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PAGE 8-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2003 : Suzanne D. H0110well Ends Navy Training Navy Seaman Recruit Suzanne D. Hollowell, daughter of Nancy M. Sinkfield of Hogansville, and Marvin E. Hollowell of Stone Mountain, recently completed U.S. Navy basic train- ing at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill. During the eight-week program, Hollowell completed a variety of training which included classroom study and prac- tical instruction on naval customs, first aid, fire fighting, water safety and survival, and shipboard and aircraft safe- ty. An emphasis was also placed on physical fitness. The capstone event of boot camp is "Battle Stations". This exercise gives recruits the key skills and confidence they need to graduate and take to the fleet. "Battle Stations" has been designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sacrifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical application of basic Navy skills and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment. Its distinctly 'Navy' flavor was designed to take into account what it means to be a Sailor. Blazer Serving on USS Iwo Jima Navy Airman Rod C. Blazer, son of Susan Pitts of LaGrange and E. R. Blazer of Hogansville recently made a port visit to Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates while assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, homeported in Norfolk, Va. During the visit, Blazer's ship off-loaded the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit's equipment. Sailors and Marines also had the opportunity to shop, sightsee and enjoy the local cul- ture and cuisine. Blazer is one of more than 5,000 Atlantic Fleet Sailors and Marines aboard the ships of the USS Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group who participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom. USS Iwo Jima supports amphibious operations using Landing Craft Air Cushions which are specially designed hovercraft that travel above land and sea surfaces and deliv- er vehicles and equipment. The ship also has conventional landing craft and helicopters embarked, and is equipped with medical facilities staffed by Navy doctors, dentists, nurses and corpsmen. Blazer is a 1999 graduate of Callaway High School and joinedthe Navy in July 1999. Happy Anniversary goes out to the following couples: Mr. & Mrs. Jeffrey (Natasha) Searcy, Jr. on their 8th on July 15; Mr. & Mrs. Ector (Marian) Dean on their 57th on July 18; Minister Anthony and Mrs. Tangela Clements on their 7th on July 20; and Mr. & Mrs. Donnie (Sara) Clark on their 5th on July 21. We wish them many, many more! We're happy to report that Ms. Ola Mae Daniel of Grantville is home fromthe hospital and doing fine. Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family of Mrs. Lillian Bailey Jennings of Atlanta in her death. She was the niece of Mrs. Inez McCambry of Grantville. "Earth has no sorrow that heaven cannot heal." Birthday greetings go out to: Mrs. Mary Amey, in mem- ory of Ms. Margaret Blalock, Mr. Gregory Colton, Mrs. Mattie Belle Dean, Shamonica Colton, Ms. Rosa Marie Dean, Buffie Ytivie Ellis, Mrs. Loretta Freeman, Ashley Glanton, daughter of Ms. Belinda Dean, Ms. Marvene Goolsby, in memo- ry of Ms. Jessie Ruth Blount, Mrs. Annette Grady, Mrs. Jannette Hines, Toney Hines, Tamekia Hines, Mrs. Thelma Ford, Mr. Ellis McCall, Mrs. Verleda M. Mitchell, Mrs. Pamella Hamilton, Ms. Annie Kate Rosser, Ms. Melanie Sewell, Mrs. Lucille McDuffie, Mrs. Vita Sewell, Mrs. Ella Rosser, Jason Studstill, Mrs. Lucy Stanley, Mrs. Stacy T. qhcke,', Ms. Imogene S. Todd and Mr. Silas Trammell. The White Plains Methodist Church, St. Marks community, invites everyone to their children's choir 6th Anniversary on Sunday, July 20 at 2:00 p.m. Rev. N. Walthall is the pastor. Seed for thought: "Keep your friends close, but keep your enemies closer." Pellicer Swims to SKILLED- Robbie Pellicer is the grandson of Margie Gordon of Hogansville. The grandson of a Hogansville woman is gaining fame as a swimmer. Having bolstered Riverdale High School's back to back district champi- onship teams over the past two years, senior swimmer Robbie Pellicer will take to the water for a new team next fall. He is the grandson of Margie Gordon of Hogansville. A Buckingham resident, Pellicer signed May 7 to swim next year at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton. After making his state sectional cuts in January, Pellicer set personal best times in the 500-, 1,000. and 1,650- freestyle events at the Southern Zone Southern Sectional Championships March 13-16 in Orlando. A visit tt school selection an easy one. "I went on a recuriting trip loved it," said Pellicer, who Riverdale school record in the 5001 "I got to hangout with the swirat for a couple days and they were' so I said, "This is it." Pam Barry, Pallicer's coach at the Lehigh Acres Swim Florida and at elated to see her pupil reach goal. "Ever Since I can he's talked about is going swim," Barry said. "It's great that he's doing that. "He's going to be a big loss Pellicer will engineering. TALBOT COUNTY ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS RESURFACI1NG 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: Co. Rd. No. Beginning At: Ending At: ROAD NAME: Co, Rd, No.: Beginning At: Ending At ROAD NAME: Co. Rd. No.: Beginning At: Ending At: ROAD NAME: Co. Rd. NO.: Beginning At. Ending At: ROAD NAME Co. Rd. No. Beginning a: Ending At: All Work shall Transportation BUCKNER ROAD 175 SR 96 CR 135 Length: 3.460 MI Proposed Construction: Superpave Width (FUO 26 ASP LEVS 21 SPE 9.5 MM @125# Reqired Striping: Center, Edge. CHALYBEATE SPRINGS RD. Length 1.980 MI 174 Width (FT) 19 MERIWETHER CO. LINE CR 178 HUT RD. 80 CR 81 END OF PAVEMENT OLD SHOH ROAD 242 Harris Co. Line 1.7 MI EAST/NEW PVMT Required Striping: Center Length: 2.250 MI Width (FT) 21 POWELL CHURCH RID. 66 SR 208 CR 62 Proposed Construction: Superpave ASP LEVS SPE 9.5  @ 125# Proposed Construction ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MlV[ @125# Required Striping: Center, Edge Length: 1.700 MI Proposed ConsUation Superpave Width (FT) 20 ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM @!25# Required Striping: Center, Edge Length: 2.500 MI Proposed Construction: Superpave Design Width (FT) 19 ASP LEVS SPE 9.5 MM (125# Required Striping: Center, Edge be in accordance wit the current edition of the Georgia Department of 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: I00% of Bid Amount The Completion Date for resurfacing and striping on this contract shall be 90 days from the of the Notice to Proceed. A copy of the bid package is available at the Talbot County Board Commissioners Office at 26 S Washington Avenue, Talbotton, GA 31827 (Talbot County Courfllouse) . - ....... The County Manager will receive sealed Bids at the Talbot County Courthouse in Talbotton, Georgia until 12:00 NOON on July 25, 2003 and shall be opened at a called meeting at 6:30 p.m. on July 28, 2003. Each sealed envelope containing a Bid must be plainly marked on the outside as "Bid for the Resurfac.ing and Striping of 1 1.890 miles of Cotmty 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. 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