As reported 39 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, August 15, 1968:
School bus driver Milford retires
John Boyce Milford of Harlem is retiring as a school bus driver after 37 years of service in the Columbia County School System. A state and county regulation requires all school bus drivers to retire at age 65.
During his 37 years as a bus driver, Milford drove eight buses, used about 30,000 gallons of gas and 3,400 quarts of oil. He has worn out approximately 19 sets of tires and 37 batteries.
Director or Pupil Services Charles Allen presented Milford with a certificate for his services.
4-H'ers travel to Washington, D.C.
Mark Roper of Evans and Bobby Tankersley of Appling are two of 250 members from eight states and two of 36 delegates from Georgia who attended a 4-H Citizenship Course last week in the nation's capital.
Mark is the son of Mr. and Mrs. M.H. Roper, and Bobby is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.R. Tankersley.
The two young men were able to learn about citizenship from political, social and economic angles.
Kiokee Baptist holds revival
Kiokee Baptist Church will conduct revival services, beginning Aug. 18, 1968, at 8 a.m. The Rev. Lee Buice will conduct the services.
Guest minister will be the Rev. Lawrence V. Bradley, who has been long associated with Curtis Baptist Church.
Music will be lead by Buddy Roland of Crawford Avenue Baptist Church. The public is invited to attend.
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