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PAGE Z-A Pray for Our Troop iiOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS -THURSDAY JAN.  2003 [ Badly-Working Signal to be Fixe + councilmeetingset forMonday, January Jackson said the city needs to PARK MEAD()W APARTMENT By BRYAN GETER 1 & 2 Bedroom Units Central Heat & Air Stove & Refrigerator ,q.,,ou,m, Opportunity I HARWELL, BROWN & HARWELL, P.C. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities.org ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. H Gary W. Brown Rev. Harold Willis, pastor of the Hogansville First Baptist Church, approached the council Monday evening with concerns about the flashing warn- ing traffic signal located on E. Main Street at Maple Street. Willis said the light is not working properly and has not since he moved to Hogansville. "We that live here take precaution," he stated, "but it could be dangerous for new residents or visitors." Willis continued saying get the State (DOT) to fix it or disconnect it. Mayor Wilson St. Clair agreed with Willis saying it is a hazard and he will either get it fixed or have it cut off. In other business, the council approved the request for a retail alco- hol license for GEO Food Mart located at 1339 East Main Street, formerly R&S Grocery, by a 4-1 vote. Councilwoman Jean Crocker cast the lone vote against the measure. The council voted to reschedule the 20 to Tuesday, January 21 due to the MLK holiday. Councilman Jimmy Jackson had questions about a letter the council received from the Georgia Public Service Commission concerning gas lines in the city. City Manager David Aldrich responded to the concern saying the city is addressing the matter and he has already drafted a letter to the PSC. Aldrich said the PSC found a couple of discrepancies and made a few rec- ommendations concerning our gas lines. Aldrich said they recommended the city have a map of the lines that are being repaired or replaced in place, but do not have to submit one to them. Aldrich said the city has replaced 5,400 feet of pipeline this year. Jackson said the city needs to hire a public works director to look after the department. St. Clair said the city doesn't have the money to hire a full time employee, but maybe could hire some part time help. four people part-time, but to put the city in jeopardy. St. Clair assured Jackson that city is getting projects done with t workforce the city has presently, i Councilman Charlie Frank Marti said he didn't think the city was utili ing the help the city presently has. St. Clair appointed Jackson an Martin to set up a meeting with to see what they can come up with 0 the matter. In other business concerning th city's problem with stray dogs, told the council that the city has can approximately 20 dogs in cages in past few weeks. Councilwoman Jean Crocker she's had calls about stray dogs ing on the Mountville Road and said his calls came from residents the Hutchins-Moody Road about same problem. St. Clair said a trap would be at Shirley's Cafe on E. Main Street is between the two roads. T m VISA Preparation 114 Commerce St., Hogansville 706-637-8022 BENSON PROMOTIONS GOSPEL SING SM.. JAN. II, 2003 . 7PM WARNER ROBINS CIVIC CEITrER 700 Watson ilovlevard. Wanm' RoMns, GA an evening with the Kingdom Heirs (straight from Dollywood) Opening - Jim Belt l GENERAL ADMISSION SEATING LIMITED DOORS OPEN AT O.'t80 P.M. 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We will have donated items for raffle, exciting cakewalks, and live gospel music provided by New Horizon from Thomaston, The Hintons from Stockbridge, and many oth- ers. Bring your family and friends and come out and fel- lowship with us! Admission is free, but donations are gladly accepted to keep this music ministry going. See you there. CHECK/o00 JOBS /COLDdvers-QassA/ Sing;e & Team- $13.56 and $17.00 /Machine Operators / Producon - Heavy Ufling Required / Mechanical Assembly Excellent Pay/Temp Position / Inslde Sales Rep. - EnW Lev /Admin. Position. Must Have Word/Excel Exp [00l00='E00:lStaffing 10 Winn Dixie Drive Newnan, Ga 770-252-2202 Fax Resumes 770-252-2421 www.chasestaffing.com EOE NEED A RIDE?? BRING YOUR We Have A Lay-A-Way Plan CHOOSE YOUR CAR WHILE SELECTION IS GOOD WE FINANCE- YOU RIDE Price Quality Financing AUTO LAND, INC. 527 New Franklin Rd., LaGrange, GA Signs of Progress... By Bryan Geter GETTING READY TO OPEN - This building will be the new home of the International Care. The Wayback Steakhouse and most,re' Celebds have catladtis build- ing home. By Bryan Geter CHANGING OWNERS - Many people still refer to this business as Elder's Grocery, A year ago, Virgil Elder sold the grocery store to Adarsh Kumar, who named it R&S Convenience Store. Last week, Kumar sold the business to George Joseph, who is from India. , , Help Sought in DVD Theft00 Troup County investigators are asking for your help in locating the person(s)that entered a home at 207 Clearview Court on January 5th and took a DVD player with an unknown value. Investigators also need your help in locat- ing the person(s) that took a "Yard Machine" riding mower from 958 Thrash Road with a value of $800.00. This theft occurred some- time during the past month. S Finally, sheriff's investigators are still C[ looking for Charlie Ed Rosser of Hogansville-- for two counts of selling cocaine and Robert Lashaun Allen of Hogansville for one count of selling cocaine. ,If you have any information about these or any crimes, you are asked to call Crimea Stoppers at 812-1000. ,e q Democratic Meeting Openi The Troup County Democratic Executive Committee is hosting an open meeting on Thursday, January 9 at 7 p.m. at the Troup County Commission Chamber on Dallis Street in LaGrange. Interested persons from throughout West Georgia are invited to attend. Charles Waller, chairman, said that top- ics to be discussed at this meeting include campaign finance reform, the economy, crime, civil rights, health care and Social Security. For more information, call (706) 884- 7334. Police Handle D UI, Disorderly Conducfil Continued From Page 1A weak. Justin Smith, the owner of the dog, said he paid $20 for the dog and it looked bad then. Police said Smith later said the dog was not his, though it was in the back yard of the property he rents from his mother. Police said there was no food or water in the vicinity of the dog. In other police news, Clever Ann Nalls, 50, of Stolks Road, Grantville was charged with DUI, driving while impaired by drugs (marijuana) on Hwy 29 on Dec. 28. Mario K. Blalock, 19, of 122 ware Street was arrest- ed on charges of DUI, open container and failure to maintain lane. Police arrested Danny Glanton, 20, of Boozer Street and charged him with disor- ' derly conduct. His occurred on December 25 at Jennings r Home when he apparently refuse to leave Sara Cameron's home and threw a chair at the front door. Robert G. Beasley, 23, of 300 Popular Street was charged with disorderly con- atl duct at a home on Askew Ave. he was accused of causing a disturbance while being l ] highly intoxicated.