Friday, June 11, 2010

1980 Microfilm Reader Donated

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June 11, 1980

Lions Club President Bob Sanford and Historical Society President Clayton Stephens represented the two organizations who bought a microfilm reader-printer, valued at $2500, for the county library. The UGA Libraries microfilmed all of the past copies of the Soperton News and the county government bought a set of the films and has continued to sponsor the continuing microfilming. The printer soon became obsolete as digital copiers took their place.

Others that week: Ditches being scraped along South First and Second Streets, triangle between Second Street and Mount Vernon Road was cleaned and beautified, Tonya Gillis won a huge stuffed lion from Busch Gardens, Daryl Walden kicked up dust planting soybeans under dry conditions, March of Dimes raised over $5,000, State 4-H Council.

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