As reported 43 years ago in The Columbia News, June 23, 1960:
Orin "Buddy" Marshall was elected president of the 25-county Northeast District Georgia 4H Council.
The election took place at the District Project Achievement meeting at Rock Eagle State 4H Center. Columbia County's 4h Club members won a major share of the prizes, including first-place prizes in crop weed study by Marshall, corn meal by Elsie Paschal, and poultry by Leila Joan Tye (girls) and Peter Kohler (boys).
Van Keuren wins
LeGrand A. Van Keuren was elected to the Harlem City Council in the election held June 15, 1960.
More than 100 registered voters turned out to cast their ballots in the contest between Van Keuren and Carl Nash.
The city council consists of the following men: Mayor Francis W. Tracy; councilmen G.A. Silas, L.F. Story, H.O. Hatcher, and Van Keuren. O.Z. Wash is city manager.
The Appling Senators beat the Grovetown Dodgers at Appling June 18 with a score of Senators 11, Dodgers 4.
The new tennis courts of the Harlem Recreation Center Inc. are now open to the public. The fence and all equipment necessary to make the tennis courts were obtained with money donated by the Tracy-Luckey Co. Inc.
Millions of phones
There will soon be 7 million telephones in the Southern Bell area, according to J.M. Williams, manager from the telephone company in Harlem.
Of the 7 million phones, more than 1 million are in Georgia, and 730 are in the Harlem exchange.
Georgia's millionth phone was installed in the Governor's Mansion in January.
Jean Cox has been named among 78 Tift College students receiving recognition on the Spring Quarter Dean's List. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Cox of Grovetown.
George Mills of Harlem is the recipient of a scholarship to the Georgia Episcopal Conference Center , Camp Reese, for high school students. Frank Hawkridge of Grovetown also attended the session.
Four Grovetown pupils took part in the Fred Astaire Dance Revue Saturday morning at the Imperial Theatre in Augusta. They are Lynn Ferguson, Debbie Kent, David Kent and Teresa Nagy.
Warren T. Whitaker, U.S. Navy hospitalman, graduated May 27 from the Field Medical Service School, Camp Pendleton, Calif. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Marion T. Whitaker of Harlem.
Peggy Cox and Edith Grimaude of Harlem High School are among the 200 Future Homemakers of America in the state who have been chosen to attend the five-day state leadership conference in Covington.
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