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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2003 Design # 1176 $440.67 MoJy Inveam/P&l And there is no better time than NOW to make your dream come true. Interest Rates are still at an all-time low, but this will NOT last forever. Call Today for your FREE Pre-Qualification. Let us tell you how much BRAND NEW HOME you can aford. Why Not? It's FREE. WE CATER. I Proudly Building in Georgia: Muscogee, Harris, Mefiwether, Talbot, Troup, and Pike And In Alabama: Randolph, Russell, Lee, and Chambers Call our New Home Specialists Today PLEASE ORDER EARLY Vlust Be Picked Up By 2 p.m. on July Angela 706-883-3475 o, 800-741-2512 Ext. 204 Sheila 706-883-3483 i!.t.;.!.t.,.!U!,E_T m__Zj 800-741-2512 Ext. 205 Disclaimer: SP 7350C with 100% financing with 30 YR Fixed Rate 6% for Qualified Buyers. Payment is based on your land only. All information herein subject to error, omission and;or change without notice. Area Schools Get Diverse Power Foundation Inc. on June 9 announced recipients of 16 grants awarded to area schools through the foundation's new educational initiative. Formed by Diverse Power in June 2002, the Foundation oversees utiliza- tion of funds raised through the elec- tric cooperative's Operation RoundUp Program, distributing funds in the form of grants and educational scholarships for schools and students within the Diverse Power service area. Diverse Power provides electricity in six Georgia counties - Troup, Harris, Meriwether, Coweta, Heard and Muscogee - and Chambers in Alabama. Diverse Power Foundation awards grants for school projects that enhance education with emphasis on innovation, Musical Set For Sunday Union Baptist Church will present "In God We Trust," a patriotic musical, this Sunday at 7 p.m. The Church is located in the St. Marks Community on Highway 100. Refreshments will be served. HOGANSVILLE'S ROGER'S BAR-B-QUE 'Tit Cooked" Catfish " Ribs " Chickell Sle'a " Sleaks H0gansville Just off 1-85. Ext. 28 706-637-41 O0 Fax: 706-637-4114 I JULY 4th SPEC00LS [ (Forks, Knives, Spoons & Napkins included) 1) BABY BACK RIBS 1 1/2 Slabs, Pint Baked Beans, Pint Cole Slaw, Pint Potato Salad Only $2595 2) B-B-Q PORK lib. Pork, 6 Buns, Pint Cole Slaw. Quart Stew Only $177 3) CATFISH 10pc. Fish, 15 Hush PuDples , Pint Cole Slaw, Pickles, Onions & Lemons Only +262s TALBOT COUNTY ADVERTISEMENT FOR B]UDS 111 ,erse Power creative application of teaching skills, providing students with key life skills, and purchase of specialized equipment or supplies to support classroom learn- ing activities. A total of $67,125 was awarded in grants for 16 projects in local schools. Grant recipients for 2003 and their -designated grant project(s) are Rosemont Elementary, Computer Lab; West Point Elementary, Portfolio Accessories; Berta Weathersbee, Multi- Media Projector; Ethel Kight Magnet School, Fox 5 WeatherNet Station; Long Cane Middle, Energy Science; Callaway Middle, Discovery Labs; LaGrange High, CADD Projector; Callaway High, Multi-Cultural Fair; LaGrange Academy, Piano Lab; Shaw High, Spanish Software; Springwood Software and Network for Propel; George E. Elementary, Math Skills Double Churches Middle, Learning Lab, and Wireless Station; Harris County-Carver SRA Kits; and Heard County CADD Design. Diverse Power aged by a nine-member tors made up of throughout the Diverse area. Board Kelly, Vice-chairman Joel Tatum, Lewis Sturdivant, Landreth, N.R. Crowder, and 3Yoy Roberts. MB&T AMONG SUPPORT CONFERENCE VENDORS - Represented by Bozeman, pictured here with the Roosevelt Institute's Donna Thompson, Bank & Trust was one of six vendors taking part at the Institute's annual support staff conference last week at Roosevelt Hall. Other vendors included Jones Office Supply, Cooks Office Supply, PSC Wireless, The Overby Bobby Dodd Industries. ] 'ireworks Show Next Continued From Page 1A Ms. Price. Food vendors will offer kettle corn, spiral fries, pork skins, Hawaiian Ice, dipped ice cream and strawberry shortcake. The Woodbury Recreation Department will sell chicken sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers to raise funds for local programs. New this year will be acclaimed performers Eddie and Tammie Norton, who will present a variety of popular musical selections from a portable outdoor stage. "They're really very good," Ms. Price noted. Other activities open at RESURFACING AND STRIPING ON VARIOUS COUNTY ROADS The Talbot County Board of Commissioners is soliciting SEALED BIDS for 11.890 miles of plant mix resurfacing and striping on the following County Roads: ROAD NAME: BUCKNER ROAD Co. Rd. No. 175 Beginning At: SR 96 Ending At: CR 135 