Couriering Clemmons: This week in 1992

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 17, 2022

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Couriering Clemmons: What was happening in this area 30 years ago this week:

The Clemmons Town Council unanimously approved a rezoning petition for K-Mart to be built on 10 acres of land bordered by Stadium Drive and Lewisville-Clemmons Road. A two-hour public hearing was held where about a dozen citizens spoke out either in favor of or in opposition of. There were an estimated 60 citizens that attended the meeting, which did not adjourn until 12:30 a.m..

Lewisville narrowed the candidate pool for its town manager position down to four people.

Harold Weiler, Lt. Col. John Whitson, James Hicks and John Bradley were selected as finalists.

Governor Jim Martin spoke at a seminar series at Tanglewood Park. Martin addressed a group of Forsyth County Republicans in his “State of the State” address that discussed education, drug abuse and various other topics.

The speech was held at the Tanglewood Barn and was sponsored by the N.C. Cooperative Extension Division and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.

In the final regular season standings for the Clemmons Cougar basketball program, the Hornets (junior girls), Hornets (junior boys), Pistons (intermediate boys), Cavs (senior girls) and Pistons and Jazz (senior boys) finished atop their divisions. Jason Lott of the Pistons won the scoring title in the senior boys division, averaging 30.5 points per game in leading his team to a 19-5 overall record.

Malcolm Laird was named the Felix Hege Scout of the Year for Boy Scout Troop 736 in Clemmons.