PAVED ROAD TO LINK LEAKSVILLE AND ROANOKE BY
October. 12-18, 1928
Work is progressing rapidly on a four-mile stretch of concrete highway from Leaksville to the Virginia state line in the direction of Ridgeway, Va. General contractor George R. Martin expects to have the road completed in early December, if the weather remains favorable. Once this section of highway is completed and the state of Virginia paves the section from Ridgeway to connect with it, there will be a paved highway all the way from Greensboro to Roanoke, with the road coming through Reidsville and Leaksville. The annual membership campaigns of the Central YMCA and the Girl's Club of Spray are under way, with membership goals set at 1,000 for the YMCA and 500 for the Girl's Club. ... In the first eight days since the Reidsville tobacco market opened for the 1928 season, farmers sold 948,590 pounds for an average of $14.65 per hundredweight.The Reidsville Arts and Travel Club held its first meeting of the 1928-29 season at the home of club president, Mrs. James Womack, and heard a report that $76 was cleared from the sale of stew on Jubilee Day in Reidsville. The money will be given to the city library. ... Leaksville High was overwhelmed in a football game at Mount Airy, losing to the strong Mount Airy High 35-0. ... Winifred Jamison, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Jamison, fell at his home near Leaksville and shattered his kneecap. He was operated on at the Leaksville hospital and was reported making satisfactory progress.
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