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PAGE 2A-HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - MAY 18, 2000 METAL STRUCTURES A Name You Can Trust! "Do the right thing because it's the right tiling to do - and do it right the first time." Let Derek show you the features that make a difference in our There Is A t ' _ 17'x22'x7'4" WAS $6141 buildings. WORKSNOP NOW • Includes Service Door, Concrete Slab and Installation S3995 (706) 321-2007 or 1 (800) 304-9271 8051 VETERANS PARKWAY (2 mi. North of the new Lewes) Troup EMC Awaits On Buying City By Bryan Geter Associate Editor Troup Electric Membership Corporation President and CEO Wayne Livingston sent a let- ter to Hogansville Mayor Mayor Wilson St. Clair and City Manager David Aldrich offering to sign a letter of intent to purchase the city's electric distribution system. In a phone conversation on "Iesday, Livingston said he hadn't heard from Hogansville yet. "The ball is in their hand," he said. "We ready to move forward." NOTHING was brought up at Monday's council meeting during regular session about the matter. The proposal states Troup EMC the electric distribution lines and Hc would retain the ownership of the meters/meter bases, the retail revenue responsibility of providing the retail services. HOGANSVILLE would also responsibility to purchase wholesale MEAG. Troup EMC's function would be "WIRECO" or distributor to Hogansvill˘. The discussions were initiated bY, Arnold's request to allow Troup EMC to underground electric service and Internet services to the Villages of subdivision. Drain i i .... I Main Topic MITSUBISHI MOTORS  up nl dwthu" By Bryan Geter Associate Editor Thomas Gregg Monday night appeared for the second time in a month in front of the HogansviUe City Council and asked Mayor Wilson St. Clair if the city had reached a conclusion about public v/iter destroying private property. Gregg, representing Susan Walker, previously told the coun- cil a ditch which ran through Ms. Walker's property had widened by two feet in the past two years due to water flowing of Lincoln, White and Royal Streets. Councilman Larry Dorrough asked Gregg what the city had done wrong. Gregg said he had searched the records and found that peo- ple hadn't lived in the residence more than six er eight months at a time. He said the cause was proba- bly due to the erosion and stench problem and nothing was ever done about it. City Attorney Danny Lee said the drainage has been there for 20 years and doesn't belong to the city. He added the church prop- erty has cause more drainage runoff than the city. COUNCILMAN Ezra Whitemore asked if the city has done anything to cause more water to go through the land and the reply was no. Dorrough then asked Gregg what he was askin Gregg replied, it will go somewhere mosquitoes City Manager said the entire area is through there. "It water was going in house and someone behind the house to he said. "We additional drainage." "Our attorney said much we can do," St. ( Gregg said he Rep. Jeff Brown and high position and to talk to." St. Clair to them and come council. RANCE resenting Center, informed the were proud of their said they wanted to ter. He said "falls" accidents. He said the seniors  three at the by unlevel entry. Sprayberry said Chatt-Flint would ly with the project. Mildred Burdette there are several needed paving. "It of paving over there," St. Clair said, it takes to make it Police Seek To Nab Iavestigators with the Troup County Sleriff's asking for the public's help in finding burglary, entering an auto and probation violation. Bobby Wayne Fowler is a white male, 32 5'6" tall and approximately 145 pounds. Fowler hair and blue eyes and could have a beard or last known to be driving a blue and grey or blue 1995 Chevrolet C2500 pickup truck with 383 TTH. . If anyone knows the whereabouts of please call the Troup County Sheriff's Office StOppers. $17.48 Ir $1,000 fin&need at 1.9% APR. Retail Plan, subject to approved qmdify. Retaile˘ price, terms and vehicle availability (hm4mne˘ must take retail delivery from dealer of 06/30/00. **The finance savings are based  lng a $26,000 eO months vs. a $26,000 vehicle at 1.9% APR for 60 . 331,1 is a igistecod trademark of Consumers Digest, Inc., used undelr, Jay Mitsubishi WHITTLESEY ROAD  Wttltesvlne Road and Bradley Park Drive Next to Hollywood C(mnectl(m ALL PRICES 322-8570 or 324-1 234 PLUSTAX, TAS, Open  M-F, Sat 9am-Tpm TITLE ,!!i VBS SetAtFirst Summertime is right around the corner and that also heralds the return of Vacation Bible School to Hogansville First Baptist Church in June, which begins with the V.B.S. kickoff on June 3 with registration, games and refreshments at the church. And from 6:00-8:30 p.m. starting on Sunday night, June 4th through Thursday night, June 8th, which will with a hot their parents. School is for a nursery will be infants and toddlerS. Bozeman is the First Baptist is Main Street in Ho Harold Willis is Students Improve on language, total math Continued From Page 1A made in Elementary ITBS scores over the past four years," according to Dr. Pat Barton, Director of Elementary Curriculum in Troup County. Janet Bohannon, Director of Secondary Schools reports, "Troup County Middle schools show gains in all fifteen com- parison areas on ITBS over the past four years." Both attributes gains to the commitment of administrators, teachers, staff and the support of parents and the community as well as the students who have studied diligently. All elementary grades showed gains in total reading, computation 21 points. Grades two, showed gains in grades three and gains in social studie' Troup CountY Schools show comparison areas four years. Core contet (Reading, Social Studies gains from 15 percentile gains in the 6th, grades were in Math. Twelve of the parison areas were the national average.