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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVIIX HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, FEB. 14, 2002 ]support our Troop5 I Hogansville's Hines Commende, For Nabbing Burglary Suspect One low monthly payment. Loans secured by Houses, Land, MoVie Homes & Land. Good or Bad Credit From 6.9% to 30 years. 1-800-553-9256 Greenville Mortgage Corp. iii00 ! 109 Court Sq. Greenville, GA ;i "Ga Residential Mortgage " . NEED A RIDE? BRING YOUR W-2 I] t15 CAR'S t:OR YOU! I'AY I)OWN AND RtDE Aut01and, Inc. 527 New Franklin Rd. 884-6048 Truth Seekers Women's Conference For The Healing of the Nations Columbus Civic Center Ap._ril 26 & 27, 2002 , r'or Information" 706o561o8332 Conference Schedule l:bble Morrill Friday, April 26, 2002 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm ,nqe.girallcm and (:0ck-ln 7:00 pm- t0:00 ddlrge Group Sesedon One Saturday, April 27, 2002 Prbttlla I L hirt'r 7:30 am - 8:30 am d:ieglstraUon Vea'nta 8:30am- 12:00pro d..argeGrot Sesldon'P#o 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm .Lunch ( i, 0*=n= F,,) 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm *Large Group Seslon Three W]VW. WOMINSCONFERENCEZ O0 2 . OR G \\; J Ofc. Yardley R. Hin,along with partners Harvey Dorsey, fiameta Jones, and Matthew Ford received Certificates of Commendation for their diligence to duty in the apprehension of an armed burglary suspect. The subject had been hiding in the bedroom of his ex-girlfriend with a loaded 12-gauge shotgun awaiting her arrival from work on the morning of December 5, 2001. It is believed that the intent of the subject was to kill his ex-girlfriend. The Commendation stated that the efforts of Ofc. Hines, as well as his partners, were instrumental in the saving of the life of that young lady. The Commendation was awarded to Ofc. Hines and the others on January 7, 2002 at the College Park City Hall by Mayor Jack Longino and Police Chief Gary Yandura. Ofc. Hines has served with the College Park Police Department for just over a year and received his basic Law Enforcement Certification on March 23, #pJ 2001, from the Clayton Regional Lie. Enforcement Academy. h. He is making plans to attend S.W./IBrE school in the coming year. bb Yardley is a 1986 graduate m. Hogansville High school, an He is the son of William and lyre Jo Hines, and attends Springfi0st Baptist Church where he serves fail ful]y as a deacon, vel He is married to Linda Hines tore they have two children, JaMarcus thqa Vasmin. !and By Bryan G *e COMPLEX ISSUES - T ac Hogansville Planni C Committee held a work l sion last Wednesday to diS cuss the city's compreherN, sive plan. Pictured above ( R) are Terry Searels, Bobit - Freeman, Chairman Weslet71 Duffey, Lewis Phillil. Thomas Pike, Andy Shar[ and Randy Hams. :F Former Fire Chief Duffey to Run for Chairman's Se001 duce quality service for each Fire Chief/EMA vacant house into,a tra u] By Bryan Geter Former Troup County Fire Chief Tim Duffey last Thursday, announced his deci- sion to run as candidate for the Chairman of the Troup County Board of Commissioners. Duffey said the decision came after several weeks of earnest prayer, support from family and friends, research into matters concerning all three cities and the unincorlx rated area and planning and guidance from a group of Christian individuals that will lead the campaign committee. He said as the county's next chairman, he will instill integri- ty and dignity to the office and will assume proactive roll by encouraging his fellow com- missioners and councils of each city or community in which workable solutions can be reached that would not only enhance the county, but save budget costs, valuable time and possibly the very lives of our citizens. "I will provide a progres- sive government in a conser- vative manner that will pro- STATE OF GEORGIA, TROUP COUNTY TO THE HONORABLE ALLEN B. KEEBLE AND QUILLIAN A. BALDWIN, JUDGES OF SUPE- RIOR COURT, COWETA JUDI- CIAL CIRCUIT: We, the members oftheTroup County Grand Jury drawn and swom for the February 2002 Term, respectfully make the following presentments: We wish to express our appre- ciation to District Attorney Peter John Skandalakis and all who assisted him in the preparation and presentation of the cases brought