Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1979

Published 12:00 am Thursday, December 24, 2020

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What was happening this week in 1979 — West Forsyth star running back, Tyrone Anthony, was chosen to the national Prep All-American football team. The team was composed of 100 seniors from high schools throughout the country and was sponsored by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association and Carnation Instant Breakfast.

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Drane of Harper Road attended a Christmas party held at the home of her sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Gene Tierney of Wallburg. Mrs. Drane and her five sisters and their husbands have made this party a yearly event.

Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cope of Clemmons celebrated a family Christmas with their daughters and family — Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Comer of Princeton, W.Va. and Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Phibbs of Clemmons and little Melissa Phibbs.

This week’s specials at Winn Dixie; Duke’s Mayonnaise — 86 cents, Harvest Fresh Collards — 59 cents for a large bunch, pure ground beef — $1.19 per pound, blackeye peas — 29 cents for a one-pound package, Harvest Fresh Green Cabbage — 13 cents per pound, W-D Brand Bone-in-Sirloin — $2.69 per pound.

Blake Mauney, eighth grader at Southwest Junior High School, was the first place winner in the Winston-Salem-Forsyth County school poster contest on the junior high level. His poster, entitled “Use Perspective in Planning Your Future,” was part of a recent Career Guidance Week held the first week of November.

Deborah Jean (Debbie) Ellis, a senior at Pfeiffer College in Misenheimer and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Ellis of Clemmons, has been named to the 1979-80 edition of “Who’s Who among American Universities and Colleges.”

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Sprinkle of Peace Haven Road had daughters and their families with them for a Christmas Day luncheon. The group included Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Sparks of Sedgemont Drive, and daughters Renee, Kristin and Sherri; Mr. and Mrs. Steve Moser and daughter, Mellyn, of Lewisville; and Mr. and Mrs. Burnet Sellers and daughter, Kelly, of King.