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Everyone: Beware! It is not safe to click on a link in an email such as
came to our List, purportedly from Jerry, whose email program may well have
been hacked & the virus or worm could now be sending out such
suspect-spam-looking emails to everyone in his Address Book. You need to
know that clicking on links in such strange and unexpected emails, where the
purported-sender does not tell you anything about the content, can very well
infect your OWN computer's email program.
And, Jerry, if you get this email, and did NOT intentionally send the below
strange email to our Poythress-List, you should IMMEDIATELY change your
password to your email program.
On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 6:10 AM, Jerry Poythress
> I believe this could be useful for u
[followed by a link appearing to have something to do with tattoos]
Online digitized City Directories, Norfolk & Portsmouth 1851 to 1931 were
placed online by the Sargeant Memorial Room of the Kirn Library, Norfolk,
VA, according to a notice in the VGS Newsletter of August 2009. All the
directories are for research, and commercial reprints are prohibited. At
the below site, scroll to the bottom of the resources listed for "City
Directories." The approximately 30 directories are in PDF format. As an
example, the first of them is for the City of Norfolk, VA 1851-1852. It has
176 pages, in 8.8 MB.
Other resources are available there, too, some of which require registering
for a Norfolk Public Library card (free to Virginia residents; annual fee
for out of state residents).
Our sympathy to the family and fiancee of Michael Shayne Poythress, who was
murdered on Sunday near Wilmington. Stories regarding the tragic incident,
and now his obit with his photo, can be seen at the Wilmington Star-News
In the obit, his father, who survives him, is listed as Michael Wayne
Poythress of Wilson. He is also survived by his paternal grandfather, Bill
Poythress of Wilson; his paternal grandmother, Glenda Poythress, predeceased
Our condolences to the family and friends of H.M. Poythress of Goldsboro, a
fine man who died at age 73 on 11 Feb. His obituary can be seen by
clicking on the "obituaries" section of the webpage of
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