Monday, January 24, 2011

YOU ARE THERE - January 28, 1976

972 people received screening for blood pressure, diabetes, and glaucoma by the local health department at the community clubhouse. 180 were asked to visit the health center for further evaluation.

Plant Telephone was due to receive a REA loan for $2 million at relatively low interest.

Windsor wrote about visits from congressional aides: Rebecca Moore Tomlison with Congressman Bill Stuckey's office and Pride Sheahan from Senator Sam Nunn's office.

Ricks wrote about Governor George Busbee's speech suggesting that teachers didn't work hard enough and had time for special tutoring and need to be review every 3 to 5 years for certification.

Gloria Jean Burns was the THS Betty Crocker Family Leader of Tomorrow.

Special rack of ladies suits, slack and sweaters - 60% off at Soperton's downtown Factory Outlet (Soperton News office in 2011).

City of  Soperton endorsed a proposed 4-lane highway from I-16 to pass near Soperton, Vidalia, Hazlehurst and Baxley, Alma, Waycross and Blackshear, and Folkston to Jacksonville.

A full gym howled at the donkey show.

William A. Ricks 
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