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Honorc00d Page 3 [] I th Formerly The Hogansl HerakJ Sera00ng the HogansviUe-Grant00le Area Since 1944 ?lO III I III II III II I Page 5 II I II PRSRT STD AUTO U l S . POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, &apos;A PERMIT NO 35 59, NO. 38 HOGANSVILLE, GEORGIA-THURSDAY, SEPT. 19, 2002 8 PAGES * 1 SECTION 50 k CELEBRATION- Hogansviile Elementary School held its Fall Festival on Saturday, Sept. 14th. Everyone had a good time and about $1,300 was raised for our new playground. Thanks to everyone who came out and supported this PTO fund-rais- er. Top photo: Getting her face painted was Kaneisha Russell. Wanda Hall was the artist doing the painting. Bottom: Also enjoying the fun at the Fall Festival were, front, left to right, Sequoyah Russell, Ashlea Sharp, Agan Sharp, Samatha McGhee, William McGhee; rear, left to dght, Eric Duncan, Jordan Coleman, Jackalin Neese Paul  ........................... iill " i . Woman Flees Burning House Police Suspect Arson By BRYAN GETER ,, A Hogansville woman escaped her burning house early last Thursday after she ., awoke around 5:30 a.m.   . . Emma Iu Glanton of 128 Ware St. told firefighters she woke up after lying on the ++. couch and heard what sound- ed like a cat coming through the kitchen window. Then she was met with smoke which got thicker and thicker as she ran out of the house. The police report stated that two incendiary devices were used. One was thrown under the house and the other  was dence. Troup County Fireman Capt. Early Harris said a trail of flammable liquid was found between the rear and west side of the house. Reports state the fire was contained to the kitchen area. No arrest has been made but police are treating the case as arson first degree and attempted murder. This case remains under investigation. *Another fire was report- edlast Wednesday at 1-85off- IN STYLE...WE THINK- Look out Hawaii, here we < ramp in Hogansvige. come. Elmer Williams and Frances Robinson wait for The fire damage to the the fun to begin. Dr. and Mrs. Joe Aimand hosted a vehicle of Jack Stinson of lurch for the Social Critters of Antioch Baptist Church. Mobley Bridge Road was Some 30 to 40 Critters arrayed Hawaiian style, attend- estimated at $800. ed in full Style grass skirts, bold blouses and shirts, leis The cause was not deter- for arms, neck and ankles. mined. T Vows to Brh00g'Hometown " ' Here y BRYAN GETER "A return to hometown is coming to I-[ogansville according to John Thompson, President and CEO of the CB&T Bank LaGrange. "We want to be good citi- Zens," he stated, "and you (City of Hogansville) are going to have a real bank with real local control." meetings" Thompson stated, CB&T has contracted to "we will also adopt a policy purchase the former BB&T where civic clubs can use it offiee on Main Street in down- as well as the city." 0 - town and will acquire the Thompson said they will of CB,tT=.=, n rntmon FLAG Bank branch located make the building look alive inside the Ingles Store near by keeping up the landscape 1-85. CB&T plans to have an DOWNTOWN BRANCH CB&Tt =r and "we will fly the American - is opening an offme .a." 101 -A oo.=. ATM machine added to the where The Citizen's Bank used to be. Thompson said he has downtown bank as well as re- The bank plans to reno- for storage hired Ropmie Mize, who is opening the one at Ingles, vate the adjacent room that "We plan on t"mishing that Thompson sai& has never been used except room so it can be used for See BANK, Page 2A Construction Begins Soon For New Middle School arose. The land that the school will be built was land of the late Joseph Young. Young will passed on hos home, Pineland and 2,500 acres to the Georgia's Sheriffs Youth Home Inc. when he died in 1986. - . "I'he clause in his will stated that if the Sheriff's youth Home ceased to exist, the property would go to the state," Roy Nichols, Troup County Superintendent stated. "We had to get the state to say that it did not want the property." The state properties commission finally met last week and agreed with the request of the Troup County Board of Education Nichols said it has been a very com- pUcated process, but at least it satisfied the title insurance company. BRYAN GETER The construction of the new CaUaway Middle School will get under Way soon after "groundbreaking" was held last Thursday: The new school will be located on at Hammett and Tin Bridge roads and is scheduled to open for the 2004-2005 school year. CMS is presently located in the same as CHS at 221 Whitfield Road. new site is about two miles from its present location. Torrance Construction of LaGrange is the contractor and it should take approximately 20 month to complete. It took longer than expected to get started on the new school as problems DIGGING IN - Taking part in the new Callaway Middle School groundbreaking were, Front rt (L-R) students Cortez Culwright, Kyle Mimbs, Hillary Caswell, Latisha Mitchem and Mich Cannon. Second row: Tom Whatley, Principal, CMS; Dr. Roy Nichols, Superintendent, Troup Co Schools; Sheila Rowe, Board Chair, Mike Pruitt of Torrance Construction, Daves Nichols, Bo Member. Third row: Alfred McNair, Board Member, John Darden, Vice Chair, Debbie Burde Board Member, Ken Smith, Troup County Commissioner, Tms Lumpkin, Pineland. I I 1 I I I 1 I I I [ t t t 1 i