March 7

March 7, 1954: Pine Crest Country Club’s new $300,000 clubhouse, which had been under construction since early November, was opened for public tours. The project was part of an expansion program that began after an early 1953 fire destroyed the old clubhouse.

March 7, 1985: The Salvation Army kicked off a drive to raise $1 million for a new lodge and said it already had $150,000 in hand. Committee Chairman Peppy Blount said land for the new building on Cotton Street already was paid for.