The organization was founded in 1914 by Mrs. Hattie Poe Johnson Gold as a “betterment” club, which was organized to help with a bond vote that was to be held in the county. The goal of the vote was to increase the school year from four months to six months.
Liberty Baptist Church announces the selection of its new pastor, Dr. Mack Tester. He begins the new pastorate on November 9 and is only the second pastor to serve at Liberty since its beginning. Tester is filling the vacancy of the Rev. Owen Duncan who retired in June after 32 years of service.
Captain Harvey L. Guffey, Jr., a native of Ellenboro and a graduate of North Carolina State University with a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering recently retired from the U.S. Navy.
Community members enjoy the swings at the Colfax Free Fair in Ellenboro on Thursday evening.