As reported 37 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 1970:
Harlem High gets accreditation
Harlem High School recently received accreditation for the 1970-71 school year from the Georgia Accreditation Commission.
Harlem has been an accredited school for more than 30 years.
Board of Education member Guy Fleming presented the certificate of accreditation to new principal Charles Reeves.
Principal Reeves plans on continuing the educational tradition Harlem has maintained throughout the years.
A 10-year reunion for the Evans High School class of 1960 was held on July 4, at McCormick's Cafeteria in Augusta. Out of the 39 graduates, 21 were present.
Jim Blanchard Jr. read the class history; Harold Crawford read the class superlatives; and John Rhodes read the class prophecy at the reunion.
Following the readings, each class member told the group the important highlights of the past 10 years.
At the conclusion of the program, Harold Smith read the Last Will and Testament.
Students attend arts program
Michael Wayne Brewer and Preston Walter Young of Evans High School recently attended the 1970 Governors' Honors Program at Wesleyan College in Macon.
They attended classes at the summer residential program in the field of music and visual art, respectively.
Michael is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd F. Brewer, of Martinez, and Preston is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Young, of Martinez.
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