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10 Years Ago - May 4, 2000
Words of advice for graduating seniors...and all of us
• Work hard and pursue excellence. Reality may hurt, but don’t take it personally. It happens to everyone sooner or later.
• Keep in mind that the world doesn’t owe you a living. As a matter of fact, the world doesn’t know you yet.
• Wipe that smug look off your face. You don’t really know as much as you think you do, and you haven’t done anything yet to prove yourself.
• If you drink, don’t drive!
• It’s very important to get a job.
• You are the first graduating class of the new millennium!
25 Years Ago - May 2, 1985
Lisa Jones wins 1985-86 Miss Debutante pageant
Lisa Jones, a senior who also holds the title Miss Sand Flat High School, was named Miss Debutante in the pageant sponsored by the Zeta Upsilon Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority. Thirteen beautiful and talented young ladies vied for the title on Sat., April 13, at the Doxey Fine Arts building at Rust College.
An unusually large crowd was present Friday morning at Montrose to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the 47th annual Holly Springs Pilgrimage. The total attendance of 4,000, over the three-day event, broke all previous Pilgrimage records.
50 Years Ago - May 5, 1960
Sue Hankins going places with Uncle Sam’s Navy
Sue Hankins, formerly of Potts Camp, has been going places with Uncle Sam’s Navy. Miss Hankins, who was an outstanding basketball player at Potts Camp High School, has been playing on a Navy basketball team since she enlisted six years ago. Recently, she was selected to the All-Star team. She is also a member of WAVE bowling and softball teams. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Hankins, her brother Jimmy is stationed with the Navy in San Diego.
Senior class honored
Launching a gay series of parties over the weekend honoring Holly Springs seniors, was a breakfast on Friday at Lake Center Restaurant when Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Kid and Mr. and Mrs. Drue Birmingham honored their son and brother. The drive from Holly Springs certainly whetted the appetite for the delicious breakfast that was served.
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