As reported 54 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, May 22, 1958:
Gerald Carter, Harlem contractor, was elected president of the newly formed Boosters Club at Harlem High during ceremonies following a barbecue supper Tuesday night of this week. Several hundred people attended the supper and the program that followed.
Other officials elected included Sgt. H.C. Hardy, vice president; and Bob Meybohm, secretary and treasurer.
John P. Blanchard of Appling served as master of ceremonies and introduced Coach Henry Dukes as the new head coach and athletic director of Harlem High.
Little League formed
The 8- to 12-year-old boys of Harlem have been organized into a baseball league for the 1958 season. The team’s captain is Wallace Brock and the assistant is Jerry Carter.
The team has played three games so far, and has won a game, lost a game, and tied a game.
Members of the team include: Gerry Carter, Butch Whiddon, Brent Yells, Bobby Meybohm, Wayne Hardy, Charlie Lambert, Jackie Brock, Kenneth Reese, Bobby Brown, Tommy Kipp, Jerry Stokes, David Deer, Carry Silas, Mike Judd, Phillip Judd and Bobby Neal. They will play their next game on Saturday afternoon at 3:30 p.m.
Farm Bureau to meet
The May meeting of the Columbia County Farm Bureau will be held in the Evans Community Center May 22, 1958. at 7:30 p.m.
Supper will be served promptly at 7:30.
Alpha Fowler, president of the Georgia Poultry Federation, will speak. This will be the last meeting of the Farm Bureau until September as the club will follow the usual custom of taking summer vacation.