Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1991

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 20, 2018

Couriering the area this week in 1991 – Village manager, Tom Long, received a 5.2 percent salary increase.
Sidewalk survey question of the week was, “At what age should kinds be allowed to date?” The Courier polled sixth, seventh and eighth graders and the average age given was 13.

West Forsyth High School nominated three seniors for the Morehead Scholarship. Those seniors were Greg Hill, Brantley Gassaway and Mark Liner.

The new Pep Club officers were elected at West Forsyth High School. They were Robin Golobic and Deidre Hill, co-presidents; Holly Hunt, secretary; Tiger Redmond, treasurer and Chirae Dubose and Cornelius Mason, sergeant-at-arms.

The “Welcome to Clemmons’ sign received a facelift from the Clemmons Jaycees. President Patrick Lynch and Mike Lawson were several of the members who spent cleaning around the sign.

The West Forsyth varsity football team won their game over rival East Forsyth with a score of 20-7. Titan defensive end, Rich Winkler was a huge part of the win for the Titans.

Brantley Gassaway and Chaffee Viets guided the West Forsyth boys Cross Country team to wins over North Forsyth, Reynolds and East Forsyth.

The Clemmons Courier’s, “West Forsyth Titan Player of the Week” award went to linebacker/fullback Andre McSwain. He was in on 10 tackles, including five solos. Scored one touchdown and threw the key block for another.

The nine-hole group of the Tanglewood Ladies Golf Association held a “sweet and sour” tournament and low gross winner was Nancy Cregon. Shirley Atkinson and Shirley Harvey came in second place and third place went to Barbara Moore and Eva Smtih. Low net winner was Maryanne Gooley and Evie Mowers. Second place went to Almeida Dorrough. Lucille Brim came in third. Shirley Atkinson won low putts, with Evie Mowers and Barbara Moore finishing second and Almeida Dorrough with third place.

Ann Stroud joined the staff at the Clemmons Village Town Hall. She was the new accountant, replacing Charlene Owens.
Forsyth County 4-H agent Edward H. Leagans, of Lewisville, served as president-elect of the North Carolina Association of Extension 4-H agents.

The Lewisville interim council voted 4-2 in favor of a 6.2 percent property tax as they adopted their first budget for the remainder of fiscal 1991-92.

The Reverend Wade D. Tucker, Sr. was installed in a special service as pastor of Friends Baptist Church in Clemmons.