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Hoganville Home News ---" B Thursday, June 24, 2004 a o, Degrees of Success the ews ~,as~J~_~ "kr~lilyn Williamson of r [rz for the spring 2004 ,ut~e~!~ Dean's List at Mercer eSter. Inclusion on the ~tme~'s list requires students to i ~dlel ~rous grade point aver- e~andards specific to their school within the University. Andilyn is attending the College of Liberal Arts .... -Air Force Airman Eric L. Sharp has graduated from basic military at Lackland Air Force San Antonio, Texas. Sharp is the son of Carolyn Sharp of Jonesboro, and Danny Sharp of Linda Lane in Man- chester...=Fatt~ Bob Willis and his wife Sharon are busy meeting in the Manchester area. Bob is the vicar of St. Luke's Charismatic Episcopal in Manchester. ...-Tamara Elliott of Greenville has received a schol- aget~, arship from the ~ra~e Alumni Chapter of Alonzo Harris Becomes Eighth Member of Family to Get Diploma at LaGrange Alonzo Harris's family believes in higher education. On May 21, the Manchester native had the distinction of becoming the eighth member of his imme- diate family to earn at least a bachelor's degree. But a fact even more unique is that all eight have earned degrees from a single institution--LaGrange College. The tradition started with his parents, Carolyn and James, who are both LaGrange graduates. Then came siblings Naomi, Antipas, Norman, Miriam, Alexander and now, Alonzo. "After the first two chil- dren went, it was like 'this is where the family goes to col- lege,'" said Carolyn. "We preferred that our children go to a local school, and we wanted them to go to a private school.., we want- ed a college that offered a spiritual side as well because God plus salvation plus edu- cation equals success," she added. It's hard to argue with Carolyn's equation for suc- cess. All five of her children who previously graduated from LaGrange are now either working on doctorates or master's degrees, and Alonzo will be headed to grad- uate school at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, Mass.. this fall e PROUD TRADmON- During commencement ceremonies this weekend, Alonzo Hams became the eighth member of his immediate family to graduate from kaGrange College. Following the baccalaureate service, the fellow graduates paused with the newest addition above. They are (front row, from left) sister Miriam, father James, mother Carolyn, Alonzo, sister Naomi, (back Alonzo, who has been active in extracurricular and servant-leadership projects at LaGrange, says the fami- ly tradition has served him well. "L,aGrange College has ing me for my future," he said. "I have definitely expe- rienced what the mission statement says of challeng- ing the mind and inspiring the soul." So what's next for the playedagr~atro~iaprepar- ~ ~ broad?. row) and brothers Antipas, Norman and Alexander. Numbers nine and 10, younger siblings David and Maya, are waiting in the wings. "I could be living in a man- sion on a hill with what we spent on these kids." Carolyn She added, "It's not real- ly that much of a hardship because they've all gotten grants, scholarships and loans. We have to pay some out-of pocket--but it's just where you place your val- Used Cars To Be Sold For s55! Newnan, GA Keith Fincher, General Sales Manager for SouthTowne Chevy Olds Chrysler Jeep and Kenny Dewberry, General Sales Manager for SouthTowne Cadillac Pontiac GMC Buick Hyundai have just announced plans to hold a special used car, truck and SUV event with used cars and trucks starting at $55 and up on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Plus, receive top dollar for trades this weekend! SouthTowne Motors offers used cars and trucks priced as low as "55 and thousands off book prices. According to Mr. Fincher and Mr. Dewberry, record sales from the last few months have resulted in an overload of trade- ins and lease returns forcing their locations to reduce their used car inventor): During this ~55 sale, every car and truck will be sold for hundreds to thousands below the original price. Fincher and Dewberry said, "Our cus- tomers should find these prices to be amazingly low." During this sale, every used car and truck is on sale at first bidding. It is the perfect opportunity to get a quality used vehicle at the lowest possible price. For the best selection, pre-register on Friday at 5:00 pm. Gates will open to the public at 6:00 pm. On Saturday pre-registration begins at 9:00 am, and gates will open by 10:00 am, at 150 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan, Eastgate Shopping Plaza, behind Mazzio's. Whoever is sitting btehind the wheel when the prices are slashed on the windshield will be given the first opportunity to purchase the vehicle at sale prices as well as receiving top dollar for trades! This means pay no attention to the prices currently on the vehicles; All will be slashed! This innovative approach to selling used vehicles will make it easy and quick for anyone in the market for a quality used car or truck at very low prices with no hassles. There will be five to six business managers who can arrange low cost financ- ing as well as many bank lenders on hand. We've got over 13 million dollars in inventory. Our total inventory will be close to 1100 new and used cars and trucks. When our inventory has been reduced, we will remove the slashed price and return to normal operations. Slasher Hotline 1-888-508-9553 (Former Belk) Eastgate Shopping Plaza Eastgate Shopping Plaza Exit 47 Newnan