Sept. 14, 1946

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 14, 2004

City employees honor Causey on his last day

City Manager James C. Causey Jr. this noon climaxed 14 years of public service with the City of Suffolk when he signed his official letter in his office in the Municipal Building.

On hand were employees whith whom he was associated as city engineer, 1932-1941, and as city manager, 1941-present, to bestow a gold watch enscribed with &uot;J.C.C.&uot; and a chain and knife to match the timepiece. The watch was presented by the employees of the City Lot, and the chain and knife were offered by Municipal Building personnel as a token of appreciation and loyalty.

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On behalf of the City Council Mayor B.O. Hill said: &uot;We regret Mr. Causey’s leaving the city managership and we wish him all the success in his new endeavor. While he was city manager, he always had the city’s welfare and interest at heart at all times.&uot;

Under his administration as city manager, two new streets, Cherry and Freemason, were added, the water system was redesigned, plans for contracting of storm drainage system, and a number of pavement improvements.

County deeds

Deeds filed in the county clerk’s office follow: Charlie Bridger to Sydney W. Powell Jr., land in Holy Neck district; Carl L. Garris to Clemmie Baines Garris, land in Whaleyville district; Matilda and Elaine Gray and Marin . Walters to the city of Portsmouth, land in Saratoga Place; John B. Robert and Elizabeth Norfleet to Carl D. Post, land in Chuckatuck district.

County still shy teachers

With the exception of an agriculture teacher for Whaleyville and one for Cypress, the staff of teachers for the Nansemond County Schools has been completed, superintendent H.V. White said.

The teacher list by superintendent White follows: Clyde G. Johnson, H.R. Thomas, Alice Lee Davis, Mavis Foster, Jean Anderson, Boyd E. Quate and Carolyn Jones of Holland High School;

Mary Louise Holland, Flossie Dinborne, Dorothy Mayes, Daphne Williams, Pearl H. Foster, Betty martin, Lula M. Piland, Mary Eure Lilley, Sarah Corbin and Mary E. Roberts of Holland Elementary.

F. H. Christopher, W.N. Rippey, Maud Andrews, Frances Lee Smith, Virginia Betts, Mildred Faulconer, Mary E. Piland of Chuckatuck High School.

Mildred Shiflett, Betty Brothers, Jean Bailey, Ann Bagnell, Dorothy Davis, Marjorie Keeling oof the Chuckatuck Elementary School.

G.C. Mann, Betty Smith, Mrs. F.C. Badger, Frances Langston, Elizabeth F. Poole, Mrs. Edith C. Barnes and Blaine Rea Morris of the Cypress High School.

Eula Bell Doggett, Mrs. Dora P. Horton, Leah Godwin and Daisy Sullivan of Cypress Elementary School.

W.J. Jones, Lois Phelps, Lewis Owens and Mrs. Helen H. Parker of Whaleyville High School.

Mrs. Catherine C. Horton, Mrs. Emilie T. Savage, Mrs. C.L. Parker, and Mrs. A.B. Spivey of Whaleyville Elementary School.

Mrs. Mary A. Rush, Mary Lee Folk, Mary Doughtery and Mrs. Theodore Taylor, of King’s Fork School.

Irene Cardwell, Mrs. A.R. Jones, Mrs. Annie Mary Riddick, Margaret Foster of Driver Elementary School, Mrs. Stanley Pruden, Frances Griffin of Bethlehem Elementary School. Mrs. Roxie J. Sasser, elementary supervisor of Nansmeond County.

Suffolk High gridders launch campaign with 25-7 win over Portlock

Scoring in every quarter, the Suffolk High Red Raiders opened their football campaign here last night with a 25-7 win over the Portlock Pioneers at Peanut Park. The district Group 2 (Class B) contest was played before an estimated crowd of 2,000 odd fans.

Coach Dick White’s Raiders, with Bob Churn and Sammy Carter leading the attack, rolled up a net gain of 224 yards, losing only 11 yards the whole night. The two top gaining backs were ably assisted by Don Howell, Clyde Green, Calvin Schadel, Bob Crocker and Raymond Little. End Claude Eley, in one running play, picked up 19 yards for a touchdown.

– Compiled by Andy Prutsok