Oct. 22, 1975 - Street repaving work resumed - Lawhorne Bros., which hold a contract for the annual repaving of city streets, resumed work on street repaving in last two weeks and will do some $100,000 to $125,000 worth of resurfacing work before winter weather sets in. Men and equipment are seen at work on North Grand Avenue. Community Services Director Max T. Palmer and City Council appropriated $225,000 for such work in fiscal 1974-75 and another $255,000 for the work in fiscal 1975-76. As of Dec. 31, 1974, all but $7,342.70 of the 1974-75 funds had been spent, he said. Another $2,000 was spent later and the balance of about $5,000 is being spent now, along with $100,000 to $125,000 of the current year funds. The balance will be spent in the spring, Palmer said.
A view of this area today.