Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Signs from the Signman 12/24/08

Soperton Ice Plant. Antiques - Used Furn. Tools - Glassware. New Hours begin Jan 2: Wed-Fri 10-5, Sat 10-4.

Country Wares Antiques. Open. Custom Made Jewelry by Walden's Way Jewelry.

Soperton Ice Plant. Antiques - Used Furniture - Tools- Glassware - More. 25-50% off select items. 2 blocks up.

Best Decorated Yards: 1st - Charles Wilkes, 2nd - Don Quick, 3rd - Micheal McLendon.

Friday, December 19, 2008

1978 Center of Soperton

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December 20, 1978
Soperton was originally a station on the new railroad (c1902). Over the years, the bronze marker at the depot denoting the center of town was lost. In 1978 local surveyor Charles M. Zeigler was employed by the City to research and make accurate maps and place markings. A new bronze marker was placed at the edge of Second Street. Since that time the street has been widened, the railroad signal post relocated, and resurfacing has covered the 1978 marker.

Others that week: Lions Ladies Night, truck wreck, TPS programs, Soperton UMC oldest members, Nursing Home program, Lothair UMC program, TES third grade students, basketball, THS pinatas, TES program.

Signs from the Signman 12/19/08

Double R Signs. Nominate Best Yard. Call. Jesus is thereason for the season.

Congratulations Jacob Willis, UGA graduate, 2008.

Signman's Ist annual yard decorating contest to be judged Tuesday night. Call to make nominations for best decorated yard.

Friday, December 12, 2008

1978 Jerry Habersham

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December 13, 1978
Jerry Habersham signed a football grant in aid with the University of South Carolina. Left to right: Mazie Wise, Myrtle Habersham, Mayor Frank Radford, Jerry, and Coach Howard Cochran.

Others that week: TPS kids, TES football banquet, Mrs. Santa, Christmas tree, Mayor's party, basketball, band concert, Plantel employees, Nursing Home, fires at Willie Shivers house and the old Gillis house near Gillis Cemetery.

Signs from the Signman 12/12/08

Happy 6th Birthday Jeremiah Wicker "Doot". You're very special. Love, Mama and Family.

Friday, December 5, 2008

1978 Retiring Businesses

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December 6, 1978
Chamber of Commerce President Clayton Stephens recognized retiring businesses: Pauline Daly for Daly Drug Store and Hazel Simons for Simons Store. H. C. Powell was unable to attend the annual banquet. Will Peterson was Citizen of the Year.

Others that week: More of chamber banquet, basketball, schools pageants, 4-H doughnut salesmen.

Thursday, December 4, 2008

Signs from the Signman 12/04/08

Buy Walden's Way Jewelry this Christmas at Country Wares Antiques.

Happy 16th Birthday D'Alverez Canady from family and friends. We love you and may God bless you with many more.

Breakfast with Santa, Lothair Methodist Church,12-06, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. Jackie Heath.

Tuesday, December 2, 2008

1978 FHA Tea

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November 29, 1978
The THS FHA chapter gave a Thanksgiving Tea for the teachers. Chapter members participating were Peggy Thigpen, Glenda Palmer, Lucy McCranie, Vickie Smith, Terri Hester, Tonya Bush, Terri Cooper, Kathy Thigpen, Connie Cox, and Mrs. Eleanor Mullis, advisor.

Others that week: Fifth grade history, FHA, courthouse reflection, Bobby Burns, THAMA convention, Rec. Center grading for tennis courts, Bouncer Meeler, Tom Murphy and Herman Talmadge in Vidalia, football, house construction.

Signs from the Signman 11/29/08

Happy Birthday Sahira Wadley.

Door Prizes Refreshments. Sat. 2-5. Country Wares Antiques. Walden's Way Jewelry.