As reported 47 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, Thursday, April 6, 1961:
Appling School names fair winners
Appling School recently held its annual science fair. Winners invited to the CSRA Science Fair were Robin Pollard's "Progress of Power," Lenoir Blanchard's "Rocks and Minerals," Angela Knox's "Electroscope," and Elaine Morris' "Twigs."
Flower show set
The Pioneer Garden Club will have its first annual flower show, "Suddenly It's Spring," at the Women's Club House in Harlem on Tuesday, April 18, 1961. Mrs. E.D. Clary, president, announced that the show will be open to the public, with an admission fee of 25 cents per person.
VFW names officers
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6445 of Harlem recently elected post officers for the ensuing year.
Lloyd L. McCurdy was elected post commander; Andy Hair, senior vice commander; Billie Chaney, junior vice commander; Harold Jones, post quartermaster; Ray Owens, post advocate; Luther Whitaker, chaplain; John Fulcher, surgeon; and Thomas Swift, three-year trustee.
The week's Columbia News Citizens of Tomorrow are Douglas Knighton, son of Sgt. and Mrs. Howard Knighton of Harlem; Mark White, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.F. White of Harlem; and Gene Hair, son of Mr. and Mrs. Andy Hair of Harlem.
Easter Egg hunt
Mrs. B.B. Mangum conducted an Easter Egg hunt at her home Easter Sunday afternoon for children of Grove Baptist Church.
There were about 60 children present with about 20 parents accompanying. Those finding silver eggs were Ann Inglett, Pamela Huffman and Donna Middlebrook.
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