As reported 34 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Thursday, Feb. 6, 1974:
Harlem to build new post office
U.S. Rep. Robert G. Stephens Jr. announced the Postal Service is seeking bids for the construction of a post office in Harlem.
The post office would be on a site suitable to the Postal Service and in the principal business district.
The post office at Harlem will need to contain 1,865 square feet of interior floor space, in addition to 6,720 square feet for driveways, parking and maneuvering areas for postal vehicles and trucks, as well as 120 square feet for a rear loading platform.
The entire site will contain 17,250 square feet.
Harlem Class of 1923 holds reunion
Mrs. George Walton was hostess to a reunion of the 1923 graduation class of Harlem High School. The reunion was held at Mrs. Walton's home on Trippe Street in Harlem. She greeted her guests in a rose-colored, floor-length gown.
Mrs. Walton's home was decorated with camellias in addition to pictures and mementos from high school. The hostess gave each guest a booklet containing copies she had made of the senior play program and the graduation exercise program.
Refreshments were served to the seven of the class members present.
Bible Institute opens in Martinez
President Charles B. Whitney, of Augusta Christian Schools Inc., announces the opening of the Augusta Bible Institute as an additional service to the community. Augusta Christian Schools began their school program on their new Baston Road campus in 1973.
The Rev. David R. Beecher, Th.D., has been appointed dean of the Bible Institute. Beecher has lived on Old Ferry Road for the past five years and has been active in ministerial duties and functions in Augusta.
The Bible Institute will offer courses in its first quarter beginning on Feb. 12.
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