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PAGE 2-A HUMMINGBIRD CHEVRON 1679 L Haln St. H5, Exit 28] - Hqansdfle 706-637-9001 - Open 24-Hoursl [~12-PmClK, Cain __CpKE 2/s5" Marlboro Cigarettes Per Pack iiiii i I / i ii Kool Cigarettes 2 LlterCOKES s24- ------ PerCarton Sl°° II i ii I i ABSOLUTE AUCTION SATURDAY AUGUST 28TH AT 10:00 A.M. EQUIPMENT, SALVAGE, MISCELLANEOUS JOHNNY WHEELUS ESTATE GREENVILLE, GA 70 CAT 955 LOADER (REBUILT), MARINE AND OTHER MOTORS, SALVAGE AUTOS, TRUCKS, FARM AND CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT. VONNEGUT MOULDER/PLANER MILL. MISCELLANEOUS TOO MUCH TO LIST. FROM 185 EXIT # 28 (HOGANSVILLE) GO EAST ON HWY 54 FOR 3.7 MILES, TURN RIGHT ON PRIMROSE RD. GO 3.9 MILES TO SALE SITE. BUYER'S PREMIUM 10% INFORMATION THE AUCTION WAY CO LIC # 177 706-884-3062 OR 883-8009 The Auction Way Company I I Ill Shanan Smith, Owner Down payments start at $300 and go up. NO CREDIT CHECKS! BACK TO SCHOOL SALE! '97 Pontiac ,995 / $300 down '95 / $300 down '91 )00 down Bdng Y0ur 1101 whntosvnmno stroot LaQrannoo 7O6.037.,111100 Locations in Hogansville & Grantville 1608 Bass Cross Road at Hwy: 54 (1-85 Exit 28) ' Hogansville Drop--offopen in Grantvilk at Nifty Foods II, 5320 Hwy. 29 (Exit 35) • Alterations • Draperies • Sh,rts Laundered "~ • Leather • Suede '\ • Wedding Gowns AUGUST SPECIALS 706-637-8733 HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, AUG. 19, 2004 Man Comes Home: Everything's involved in a verbal dispute with anoth- By JOHN KUYKENDALL er man. The case remains under inves- tigation. It was another busy week ~the • On August 14, Charles Dennis Grantvflle Police DeFartment this pd~t. Moon, 22, of Hogansville was arrested week. The department handled the fob ~ and charged with contributing to the lowing incidents: • On August 10, Oscar Ruiz report- ed to police that upon his arrival home he noticed that all his furnishings and personal belongings were missing. The case remains under investigation by the department. • . On August 11, police officers responded to a Home on Chelsea Lane in regards to a verbal domestic dispute. • On August 13, Leo Hohmann reported to police that he had been Hydrant Flushing: It's Time The City of HogansviUe Public Works and Utilities Department will be conduct- ing a routine semiannual flushing of fire hydrants on Wednesday, Aug. 25. The flushing of fire hydrants is necessary for the up keep of the water distri- bution system. This may result in discol- oration of your tap water for a brief period. Please refrain from washing clothes during this period, if at all possible. The City of Hogansville regrets any inconvenience this may cause. Any questions or com- ments, please contact the Water Plant at 637 8158. Crimestoppers Seeking Help With Burglary delinquency of a minor, possession of drug related objects and possession of suspected marijuana with intent to dis- tribute. • On August 14, police officers cited Sarah D. Edwards and April Edwards with disorderly conduct. • On August 15, Lucy Rampersad reported to police that an unknown sub- ject poured sugar in the gas tank of her vehicle. The case remains under inves- tigation. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Grantville Department. • On August 15, Barry ed to police that he was assaulted family member. investigation. • On August 15, Steven 23,of LaGrange was arrested on a bation violation warrant; charged giving false information to a cer and seat belt violation. • On August 16, Jason Okelly, 22, was arrested and with possession of a firearm by a victed felon. • The department issued citations during between Au August 16. Troup County Sheriff's office investigators are ask- ing for your help in identify- ing the person or persons responsible for the Aug. 4 commercial burglary of Homes Today, located at 2170 WhitesviUe Road. Computer equipment was taken during the incident. Investigators also need help in identifying the per- son or persons responsible for a commercial burglary that occurred on or about the 23rd of July at Conway Electric. The business is located at 782 Old Hutchinson Mill Road. A white in color Ford pickup truck that was stolen during the incident was later recovered on 1-85 South between LaGrange and West Point. eIf you have any infor- mation about these or any other crimes you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 812- 1000. FjiNr) I:I?ENIN E4ClN/t E/iFE' ........ Chinese Restaurant f 79 E. Main Street • Hogansville • 1-85 Exit 28 IIIII I I I I ii II I III See Our Menu Inserted In Your Hogansville Home News TOUCH OF AMERICANA Owner Willie Yuan and Joe Zhou off the new China Cafe restaurant's drive-through menu. New Restaurant Off to Good By GLINT CLAYBROOK Hogansville's newest restaurant- The China Cafe -opened on a Friday the 13th (August) - but still got off to a good start, employees said. The restaurant at 1879 Main Street, near the Waffle House, the International Cafe and Rogers Barbecue is owned by Willie Yuan, who has owned the Bamboo Garden in LaGrange for sev- eral years and who got his start in the restaurant busi- ness in China. Joe Zhou, who was a chef at a five-star restaurant in Shanghai will be the head chef at the new Hogansville eatery, where patrons can enjoy beer or wine with their meals, except on Sundays. The City Council gave final approval to the restaurant's NOW OPEN - Willie Yuan, owner, and Amber Watkins • behind the bar at the new China Cafe in Hoo.