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On right is Mary Post and REMEMBER THE GOOD OLD DAYS...by Mary Post. My memories of Grey Hill and Honey Branch are so vivid in my mind. I go back to when I was a little girl about 10 years old or so, and how I used to run her father, Byron Blevins and so was my brother Bobby. There was so many apple trees, lots of possum grapes and walnuts. There was a golf course and my dad said and an old cave. The air was sweet with rhododendron and still is. There Mary Post her coffee table that she had found in the old trash dump on Grey Hill. She washed them up and displayed them for all to see She let me play with them. I remember that so well. I can still see on Grey Hill in the winter at CLINCH VALLEY TIMES, St. Paul, VA, Thursday, April 4, 2013 Page 5. DMV urges walkers to use caution thins spring and summer ! -Increase in Pedestrian Fatalities," Distracted Walking, Walking After Drinking Dangerous- The Virginia Department of corded the highest number of to pay attention to what's going Motor Vehicles (DMV) is re- pedestrian fatalities, on around them. , minding pedestrians to stay safe this spring and summer as war- mer weather brings an increase in people out and about walking. Walking is an excellent form of exercise most anyone can do, but walkers are urged to use caution and take measures to stay safe. Statistics from Virginia's Highway Safety Office show a 35% increase in pedestrian fatal- ities in 2012 (101 fatalities) compared to 2011 (75 fatalities). 57% of the fatalities occurred "Statistics we have show that the majority of pedestrian fatal- ities are happening in urban areas where there is a lot of foot traffic every day, but we are encouraging people everywhere to be safe," said DMV Com- missioner Richard D. Holcomb, Governor McDonnell's highway safety representative. "These types of incidents can happen just as easily in more rural areas where crosswalks may not be as readily available and there's less street lighting," Don't walk after consum, ing alcohol. Drinking and walk- ing'can be as dangerous drinking and driving, as a persqn who has been drinking may nH be aware of surroundings add may walk in front of traffic. Use a crosswalk and walk against traffic. Not crossing at an intersection or crosswalk is the leading cause of pedestriarl fatalities. Use a crosswalk when, ever available. Drivers are more likely to be expecting walkers In between the hours of 3 pm and midnight and 33% of the pedes- tips to help walkers stay safe: against trafficsoyo can trian fatalities are attributed to Don't walk distracted. Dis-what's in front o/you,u the pedestrian drinking, tracted walking can be as dan- Wear proper clothin t In 2012, thirty percent of .gerous as distracted driving and When walking, wear light colorg pedestrian fatalities were ages emerging as an issue as more so motorists can see you; when 51 to 65 and twenty-eight per- people use smartphones. Talking walking at night, wear reflective a crosswalk. When walking DMV offers the following jogging make sure to wahl cent were ages 21 to 35. Prince on the phone, texting, and lis- clothing and consider carrying a William County, Fairfax County tuning to music while walking flashlight to make yourself more up thepath from Honey Branch were about three or four little Bailey's Trailer Court. Both and Chesterfield County re- can make it harder for a person visible to drivers o to Grey Hill. It was straight up! houses, one that was so special places have changed a lot but the But didn'ttakelongtogetthere, to me. AladynamedRosielived memories are still there for a Have a used R " ry Bapt The path was so well worn and there. I loved her so much. I little gir! of l0 or l2 years old t0 evlval at Calva 1st used by everybody coming and stopped by her house a lot. She reminisce of the good old days car? going. I was born on Grey Hill had a collection of little vases on gone by. Revival services will begin at Kings aort, TN will be guest Donate your used vehicle to Circus coming to Castlewood t,,o National Kidney Foundation serving Virginia's Kidney Cars program and you can join the The Lewis and Clark Circus against bullying and would like ferences and making a promise fight against kidney disease. Your is coming to Castlewood at the to invite you to join in this that they will stand against vehicle donation will support the Fairgrounds on April 15 with endeavor, bullying. VIP package include: 2 showtimes at 5 pm and 7:30 pm. Lewis and Clark Circus is free adult tickets (up to 4 many prevention programs and The all-new 2013 edition of this offering one VIP package and a children); reserve special seat- direct patient services offered unique one-ring European style prize to the family of the child ing; one popcorn, one cotton throughout Virginia that are en- circus is proud to feature acro- who makes the most creative candy, one sno-cone, one soda; hancing the lives of people with, bats, aerialists, clowns, exotic promise to take a stand against meet the performers! To join us and at risk for, kidney disease. In addition, your contribution can and barnyard animals, bullying. We will offer 5 free in our stand against bullying earn you a tax deduction. The With performers of all adult tickets (2 