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July 22, 2004

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on ~ionday nigt~t 71~etl the way for the lgansville Development ~rity to sell some $1.7 ~ion worth of bonds in ~r to finance the replace- ~of 15 miles of gas lines the city. lines are old, deteri- ~g in the ground. We ~gas leaks,' said City ~er Randy Jordan. L-~.have a consent agree- ~mWith the Public Service of Georgia which the must be repaired.: told the council at 19 meeting that he with the appar- bidder on that proj- to be sure HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2004 to Replace Gas Lines that the firm' is properly bonded and carry out that major project. He said the council's action approving plans - an intergovernmental agree- ment between the city and the development authority - for the project was necessary in order for the Hogansville Development Authority to arrange for the bond sale. The council also dealt with an on-going fuss between a local business owner and the Hogansville Hisorical Commission, telling the two to get togeth- er and work out their differ- ences over what kind of front can be used on a 20-foot expansion of Sunny Rents on Main Street. Business owner Jim Sherman said he wanted to use stone on the exterior of the building whereas the Historical Commission was holding out for brick. The council could have overturned the Historical Commision, but Mayor Wilson St. Clair told Sherman and a commission represen- tative to see if they couldn't come up with an agreement that would allow Sherman's work to continue. Sherman also to used a "hip" roof on the new addition, one of the commission's insistence. City Councilman Jack Leidner abstained from that vote: Sherman said he thought the councilman was biased against his plan and asked that he not be allowed to vote on his request. I~idner said he'd planned to abstained anyway, but only because he thought that was the right thing to do. Police Seek Stolen Vehicles stolen from his driveway. On July 16, officers with the department located the pick- up on Colly Street abandoned at the baseball fields. ~ment was busy last July 13: Joe Wetherinton of Newnan and site superin- tended of Grantville Elementary School reported to police that an unknown per- July 17: Pam Colton of Grantville reported to police that two bicycles had been taken from her property. The bikes are described at a boy's blue and silver 13" mountain bike and a girl's blue and pur- ple 13" mountain bike. The incident remains under investigation. July 14: Billy Johns, Jr., of Grantville was arrested on a warrant by the Meriwether County Sheriff's Department for probation violation. # July 12: Jeremy Hinton of Ate Grantville reported to police that a woman from Augusta will not stop calling his home. The incident is under inves- tigation. with cases ranging ~. ~fic stops to stolen The following arrests re made by the GrantviUe lice Department: July 19: James Brezeal, of Hogansville was Red by the department leharged with theft by tak- t , of- an automobile. Plete details of the case ~re not available as of press July 16: Anthony Daniels, charlotte, N.C., was Urged with driving under influence of alcohol, vio- lion of the Georgia open I ~ltainer law and failing to ~iatain proper lane. son or persons entered a building at the school and removed a Hewlett Packard smart digit~ camera and Hewlett Packard printer val- ued at over $350. The inci- dent remains under investi- gation. July 13: Sheika Garrett, 25, of Hogansville was stopped on West Grantivlle Road and charged with speeding and arrested on a probation violation warrant issued by the Troup County Sheriff's Department. July 15: Kurt Schichting of Grantville reported to offi- cers that a gray 1992 Ford Ranger pickup truck bearing the tag number 253ELY was PAGE 3-A Our Troops Over 80 Customizable Plans Kenmore Appliances Central Heat & Air Double Pane Windows 30 Yr. Architectural Shingles Premium Vinyl Siding Quality, Stick-Buih Homes 900-3000+ Sq. Ft. Plans & Call Today! otte Parkway LaGrange 200 N. Satu Did Time Fun Singing Evening Set for S uirday ": ' B, 11 i The Old Train Depot in downtown eenville invites you to a night of old time ~thern gospel singing Saturday, July 24 at }.n~. The Gospel Messengers of LaGrange; Stephans of Franklin; Young Spirit of ~achester, along with others, will be fea- beT he GoJin Family of Phenlx City, AL will a special guest. A mother and children (8) ~"gand singing for Jesus Southern Gospel e Grass Style. Its all free and everyone is invited. Refreshments will be available. For more information please call Dan Burdett (770) 583-2260 or Tina Lancaster (770)583-2012 or visit The"Lord's Place" Thrift Store, downtown Grantville. website: www.thelordsplace.us E-mail: thelord- splace@beUsouth.net The "Lord's Place" Accepts donations of food items for these with needs we also accept donations of Bibles, Christian books, person- al care items etc. for our soldiers in Iraq and for V.A. Hospitals call 770-583-2012 or e-mail: thelordsplace@beUsouth.net for more info. ~ECIATED TRADITION- Thursday night at the Masonic Hall local widows of Masons. ~'~re honored. This is always a special time for the widows who enjoyed a delicious meal fish and chicken with all the trimmings. Francis Drissens and Gloria Boatman provid- .~1 the entertainment for the night with gospel music. Each guest was presented a bag goodies. Thursday, du/y 22 Zimmerman (A) Harry Carlisle Anne McKenney Quinton J. Hines (M) Jane Huckabee Sara Bugg Julia Morrow Scotty Worthy Sunday, Ju/y 25 Rex Freeman Wesley Fowler Edna Harmers Mr. and Mrs. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Johnson Kimberly Thompson Harrison (A) ~) Mr. and Mrs. Chris Reed Alien (M), Burnham (A) ~u~lay, Ju/y 27 Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lee (A) Mr. and Mrs. Shane James D. Seymour StiUweU (A) Jenny Norwood Alga Robinson (M) Clifford Michael Crews Pete McCollum (M) (M) William J. Lott (M) Friday, July 23 Brooklyn Brisky Mary Ann Mize Paul Duffey Trenton Richardson (M) William ~cker (M) Wednesday, duo 28 Monday, Jury 26 btike Wessinger Saturday, July 24 Blake AMord Shone Searels Mr. and Mrs. Billy Cleo Tucker Vessie Shirey (M) Robert Foot Exam, Come Meet the. to Hogamville! SAL RGIA'S FREE HOLIDAY that qualify for the tax free customers know.= to advertise[ etc. are not exempt. Personal Computers. ,500 or less pur- of personal corn- related acces- is exempt. The is granted to Internet printers, speak- non-recreational if the single pur- exceeds $1,500, entire transaction is General School The exemption to the purchase of school supplies or less per item. The exemptions are intended for individuals and their personal use. The exemption excludes items rented or leased and does not apply to pur- chases made bv busi- nesses or purchases made for resale. The exemption also does not apply to exempt items sold at theme parks, entertain- ment complexes, hotels, restaurants, and airports. If you What's covered: Clothing, F~ear, "~ Computers and Sch~ Supplies. House Bill 11.$4 vides for a exemption and local sales the four exemption applie~ 1 of tangible pers~al prop. erty in the following three categories: 1- Articles The exem articles of clothing footwear with a sales of $100 or Clothing as ; :Ii! !i