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PAGE 6-A HOGANSVILLE HERALD - THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016 By ANDY KOBER OVER LAST weekend, The price of oil continued gasoline prices found around to fluctuate last week result- the area included: ing in little movement in the • Hogansville remained price of gasoline at the pump. at $2.05 at Valero; As of last week, there was • Hamilton increased to a price difference of 34 cents $2.12 at Circle 12; per gallon in the local area • Woodbury at $2.12 at with Hogansville having the Fuel South; lowest price at $2.05 per gal- • Greenville increased to lon while Geneva had the$2.15 at Texaco; highest price at $2.39 per gal- • Pine Mountain Ion. remained at $2.19 at Circle Georgians can cast an eye K; of envy across the • Manchester remained Chattahoochee as a gasoline at $2.23 at Marathon; price of $1.88 was found in • Warm Springs at $2.25 Valley, Alabama. at BP; and With the exception of * Geneva at $2.39 at USA Geneva, those local areas that Gas. draw tourism continued to suffer higher gasoline prices. OTHER AREA gasoline Spot reports found prices were: Hogansville with the lowest • $1.88 in Valley, AL, priceat $2.05per gaUonwhile • $1.94 in Columbus, Geneva had the highest price • $2.05 in Newnan, and .at $2.39 per gallon. • $2.09 in LaGrange. Waver!y Hall Farm & Tractor, Inc. 76 0 rgia 85 Waverly Ha l, Geotgi 831 Ph:: (7 )"582 3:1 ~:~.~'~i~i~.:.~ i:::i::~:::~:~ ::-~:::'~ ":~::.!i:.'i:.~.~::.~.:.:!:~ ~:!!~=:~::~::!!~ ~:!~:!i:~!~:~ ~ ~ ~'~ :" ::: :~'::: : ;:::: i:~-: ~:~:~-:~ i::.i~ ::.: .:~:.:...::: := ::: ~ :=: :~= ~ .::: .. ~ i:: :a:.:~ ~ ~::. :~: ~z ........................................................... LIHITED TIHE OFFER ................................................................. T 9 wH~ you ~uNm.~ w,'rH EXEDE VOICE MONTH HOI~E PHONE 5~VtCE ....... ~*nJ;': Image Coultesy NASA/sEn METEORS AND MORE TO SEE AT FDR - Stargazers can see the Delta Aquarids Meteor Shower this month, with the greatest activity expected July 28. Also, an astron- omy program is set for Saturday, July 23, at FDR State Park across from the Liberty Bell Pool. By ANDY KOBER was during this time that bucks would begin grow- Star gazers have ing their new antlers. already started seeing early Venus is now appearing meteors from the Delta in the night sky, shortly Aquarids Meteor Shower after sunset. The planet is and more are on the way. still low on the horizon but The frequency of mete- is one of the brightest ors flashing across the sky objects in the night sky. will continue to increaseThrough the next week, and peak meteor activity is the International Space expected the overnight Station will be visible for hours of Thursday, July 28. very brief times of a For you deer hunters, minute or less, and will the Full Moon taking place prove very difficult to on Tuesday, July 19, was spot. known by some Native Remember, to view Americas as the Full Buckcelestial events, get away Moon. This was because itfrom bright outdoor lights. By ANDY KOBER WORKING ON THE INSIDE - Though not necessarily vis- ible from the outside, considerable progress in being made on the inside of Hogansville's new library. Having the walls up and roof on is allowing workers to construct inside com- ponents while working in the shade. It also allows them to continue working through afternoon and early evening thunderstorms. It has been reported the project continues to be on schedule. One-time setup fee may be charged at time of sale, Minimum 24-month service term for Intemet service and a minimum 6-month service term for voice. Monthly service fees, equipment lease fees, taxes, and surcharges apply. Actual speeds will vary, Offer may be changed or withdrawn at any time. 20:1:4, Dodge Charger SE 2IK iles, Like new By ANDY KOBER Join astronomers from the Coca Cola Space Science Center for an astronomy pro- gram being held Saturday, July 23. The program begins at 9 p.m. in the ball field across from Liberty Bell Pool, along Ga. Hwy. 354 just east of Pine Mountain. T ically, the astronomers bring telescopes but those with telescopes and binoculars are welcome to bring their own optics. The program is free and will include a star talk. It is recommended those attending bring chairs. The historic Liberty Bell Pool is open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, and 1 p.m. to6p.m, onSundays. Admission is $5 per person. Other upcoming events at the state park include: • Thursday, July 14, "Eye Spy Camera Scavenger Hunt". Team up and take your digital cameras, or smart phones, and photograph specific items in the park. Pictures taken on a camera or smart phone along with checklist must be brought to the office by 4 p.m. the same day. Obtain rules and check list at the park office located on Ga. Hwy. 190, just outside Pine Mountain. Winners will be noti- fied by phone to pick up prizes. • Friday, July 15, Bluebirds and Butterflies program at 10 a.m. Help the park staff mon- itor bluebird nest boxes and check on the butterfly garden. Includes a short walk and brief talks on the basics of attract- ing bluebirds and butterflies to a yard. Handouts provided. Meet at the park office locat- ed on Ga. Hwy. 190 near Pine Mountain. • Friday, July 15, 8:15 p.m., Friday Night Frog Walk at the Large Group Camp. Join a nat- uralist for a walk around Lake Franklin looking for eggs, tad- poles, and adult flogs. Designed for ages four and older. Bring flashlight and fol- low signs past horse stable. $2 per person fee. • Saturday, July 16,10 a.m., Fairy House Workshop. Attract a local woods fairy or pixie to your backyard with a fairy house and furnishings. Held at the fishing dock in the Family Campground, there is a $5 per person fee. • Saturday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Farmers and Crafters Market on ballfield across from Liberty Bell Pool. • Saturday, July 16, 2 p.m Water Wonders at Family Campground fishing dock. Learn about the creatures inhabiting area waterways. Nets and viewing scopes pro- vided. Children must be accompanied by an adult and there is a $2 per person fee. • Wednesday, July 20, 6:30 p.m., Wonderful Wednesday Water Aerobics at Liberty Bell Pool. Enjoy a fun water work- out and drop-ins are welcome. There is a $5 per person fee. • Saturday, July 23, 6:30 p.m. Join Mermaid Haley in Liberty Bell Pool for a magi- cal swim with special "subma- rine" snacks. Open to all ages. Fee of $20 per swimmer includes one chaperone. Pre- registration required with no walk-ins. • Tuesday, July 26, 10 a.m. Safe Swin Day at Liberty Bell Pool. Learn about water safe- ty while swimming and enjoy- ing a hot dog lunch. Organized groups welcome. There is a $4 per person fee and pre-regis- tration is required. For more information about any of the programs at the state park, call 706-663- 4858. ED. Roosevelt State Park is located near Pine Mountain. 2013 Kta O i:ma 46K Miles. Alloys Lira ed, L atker 3rd Ro , 2010 Nlssan flma 8 ONLY271( MILF ’!! !