As reported 49 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, July 10, 1958:
Tech coach speaks
Jack Griffin, end coach for Georgia Tech's football team, was key speaker at Evans High School's Touchdown Club banquet Tuesday evening in the school cafeteria.
The banquet began at 6 p.m. with a talk by Griffin, followed by movies on Tech football bowl games.
Rotarians hear Neal
Henry Neal, a Thomson lawyer, spoke to the Harlem Rotarians on Opportunities in Rotary at the regular meeting this week. Neal keynoted his speech with the statement, "Accept your responsibility and follow through."
Newly elected President Le Grand Van Keuren presided over the meeting for the first time and welcomed visitors from Thomson; Kingsville, Texas; and Cookesville, Tenn.
Ladies from the Harlem Woman's Club who served the meal were Mrs. R.E. Whiddon, Mrs. Holcombe Verdery Jr., Miss Cleo Verdery, Mrs.. Glenn Phillips Jr. and Miss Louise Verdery.
Lake tops for bass
According to Outdoor Life, Clarks Hill Lake is among the nation's top 100 bass lakes.
Four other Georgia lakes, Burton, Chatuge, Sinclair and Seminole, were chosen as good bass-fishing spots.
The magazine chose the Georgia lakes for their year-round production of bass.
Powell gets invitation
Janice Powell, of Harlem, has been invited to represent Columbia County at the second Statewide Conference of Junior Fire Marshals to be held at the FFA Camp near Lake Jackson. The safety fire commissioner announced that the camp will begin during the week of Aug. 17.
The encampment will feature lectures and demonstrations by experts on fire safety prevention and lifesaving.
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