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Aiken County Rambler (Newspaper) - January 21, 1982, Aiken, South Carolina SECOND CLASS POSTAGE PAID AT 29801 Public TTewberry SW r Sd 29801 217 AIKEN COUNTY Copyright 1981 by Rambler Inc Volume S Number 22 January 1982 25c Per Copy HOTLINE 1 think County Administrator Scott Barnes advertised for a secretary a few weeks Did he find if who is she Adminstrator Barnes said he has not selected anyone per manently for the He received about 25 applications is reviewing the lie hopes to make a decision in about 10 he istrying out on a temporary basis several secretaries from within county of a number of whom applied for the Arc Aiken Delegation on regular schedule 1 always scenv to miss Scotty secretary to the legislative said meetings are held regularly the first Thursday in each month at in the County Council building on Richland a meeting was not held in The next meeting is set for Why isnt there a sign at the Continued on Page16 No Decision Made Two Courthouse Plans Presented To Council by KAY LAWRENCE AIKEN Two concepts for the renovation and expansion of the present Aiken County Courthouse or for the construction of a new courthouse were presented to Aiken County Council Tuesday night by architects Wells Hutchison Law and There was little difference in the cost of the two Renovation of the present 100yearold courthouse would total according to A new structure would come to if certain options were the cost at the present site might be reduced to million and the cost of a new building to Council Chairman Carrol Warner told the audience no decision would be made that What you are seeing is not the final but informa tion on which to base a he He added it would be about two and a half years before any construction could be JUST A WEEK AGO Aiken County was covered with a mantle of the familiar boy and girl figures atop the downtown Aiken fountain are huddled under a snow draped For other snow pictures see Pages 8 and Presenting architectural render ings and floor the architects showed how the present cour thouse could be expanded by con struction of a large threestory ad dition at the This would be of gray limestone blending with the original struc The front of the historic building would be and the bell destroyed by fire last would be The main entrance would be from a parking area on the East side and would lead into a large central lob three stories in in the rear addition to the The main courtrooms would be in this including one with square feet for civil cases and Continued on Page 16 Old Newspapers Recall Historical Events By HELEN MARINE Children are very hard to im especially your smiled but 1 really hit the jackpot last summer when mine were watching the Royal Wedding on 1 went up tothe attic and came back with a newspaper dated the day Queen then Princess Elizabeth was Elizabeth explained she has col lected newspapers recording impor tant events for a number of 1 get them from various she The one about the 1947 wedding is the Nottingham Even ing sent to a friend of mine from her pen pal in My friend knew of my and it to Elizabeth pointed my mother got me started with She from World War II and later gave them to The first one is dated 1941 and headlines the Japanese attack on Pearl It is an Extra Extra edition of the Rochester paper and the headline is in black let All the World War II papers seem to have big headlines of major Do papers still put out Extras she Headlines nowadays arent nearly as large Are events just not as important or have things lost their impact because of radio and tv she went part of the fun of looking through the old papers is seeing the ads and prices of the good old when a mans suit cost and new cars priced in the not of 1 have another paper from Not This one is ciaied July 1949 ahd chronicles tin1 visit of Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip to the city during its Quincentenary The event commemorated the 500 years when King Henry VI sealed the charter of the borough of My World War 11 collection in cludes Rochester papers from June 1944 declaring Invasion French Beachheads and from May 1945 proclaiming Xhe end of the war in That has black bigger than any earlier I also have the paper from after the first bombings of stating Japan was delay ing and one from the next day declaring she Elizabeth said she ulso enjoys about other things ihai Continued on Page 2 Elizabeth Dill Displays Pearl Harbor Extra
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