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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, SEPT. 12, 2002 Fists - and Tomatoes - Fly from Rowdy By BRYAN GETER The Hogansvitle Police Department is investigating several simple battery cases that occurred over the week- end. Alvin Gates told police that on his return fl'om fish- ing, Fred Dunson attacked him and threw him into the street, causing scrapes on his right arm. On his way to the police stat ion, (; ates said that Emma l,ou Glanton of 304 Boozer Street approached him and pulled out a razor blade and threatened his life if he filed a complaint on Dunson. Gates stated that Glanton committed an act that placed his person in apprehension of receiving a violent injury. Warrant procedures were advised, In a separate case, Officer ,tolm Starnes responded to a PARK MEADOW APARTMENTS 1 & 2 Bedroom Units Central Heat & Air. Stove & Refrigerator 5 h.p. Lawn Mower "Gold Yard Machine", 22-in cut *18699 While Supplies Last VAN'S HARDWARE & Farm Supply 61 Industrial Rd., Hogansville (706) 637-6263 i i i call at 106 Askew Avenue on around 6:30 pm Sunday. Thomas Thornthon told )olice that he was hit in the face by Johnny Reeds of the same address for no reason. Warrant procedures were ad " . Vin "Wc, dnesday evening around 11:45 p.m., Alvin Gates of 402 W. Main Street told police that Emma Lou Glanton of 304 Boozer Street threw a tomato through his O front left window. glass. Warrant' advised. Relay for Life Hailed as S r MOVING CEREMONY- ones on as they stood as ing individual for the relay, raising over $500.00. We would like to thank our spon- sors for the event, Ga. Power and Diverse Power, for their continued support. Our in-kind sponsors included Ga. Baptist, NickeU Equipment Rentals and Greenville Middle School. We would also like to thank the Chamber of Commerce, the Meriwether County Rotary and The Although the weather threatened, the First Annual Meriwether County Relay ior Life began Friday, August 16th, and continued on until 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Local cancer survivors led the relay by taking the honorary first iap around the track at Greenville Middle School. Family and friends lined the track and cheered their loved ones on as they stood as an example of triumph in the fight against cancer. Local survivors also enjoyed a survivor recep- tion, which was graciously provided by Ga. Baptist Hospital. After the survivor lap, the relay officially began! The team from Greenville Middle School received the Spirit Award, and were the only team to continue to have one relay team mem- ber on the track throughout the entire relay! Kathy Vessell, from Ga. Power was the top fund-rais- FLO'S " Home Decor i By BRYAN GETER ( ;I )IX( ; (/"1' ()1: 1 L%1:1-:%.% AII:_ [ Final Markdowns [ la(lc.! Closing l 4254 Roose,lt Hv3: , Sepl. 14 I Ml-tcr " (:onH r|('r cl., lt'dsl)reads, Warm Sinngs Hw). (:urmins, and Window Scarves I (706) 655-2446 .,,. ,,,,, ..,.,,.,.,, l Products at Bqzole'ale Cost! re[el I' [elelll nl[o] I-" tlf,,'11 , I =$:'I,,'t:o] I ,'[et[olll nile] l =11I'II  I  Business Loans: NS0,000 tO $10,000,000 5.75% Terms to 30 years Residelnial I)ans: $25,000 to $350,000 5.375% Fixed Rates Family and friends lined the track and cheered their loved an example of triumph in the fight against cancer. Manchester Star-Mercury for all of their help in pro- moting the Relay for Life. Since the fight against cancer is a constant battle, so is our attempt to help in the fight. We are currently recruiting for the 2003 relay, which is tentatively set for April 4th-Sth at Kersey Park in Manchester. At this time, we are recruiting committee mem- Check our rates on Auto & Home Owners Insurance bers, team captains and cancer survivors to help to make the 2003 relay a huge SUCCESS. If you are interested in becoming involved, please contact Amanda Bacon at your American Cancer Society at (770) 460-8920 for more information. With your help, we can make a difference. "It's about being a community that takes up the fight..." Drivers Avoid Injuries in Two Hogansville who was driving a 1993 Nissan Quest. Jenkins swerved to avoid Grovensky, but his bumper strucker the back passenger door on the side of the vehicle causing a large dent. Grovensky's vehicle had severe damage to the bumper and slight dam- age to the front left door. No citations were issued. No injuries occurred on Saturday after a two vehicle accident that hap- The Hogansville Police Department reported working two vehicle accidents this week, both had no injuries. On Thursday around 7 p.m., John S. Grovensky of Grantville driving a 1997 Honda Civic backed out of a parking space on E. Main Street