As reported 55 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, June 6, 1957:
Flower show scheduled
A flower show, sponsored by the Home Demonstration Council of Columbia County, will be held at Winfield Community House on Tuesday, June 11, 1957.
A demonstration of conditioning and design will be presented.
The theme of the flower arrangement will be “Make Mine Country Style.” Classes will be held on how to construct various arrangements.
The Rev. Joseph Lamar Peacock, Curate of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Augusta, has accepted a call from the Bishop of the Diocese to become Priest-in-Charge of Trinity Church in Harlem and Missionary Priest to Thomson. Peacock will be the first resident priest to Columbia and McDuffie counties by the Episcopal Church.
Peacock graduated from the University of Georgia with an A.B. in English literature. He later received a degree from Virginia Theological Seminary in Alexandria.
MYF worker honored
Lee Whitaker has decided to give up her work as counselor of the Methodist Youth Fellowship, an office she has held for nine years. A ceremony was held in her honor on Sunday. Becky Holliman, representing the young people, presented to Whitaker a leather-bound American Revised Version of the Bible at the ceremony. W.R. Tye, representing the Official Board, expressed to Whitaker the board’s sorrow in losing her as a member.