As reported in The Columbia News 37 years ago on Thursday, Aug. 18, 1966.
Harlem business moves
One of Harlem's oldest businesses, Whitaker Shoe Shop, has moved to a new location on Main Street in Harlem. The shop, which has been in business for more than 30 years, has moved into the Masonic Building between Griffin's Radio and TV Shop and Haywood Appliance Store.
Sammy Jones wins scholarship
Sammy Jones Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. S.R. Jones Sr. of Petersburg Road, Martinez, was recently selected for the Hill-Davis Scholarship at Brewton Parker College this fall.
The scholarship, provided by Mr. and Mrs. C.R. Davis in memory of their late father, is given based on the recipient's financial need, scholastic ability and character. Jones was selected by a committee composed of the president, assistant-to-be president and dean of the college.
Jones is well-known as the mayor of Teen Town and because of his work at Abilene Baptist Church, where he is active in the choir and superintendent of the Young People's Sunday School Department. At the Evans high school, Jones is a member of the basketball team, football team, where he was captain last year, and baseball team, where he was catcher on the region championship baseball team.
Jones plans to enter the Baptist ministry.
Evans names Shaw to position
C.R. Davis, principal of Evans High School, announced this week the addition of Henry W. Shaw as assistant principal. Shaw replaces Co. Troy Walker, who retired at the end of the last school year.
A native Augustan, Shaw is a graduate of Georgia Military Academy and the University of Georgia, where he earned a Bachelors degree in chemistry. He then attended graduate studies at Emory University and UGA.
Shaw taught chemistry for three years at the Academy of Richmond County, taught one year at Briarcliff Senior High School in DeKalb County and was a general science teacher at Tubman Junior High for a year.
As a veteran of World War II, Shaw was a member of the famed U.S. Marine Corps, First Division.
New Civitan members installed
Two new members were installed into the Columbia County Civitan Club at a recent Ladies Night' meeting of the group.
New members are: Don Tankersley, manager of Miss Georgia Dairy of Columbia County; and David Turner, representative of a vending company. They were installed by Charlie Sibbert, governor of the South Georgia district of Civitan International, Lt. Gov. Everett McBride, and Bob Will, past governor of the district.
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