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"We've got crafts, singers, jugglers, clowns, local politicians, dancers, attractions, rides for the kids and the best food our church- READY - The Pilot Club of Hogansville, with the help of Kaye Minchew and at the Troup County Archives, has designed an afghan depicting scenes from the county. This beautiful afghan, seen here being examined by (L-R) Lori Drake, and Janie Dollar, portrays sites located in Troup County, including three The Club will be selling the afghans at the Hummingbird Festival, but already available for purchase from any Pilot Club member, or locally at the Gift inside West Georgia Commons Mall. For more information, call Janie Dollar at or Nell Estes at 637 6440. es and local restaurants can produce.This year we've added a War Between the States Living History Encampment," says Bill Stankiewicz, Festival Chairman. The living history will have soldiers and south- ern belles. The site is the Victoria Belle, 602 Main Street or next door to the Hogansville Library. This Civil War reenactment will be a first for Hogansville and is expected to draw big crowds. "Most of all we've got the people of Hogansville ready to meet, greet and delight our many guests. They like noth- ing better than to show off this beautiful town and this is a great opportunity to do so. Ya'll come on down and see why we're so proud. Besides, it's going to be a fun- filled weekend. It's a real fam- ily treat!" added Stankiewicz. The festival and fair cul- minates more than five months of planning by local leaders. It's Hogansville's major fund-raiser for the year and this year has a spe- cial significance. Residents have formed the Hogansville Charitable Trust, a nonprofit organization dedicated to civic restoration. The monies raised by the festival will go to the needed matching funds for two grants that the town has received. "All the money goes for a good cause," Stankiewicz continues, "but what's more important is the great time we're all going to have rais- ing it. This festival will be such fun. It's going to knock all our socks off!" a.m. Ashley Denney, Miss Teen Of opening - Pledge of Allegiance, God America 9:30 a.m. Michael Hughes- singer/songwriter a,m. Stars and Stripes 1:00 p.m. Rambunctious with Keri Ayres rock) :00 p.m. Clarissa Jenkins Dance Studio p.m. The Robin Kreu (hip hop) Sunday 1:30 p.m. Mary Weldon 2:00 p.m. The Chdstianaires 2:45 Jimmy Norred Funds raised by the festival will go to the needed matchlng funds for two grant5 that the town has received. ty Eyes Utility Requests by Phone Dan Stout Wilson St. Clair has asked City Manager David to see how other cities verify on utility bills for Senior cit- lresent people who ask for dis- must appear in person at City St Clair meeting that some of this might be done by telephone. Hogansville allows for the reductions based on age, income, and other factors. Aldrich said he would report at the next reguhr meeting. *The council voted 4-0 to restrict sexually-oriented businesses. The council approved a rezoning application for a building at 202 Commerce Street. The property is owned by Mac Reynolds. He request- ed changing the building use from office to apartments. -Aldrich advised that the bids for some of the repairs to the Royal Theater bad been received. They ranged from $91,000 to $120,000 from four contrac- tors. All of the estimates are with the architect for review and should be avail- able at the next meeting. Councilmember Peggy Harris reported on the continuing dog prob- lems. Jean Crocker has received com- plaints about speeding on Oak Street. St. Clair Gives Up Assistant Chief Job /J. Dan bmat Wilson St. Clair is still the mayor of Hogansville, but he's no longer an assistant fire chief. Last week the Troup County manager announced that Fire Chief Tim Duffey resigned and took retire- ment. Also, St. Clair request- ed by letter a demotion to the position of firefighter. St. Clair has spent most of his career at or near Hogansville and has been with the Troup County Fire Department over 20 years. Prior to that he was fire chief for the City of Hogansville. Exnse issues are reported- ly involved and center around House Bill 9. St. Clair comes up for re- election November 6. He is opposed by two former may- ors, Suzanne Cook and Mike Johnson. St. Clair has not made any comment since his position change saying, "It would not be appropriate at this time." By J. Dan Stout DRAMATIC BATTLE - Excitement was high Saturday as Callaway hosted Grady High School of Atlanta in a girdiron showdown. Top Photo: Jay Brewer, Callaway High's power running back, shows the stress of the game on his face. Bottom Photo: Fullback Brian Hester, 15, shows the determina- tion the Cavaliers used for their third win in a row. Callaway defeated Grady 30 to 28. More game details on page 2A. ] III I[ il ................... FI II II IIII II IIII