free children per please deliver entries to: Clinch National Kidney Foundation will shapes and sizes from all across adult) as runner-up prizes. You Valley Times, PO Box 817, St. pick up any used vehicle, motor- the globe, Lewis and Clark may encourage children to write Paul, VA 24283 by Thursday, Circus is a celebration of an essay, make a video, draw a April 1 l. The winners may pick cycle or boat--in almost any diversity. The Circus is proud to picture, whatever you or they up their prizes at the Lewis and condition--from any roadside or join with millions of others choose, illustrating why it's Clark ticket office (in front of parking lot free of charge. Call across the world to take a stand important to celebrate our dif- the tent) on the day of the show. 800-488-CARS or visit www.kidneycars.org. Chamber sets April 13 as date for 59th Annual Dinner & Gala/Silent Auction The Wise County/City of follow at 7:00 pm. Dress is black Service Award. Norton Chamber of Commerce's tie optional. Make plans now to attend! 59th Annual Dinner & Gala- There will be good food and The cost is $60 per person Due /Silent Auction will be held drinks, along with beautiful to limited seating, you are urged Saturday, April 13 at Holiday decorations. A dance with music to purchase your tickets as soon Inn. This year's theme is "A Star provided by disc jockey, Freddie as possible. The Wise Cou- Studded Night." The festivities Bradley, will begin immediately nty/City of Norton Chamber of will. begin at .5:30 pm with a following the program. In addi- Commerce is a non-profit re,ecption following the,auction., tion to dinner, music and dane- organization whose goals and The items for the silent auction ing, the event will feature the objectives are financed primarily will also be on display at 5:30 presentation of the 2012 by the dues of its members. The pm in the main dining room and Outstanding Citizen of the Year proceeds from this event will the front foyer. 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Leonard Ferguson, April 7 beginning at 6:30 pm. Pastor, invites everyone tO Services Monday through attend'. The church is located 1% Wednesday nights at 7:00 p.m. mileS on Gravel Lick Road Bro. J.W. Depew from Castlewood. ii. : i-Nled "::' ....... :iiiii aled ........ 80,OOO Hile Treodweat ',--4-Rib All-Season Protection Limited k/orronty' Tread Design the Wise County/City of Norton Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please contact the Chamber office at 276-679-0961. TRI-COUNTY TIRE E;iiNC. (276)762-9501 or (276) 762-9591 1651B lost Riverside Drive Honday- Friday B o.rn. - 5 p.m. St Paul, VA 24263 Smurdoy O a.m.- I p.nt ; ' ~e~)munm ~ ~' NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SYNOPSIS OF 2012-13 BUDGET ADJUSTMENT As required by the State of Virginia Code 15.2-2504, Budgets, Audits and Reports, notice is hereby given that the Town of St. Paul will hold a Public Hearing at 5:15 pm on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at the Town Hall Council; Chambers to consider a budget adjustment for the ,current 2012-2013 budget. The adjustment is greater than 1% of the total budget. SYNOPSIS OFBUDGET ADJUSTMENT "" GENERAL FUND REVENUE ADJUSTMENT Account Account Current Proposed Amended Name " Number Budget AdjUstment Budget Personal Property Tax 10-301-0000 $ 95,000 ($ 25,000) $ 70,000 Real EstateTax 10-301-1000 $1,000,000 $ 25,000 $1,0251000 Sales Tax Revenue 10-309-0000 $ 49.000 $ 10,000 $ 59,000 Coal Severance Revenue 10-312-0000 $ 1401000 ($ 10,000) $ 130,000 Transfer In-Water/Sewer 10-340-0000 $ 28,000 $ 800,000 $ 828,000 GENERAL FUND EXPENSE ADJUSTMENT Account Account Cun'ent Proposed Amended Name Number Budget Adiustment Budget Tax Credit - WC IDA 10-400-2600 $500,000 ($ 42,000) $ 458,000 Contingency 10-400-5000 $400,000 $1.48,550 $ 558,800 Supplies, Rprs & Equip 10-400-1000 $ 5,400 $ 8,700 $ 14,100 Travel, Food,Lodging 10-400-4000 $ I0,000 $ 4,000 $ 14,000 Vehicle Expense, Street 10-500-1400 $ 7,500 $ 60,000 $ 67,500 Maint. & Repair, Street Capital Outlay - Street Material & Supplies-PD Patrol Car Pymt-PD Repairs & Maint-Pool Telephone/Communication K-9 Expense - PD Trails Maintenance Captial Outlay - Recreation Transfer to Utility Fund 10-500-2500 $ 5,000 $ 3,000 $ 8,000 10-500-3100 $ 0$ 63,500 $ 63,500 10-510-1000 $ 5,900 $ 2,000 $ 7,900 1.0-510-5000$ 0 $ 27,000 $ 27,000 10-620-3000 $ 3,000 $120;000 $ 123,000 10-510:1100 $ 1,400$ 10,250 $ ! 1,650 10-510-1490 $ 0$ 4,000 $ 4,000 10-621-2000 $ 0$ 25,000 $ 25,000 10-621-4500 $ 0 $ 262,000 $ 262,000 10-660-8000 $ 0 $ 100",000 $ 100,000 GENERAL FUND REVENUE INCREASE OF $800,000 UTILITY FUND REVENUE ADJUSTMENT GENERAL UND EXPENSES INCREASE OF $800,000 Account Account Current Proposed Amended Name Number Budget Adiustment Budget Dominion Diffuser Pymt. 20-359-0000 $ 0 $2,300,000 $ 2,300,000 Transfer from General Fund 20-370-0000 $ 0 $ 100,000 $ 100,000 UTILITY FUND EXPENSE ADJUSTMENT Account Account Current Proposed Amended Name ; Number Budget Adjustment Budget Transfer-General Fund 20-840-1000$ 32,000 $ 800,000 $ 832,000 Contingency 20-800-9000$ 0 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 UTILITY FUND REVENUE UTILITY FUND EXPENSES INCREASE OF $2,400,000 INCREASE OF $2,400,000 GET) is a registered Ill