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Couriering Clemmons — This week in 1984

Couriering this area this week in 1984 — 37 years ago:

A unique shopping complex is now under construction in Clemmons. Called Village Shoppes, the center will live up to its name by creating a village atmosphere and featuring a variety of specialty shops. Robert Dalton, a local developer who lives near Lewisville, is building the project. The Village Shoppes complex is located on Ramada Drive across from the Ramada Inn.  

Miss Donda Dull was recently a teen queen representing North Carolina. The pageant was for the the Holiday Rambler Recreational Vehicle Club. It took place at Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana. Dull was second runner up.  She is a rising sophomore at West Forsyth High School. She is a junior showstopper for the Judy Baylin Dancers and attends Calvary Baptist Church. Her parents are Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy L. Dull of Winston-Salem.

Mrs. Vera Maynard of Lewisville-Clemmons Road had a recent visit from Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Boyer and daughter Robin, of Petoskey, Michigan. Also visiting was their older daughter Yvonnne and her husband, Bob. They are from Colorado. Mrs. Boyer and Mrs. Maynard were neighbors on Clemmons Road before they were married. Mr. Boyer was raised in Lewisville.

Seth Beale, Samuel Phelps, Jimmy Willis, and Tim Ogburn of Boy Scout Troop 736 were tapped into the Order of the Arrow in a campfire ceremony held at Camp Raven Knob last week. Eric Bradley, also of the troop, had been tapped earlier in the summer

Roger’s Mountain Resort softball team of Lewisville won the USSSA World Berth Tourney at Yadkinville County Park last weekend. This victory enables Roger’s to participate in the World Class USSSA Tourney in Lexington, S.C., on Labor Day weekend. Roger’s best Gary’s Barbecue of China Grove in the finals 9-4. Joe Boyette won the Most Valuable Players award, while Roger Swain blasted a three-run home to clinch the victory.

Alberta Phillips of Rolling Green, Virginia, and Doris Hart and Edith Smith of Hampton Road in Clemmons, recently returned from a trip with the Traveling Wheelers of Winston-Salem. The ladies enjoyed a tour of the Alamance Historical Museum, the battleground and seeing Snow Camp, near Burlington. They also enjoyed seeing the outdoor drama “The Sword of Peace,” and eating at Ye Old Country Kitchen.