Megan St. Ledger stands at attention with her team mates during the national anthem before the Winter Park - Whiteville baseball game at Hardee Field in Wilmington. N.C. Megan is the bat girl, and her father, Jeep St. Ledger, is the coach.
New Hanover County, North Carolina, businesses, Wilmington
Mr. Jerry Childers welds on stainless steel as Ronnie Ferguson turns his head. The two work for G.H. Martin Boathouse and Docks of Gainesville, Georgia. They were working on an anchor piece that will hold a boathouse in place at the Unocal...
North Carolina, Brunswick County, boats, marsh, rivers, Mercury and Evinrude motors, boating, fishing
L.T. Smith, left, holds his boat (NC 6244 AS)in place as Roy Varnum jockeys his boat (NC 91278 J)out of a tight place in the Lockwood Folly River at Varnamtown. The landing is near Garland's Seafood. "Tasha D." a shrimp boat is moored behind...
New Hanover County, Wilmington, Guilford, Randolph, Davidson and Forsyth counties, ships, rivers, tourist attractions, WWII, boating
The first boat over 30 feet to be built of fiberglass, the "Knit Wit", which is actually 41 ft, moves up the Cape Fear River in front of the battleship U.S.S. North Carolina. The boat was built by Hatteras Yachts in High Point in 1960.
Reading, military, packages, New Hanover County, North Carolina
Caroleen Hall packs paperback books into cardboard boxes to be weighed before they are shipped to service men and servicewomen overseas. She is an employee of Cape Fear Bonded Warehouse, where the books are being packed.
Accidents, hazardous materials, New Hanover County, NC
Sas, Inc., Csx Transportation Inc. and the New Hanover County officials along with the S. Wilmington Volunteer Fire Dept. responded to a tanker derailment near the SAS business on HWY 421 N. The accident happened late morning. The tankers were...
Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, disabilities, nursing homes, long term care facilities, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, patients, residents, parties
John Sola, in a balloon decorated wheelchair, is congratulated on celebrating his 30th birthday by UNC-W cheerleaders. His father, Bob Sola, stands behind him. John is a resident at Hillhaven Rehabilitation and Convalescent Center on 16th St.
disadvantaged, learning , Wilmington, North Carolina
Children help Tannis Nelson of the PTA unload books from her car at Vesta Village. This is the third reading center established in public housing in the last four years. Books are donated by civic groups and individuals. The other centers are in...