As reported in The Columbia News 38 years ago, Jan. 10, 1963
Harlem donated to hospital
Ray D. Brown, public relations representative for Milledgeville State Hospital, thanked the citizens of Harlem for donations of gifts.
In a letter sent to City Mayor Francis W. Tracy, Mr. Brown wrote: "Much credit is due the citizens of your fair city for the fine job they did in wrapping and collecting gifts for our "M Day" program."
Mayor Tracey said local contributions were assembled and transported to the hospital by the Harlem Fire Department.
Local star college bound
Hardy King, one of the most outstanding athletes in Harlem High history, signed a full football grant-in-aid with Clemson College.
The 190-pound half-back, who was a Gordon Military School standout this past season, scored 102 points for Harlem's 1961 team while gaining more than 1,000 yards rushing.
High scoring game
Evans High basketball teams went on scoring sprees Tuesday night to win a doubleheader over the Lincolnton Red Devils.
The girls, coached by Ben Benton, won the game 55-26. Barbara Polatty racked up 34 points and Peggy Pennington scored 20 for the Red Devils.
The Evans boys, coached by Artis Campbell took their record to 7-6 by beating Lincolnton 60-32. Bill Sarver had 18 and Chris Hand chipped in 14 for the Knights.
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