As reported 33 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times, Wednesday, March 23, 1977:
Columbia County commissioners on March 21 voted to allow the Board of Health to set up a mobile home in the Martinez area for use as a health satellite clinic.
Phyllis Fox, public health nurse, presented the commissioners with figures indicating a need for a satellite clinic in Martinez. The $900 mobile home is being purshased with funds collected from Medicaid screenings.
Cathy Stewart, a senior at Evans High School, is the first girl in the history of the school to receive a college scholarship in sports.
Cathy signed this week with Georgia Southern and became a famous first at Evans. Planning to major in physical education with the intention of teaching and coaching in the future, Cathy said she looks forward to playing for Georgia Southern.
Cathy, who has been on the basketball varsity team all four years of high school, is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Stewart of Martinez.
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