As reported 44 years ago in The Columbia News, Oct. 15, 1959:
An election will be held Dec. 14, 1959, to select a mayor and two city councilmen for the city of Harlem to serve for the next two years.
All persons who wish to vote in this election will have to be registered at City Hall not later than Nov. 14.
All candidates for office will have to make an announcement of their candidacy at least 30 days before the date set for election.
Coach Red Bullock's Black Knights played on of their most impressive games of the season Friday night when they came through with an easy victory of the Jackson, S.C. Indians in a free-scoring interstate football game in Evans to remain undefeated. At the end of the game the score was 33-14.
The mighty Black Knights took the lead in the first period of play on a 75-yard run by fullback Larry Kirk. Halfback Melvin Gray ran for the extra point.
The win left Evans with four wins, no losses and a tie.
The Grovetown Fire Department will sponsor a barbecue Oct. 16, 1959, at the Steiner Branch Garage in Grovetown for the benefit of fire department equipment. Adults are $1.50, children under 12 are 65 cents. Everyone is invited. Tickets can be purchased from any of the members and at Teresa's Shop.
Two Columbia County students have pledged sororities at the University of Georgia in Athens. They are: Jane Cox, Martinez, Alpha Chi Omega; and Tom M. Luckey, Harlem, Chi Phi.
Estes Reynolds of Grovetown, who attends Evans High School, has won second place in the state of Georgia on cattle judging and is spending this week in Kansas City, Mo. He also received a pin for having attained this high rating.
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