High school plays in the state football championship. The school will face Williamston High school in the class 1-a final at 3 30 . Saturday at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills Kenan stadium. Its been More than 30 years since Graham s last appearance in a championship game an absence that makes this years appearance that much sweeter. The red devils last played for a state championship in 1966, when Lyndon see Graham Page a2 Raleigh by Dennis Patterson the associated press legislators will return to Raleigh next week to consider an $830 million flood Relief package proposed by gov. Jim Hunt. Hunt notified legislative leaders wednesday that he will Call for the special session of the general Assembly for next wednesday. Hunt needs legislative action on Only two pieces of his proposed rebuilding plan a spending $286 million from the states a Rainy Day fund and about $40 million in other funds. The governor has Frozen construction projects and ordered reductions in other government operations to raise about $504 million for the package. A the state ought to take Strong action in this matter a Hunt told the Council of state on tuesday. A a there a never an easy Way to Hurricane damage Beaufort by Patricia Smith Freedom Raleigh Bureau it May be one of North Carolinas most interesting archaeological finds but the state is in danger of losing the Shipwreck believed to be the pirate Blackbeard a flagship to the sea. This years hurricanes shifted Sand on the wreckage leaving the ships Hull exposed to Wood Boring parasites. Artefacts from the 18th Century Are in danger of washing away said Richard Lawrence head of the states underwater archaeology unit. A the Wood is not Only exposed it has also been undercut a Lawrence said. Without a Basic level of state funding divers cannot continue preservation efforts said Jeffrey Crow director of the . Division of archives and history. A Given the Hurricane patterns in the coming years time May not be on our Side a Crow said. Officials working on the Queen Annex a revenge project held a press conference wednesday in threatens Blackbeard a ship Beaufort and called on legislators to appropriate Money As a recurring budget item this Spring. A we did not have any funding this year for this project a Crow said. The department of cultural resources found $100,000 in its expense account to pay for a two week dive in october. The general Assembly had appropriated $200,000 for an expedition in 1997 and another $250,000 for a 1998 dive. Many of those who work on the dive projects Are temporary employees Crow said. A we were within Days of laying off people last summer a he said. Preserving the Queen Anne s revenge is important not Only because it is a part of the states history but because it offers the Promise of economic Boon for the states tourism Industry said Betty Ray Mccain Secretary of the department of cultural resources a i believe this Shipwreck will be the most famous Shipwreck in the country a said Mike Daniel president of the maritime research Institute a nonprofit organization founded by internal the company that found the Shipwreck in 1996. It has attracted the attention of news Media and archaeologists from All Over the world said Mike Wilde Ramsing Queen Annex a revenge project director with the underwater archaeology unit. While there is still no proof that the wreckage is the remains of Blackbeard a flagship artefacts recovered from the site Are from the right time period and see ship Page a12 the associated press Wayne Lusardi of the Queen Anne s revenge project displays a Pewter plate recovered from the Shipwreck. For Carey a a Bubba Metts the memory of one special Williams High school football Victory stands out like a Well lit stadium on a fall night. A a you re 17 years old and you re playing in a state championship game. Who could forget something like that a he said. This years Williams team has the memories ahead of it but it will have tradition behind it Friday night when it takes on Asheville in the class 3-a title game in Chapel Hill. The bulldogs have played in five other see Williams Page a2 More to the Story a a closer look at the paths Williams and Graham took to reach the state finals pages b1,b5 s. Anne Booth / times news William a pretty Booger Hester says Graham football coach Pat Moser has done a Good Job of motivating his team. Deal with a problem like this but we have got to help a he said. A a we be got to help soon and we be got to help in the Hunt right u 11 Hurricane Floyd struck in september flooding Large sections of the East and destroying or damaging More than 57,000 Homes and 12,000 businesses his package provides about $347 million to repair Homes or provide new housing out of the flood Plain. More than 5,500 Homes were damaged beyond repair in the flooding. Another $217 million would help Small businesses replace buildings equipment and inventory help Farmers who lost live see session Page a12 or a Freedom communications inc., newspaper Index accent Di-6 classifieds c5-12 comics c4 crossword d5 dear Abby d5 editorial a4 movies d5 markets a10-11 obituaries c2 Region cd sports bl-6 Days until Region information and artefacts from one of Alamance county a most legendary families could soon find a Home at Alamance Community College. Page Clelon College police search for a Man accused of trying to abduct a Young woman. Page cd sports inside thursday elsewhere Elon College upsets Davidson in a non conference College basketball game. Page by the Carolina hurricanes sought to Knock off the defending Stanley cup champs the Dallas stars Page b4 despite having to Battle impeachment president Clinton says 1999 was very productive. Page a3 a jury hearing a lawsuit by the Rev. Martin Luther King or a family decides Kings death was the act of a conspiracy not a Lone gunman. Page a5 a panel will consider whether North Carolina should be punished Foi not building a Low level nuclear waste disposal site Page c5 Joey will do anything to keep his insurance Matt Leblanc is the Center of attention in tonight a episode of to listings Page 04 business Dow industrials Nash a or r a amp a 500 Complete financial listings and . Farm markets from wednesday trading Are in the markets Section pages a10-11 weather k a High Low 63 45 partly sunny partly sunny and mild with a Light wind. Tonight increasing cloudiness with rain Likely Friday. Details Page a2 contacts our area code is 336 circulation 229-2444 advertising 227-0131 classifieds 226-4414 newsroom 227-0131 accent parents can make a difference in whether their children have a Safe Holiday. It Only takes a minute to double Check the toys you plan to give your children. Page 01 even though it will be 2000, the new Caswell county courthouse Calendar will take you Back in time. Page 01

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