As reported 36 years ago in The Columbia News, March 7, 1968:
From a two-man operation to a company that has an annual payroll of more than $250,000, Tracy-Luckey Co. is a vital part of the economy of Harlem and Columbia County.
The history of the company is featured this week as part of the Harlem Jaycees' efforts to recognize the important role of local industry in recognition of Georgia Industry Week.
The company was founded as a partnership in 1937. The original partners were Mr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Tracy and Francis W. Tracy. The name of the firm was Tracy's Pecan Products.
The Harlem Woman's Club will meet March 14, 2004, with an interesting program by the education department of the club. Honored guests will Kaye Cook of Harlem High School, who has been selected as the STAR student of Columbia County, and her STAR teacher, Mrs. O. McDaniel. Also invited are Pam Miller, STAR student of Evans High School, and her STAR teacher, Mrs. Collie Hendrix.
Brownies in Appling
A Brownie Scout Troop has been organized at Appling under the leadership of Mrs. Charles R. Gilbert, Mrs. Doyce Canady and Mrs. George Marshall.
An organizational meeting was held at the home of Mrs. Gilbert on Feb. 27.
Those attending the meeting were Ellen Anderson, Valerie Collins, Tammie Gales, Linda Haire, Edna Neil, Terri Neil and Theresa Tankersley.
Mothers attending were Mrs. Burton Anderson, Mrs. Loyal Gales, Mrs. Hubert Haire, Mrs. Owen Neil and Mrs. Larry Tankersley.
Kenneth A. Johansen Jr., of Troop 219, Martinez Boy Scouts recently obtained the rank of Eagle Scout and received his badge at a Court of Honor at Martinez Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Kenneth is the second Eagle Scout in the group, and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth A. Johansen.
The ninth annual Evans High School Touchdown Club Horse Show will be March 30, 1968.
This is one of the first shows of the spring circuit and always draws a big crowd. Only 25 box seats are still available and will go on a first-come, first-served basis by contacting Mr. or Mrs. Alvin Postell.
Kathy Lovett has been selected as Miss FHA for the month of February, 1968. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Lovett of Evans.
Kathy is a junior at Evans High School and is president of the FHA, of which she has been a member for the past two years.
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