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News From Corre 4 { U..L 394 JIM CLAYBURN PO BOX 1648 TIFTON GA 31793-1648 FOR ADC 310 22 Jr- inside Golf Memories of Moreland- 4A Nightmare On Lamar Street IOA The Classifieds Offer Variety of Bargains- Pages 8, 9A PRSRT STD AUTO U. S POSTAGE PAID HOGANSVILLE, GA PERMIT NO. 35 Formerly The Hogansville Herald Received Each Week in 4,000 Homes in the HogansviUe-Grantville Area PARTY honoring the Social Cers of Antioch Baptist Church were: Ugliest - Dr. Joe Almond; Prettiest - Almond; Tackiest - Elmer Williams; and Funniest - Eleanor Gay. The church's teen group hosted the Tacky Party on Thursday the Social Critters of the church. The group enjoyed many laughs at the outlandish outfits that were worn and a good meal, City Targets Illegal Signs By Bryan Geter Hogansville Police Chief Hilton Odom this week announced a crackdown against yard sale and political signs on utility poles and street posts. With the election less than two weeks away, the city has seen a surge of candidate signs. He said signs placed on util- ity and traffic poles are illegal according to the GCA (Georgia Code Association) section 16 7- 25, which states it is damaging, injury or interfering with prop- erty of public utility compa- nies, munici- palities or political sub- divisions. The GCA 16-7-21 states one can be charged with Hilton Odom criminal tres- passing. Odom said putting up signs on an utility pole causes dam- age to the poles and can injure See POLICE, Page 7A You'll Lose Power Saturday Morning .... There /J:,udu/ed por outage  Hogansville this Saturday. The outage will be from 7 a.m. until noon in the Lincoln Street and Blue Creek Road areas. The outage is necessary for the conversion of the 2400 volt to the 7200 volt improve- ment, officials announced I II 0thea" re.awiB beaffect- ed, but probably only for min- utes while power is being turned off at the sub-station so breakers can be opened in the affected area. Then power will be restored. A rain date of Saturday, Nov. 4, has been scheduled. However, forecasts eall for a dry, warm Saturday. i i i sidents Have Plenty of Options for Halloween For more information, please call 706-675-6186. A Halloween Fall Festival, spon- sored by Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum and LaGrange Junior Women's Club, will be held Saturday, from 2-5 p.m. at Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum. Hogansville kids ages Pre-K through third grade are invited. The cost is $3 per child and goblins under age five must be accompanied by an adult "Join us for freakish fun, pumpkin painting, mask making, games, treats and refreshments," said a spokesman. A masked parade around the Square will take place at 4:30. For more information, contact Deb Gouck at 880-5201 or Dianne Frazier at 882-3267. A Fall Festival will be held at the Kid's Kountry Learning Center and Pre-K Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 See HALLOWEEN, Page 7A residents will observe next Tuesday with a vari- are urged to be careful evening,as trick-or-treaters neighborhoods. With the end Savings Time this Sunday, by 6 p.m. The House of Horrors will be held Saturday through Tuesday from 7:30 p.m. until midnight each night. It is located in nearby Centralhatchee on Favor Road, north of Franklin off Hwy. 27. Look for the signs. It is sponsored by Safe Kids in Heard County. Flocking to Fun City's Hummingbird Fest,[,zl Deemed A Big Success By Bryan Geter A crowd of more than 4,000 swamped the streets of down- town HogansviUe last weekend for the annual Hummingbird Festival. -.. This year's event was the largest ever and proved to be financially successful, too: more than $15,000 was netted, according festival chairman Bill Stankiewicz. All monies from the festi- val will go toward the restora- tion of the old Royal Theater which now" house City Hall. The festivities began on Friday night at the Grand Hotel on Main Street with the recep- tion at 6 p.m. and the dinner following at 7 p.m. The silent auction was from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. "Both, the dinner and silent auction netted about $10,000," boasted Jack Leidner, festival committee member. "This fes- tival was a great success." See FESTIVAL, Page 2A By Bryan Geter The Howard family of the Louise Community enjoyed intry Junction traveling "petting zoo7 especially the small above are Tina and Arthur with their daughter the animals. By Bryan Geter DARING - The children enjoyed getting a temporary tattoo' at the festival. Pictured above is Lesha Thrash of Hogansville getting a "rose" tattooed on her arm by Carolyn Edwards. By Bryan Geter BROWSING - Hogansvi!le City Manager David Aldrich enjoys an ice cold Coke as his wife Cindy looks at an arrangement that would make a perfect center-piece on their dinner table.