before us for action. We commend the DistrictAttomey and his staff for their professionalism and attention to detail. Their pre- ,SPEND YOUR TAX REFUND AND STILL HAVE SOMETHING and every citizen," Duffey said. Duffey's goal and objec- tives are to utilize his educa- tional background, past expe- rience and common sense to assist in working as a team leader with each county com- missioner and the county man- agers. "By applying a conser- vative approach to the budget- ary process," he said, "will yield the most feasible service to the citizens of the entire county." He also will work with the commissioners and staff in exploring all possibilities to sta- bilize or even lower the tax milage rates by actively seek- ing additional sources of rev- enue, while providing a fair equalization in budget dis- bursements without loss of valuable services. He said he will work with the commissioners in a pro,ac- tive manner by meeting with the councils of all three cities in collecting ideas that will pos- sibly eliminate duplication of services while maintaining a high quality of service to the citizens. Duffey was Troup County's TO PUT IN YOUR POCKET sentations were invaluable in rnaldng our decisions. We also wish to thank Mr. Marion Carson, our bailiff, for his efficiency and support. We com- mend law enforcement person- nel, who came before us, whose dedication to duty deserves our support, encouragement, and sin- cere thanks. We are impressed with their demonstrated diligePe and competence. This Grand Jury considered a case presented by Georgia State Patrol, Trooper Wicker, who is a member of the State Patrol's Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team. The infor- mation he provided to us enabled us to make a more educated deci- sion. Director/Rescue Coordinator for 28.5 years, retiring last year. While serving Troup County as fire chief, several accomplishments occurred including performing severe weather surveys for industri- al plants, schools, health facil- ities, churches, government buildings and commercial establishments as requested in all areas of Troup County and indicated "safe" areas for employees, students, etc., in event of severe weather threats. He also prepared and coor- dinated 28 annual departmen- tal budgets for the board of commissioners and the same for the federal emergency , management budgets for GEMA &FEMA. He prepared S&20 year plans for county commission- ers to use as a capital improve- ment replacements of fire and rescue apparatus. He rough drafted plans and coordinated construction of eight fire stations and fire training tower including the renovation of the warden's Right now, Cellular One is offering an unlimited calling plan for just $39 a month. Plus, there are no credit checks, no deposits and no contracts. It's a great way to use your tax refund. So come down to your local Cellular One store to sign up. But don't forget to stop off at your mailbox first. CELWLARI00IE" classroom with offices. !5i d Assisted in securing se .4 al grants over the years forig three cities and the cotb  from FEMA and GEMb30_ repair or replace damat "I areas due to tornadoes, htlk31 canes and tropical storms, ebr Also, weather war [ radios for schools, industryltL,- h health facilities were secUt-o o along with out door se weather warning sirens. Duffey established t first GEMA certified licet rescue squad complete d vehicle equipped with fitilllL hydraulic tool in West I (Jaws of Life.) or Duffey was successftl getting the property ov 1] insurance ratingloweredin " unincorporated area of county and Hogansviile. Jlh He established the ori S medical first responder ianl gram in Troup County. he Duffey was born the Gra) the Gray Hill Commtull. children and two dren. This Grand Jury would also like to extend our gratitude to the Honorable Judge Allen Keeble for his service and dedication to the Judicial process. We respectfully recommend that the new Troup County Courthouse be named in honor of the late Judge A.W. Birdsong, Jr. for his years of loyalty and serv- ice to our community. RespecUu.y submitted, Lawson B. Boyd, Jr., Foraperson Annie L Halcomb, Clerk STATE OF GEORGIA, TROUP COUNTY The within presentments received in Open Court this the 5th day  February, 2002. 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