As reported 30 years ago in the pages of The Columbia News and The Martinez-Evans Times , Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1980:
Four Harlem High students representing the Harlem varsity cheerleading squad recently attended the Golden Eagle Cheerleading School held at the University of Georgia. Sandra Deal, Doreen Gandziarski, Dawn Johnson and Nanette Roberts placed first as the overall champion varsity cheerleading squad. The squad also won 10 ribbons and four spirit awards.
Party HQ opens
The Democratic Club of Columbia County opened its headquarters at 112 Bobby Jones Expressway, just off Washington Road in Martinez. A spokesman for the Democratic Party said the headquarters will be open Monday through Friday through the Nov. 4 General Election.
Library funds sought
The Gibbs Memorial Library Building Fund needs support. Donations may be sent to the County Library Building Fund. To date, donations have totaled $8,076.
Vote machine training
Two training seminars on the use of Columbia County's new vote recorders have been scheduled, according to Vernon Blanchard, Elections Board chairman.
The training will be in two parts, with one session covering the new vote recorders, and the other part dealing with the Election Code.
FFA officers picked
The Harlem High School Future Farmers of America recently elected officers for the 1980-81 school year.
Elected are Bobby Downs, president; Fern Evans, sweetheart; Herbie Esperitu, vice president; Sheila Grider, secretary; Don Smith, treasurer; Donald Bailey, reporter; Kyle Smiley, sentinel; Tony McNair, parliamentarian; and Phillip Knox, chaplain.
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