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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVIU~ HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. S, 2004 PARK MEADOWS APARTMEN "" 707 E. B0yd Rd. H0gansville (706) 637-4337 .., ........ New Office Hours: Mon. 3 - 5 p.m. oe,.,~ ....... Tues. & Wed. 1 - 3 p.m. Thur & Fri 9 - 11 a.m. HARWELL, BROWN & HARWELL, P.C. ATTORNEYS' AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1,567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities.org Gary W. Brown Sister $onia Healer and Adviser Past, Present & Future Are you sick, suffering, in bad health?... Brin problems to me. 1 will tell you just what you want to know about yotrr friends, enemies, rivals; whether your husband, wifb, sweetheart is true or false; howi to gain the love of one you most desire; control or influence the actions of'anyone, even "though miles away. I further guarantee and promise to make you satisfied. You will find me superior to any other Psychic Reader you have consulted. Sister $onia A reliable and known reader in the area. (706) 882-5155 1305 Whitesville Street LaGrange, Geol'gia 30240 Just try one reading. You will never be unhappy again! ///One FREE Question by Phone]] New Principal on the Block Years of Experience to HogansviUe By CUNT CLAYBROOK Hogansville Elementary School students report for the first full day of the 2004-2005 on Friday, August 6 and one of the new faces they'll be getting acquainted with quickly belongs to Bret Bryant. He's new, too. Bryant, 36, is starting his first year as a principal, but that comes after several years as a teacher and assis- tant principal: he spent two years at Mountville Elementary where his title was "instructional specialist" whi~ch is "a fancy word for assistant principal," a school system official said. Before that, he spent two years at Park Elementary in Harris County as an assistant principal and taught for seven years at Long Cane Elementary in ImGrange. In his 12 years in the busi- ness, he's taught students in the third through fifth grades "the whole range" of subjects. Students report for the first day of school tomorrow, August 6. There will be a full day of classes and the cafe- teria will be up and running for lunch. Registration was Wednesday. BREAKFAST won't start being served until Aug. 16 for those who opt for that meal at school. Registration was Wednesday and Bryant and his cadre of teachers were expecting about 385 students, from the four-year-olds in Pre-K to those in the three sections of the fifth grade. Bryant holds a degree in business management from West Georgia College and has a master's in administration ' :; 7;~?' AMPHITHEATER UNCOVERED- Toni Striblin and Hogansville Elementary Bret Bryant (L) discuss the on-going clean-up of the Hogansville Amphitheater, is next to the school grounds on Main Street. Striblin is overseeing that recovery work. Georgia and a specialist's degree from Troy State University in Phenix City, Ala. He'll have 34 certified staff members to work with, including Jacqueline Jones, who'll be the school's instructional specialist. In his sec- ond year as a teacher, Bryant decided "to go toward admin- istration. I had opportunities along the way and decided than that was something I wanted to pursue," he told The Home News earlier this week. He'll be the administra- tive head of the school. Judy Baker, who held that job most "They're excited about a new year and I'm excited to be here." ty to focus on the goal of "maintaining average yearly progress" at Hogansville Elementary, and there will be "intense concentration on student learning," he said. "One of the goals is to increase our progress yearly" and exceed the state's goals required under the federal No Child Left Behind Act. "There's no room to back off." Bryant feels he has a strong corps of teachers. "They're excited about a new year and I'm excited to be here." The tardy bell rings at 7:40 a.m. Frida>: The school Bryant would be stranger in the area. He grew up Woodbury and from Flint River Academy 1986. THE FIRST DAY school won't come to Bryant or his Many of them have around in recent weeks, t ring their for the big day. About the biggest parents will see the first "main entrance" will longer be used by faculty or staff. Instead, that's moved "one door around the left" to make sure incoming traffic is closer offices full time, Bryant said. ' ' I and supervision, also from recently, retired after the last ] that school, which is now the school year. - Let us makev0ur DREAM .... [ State University' of West Bryant will ask his facul- ! rantlu llo Issue 25 ,, .... ........olice Come True! By JOHN KUYKENDALL The Grantville Police Department was busy last week and issued approxi- mately 25 traffic citations and six warning citations, according to Chief J. Ramos. The following arrests were made by the depart- meat: On July 30, Larry Wayne Griffin, 29, of Grantville was arrested on a burglary war- rant issued by the City of Fairburn Police Department. On August 1, Lewis Levettis Boyd, 24, of Grantvflle was arrested on a days ends at 2:15 p.m. but teachers' days end "theoreti- caUy" at 3:15. That will also help in the afternoons, he added. Traffic Citations in escape warrant issued by the City of Hogansville Police Department. * On July 30, Nicholas Major, reported to police an unknown person or persons stole a Highpoint handgun from his residence. The gun is described as being black in color and nine millimeter. The "case investigation. On July 27, Rodriquez and Galliber, both reported that they involved in a motor accident at the of Main Street. Design 1216 Hera~ion ':4" Only $0D0WN 0;1 four Land \ \ ~'H0mes are 100% C0mple'~. Stick Built. 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The council voted unani- mously to transfer that money from a competing At the competitor bank, the city had been earning only about 32/100ths of one per- cent on about a third of the city money usually in that account, depending on the time of year, Leidner said. At the moment, that's around $450,000, he said. In other action Monday night, the City Council: *Agreed to take a look at whether a traffic light at Main Street near the city cemetery can be removed. "It's never worked right, all it ever does is blink," said City That might be a problem, another council member pointed out: the state Department of Transportation installed the light and is responsible for its upkeep. *Approved a building per- mit for Jim Sherman, who owns Sunshine Rentals at 206 East Main St. after he agreed to using a brick facade on a 20-foot addition to the build- ing and adopting a roof design approved by the council and the Historic Preservation Commission.. 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