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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2002 Help Needed to Find Boating Equipment TroMp County investigators are asking for your help in locating the person who took a Motor Guide trolling motor and Lowrance depth finder from a boat docked behind 518 Lower Glass Bridge Road. The theft occurred between June 17th and June 21st and the items taken had a combined value of $1,560.00. Investigators also need your help in locating the person that took a Ihrbo Quicksilver motor prop from a boat while it was docked behind 207 Riverbend Drive. This theft occurred between June 15th and June 25th. The prop is valued at $600.00. If anyone has any information about these or any crimes, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 812-1000. ItARWFa,L, BROWN & HAR00, P.C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-marl: gbrown@mail2.newnanutflities.org CW. PROUD PARENTS - The Hogansville City Council presented Phil and Mary Waldrop of Hogansville plaques their twin sons, Devin and Kevin, on the graduation from the St. Louis University of Medicine in St. Louis, Pictured (L-R, Front) are Mary Waldrop, Phil Waldrop and Mayor Wilson St. Clair; (L-R, Back) Council Leidner, Bobby Joe Frazier, Jean Crocker, Charlie Frank Martin and Jimmy Jackson. I I II II III I Georgia Residents improve your skills or change careers FREE At West Georgia Technical College, you can use the HOPE Grant to pay your tuition and books. There is no grade requirement to get the HOPE Grant, but you must be a Georgia resident. HURRY - pplication Deadline is May 31, 2002 Call 7068454323 NOW! WEST GEORGIA TECHNICAL COLLEGE 303 Fort Drive - LaGrange - 706.845.4323 www.westga.tec.ga.us III II I III III IIII City Council Honors Waldrop By BRYAN GETER The Hogansville City Council hon- ored Devin and Kevin Waldrop last week during the city council meeting with plaques after their graduation with how ors on May 18 from St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. Devin graduated Summa Cure Laude and Kevin graduated Magna Cure Laude. Devin will do his residency and intern in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Illinois St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois. Kevin will do his residency and intern at the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson, Mississippi, also in Diagnostic Radiology. Kevin and Devin are also members of Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. Jobless Picture Better 299 Commerce Ave., US I-. 29 (OLD WAL-MART BLDG.) LaGrange, GA (706) 884-2500 Georgia's Bnggest .716 N. Bo)/d Rd., 3 BR/2 BA new construction $94,500 94 American Legion Rd. 3 Bt BA plus mobite home on lot $79,500 101 Carden St., 2 BR/2 BA, rnint condition.." .................... $69,900 203 Cooper St., 3 BR/2 BA, new .................. $111,500 201 Cooper St., 3 BRI2 BA, new  .................. $114,500 758 Corinth Rd., 2 BR/1 BA, 3.5 acres ............. : .................. $92,500 214 Johnson St., 3 BRf2 BA .................................................. $79,500 4727 Mountville Rd., 3 BR/1 BA ........................................... $63,600 209 Oak St., Classic VWztodan, 4 BR/2.5 BA ..................... $261,000 5 S. Hwy. 29 2 BR/1 BA ..................................................... $$,000 403 S. Lewis St., LaGrange, cornmerdal btdg .................... $59,900 308 Taliaferro Dr. 2 BR/1 B/L ...............  ................................. $78,900 4847 Hwy. 27, Franklin, 3 BR/15 BA ............................... $108,000 b 458 Hampton Green Dr. 3 BR/2 BA. .................................. $105,000 515 Ind,'-tdal Dr. House plus 10 Commerdal acres ........ $135,000 Acrmge, 7.8 acres, Hw 29, a,.-.., .... home dte, 1/2 ndle fnxn 1-88_ ...... 700 , , ..... . , , ,,, ,,, , ,,,, _ Check With Us For Rental Homes n I @'REALTY'CP Member o. LaGra ge and I Continued From Page 1-A coming prosperity. "Last month's increase in unemployment may be an indication that optimism is growing among job seekers who are returning to the labor force as prospects for employment improve," said Thurmond. "The consistent growth in jobs and decline in initial claims over the past few months suggest that Georgia's economy is head- ed in the right direction," Thurmond stated. *The lowest rate of the four local counties for this May was the 2.7 per cent recorded in Harris. Harris County had a jobless rate of 2.5 per cent in the revised April figures. A year ago, Harris had only a 3.1 jobless rate. *Meriwether had the highest rate, with a 6.8 for May, compared to 7.0 per- cent in April. In May of last year, the jobless rate for Meriwether was also 6.8 per cent. * Ta]bot's rate continued to improve, to 5.0 in May, down from the revised April rate of 5.2 percent. In May of 2001, Talbot had a 5.3 percent unemployment rate. *TroMp declined to