As reported 46 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, Sept. 1, 1960:
Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Waldron, Nancy Louise and Linda Kay spotted Echo I as it passed over Harlem Saturday and Sunday evening.
Mrs. Waldron was first to spot it Saturday. Sunday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Lawson and Bobby of Augusta viewed it with the Waldrons. Mrs. Lawson saw it first at 8:25 p.m. It was traveling in a southeast to northwest direction.
Appling School opening exercises will be held Tuesday, Sept. 6, 1960, at 8:30 a.m.
Mrs. Catherine Blanchard, principal, announces that the devotional message will be delivered at 9 o'clock by the Rev. Carlos Gardner, Methodist minister.
Children are to come prepared for a full-day session. School lunches will be served in the lunch room.
Parents are reminded that insurance premiums will be $1.75 per pupil.
VFW TO AWARD SCHOOL TROPHIES
Columbia County Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 6445, announces that it will purchase two large trophies. One will be awarded to the winner of the Harlem-Evans football game and the other to the Harlem-Evans basketball game winner.
The trophies will be on a revolving basis from year to year, with the winning school keeping them until it loses to the other school. Each year the winning school's name and year as Columbia County champs will be engraved on the trophy.
CAFETERIA WORKERS ATTEND WORKSHOP
Harlem School cafeteria was represented 100 percent at a cafeteria workers two-day workshop held Aug. 25-26 at Murphy Junior High School in Augusta.
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