As reported 30 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Wednesday, July 13, 1977:
Harlem class reunites
The years of 1936 and 1937 graduating classes of Harlem High School held their 40th and 41st reunion on June 25, 1977 at the Woman's Club house in Harlem.
Miss Camilla Prather gave the invocation. Miss Marion Baughn gave the welcome.
Bus driver recognized
Students who ride Bus 742 presented their bus driver, Bill Widner, with a plaque expressing their appreciation for his service as a bus driver for the 1976-77 school year. Widner transports students who attend North Harlem Elementary, South Harlem Elementary, Columbia Junior High and Harlem High School.
Porn law considered
A proposed zoning ordinance which will regulation the locations in Columbia County of future establishments dealing in pornographic materials was read before a small audience last week.
The public hearing did not draw a large gathering, but members of the audience did include state Rep. Ray Owens, Martinez-Evans Citizens League Chairman Thomas Blalock and Rev. Ken Hutchinson, chairman of the Citizens for Decency Committee.
The hour-long hearing, conducted by the Planning and Zoning Commission prior to their regular meeting, also included a reading of a proposed Richmond County ordinance controlling the display of materials legally defined as obscene.
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