Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1978

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1978 — Along with the widening of Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Clemmons was discussing the addition of one or two traffic lights.

Clemmons students named to the 1978 spring semester dean’s list at UNC-Chapel Hill were Sharon Kaye Bingham, Sonja Lynn Girard, Ellen Dryce Hendrix, Robert Allaen Long, Jr.

Ronald McDonald, television celebrity of McDonaldland, performed two exciting shows at McDonald’s on Lewisville-Clemmons Road

Jim Carter, manager of Central Carolina Bank in Clemmons, was among the 1,278 bankers participating in the annual two-week session of the School of Banking of the South held at Louisiana State in Baton Rouge.

Jacquelyn Marie Redmon, of former Clemmons resident, received a B.S. degree in mathematics from Davidson College.

Ed Watson, of Clemmons, and a rising senior at Wake Forest University, made the dean’s list for the spring semester.

Virginia M. Wilson, of Clemmons, was among the students named to the spring semester dean’s list at East Carolina University.

Dee A. Van Riper, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howe E. Van Riper of Clemmons, was among those receiving graduate degrees at the 208th commencement exercises at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.

The Southwest Forsyth Little League’s major division finished its regular season and promptly began play in its double-elimination tournament. The Cubs, Indians and Senators all won first-round games and the regular-season championships.

Miss Sherri Rountree, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rountree, Sr. of Clemmons, was named admissions counselor and director of intramural activities at Spartanburg Methodist College.

Chris Crawford, of Clemmons, was named one of the top 30 district directors in the nation by the United States Jaycees. He was honored at the Jaycee’s national convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Cindy Holder, of Lewisville, served as valedictorian of the 1978 graduating class at Edgewood Christian School. She was an honor student and was president of the National Honor Society.

Mrs. Bessie Hauser, of Clemmons, was honored with a plaque for collecting the most money of any of the entries for the Hunger Walk.

Three men, including the incumbent filed to run for honorary mayor of Clemmons. The incumbent was S.F. McMillian. The other two that run were George Agha and Brad Rochester.