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Looking Back… 25 years

By Staff
Renovation of D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital's nursery recently was completed. The renovations followed the opening of The Women's Clinic and an ensuing increase in local births. From January to October of 1978, there were 251 births recorded at the hospital. In the same period in 1979, 349 births were recorded.
Lee M. Otts and John Thaddeus Moore announce the relocation of their offices for the general practice of law to 401 Evergreen Avenue.
Nineteen young women are competing in the junior miss pageant slated for Saturday. They include Mitzi Castelin, Pam Christian, Becky Coale, Weena Dawkins, Kim Grace, Robbin Graddy, Tracie Hardy, Teresa Savage, Cynthia Shanks, Julie Fountain, Sonya Smith, Sheri Brantley, Linda Jones, Krista Oliver, Alison Nelson, Jennifer Quimby, Ginger Dunn, Val Ward and Susanne Owens.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Knowles announce the birth of a son, Robert Scott, on Nov. 21.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Thompson announce the birth of a daughter, Kristin Holly, on Nov. 12.
Desiree Sutton, a W.S. Neal senior and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Sutton, represented the state at a Washington, D.C., meeting of the Future Homemakers of America. She is president of the state organization.
Carroll Stanley Eby of Brewton appeared in Shakespeare's tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet" at Bob Jones University, Greenville, S.C.
W.T. Diamond was honored with a party on his 101st birthday.