in attempt to enter westbound lane when he pulled out in front of Tracey D. Jenkins of Family Plan Life Insurance for working people: $100,000 on husband, $50,000 on Wife, and $15,000 on all the kids...most premiums are less than $50.00 per month...call for Free quote. Greenville Mortgage & Insurance 109 Court Square, Greenville, GA 30222 706-672-1332 Phone Toll Free 1-800-553-9"256 Hogan sville Urging Meriwether To Turn Down Billboard Request By BRYAN GEI"ER The Hogansville City Council unanimously adopted a res- olution during last Tuesday's regular meeting urging Meriwether County Commission to adhere to its watershed protection rules. Lee told the council that Meriwether County has a rezon- ing application pending for 36 acres of property along 1-85 that is inside the City of Hogansville's Blue Creek watershed to be rezoned from SFR to Industrial. The owner of the land, Plum Creek Timber, stated the purpose of the rezoning is to place a billboard on the West side and East side of 1-85. Lee told the council that by changing the zoning to Industrial, it would allow 6ther uses that are not allowed by Hogansville's watershed protection ordinance. Ie said the ordinance was adopted several years ago to protect the city's drinking water. Aldrich stated that the city's ordinance does exclude industrial uses. "Billboards don't cause us a problem but industry could potentially hai'm our drinking water," he added. pened on Hwy Horace Donald Brannon Hogansville driving a 1990 Ford ran irto the rear Barbara Ann of Hogansville driving a 1999 Grandprix as she approached section. Brannon said he was his daughter and struck the bumper. Brannon was cited for proof of insurance. .J By Lynne C. CAPTIVATING- Bob Patterson, Director Service for the Rotary Club of Meriwether ed a program last week about his trip to Patterson is shown above presenting Club President Wegienka with a banner from the Rotary t i:!: "01 FORD EXPLORER SPORT, PVV, PL, Tilt, Cruise, Cassette, A/C "Stt NISSAN KING CAB Auto, v'C, Tilt, CD, ABS, Bedline "SIS FORD EXPEDffl0N XLT Rear Air, 3rd Seat, Leather, rowing Pkg., Luggage Rack, Running Boards, A/C "02 NISSAN ALTIMA Extremely LOW Miles, Loaded, North American Car of The Year "99 INFINITI 130 Auto, Leather, CD, Alloys, Moon Roof J7 CHEVY Z28 30th .Unniversary Edition T-Top, Auto, V-8, Loaded CREDIT PROBLEMS? NO PROBLEM! Sheriff Asks Business To Provide 911 Information The Troup County Sheriff's Office and the E-911 Center is asking anyone that opens a new business or pur- chases an existing business to call 911 and give them the emergency contact informa- tion. "We are currently check- ing about 32S businesses nightly and certainly try to keep up with when someone opens a new business or a business comes under new management, but we don't know about it every time," said Sheriff Turner. A person opening anew business in unincorporfited Troup County should call 883- 1700 and give them the busi- ness ,name, address, phone number and an emerg contact person and p number for after hours - gencies. : "Many times at night deputies ask E-911 operators to call the emergency contact of a business they are check- ing to ask a question owner or to advise the of something suspicious  the deputy has found times that the busineSS no contact person is on said E-911 Director Noles. If anyone has tions about this they are asked to Captain James the Sheriff's Office. Forgery Investigated by He told police that now Birdsong stated Continued From P 1A in a cup on the bench by the pumps was missing and one bucket of carwash soap was also missing. Keele said that the bur- glars tried unsuccessfully to cut the lock on a vending machine. The case remains open. An investigation is under way on an incident concern- ing a check cashed last October 14 in amount of $732. Kumar Adarsh/R.S. Grocery located at 1339 E. Main Street told police he cashed a U.S. Treasury check last October for $732. he has a letter stating the per- son to whom the check was made out to, denies cashing this check. Adarsh said the check was payable to Faye W. Stewart of 358 Hammett Road, ImGrange. Danile Larson of 111 Granite Street told police that somebody stole a toolbox and tools from his front yard on last Wednesday morning, he said the value of the tools is $250. The case is still open. Terry Birdsong of 4783 Mountville Road filed a report with the HPD against Body Caldwell. Caldwell called him pay phone as he had i.n past, to his house and"im ical harm." Warrant advised. Police gasoline drive-off Shell Mart located Interstate 8S on Hwy 54. Clerk Sharon BaileY police that a black male short hair, white shirt black slacks worth of gas into a Cadillac ing the nozzle on the