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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - August 5, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Girls practice volleyball techniques Ltd a Melanie Parker Ginger Bowman i photo to or ii Pattee it girls volleyball clinic scheduled to teach skills by John Cowe Enterprise staff writer girls with deficient volleyball skills now can Register for a clinic designed to Sharpen them Kim Mansfield of the Myca says a week Long girls volleyball clime is set to begin aug 16 and will be open to High school aged girls Mansfield who will be teaching the clinic along with College students enrolled in the physical education curriculum said the main Point he wanted to stress during the clinic was the fundamentals of the sport As he thinks enough emphasis has not been placed on them by most instructors the fundamentals it volleyball include the methods employed to hit the Ball. He said there were several popular illegal ways to do this. And unfortunately. Many without training use these the game is played with a Ball slightly smaller than a basketball and a net a approximately seven feet High. A team of six players each stands on either Side of the net. And the object is to hit the Ball Over it in three tries or less to the opposing team Points Are scored when a team fails to accomplish this Mansfield said methods of hitting the Ball include the bump set and Spike the bump is hitting the Ball with the list. The set. Tapping it to a teammate and the Spike socking the Ball with ample Force Over the net to make it difficult for the opposing team to return it a to my knowledge. Such a clinic has never been held in the area a Mansfield said. We want to stress the Correct Way to play the game and. Above All. Team Unity a he said the clinic would hold morning and afternoon sessions consisting of drills. See girls on 2d request locks two votes Council denies rezoning by Forrest Cates Enterprise City editor High Point Auto dealer Scott Garten needed seven votes on the City Council to allow him to move his Buick Dealership off m an Street onto Eastchester drive but Only got five today a a in a Garten declared after the Council had voted to deny his request for rezoning of 5.5 acres of land on Eastchester at Chester Ridge drive. He had asked for a change in zoning from planned executive Park to business c-7. That would have allowed him to build a new building and move his sales and maintenance operations off n. Main to the location East of the High Point mall. High Point Enterprise thursday afternoon August 5, 1976 Section d his proposal had failed to win a favourable recommendation from the City planning and zoning commission. That meant that it would take a three fourths seven majority vote of the Council to override the commission s rejection. The vote after a lengthy discussion session on monday and again today was five for rezoning and four against voting for rezoning were mayor Roy Culler and councilmen Bill Brewer. Sam Burford. Paul Fine and Archie Myatt. The four who blocked the rezoning were Rachel Gray. Arnold Koonce Joe Patterson and Bob Wells. The opponents argued that further encroachment of business on Eastchester would be detrimental that the land should be reserved for More aesthetic uses such As apartment complexes and institutional uses they noted that there would be no Way to Stop the spread of business if even this one rezoning were allowed they were supported in their arguments by architect Bob Conner who once served on the zoning commission proponents charged that zoning in this instance was stifling business development. Zoning they said. Should be flexible to move with the times they. Said it is unrealistic to expect the area of Eastchester As it approaches main Street to develop As anything other than business after the vote Garten told the Council a i did t come Here As a combatant i need a place to locate my business and i am going to pursue it even if i have to go to the earlier he had told the Council that his second Choice of Sites was another on Eastchester which la located outside the City while meeting in formal session the Council was More responsive to the ides of using the municipal parking garage downtown As the site for a dog show the furniture City Kennel club wants to use about half of the facility on Elm drive for a dog show next May. Council was advised today that the show probably will attract about 700 dogs and More than twice that Many see Council on 2d mail to Aid in petition for liquor referendum Energy device study sought by Howard Hayes Enterprise staff writer the High Point City Council today was asked to Monitor a proposed new Energy saving device to deter in if it could possibly be an alternative to purchasing additional electric generating facilities Randy Hutchens president of the Home Energy Saver company told Council that the units had been placed on three Homes in the City. He asked that these Homes be monitored by the City and was told that he should meet with City manager by Brooks for further discussion the device is reported to selectively control various Energy using systems in Homes or businesses and to reduce their consumption of electrical Energy Hutchens from his opening comment apparently feels that the device could save enough Energy so that the City would not have to invest Money in the cooperative Purchase of a nuclear generating Plant being built by Duke Power co also present at today s meeting was Mike Flanagan Flanagan was appealing to Council after having been denied a License from the City to solicit materials for a child abuse program through his Church Mission of Unity Flanagan said that he wanted the License to circulate a paper inviting people to participate As Well As donate materials Lor resale the derived funds would then be used to finance the child abuse program according to Flanagan mayor Roy Culler turned the matter Over to the Law and Public safety committee for review of Why the License had been denied by Forrest Cates Enterprise City editor an organization seeking another Abc referendum in High Point will use the mails to obtain the required number of voter signatures to Force the City Council to schedule the election the decision for a a petition by mail Quot was reportedly made at an organizational meeting tuesday night the group will Call itself a citizens for a better High Point Quot the leadership has not been publicly identified pending completion of organizational plans a source reported the cards