Length: 3.460 MI Proposed Construction: Superpave DesignTav A Width (FT) 26 ASP LEMS 21 SPE 9.5 MM @125# Reqired Striping: Center, Edge. ROAD NAME: Co. Rd. No.: Beginning At: Ending At Proposed Construction: Superpave Design Lee A ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM @ 125# CHALYBEATE SPRINGS R.D. Length 1.980 MI 174 Width (FT) 19 MERIWETHER CO. LINE CR 178 H'tJT RD. 80 CR 81 END OF PAVEMENT OLD SI'IOH ROAD 242 Harris Co. Line 1.7 MI EAST/NEW PVMT ROAD NAME: Co. Rd. No.: Beginning At: Ending At: Required Striping: Center Length: 2.250 M[ Width (FT) 21 Proposed Construction Superpavc Design Lee A ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM @125# Required Striping: Center, Edge Length: 1.700 MI Proposed Construction Superpave Design Lee A Width (FT) 20 ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM @125# Required Sir/ping: Center, Edge Length: 2.500 MI Proposed Construction: Superpav Design Lee A Width (FT) 19 ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM @125# Rcquirext Striping: Center, Edge ROAD NAME: Co. Rd. NO.: Beginning At. Ending At: ROAD NAME PO'W"ELL CHURCH RE). Co. Rd. No. 66 Beginning a: SR 208 Ending At: CR 62 All Work shall be in accordance wit the current edition of the Georgia Department of Transportation Standard Specification and all other contract requirements. All bids must have a total aggregate price for the work and also a unit price. BONDING REQUIREMENTS: Bid Bond: 5% of Bid Amount Performance Bond: 100% of Bid Amount Payment Bond: 100% of Bid Amount The Completion Date for resurfacing and striping on this contract shall be 90 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed. A copy of the bid package is available at the Talbot County Board of Commissioners Office at 26 S Washington Avenue, Talbotton, GA 31827 (Talbot County Courthouse) The County Manager will receive sealed Bids at the Talbot County Courthouse in Talbotton, Georgia until 12:00 NOON on July 3, 2003 and shall be opened at the County Commissioners meeting at 6:00 P.M. on July 7, 2003. Each sealed envelope containing a Bid must be plainly marked on the outside as "Bid for the Resurfacing and Striping of 11.890 miles of County Roads" The Talbot County Board of Commissioners reserves the fight to reject any and all bids. MAILING ADDRESS: Talbot County Board of Commissioners P. O. Box 155 Talbotton, GA 31827 SPECTACULAR - Last year's July 3 zled the crowd at Lake Meriwether. The gates will 5:30 p.m. Thursday, July 3. 5:30 will include a rock climb- ing wall, Moon Walk, pony rides, train rides and the win- ner-every-time Wheel of Fortune game - offering 'Incredible Hulk' prizes for the fu-st time. Othet- booths will offer candle making and sand art. But no doubt the big attraction will be the fire- works show, produced again by Penns Pyrotechnico. More than al fireworks will technicians try year's spectacular Woodbury's ball ment will also get at 6 p.m. Plenty of parking able at the Lake complex. Depot Continued From Page 1A years ago." They bought the proper- ty from CSX Railroad in November and began the restoration project in January. "Thus far, we've got about 40 percent of the interior done," Jerry said on Monday. They (city officials) want us to get as much as possible done by the Hummingbird Festival" in October. The general waiting room, which included rest- rooms and the station man- ager's office are being redone in the two shades of green that were the original colors. The waiting room, in time, will become a shop that the Harmons envision filled with railroad memorabilia as a drawing card for locals as well as visitors to this city, which draws many people to its antique shops. But more importantly, "What we're doing is pre- serving some history," the younger Harmon empha- sizes: "We're just railroad enthusiasts. I've been a model railroad collector since I was a kid. So has my father." He notes that the old ' depot was part of the biggest station on the old A&WP Railroad between Atlanta and Montgomery. By the time the crowds arrive for the Hummingbird Festival, Harmon hopes to five railroad cars that+ part of the scenery i place. They ing cars, two coaches and The last of note throu Crescent Limited, b the late 1970s. Later, the Limited was Amtrak. It ran Atlanta and the South, but was no longer on its renovated facility painting of the Limited arriving north, headed Montgomery. It will be old days - pulled bY Engine 290 as depot - Hogansville Wee saw (the as a preserving a tory so it destroyed," Jerry said. '%Ve're doing all ourselves. The we've contracted out roof." Murphy, Don't look for the be done speedily, pointed out: where ne,m of) the Festival."