Couriering Clemmons — What was happening this week in 1981

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Couriering the area this week in 1981 — Steve Boyd, of Clemmons Locksmith, was declared the new honorary mayor, for the term of one year, of Clemmons. John Nifong was runner up.

The S & H Green Stamps redemption center opened its new location in Clemmons despite the fact no major stores in the area were offering the trading stamps to customers.

Melissa Young, of Clemmons and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Walter B. Young, was appointed as resident assistant in Hedgepeth Hall at Campbell University for the 1981-82 school year.

Sparks Music Studios, in Clemmons, added a new addition to their staff. Kathryn Reid Marshall was hired to teach piano and voice.

Lewisville Baptist Church celebrated 100 years and was filled with centennial celebration activities for the 500 members under the leadership of Dr. Joe D. Coltrane. The youngest member present at the celebration was nine-month old Kristi Lowder, daughter of Dan and Debbie Lowder.

Six-year old Lanae Hill, of Clemmons and daughter of Bobby and Marcia Hill, was featured on the front cover of Lowe’s fall catalog.

Members of the 1981 West Forsyth girls’ tennis team were Debbie Phillips, Beverly Kirby, Anna Thomasson, Vonda Mendenhall, Sandee Morgan, Carol Grey and Marilyn Dinda. The team was coached by Kathy Mayberry.

Former West Forsyth football standout and All-American Tyrone Anthony rushed for 224 yards in UNC-Chapel Hill’s 48-10 rout of Wake Forest. This was the fifth best game by a Carolina back in history.

The Junior Midget football team were the only team to defeat the Vikings in Pop Warner football at the Clemmons field.

The West Forsyth cross country team remained tied for the District 7 lead with Grimsley as it entered the second week with a victory over Parkland and a third place finish in the city-county meet at Hanes Park.

Under Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School Superintendent James A. Adams’ proposed plan to go to four-year high schools, West Forsyth High School would become the largest of eight senior high schools in the county. Southwest Junior High would become an annex to West under the proposed plan.

R. Stanley Morgan, of Clemmons, served as the program chairman for a fall seminar of the Carolinas Chapter No. 31 of the International Right of Way Association at the Ramada Inn in Clemmons.