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t. q. HOGANSVILLE HERALDlW Get, Off the, Couch And Get to Work ads -6A .‘x 038 the Hogansville-Grantville Area Since 1944 . HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA - THURSDAY AN. 21, 2016 By Andy Kober MOVING DANCE — God’s Grace Dancers, of St. Mary United Methodist Church, performed during Sunday’s celebration of Martin Luther King Day. The dancers provide a moving and inspirational experience. By ANDY KOBER g early 200 people gathered in the auditorium 5 of Hogansville Elementary School last 3 , ' Sunday to honor and remembert the life ;, legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. -_,- This was the second celebration in 'gHogans ' honoring Dr. King with both organized‘by Hogansville City Council memberGeoi'ge Bailey1 In his Welcoming comments, Hog nsville Ma or Bill Stankiewicz compared King to his orical figu es including Desmond Tutu, Mahatma Ghé‘tndi, and \ Nelson Mandela. All three were propor ents of n it- violent social change, though Mandela is known have strayed from that stance. See cnowo, Page 2A Id 1 Senior Center Awaits I'l‘wo speCial Programs By ANDY KOBER Sheila Howington, Director of the Hogansville Senior Center, has announced two special programs com- ing soon. A beginners Line Dance class is set to begin 1 pm. Wednesday, Feb. 3, and then line dancing classes will be held each Wednesday at the same time. TAUGHT by Betty and Bob Ward, of LaGrange, the class will last about an hour and is being offered free. Line dancing is easy and proponents report that if you can walk, you can line dance. ALSO in February, the Hogansville Senior Center is LAGRANGE MOTORS. planning a trip to tour the Fox Theatre in Atlanta with lunch at Mary Mac’s restaurant. The trip has been set for Thursday, Feb. 25, and will include a tour of the building featuring some of its remark- able history. SENIORS should get to see Mighty M0, the largest working theater organ in the . There is of $20 for the tour of the Fox Theater plus $10 to $15 for lunch, and those fees must be prepaid. The bus will leave Hogansville at 8:30 am.- and should return about 3:15 pm. For more information about either program, con- tact Howington at 706-637- ' QUALITY USED CARS 506 NEW FRANKLIN NIIIII [ARRANGE El ‘ CALL (706)443-5040 & GET PRE-APPROVED WEATHER APPROPRIATE - Preschool students in Ms. Betty By Andy Kober KEYNOTE SPEAKER — Dr. E.L. Jimmerson, who serves Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Luthersville, served as-the keynote speaker during Sunday’s celebration in Hogansville recalled the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ,837. andg'838 students, respectively. The smallest '3 class at the West End Day Care enjoyed stories 8 PAGES ' 1 SECTION - 1 INSERT - Moving to Region Could Favor Team By ANDY KOBER Callaway High School will be seeing some familiar foes next year based on the Georgia High School Association realignment. While there yet could be a few changes, GHSA has largely completed school realignments and has added a new division. For the 2016-2018 seasons, Callaway High school dropped to Class 2A and was placed in Region 5. Joining Callaway in Region 5 are Heard County, Jordan, Lamar County, Spencer and Temple. Callaway and Spencer are the two largest schools in the region with school populations of schoolhin‘ the region is Heard Count-y with 635 ’ students. The realignment could favor the Cavaliers being a major player in the playoffs. GHSA has also added a 7A Class. This class will have eight regions with 48 schools. The geo— graphic areas largely include schools in (Southwest Georgia and the Metro Atlanta areas. The school populations range from a low of 2,092 students at Westlake High School to a high of $3,998 students at Mill Creek. f Callaway’s cross-county foes, LaGrange and {I‘roup County, will compete in Class 4A. They Will. be a part of Region 5, and will include Eaterswle, Cedartown, Central—Carroll, Chapel kill and Sandy Creek. That could prove to be a , ery tough region. Other area opponents also saw some changes. Harris County remains in Class SA, and has been placed in Region 1, which looks to be a tough region. ‘ n and songs about snow and snowmen brought to them by Debra Atkins, children's librarian at Hogansville Public Library. Shown with the books and snowflakes are Ma'Ryah Davis, Anylah Hoda, Kameron Tigner and Alayah Willis. cllllllillllllllllllllSllll Willie Wortham welcomes Evin Diaz-Acosta $100 llelivers When You Buy Any Car in Stock!! Willie Wortham Evin Dial-Acosta