45 years ago

This week in 1972…

Paul Poston of Candor was notified that his biography would be published in the 13th edition of “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest.” “Who’s Who in the South and Southwest” is a referenced work published since 1950.

Mike Stewart, president of the Youth Fellowship at Flint Hill Christian Church, Route 1, Biscoe, presented a check in the amount of $542.25 to Jason Britt at Montgomery Savings and Loan Association. The money went into the Gary Lynn Britt Memorial Scholarship Fund. Contributions came from a chicken stew supper at the church, sponsored by the young people.

35 years ago

This week in 1982…

The son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Quincy Deaton of Troy has been promoted by Carolina Power and Light Co. to project engineer in the joint project services section at company headquarters in Raleigh.

C. W. S. Horne the President of the Federal of the Land Bank and Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of Columbia, and Larry W. Goodwin, North Carolina State Director of Farmers Home Administration (FmHA) announced the signing of an agreement to assist the North Carolina farmers.

25 years ago

This week in 1992…

Henry Frye shows you’re never too old to enjoy good old-timey bluegrass music. Frye was among some 2,000 people who turned out to hear musicians pick and grin at the 65th annual Star Fiddlers’ Convention at East Montgomery High School.

In an effort to reduce the risk of young children developing high blood pressure or heart disease from obesity the Montgomery YMCA sponsored the YMCA Healthy Kids Day. The event, which was the first formal YMCA function in the Main Street Center, invited families to take part in games and fun hands-on activities. These activities taught valuable lessons about health and fitness from mom and dad down to their youngest member.

15 years ago

This week in 2002…

Residents at Evans Rest Home in Mt. Gilead enjoyed a visit from their pen pals at Mt. Gilead Elementary School. The residents also had a Valentine’s Day party with Sandra Smith, Romaine Starling and Bernice Richardson crowned Queens.

Staff at Star-Biscoe Elementary School recently hosted a variety show as a fundraiser for the March of Dimes. The combination talent/fashion show brought lots of laughter as students and adults joined in the fun.

10 years ago

This week in 2007…

Larry Kissell got a boost in his continuing campaign to represent the Eighth Congressional District. Kissell who was a former textile employee and then social studies teacher was invited to speak to the U.S. House Democratic Caucus in Washington D.C.

County manager Lance Metzler announced that Alan Griffin will begin work as the new county emergency management director. Metzler said Griffin was chosen following interviews with eight candidates for the emergency management job.