asking voters to sign in favor of holding a referendum at the same time As the general election on nov. 2 probably will be in the mail next week initial plans Are to Send the cards to All registered voters but that number May be reduced approximately 26.000 High pointers Are registered to vote it would take the signatures of Only about 4,000 voters to comprise the 15 per cent of the electorate required to Force a vote on the liquor store Issue. Presented with such a petition the City Council must by Law. Schedule an election High pointers have voted three times in 1955, 1965 and 1969 in liquor referendums rejecting liquor stores each time. The cards which will be mailed to voters will contain a return addressed and stamped Section which the voter May mail Atter signing the cards will be addressed at the elections office when they Are returned elections officials will Check the signatures against registration records to certify the signers As registered voters the officials have said that petitions must be in hand by the end of this month if the liquor Issue is to be on the general election ballot Schute contract ended Connor new architect by Lee Mortimer Enterprise staff writer a i d like to make a motion that we terminate the contract and hire another architect a those words were John Langford s and they were All that was said before the High Point housing authority promptly voted 6-1 wednesday to end a contract it had with the architectural firm in Thomasville tourney Tennis participation up by Phil Speaks Enterprise stall writer Thomasville participation in the annual Tennis tournament conducted by the Thomasville Parks and Heer eation dept has increased Over last year. Athletic director Michael Stokes said today according to department estimates Between 60 and 80 people participated in the 1975 tournament total participation by individuals has risen to about 120 fur this year the City s new lighted courts at the site of old e main Street school will be closed to the Public monday through Friday next week from 6 p m to to p m while tournament play is being conducted the courts also will be closed during the Day on saturday. Aug. 14. Tor the dosing games four categories in the tournament will be eliminated because of Low participation department spokesmen said those classifications Are 14-year-old girls singles. 12-year-old girls singles. 40 and Over women s singles and 40 and Over men s singles those participants in eliminated divisions will be combined with other tournament classifications. Stokes said Stokes said that the depart ment received entry Blanks from Only three players in the 16 and under women a singles one player in the 12 and under girls singles and three for 14 and under girl s singles in the 40 and Over men s and women s singles division the department received Only two applicants for each category. Stokes said Stokes said the heaviest participation comes mainly in three divisions. In the men s open division 30 people entered for the women s open division 16 entered and 26 teams signed up for the open mixed doubles category. Interest in the reservation system for the e. Main Street Tennis courts seems to be increasing somewhat Stokes said but the department has yet to Reserve More than five courts at any one time during the evening hours most people seem to be inclined to take a Chance in getting a court rather thin calling for reservations Stokes said Tennis lessons which the recreation department conducts in the evening hours May be partly responsible Tor the Low interest in making see Tennis on 2d of the late Leon Schute the motion was made by Lang Ord and seconded by commissioner Roscoe Adams James Dixon was the Only commissioner to vote to retain the contract with the Schute firm since schutes death recently the housing authority has wrestled with the question of an architect for the Elm towers project for elderly residents they met last monday and delayed action until last wednesday at that meeting commissioners decided to postpone action again after registering a tie vote. Authority chairman Carson Stout declined to cast a tie breaking vote the consensus was that the full Board should be present to consider the matter. Two members. Adams and Rev Dick Crowder were out of town at wednesday s meeting Board members seemed to have resolved any lingering doubts they May have had at the previous meeting there was extended discussion and at one Point it appeared Likely the thiard would retain the Schute firm 1�?Tresent at wednesday s meeting were John Macrae a Greensboro architect newly associated with the Schute firm at the previous meeting he told commissioners he had assumed responsibility for All projects including Elm towers that the Schute firm had contracted also present wire firm attorney John Haworth and schutes widow mrs. Schute thanked Dixon at the conclusion of the meeting Tor voting to retain her Tate husband s firm commissioner Roy Frazier had earlier voted to retain the contract but wednesday he changed his vote to terminate commissioners passed another motion awarding the balance of the contract to George Connor Frazier said he changed his vote because he thought Connor could devote More time and supervision to the project than Macrae who is based in Greensboro. Authority director Ken Martin said the Schute firm has been paid approximately $87,000 for work already performed Between $15,000 and $20,000 May be left to be paid he said the Connor firm will receive Between $30,000 and $40,000 Tor the balance of work but an exact amount will have to await further computation after the share of work already done and the balance have been determined. Martin said the authority included in their motion to retain the see Schute on 2d Helgeson named arts director Jim Helgeson a Midwest native and current Greensboro resident has been named director of the High Point arts Council he will fill the vacancy left by the resignation of mrs. Barbara Probert. Helgeson officially took office this week but has been working in Greensboro observing functions of the United arts Council there he will begin work in High Point on monday he has lived in Greensboro for the past eight years teaching English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and at Guilford College last year he was commissioned by the Western North Carolina diocese of the episcopal Church to make a movie entitled a new Helgeson is a graduate of Yale University and holds an m a. Degree from the University of Iowa and a doctorate from the Indiana