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Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 2, 2005

Restaurant permit on Council agenda

The City Council will consider granting a conditional use permit to Elizabeth and Ray Bailey for their Wagon Wheel Restaurant during Wednesday night’s 7:30 meeting.

The Bailey’s have been opposed in their efforts to secure the conditional use permit by residents in the area.

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The Baileys want to turn their present snack bar into a restaurant. The Wagon Wheel is located at the corner of Rt. 189 and Jasmine Lane, just south of Beales Corner.

The area residents, including the minister of a church located across the street, were concerned that the restaurant will be issued a license to sell beer, after expanding to a restaurant, but when it was learned that they only had permission to run a snack bar at their present location, city officials forced them to close their doors.

Suffolk Garden Club discusses judging

The Suffolk Garden Club met in the home of Mrs. John Fisher for its February meeting.

Mrs. Charles Shotton presented the program on &uot;Current Trends in Judging.&uot; Mrs. Shotton emphasized that when the judging the modern and abstract designs of today, on open mind in important in interpreting the feeling and mood of the arranger.

Blue awards in exhibits were as follows: Mrs. Donald Goldberg, Mrs. Leroy Soper, Mrs. James Kirkpatrick, Mrs. H. J. Kidd, and Mrs. Larry Riddick. In horticulture, blue awards went to Mrs. J. E. Holland, Mrs. W. A. Mallory, Mrs. James Kirkpatrick, Mrs. Leroy Soper, and Mrs. Harry Pettit.

Sports on Increase at Forest Glen High

Sports seem to be the dominating factor in all the activities at Forest Glen during the past week.

Anyone walking around the grounds of FGH after school has let out will see various things going on. For example, the tennis team is practicing on the tennis courts behind the gymnasium and also on the teachers parking lot.

The baseball team is practicing on the baseball diamond and partly on the football field.

The girls softball team is practicing on the softball diamond and on the track.

The track team is practicing on the track and on the football field.

Inside the gym, many students can be seen playing basketball, volleyball, shuffleboard, or ping pong. In the chemistry lab, students are preparing for the science fair.

Southside, Baptist victors

Southside’s regular-season champions had its hands full with Holland last night in the opening home game of the Men’s Church League basketball tournament, but managed to squeeze out a 43-42 victory.

In the second of two first round games, lanky Dean Piland came up with a 23-point performance to lead First Baptist to a 63-46 win over second-seeded Methodist.

Thus, Holland and Methodist, as first round losers, were eliminated from the tournament. Starting with the second round, the tournament goes to double elimination.

First round play continues tonight with Christian Hilcrest at 7 p.m. and East End Baptist meeting Whaleyville at 8:30.

Billy Poteat’s 14 points in the second half enabled Southside to hold off Holland, which got only one field in the last period but still managed to make it close.

Workshop on JapaneseArt set by Club

Laurel Garden Club will meet in Ebenezer Methodist Church, Crittenden, Wednesday, March 3, for a workshop on Japanese arrangements.

Guest speaker will be Mrs. Stephen C. Pruyn, a qualified teacher in Sogetsu school.

. Hostesses are Mrs. C. R. Johnson, Mrs. G. R. Lawrence and Mrs. L. H. Lewis.

-Compiled by Jennifer Rose