a 4.9 percent rate in March from a 5.2 rate in April In May of 2001, TroMp had a 4.7 rate. *The Chattahoochee- Flint region, which includes Meriwether, TroMp, Carroll, Coweta and Heard, had a 4.8 rate for May, unchanged from April. In May of 2001 it was 4.5 percent. ,The Lower Chattahoochee district, which includes Harris, Talbot and six other counties, averaged a 4.2 jobless rate for May compared to April's 4.0 rate. In May of 2001 the dis- trict's rate was 4.5 percent. They are the twin sons of Phil and Mary Waldrop of Hogansville. *In other business, the council voted to add Councilmen Jimmy Jackson and Jack Leidner to serve with City Manager David Aldrich and ChaR-Flint Lynn Miller to review the T-21. The T-21 is a state grant for $350,000 with a 20 percent match by the city. Aldrich said much of the labor can be done by city employees thus count- ing toward the matching funds. The T-21 grant funds will be used for streetscapes in downtown Main Street and a couple blocks on HwT 29. Councilman Bobby Joe Frazier said a lady in Brookridge has been trying for seven years to get a permit to fix her way, when we have 40-50 need fixing up and the owners them up." Councilman Jack Leidner council needed legal advice on ter, causing Mayor Wilson St. say that City Attorney into it. *Citizen Bobby Freeman council when were they water leak on the W. Main "It has been leaking for four you have done nothing about added. Aldrich said the employee working awfully hard since the i cleaning with debris and getting restored. He said the unusually hot w has caused several pipes to butt house up. "I think we should not stand in her ay 8an c, TOP COPS - The monthly safety meeting was held at Clinton's Restaraunt in Greenville. Pictured above are some of the area's police chiefs. (L R) Luthersville Police Chief D.A. Yates, Wavedy Hall Chief Wallace Marriner, Shiloh Chief Greg Bledsoe, Franklin Assistant Chief and District 4 President Mike Red and Greenville Chief Darryl Williams. they are getting to them as quick J |,. sible.  old f wil LawmenGa , share "Mr.  r mo eont The Greenville Police Departmed,_ c S at ed the monthly meeting of the s "  538 Region Traffic Enforcement N (WRTEN) -'overnor's Office of " Safety with a dinner at Clinton's 'U Restaurant last Monday evening. ]k.t The President of the District #4  0 Red, Assistant Chief of the City of told the crowd od more July 4th holiday is one of the DUI's are out. By Bryan Geter REAL GOOD Luthersville Police Officer Chris Gaddy is enjoying some good food served at Clinton's during the safety meet- ing last Monday. drivers than Christmas, New Year's. The guest speaker was Coggins, DUI Administrative Judge from Newnan. He gave an talk on procedures officers are and also told the police how his job is Law enforcement officers several counties and cities in West Georgia including Douglas DouglasvTlle, Carroll County, Harris County, Shiloh, Pine Waverly Hail, Troup County, Point, Hogansville, Grantville County, Luthersville, Greenville, Mount Zion, Franklin and others. Cops Raid Camper, Find Meth n,. ety litM ma . cold pills, for Ronald Steele and Eudonice It re both  ransp( ed to the Troup/ possession of methamphetamine |emd On July 2nd agents with the TroMp Co. Sheriff's Office drug unit executed a search warrant on a camper located at the camp- ground of 2575 Whitesville Road, LaGrange after receiving information that a white male by the name of Ronald Steele was selling methamphetamine and preparing to make methamphetamine at the location. Upon searching the kitchen area of the camper agents found a half gram of metham- phetamine, two hand-rolled marijuana ciga- rettes and less than an ounce of loose marl- juana, all of which was in plain view kitchen table In the bed of Steele'S I truck agents also found teries and 252 ephedrine cold pills, which are items used in the of methamphetamine. were both transported to the Troup  for ijuana. Steele was also charged nai attempt manufacturing mine. Request for Proposal for Tranxlation Serviee The Mclntosh Trail Regional Development Center is accept- ing Requests for Proposal for transportation services for Menwether County. The trans- portation service will involve transporting Department of Human Resources clients to var- ious desnations within and adja- cent to Meriwether County. The average volume per month is approximately 2,000 trips, and transportation providers interes ed in submitting proposals for this project must have th resources on hand to accommo- date this trip load. All RequeSts for Proposal should be submit- tedvialetteror faxtothe Mclntosh Trail Regional Development Center no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 22, 2002. Please submit all dence to: Mclntosh Trail  C, enter ATTN: Robert Hiett, Human Sences p.o. Box 818 120N. HiM Street Griffin, GA 30224 (770) 227-6300 FAX: (770) 227-6488 0':0)