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n Th 1 Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the Hogansville-Grantville Area PRSRT STD AUTO U. S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 Dan Stout/Staff ERS-IN-EDUCATION, and Volunteers honor ceremony was held last School. The program was dedicated to Mrs. Edna Rawlins and thanked years of dedicated service. Mrs. Rawlins is pictured (left) with her hus- Rawlins. Also extending congratulations is Troup School board member for Shelia Rowe. lla00vay Honors Edna Ra00vlins Stout High, which area; Partners and Volunteer tprogram in ded- has served twenty-seven Rawlins varied her experiences, Lg home Biology, as a high Years in education Seminole County, three years; Cobb Meriwether ville High ten years; City, six years; County, seven Jane Mrs. Rawlins has served as a teacher for twenty-seven.00 years. Bruggeman, Cindy Aldrich, Woody, Jane, and Whitney Caswell, Bill and Wanda Lowe, Sara Marshall, and Trey Tucker. Ms. Jenkins and Drake have been active in the Boy Scout Program ''Saks-for LLf':  Tomorrow MS: Jenkins wfilhe at Auburn University nefah, TO teach- s. Rawlins was as a home econo- Tampa Electric 3he was a social DFACS in Fort she and plan to spend Presentation of Certificates for for and Corporation by student coun- of the acknowl- Were: First Flag of Hogansville; Herald, Pharmacy, and s for were made by Jenkins. were made by Dan Stout/Staff GAlL GORDON SERVES AS HOSTESS at Edna Rawlins' retirement celebration. Ms. Gordon is a counselor at Callaway High School. She resides near Hogansville. Man Survives Two Gunshots To the Head By Bryan Geter Associate Editor Demetrious Mitchell, 17, of 7483 Highway 100 in Hogansville was released from the Atlanta Medical Center on Easter Sunday, lucky to be alive after being shot twice in the head and robbed last Wednesday evening. Hogansville Assistant Police Chief Mike Craig said a person came to the police station around 10:40 p.m. Wednesday and report- ed Mitchell lying in the grass at the old Junior Food Mart on Georgia Highway 29 in Hogansville. Police were told Mitchell looked as if he had been stabbed, but Craig said after the para- medics arrived, two gunshot wounds were found, one to the front of his head and one to the back. Mitchell told police he was robbed of $50. "NO ARRESTS have been made at resstime but a warrant has been sigrmd;" Craig said. Craig said the suspect will be charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. IN OTHER police action, the Troup County Narcotics Unit arrested two Hogansville men last Wednesday and charged them with possession of cocaine. Robert Lee Cameron of 128 Ware St. and Danny Rutledge of 404 Pine St. were arrested after a search warrant was executed at 128 Ware. Police reports state the agents made entry into the resi- dence and found Cameron in the living room. A CLEAR plastic bottle was discovered and two small blue plastic bags containing cocaine, police said. Police said that during the search, Rutledge entered the house with a silver-colored smok- ing device that had cocaine in it. All evidence was placed in the drug vault for shipment to the crime lab. The two were carried to the Troup County jail. He is risen ..... The sun rises behind one of the three crosses at Flint Farms during the annual community Easter Sunrise Services held Sunday. A small crowd donned winter coats and blazed a trail across the pastures at Flint Farms to witness the dawn of this spe- cial day. In the photo above, Elder Normar J. Taylor and his wife Margaret, of New Covenant Disciples Ministries lead the congregation in singing "Jesus Is Alive". Eider Taylor also brought a scripture les- son at the sunrise ser- vice, following a call to worship by Rev. Sidney "late of Manchester First United Methodist. Deborah LSmlth/Staff City Awaits 'Day of Prayer' Hogansville residents are expected to turn out in force for the 49th Annual National Day Of Prayer. The day is set for next Thursday, May 4. This year's theme is "Pray 2K- America's Hope for the New Millennium" based on Romans 12:12 which says, "Be joyful in hope, patient in affection, faithful in prayer." A PRAYER WALK will began at the sanctu- ary of tim HogansviUe United Methodist Church at noon. Other stops will include the Hogansville Elementary School. HogansviUe Police Department and City hall. THE WALK will conclude back at the Methodist Church. Additional stops may be added, according to organizers. Month of May" r and con- ,atthe spring-clean- to stock for the spring and dashed for our Summer which begins in Slashes Prices On Books To Rinse June. Help the library raise funds to support our Summer Reading Club activities. $2. If the library doesn't sell them, it may have to dispose of them due to lack of storage space. : YOU HAVE BOOKS that have been out over two months, the maximum book fine is cur- renfly $2. per book. Sd; now is the time to return long overdue books to the library. You can use the $4 per book you will save, by returning them prior to June 1, to buy lots of books at our "Merry Month of May" book sale. BOOK FINES are increasing effective June 1. The maximum book fine will be $6 per book and the daily fine on books will increase to 25 cents a day per book. So, be sure to return books on time to avoid fines. Remember, you can renew THE SALE PRICE for paper- backs and magazines is 1 cent each, 100 for 50 cents, and 200 for $1. Hardback book prices are 50per cent off. You can get one book for 25 cents, eight for $1.00, and 20 for books by telephone. These changes are effective at all branches of the Troup- Harris-Coweta Regional Library. DURING Daylight Savings Time regular hours at Hogansville Public Library are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.; on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; and on Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon. Funds iiii ii i I I I The Hoaansville Librarv ha some f00ad..lng de.a/s rot "rs. , RPKS" $.01 MAGAZINES $,01 HARDBACKS: $ 20opener nn I iii" 4i I