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Olympians Impressive Have Interest In Joining DAR? Tr. ':hers Th I Formerly The Hogansviile Herald Sendng the Hogansville-Grantville Area Since 1944 PRSRT STD AUTO U. S. POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA- PERM/T NO, 35 61, NO. 20 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA- THURSDAY, MAY 13, 2004 10 PAGES 1 SECTION ~'a0 Hunt On For Bank Robbers FBI, GBI Join Police Search For Two from Friday Heist By CUNT CLAYBROOK DAY FUN- Hogansville Elementary School had its annual Field Days on May 6th and 7th. Pre-K, Kindergarten, and ~3econd grades enjoyed water games, relays, and fun activities on Thursday. Third, fourth, and Fifth participated in races, relays, and water games on Friday. HES Coach Frank Glover did a great job making fun was had. Here, Desmand Pleasant, Takia Rhodes and other students anxiously await their turns. Massengale and Brittany Boyd ready to: lift the parachute. Addenr~=. Fomby and Sarah Vidal take a gathe ring marbles (with their toes) from ON TASK- First grader the Fire Drill relay. Miguel Powers is a team player in r (~JNT CLAYBROOK breaking in Hogamwille. buildings - way as well, as offi- )the face the city. . The first two hom;es are out of the ground at Creek Subdivision inside Hogans ville's city limits; bulldozers at work in recent days home sites in the at Huntcliff, a sub- under development Highway 29 North, just shopping cente r that to Piggly Wigg~ty. That work is particLdarly because the VilLages Huntcliff languished for - and 'Unbuilding' - Fills City ay c~t ta~ro~ RISING AT SHALLOW CREEK - Workmen were taking advantage of "Tuesday's beautiful weather to continue on pace constructing the second house now going up in the Shallow Creek Subdivision near Hogansville s south city limits. years seemingly in limbo while the subdivision's devel- oper, John Arn91d, wrested control away from his origi- nal partners and managed to avoid going down the road toward development of a 500- lot mobile home pare Instead, the subdivision will be the site of potentially hundreds of single family dwellings aimed at fh-st-time buyers and "empty-nesters" looking to downsize as they head toward retirement. The developers of Shallow Creek Subdivision are aiming at the same mar- ket. And city leaders believe there are plenty of young cou- ples looking to escape from metropolitan Atlanta and commute to high-paying jobs from new homes here. City Manager Randy Jordan-said last week that once commercial develop- ment re-ignites the down- town area, new homeo~laers will boost the city's popula- tion, thereby further enhanc- ing commercial development that will grow to serve them. Meantime, there are six new waterfront homes going up in Mallard's Lake Subdivision and there are oth- See BUILDING, Page 2A Hogansville Police, the FBI and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation were still looking Tuesday for two peo- ple involved in the robbery of the Community Bank and Trust branch at Ingle's Shopping Center on Friday, May 7. The pair, including aman or woman with a small hand- gun who stuck up a female employee about 6:23 Friday night, made off with some money, but police aren't say- ing just how much. Lt. Johnny Lockard, a WANTED- Police are unsure if the robber shown in the surveillance video is male or female. "This is how it's going to go down," the robber report- edly told the woman. Hogansville police ipvestiga- While the stick-up artist tot, said the persor~ with the was doing the work, the pas- guti-it'S ~ ~'~f]g Wlmt wu ~t~ it was a woman or a man, he said - went into the store, got a plastic bag and ambled around like he or she was shopping, and "when the moment was right" approached one of the two women at work in the bank, showed her the gun, and demanded money. to have been a maroon or faded red Camaro or Pontiac, possibly a Firobird from the 1980s, sat calmly in the car which was parked at the west end of the store, Lockard said. The person who held up See ROBBER, Page 2A Shoplifting, Vandalism, Pot Keep Police Busy By CUNT CLAYBROOK A May 6 police raid on a house at 307 Oak St. resulte~l in only one arrest. Charlie Lee ~oyd Jr., 22, who listed that a|dress as residence, was charged wfih possession of less than an ounce of marijuana after the search warrant v~as served at 9:09 p.m., according to a police report dealing with that incident. In other incidents in recent days, police: James Denard Moore, 45, of 7030 Lone Oak Road was charged with shoplifting on May 1 on a complaint from Sohel Kasamlmll Lilywala at the Shell Mart on East Main Street. Belinda Gates' car was substantially damaged by vandals after she left it at Jennings Homes for a short time on May 3 while she went to the Piggly Wiggly, accord- ing to a report dealing with that incident. Later, when she took the vehicle to a car wash,.it was found that somebody had apparently used a key to inflict damage to the car's See POLICE, Page 2A ON THE WAY DOWN - Two old, delapidated store build- ings on Commerce Street fell to wrecking crews in recent days. The owner of the buildings voluntarily took them down after they were declared unsafe. He'd earlier demol- ished two other buildings on the same street.