Couriering Clemmons — What was happening in 1981

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 28, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1981 — Jerry Brooks, chief of the Clemmons VFD and Rescue Squad received the Clemmons Jaycee Distinguished Service Award at the Clemmons Civic Center.

Army Private Jeffrey R. Keaton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Elbert E. Imes of Clemmons, completed basic training at Fort Jackson, NC.

Cynthia Gayle Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Higgins of Clemmons, was awarded flight attendant wings by Piedmont Airlines following completion of an intensive four-week training course at the carrier’s home office in Winston-Salem.

One representative from each classroom at Clemmons School came to pick up a tree acquired by the Clemmons Garden Club to be planted at the site of the new Clemmons Elementary School.

Winners of the Cub Pack 731 Pinewood Derby were Howdy Petree, Mitch Buie, Briggs Warner and Steven Griffin.

Eric Bradley, David Foster, David Coutts, Mark Braddy, Jim Downey, John McGrail, Charles Shutt and Andy Muse were the winners of the Cub Pack 736 Pinewood Derby.

Alicia Stemper, a senior at West Forsyth High School, was notified that she was the recipient of an honors award and athletic basketball scholarship to Furman University in Greenville, S.C. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Stemper of Clemmons.

The United States Postal Service awarded a contract to build and lease a new main post office in Lewisville.

A women’s fashion shop was one of the businesses to be housed in the new construction rising on Lewisville-Clemmons Road beside the Buena Vista Garden Shop. Mary Bingham and her daughter Donna were the owners.

Sharon Howell, of Pfafftown, performed her senior voice recital at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn T. Howell of Pfafftown.

Timothy C. Ogburn, of Clemmons, was named senior loan administration officer in the Sales Finance Department of Wachovia Bank and Trust Company in Winston-Salem.

Nine members of the West Forsyth Chapter of the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) attended a state leadership conference in Raleigh. Those West students who participated were – Laurie Rogers, Karen Joyner, Dana Sheets, Connie Walker, Angie Cox, Lisa Snowden, Anita Howard, Gina Crutchfield and Karen Joyner.