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PAGE 10A THE HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, ,JULY 27, 2000 ? Hogansville 31%Voter Turnout Trails County&apos;s By Bryan Geter In Hogansville 31 percent or 588 of the 1,876 registered vot- ers cast their votes last Tuesday. The percentage slightly trailed the county: 9,122 out of 24,946 or 37 percent of the reg- istered voters in Troup County cast their ballots. IN RACES of local interest, incumbent Shelia Rowe of the Troup County School Board District Five defeated chal- lenger Bobby Moore 845 to 515. In Hogansville, Rowe polled 330 votes to Moores's 210. She also collected 359 and 82 votes to Moore's 204 and 52, respectively at McClendon and Mountville. Each received 21 votes at Gardner Newman. Rowe received 53 absentee Rev. Bobby Boswell Rev. Boswell To Preach At Homecoming By Patti Phillips Rev. Robert A. (Bobby) Boswell will be coming home to preach ih the Homecoming service of Hogansville First Baptist Church on. Sunday, August 6, at 11 a.m., where he was Ordained as a Preacher of the Gospel in 1965. He is Assistant Executive Director, Chief Planning Officer of the Georgia Baptist Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, a position he has held since 1998. Previously, he was Director of the Sunday School Department of the Georgia Baptist Convention, a position he held for 14 years. A native of Hogansville where his mother, Mrs. Gladys Boswell still lives, Rev. Boswell is a graduate of Hogansville High School; Norman College in Norman Park, GA; received his BA in 1968 from West Georgia College in Carrollton, GA, and his ThM in 1971 from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in New Orleans, Louisiana. His Pastorates were in Mississippi and Georgia with the last one being First Baptist Church in Rincon, GA, and has served as Interim Pastor at sev- eral Georgia churches. He and his wife, Mattie S. Boswell reside in Lawrenceville, GA. Mrs. Boswell teaches fourth grade at Brookwood Elementary in Snellville. They have two children: Rob and his wife Leigh Ann who reside in Winder, and Christie and her husband Ben O'Neal reside in Columbus. All members, former mem- bers, former Pastors, former Interim Pastors and friends are cordially invited to attend Homecoming 2000 at the Hogansville First Baptist Church. The day begins with Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m. Special Music will be provided by Mrs. Deana King of Snellville, another Hogansville native that is coming home to her home church as the Special Guest Soloist. The AdulttChoir is also slat- ed to bring Special Music. Immediately following the service, a covered dish meal will be served in the church fel- lowship hall. First Baptist Church is located at SO0 East Main Street in Hogansville. Rev. Harold Willis is our' Pastor. votes to Moore's 28. Rowe has been on the Troup County Board since 1993. IN THE Troup County Sheriff's race, incumbent Donny Turner handily defeated Robert Talley. Countywide, Turner pulled 4,761 votes to Talley's 1,298 or 79 percent to 21 percent. In Hogansville, Turner col- lected 367 votes to 88 for Talley. IN THE SPECIAL ELEC- TION for probate judge to com- plete the unexpired term of Gwen Prescott, Donald Boyd received 2,353 votes to Jim Hunnicutt 1,896 vote. Since neither received fifty percent, a runoff between the two will be on Aug. 8. Prescott's term ends on Jan. 1, 2001. The race for probate judge for the new term will be a runoff between Luther Jones and John Wyatt for the democratic party and between Donald Boyd and Jim Hunnicutt, Republicans. The two winners will face off in November. JEFF COOK (R) will face C. Lee West (D) in the Coroner's race in November after each defeated their foes. IN OTHER races with local interest, Troup County Commissioner District 2, Buck Davis (R) will face Ed Swanson (D) in November. 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