University. While Helgeson said he had not worked in a similar position to the arts Council Post he did do administrative work As the coordinator of freshmen Tor the unc a residential Colleg five seek two year commissioner i there will be both democratic and Republican primary races for the two year unexpired term on the Guilford county Board of commissioners three democrats Bert Hall Kathryn Hatfield and Bob Stafford and two republicans Jacqueline Manet and Bill Anderson have filed Lur the seat left open by the death of commissioner Zoe Barbee mrs Barbee was killed in an Auto Accident in 1974 and Hall was appointed at that time to fill the vacancy on the Board until the next election All five of the candidates responded to an Enterprise questionnaire and their answers As Well As biographical information Are listed below in alphabetical order we Bill Anderson Bill Anderson of Mcleansville is a real estate broker who is owner and president of Anderson realty and Anderson Well co., As Well As part owner of Anderson Hutchinson insurance Agency he also has experience As a Farmer and in the Field of education where he has served As a teacher a coach and a principal Anderson holds a b a degree from Elon College and an m a degree at unc Greensboro. He has been a member of the Lions club for 20 years and is a founder of the Mcleansville Lions club he ran for commissioner unsuccessfully in 1974 Anderson lists recreation zoning education fire and police Protection and citizen participation in county government As major concerns he would have As a commissioner to increase citizen Confidence in government Anderson proposed a plan a where each Section would be represented by our county Anderson said be would give High Point one representative Greensboro two representatives and Rural Guilford county two representatives a this would about equal out to he commented Bert a Hall Bert Hall of Greensboro retired after 35 years As a member of the agricultural Extension service of the u. S dept of agriculture thirty three of those years have been served in Guilford county. Hall is a graduate of Massachusetts state University and Tuskegee Institute with graduate work at Cornell University , state University and the University of Arkansas he has teaching experience in the Burlington Public schools he is currently serving Osbert Hall the Board of commissioners by appointment. Hall is a charter member and past president of the Nat Greene Certoma club Hall views economic development and environmental pressures As primary problems facing Guilford county. A we need better facilities for sewer and water especially in the Western part of the county where things Are at a Hall said a we have got to have More he said the Lack of Public Confidence in local government was due to a a Lack of communication Quot Between elected officials and citizens a people Don t understand the issues i have been appearing before local groups explaining How local government works and what we have done As commissioners i would also like to increase advisory boards to get a broader spectrum of people involved in the solution of problems a Kathr it a Rosenberg Hatfield Kathryn k. Hatfield is a Greensboro attorney she is also a certified Public accountant mrs Hatfield has an a b degree from Guilford College and a Law degree from unc Chapel Hill she has served previously As a financial officer of Duke Hospital mrs Hatfield is a past member of the commission on the status of women and a member of the Greensboro bar association she is also a member of the Piedmont Kathryn Hatfield chapter of certified Public accountants she listed Guilford county a two major problems As a providing an adequate and Quality water Supply and implementing a program of land use planning mrs Hatfield said she would a devote my energies to the Resolution of this problem providing water before it becomes a real crisis she added that she is a very familiar with the Rural suburban Community Council s land use plan and with a few modifications would work to implement it to Aid in restoring Public Confidence in elected officials mrs Hatfield said she would be a accessible to the Public a and would a attempt to provide the Public with notice As to issues which will be taken up by the commissioners Jacqueline k. Manzi Jacqueline r Manzi of Greensboro is a present employee of the u greens Boro continuing education office she has served in the past As a manager of a hosiery Mill and As a substitute teacher. She holds an associate degree from Elon College in accounting and graduated from unc Greensboro with a degree in math education mrs Manzi is the current chairman of the Guilford Jacqueline Manzi county Rural suburban Council she has also served As a member of the Greensboro it a Board the league of women voters and greater Greensboro women mrs Manzi listed the erosion of Public Confidence in government and Guilford county s water Supply As the two main problems facing the commissioners she said the Board a must be planning for the future water needs of the residents of the county to increase Public Confidence in elected officials she said Only a an honest display by government officials that they Are truly concerned for the interests a of the voters would help she recommended a toll free number to the commissioners office for High Point citizens As Well As High Point hours every two weeks for commissioners she said budget hearings for High Point schools should be held Here and suggested holding All zoning hearings in the evening when More could attend r l. Bobs Stafford r l a a bobs a Stafford of Summerfield has been Guilford county Deputy sheriff for the past eight years he has worked in the past at a Hydrogen bomb Plant and As an electrical contractor he has served As democratic precinct chairman for the past two years in the Bruce township he has been a master of Summerfield Grange 661 for five consecutive years and a. L. Stafford member of the Summerfield civitan club he is a High school graduate and licensed electrical contractor Stafford said citizens a should stand up and be counted and Quot become involved in All areas of local government by making their ideas known to the elected officials he said that the new Media could be an instrument in solving the problem of Lack of Public Confidence in elected officials he said a fall problems and All decisions on these problem should by publicized by the news Media therefore making the citizens More aware of what is going

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