#nsvilie. pouring license on Monday night. • Amber Watkins will be serving folks at the restau- rant's little bar. Ambiance is important in the restaurant business, Yuan believes: in one part of the restaurant, patrons will feel like they're outside, eat- ing on a veranda; in anoth- er, the design make cus- tomers feel at home, like they're dining in their living There's Chinese piped in, and American In another, will feel like they're in a Chinese garden. Take-out service able and there's a through, which Yuan was included to add a "American-style The chandeliers are glass. He opened with employees but said restaurant will likely more employees in future. The emphasis, he will be on "fresh food low price," and he hopes attract customers from over Hogansville and area.' "the best food in County and Cultural Arts Society Plans First By CUNT ’A.AYBI~X)K Toni Striblin wants Hogansville's cultural arts programs to match the growth that seems destined for the city, which is already reflected in the number of new homes going up here in three new subdivisions. So, in addition to helping to rehabilitate the city's old amphitheater, she's also heading a new Cultural Arts Society. First meeting of the group is planned for Saturday at 9 a.m at community Bank and Trust, in the bank's meeting room. "The theme for the Christmas Parade and the date for that event must be solidified at this meeting. "Also, the first steps will be taken to ut into place board of directors," she said. The Cultural Arts Society will be a non-profit organiza- tion for the p~ of devel- oping the cultural arts in Hogansviile, she said thJs week in a press release. With the refurbishing of the amphitheater on Main Street next to Hogansville Elementary School and her hopes of refurbishing the main auditorium in the old Royal Theater - now City Hall - Striblin is seeking to round up others in her adoptive home town who are interest- ed in "working in the much- needed areas of historical and Cultural significance." She wants the Cultural Arts Society to help "high- light our talented people and children, educate our youth about our culture, our histo- ry, our creativity and let them have hands-on opportunities to find their talents." The Society, she said, will community and funds for furthering tion in the arts. What will the doing, long term? "Planning parades, Fourth of events, a Taste HogansviUe, comr dances, fund-raisers, opment of the City Hall Theater other projects. "Who do we she tries to get Society up and "Dancers, musicians, ators, painters, desi directors, writers, historia# builders..., all people who lo’g being creative, have a zest for life and want to be prO" active in our community." • For more informatioP, call Striblin at 706-637-4959. Callaway Eager for Quick Continued From Page 1A McDowell will lead the way at fullback. When .Bray needs to pass, he has plenty of speed to go to in Mikko Ogletree, Shawn Strozier, and James Dawson. Alex Matthews will most like- ly be the starting tight end. "This offense requires both power and finesse to be successful", said Giddens. "Our offensive line will be the key to our running game." Anchoring the line will be Josh Stargill, Matt Jeter, Jared May, and Chris Skipper. Callaway has something this year that has been miss- ing in the past couple of years and that is depth. The Cavaliers run at least two deep at every position. "I can see a lot of players competing for playing time and that's a good thing~, said Giddens. Probable starters on the defensive line will be Courtney Rhones, Justin Whaley, Rico Mitchell, and Bean Sheltor~ Linebackers Chris Doyle and Derrius Mahone will fill the holes with Dreke Patterson, Shawn Strozier, and Rahman Keyton in the defensive backfield. "All in all I like the we've said Giddens. "I think we're ready tO line up now and what we've got. County have a very fine tear~ and it will be interesting to see what happens Thursday night. We'Ll learn a lot about our team playing a qualitY opponent in the season ope~ er," said Giddens. • A complete rundown of dI ueca.away~pm~ tographs will appear in ne~ week's HogansvMe Hon# News ~ ~a,~ Police Handle 318 Calls During Month Continued From Page 1A Road. The vehicle was valued at about $22,500 and electron- ics equipment and $150 in cash was also missing, according to that report. In a bit of good news for the department, City Manager Randy Jordan told the City Council on Monday evening that most of the shedt rock is up in the new police headquarters building on Lincoln Street and that paint- ing and other interior work is next on the agenda for that building. It will house offices, hold- ing ceils and other facilities for the department and is being built at a total estimat" ed cost of $400,000. Funds for the new quarters came from drug funds that police offi cers found over the last year, which totaled more than $1 million and also fund" ed the purchase of several new police cars at no cost to the city's taxpayers.