As reported 31 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Wednesday, March 6, 1974:
Easter Seals effort
U.H. Pittman of Martinez has been named Columbia County Easter Seal Chairman for the 1974 Easter Seal Campaign, which gets under way March 1 and ends Easter Sunday, according to Vince Dooley, state Easter Seal chairman.
Other leaders announced include Chris Sylvester of the Georgia State Bank, who will serve as county treasurer for the annual appeal; John Keairness, business chairman; Gevena Reynolds, and Pat Becton, co-chairmen for residential solicitation; Larry Price, Coin Board chairman; John Reese, Back-a-Child project; and Fran Upton, in charge of special events.
New industrial park
The Committee of 100, a division of the Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce, and Head Properties Group of Atlanta, announced recently the beginning of construction of Park Twenty West, Augusta's first environmentally planned, fully-equipped industrial park.
The 108-acre development is located at the Interstate 20-Belair Road interchange.
According to David Head, developer of and a principal in the Park Twenty West project, phase one should be finished in June.
"Initial site work, including construction of a 50,000-square-foot warehouse-office building, is already under way, and phase one should be completed by June," Head said.
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