As reported 44 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 1964:
A 12-gauge shotgun, pump type, was won by Bill Ramsey of Augusta, and a Savage .22-caliber pistol was won by Nick Crawford of Martinez at a drawing Wednesday night. The prizes were part of a turkey shoot held by Columbia County Republicans before the general election.
Classroom additions to six county schools and the construction of three physical education buildings are planned for the third countywide building program, the school board has announced.
Superintendent of Schools John Pierce Blanchard said, "The board is very happy to announce that the third school construction program should get under way during 1965. We are definitely unhoused at this time."
Students and teachers at Harlem High School were figuratively blasted into orbit Monday morning when they attended a unique space-science demonstration.
Science-education specialists utilizing authentic scale models and performing dramatic experiments reviewed U.S. space exploration programs. The lecturer was Edward Cushman from the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.
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