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PAGE 2-A HOGANSVIHE HOME NEWS - TItURSIIAY, &apos;AI(\\;. z, 2003 [ 0000ppo. 0000oop, I Meriwether Deve [opment Thank You I am ever grateful for yovr confidence and support in electing me to represent you. I am Committed to achieve lower taxes, lower utility rates and to improve the quality oflifie fir all. 1 am convinced that these goals can be achieved through quality growth, by pursuing untried but plausible sohltions to the elusive debt problem, and by earning the positive attitude of all citizens. 1 would especially like to thank those who gave so generously of their time in making my campaign successfid. Thomas Pike Farm Su 61 Industrial Rd., H0gansville (706)637-6263 RING IN THE HOLIDAYS ! Savings throughout the store! Sale Ends Saturday, Nov. 22 lltN. ADMISSI SEAllNC UlWT 0001115  AT $'IM PAl. .............. , ....... ;27-4 ] A Full Service Family Salon 101 E. Main St., Hogansville 637.9532 Open: Wednesday-Saturday To mv new friends and customers who have given me the awesome opportunity to be your hairstylist... THANKS FOR 1 GREAT YEAR! I am excited about the future here and invite everyone to come by and visit, check out the competitive prices, and just look around. I hope to serve you! s5 Off Perm or Color ,(,ti :I:, ': ,:,,,,,,,,,,,,,o,,,, ...... ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ,_,,, ,_,,,,: ? !017 ,' ONE PER FAMILY PLEASE! 1 iun lo)king firw'ard to nu.ny xnore years! N)w hiring Professional, Experienced Stylist (Booth Rent) (;r('atlv Reclnced Prices ()n Products, lnchuting (;,ilt Baskets -Gift Certificates- Wants Land Ford Had Considered By BRYAN GETER The Meriwether County Industrial Development Authority and the county commission want to purchase the land that Ford had considered for a site ear- lier this year. IDA Officials want the parcel of land n northern Meriwether developed and prepared for a large industry prospect that could come into the county. The 1,000-acre parcel, presently owned by Mead Inc, is north of the Lone Oak community and is the same prop- erty that Ford wanted to purchase when it considered moving its Hapeville plant earlier this year. "It's a handicap when we don't own the land," Robert Hiss, Meriwether County Administrator said during an interview with The Vindicator last week. "We need to develop the land and be ready for a prospect." The IDA asked the commissioners to put up the 529 acres of land the coun- ty owns just north of Greenville for col- lateral as a down payment. The commissioners voted during their last meeting in favor by a 3-1 vote for the measure. Robert Hines was the only commis- sioner opposed to the measure. Hiss said the IDA is going to get loans from local banks to purchase the land. "They are getting the h appraised," he said, "and will make an offer." THE WORST-CASE scenarm IDA has, Hiss continued, is to the land for industrial or economic poses The loans from the banRs will be: a five-year permd and the IDA will responsible for making the interest ments out of its budget, Hiss added. The five-year loan has no tion to the current IDA contract will expire on Sept. 30, 2007. Hiss said there was a possibility  county can get a federal or state agreement to get sewer and installed on the property. By Clint Claybrook TRIM JOB - City utility department employee John Wagner was giving one of the trees near the Hogansville City Hall a little trim job earlier this week, apparently in anticipation of the downtown Christmas decorations going up.. Holiday Parade Set for Saturda By CLINT CLAYBROOK The Warm S <Christmas Parade is uled for Saturday, Nov. 22 2 p.m. and people izations wishing to know. The City Council discussed the parade Monday night meeting. Councilwoman Thompson said that Manchester High Marching Band, a coupl e antiq from the Warm Institute have cated they will "I'm still trying to Santa Claus," she said week. So apparently she'll trying to get through to North Pole this week in t0stii tilS'th "An' (sot!th'of North Pole) who wants to anything in the Parade" should Thompson, since she is parade's master of monies. S' BEAUTY AND THE BEASTS? - A climbing flower highlights this Hogansville mail the remains of Halloween 'scare crows' keep watch, at left. TRT Ranch & Supply Co. East Bacon Street, LaGrange, Georgia (706) 884-7844 ,;,,.  . Mon - Fri 8-6 Sat 8-1 ~ Best Prices, Best Service ... Buy it from Bubba! ] ,pps Speaks to The Meriwether Retired Educators will meet at the Greenville United Methodist Church Thursday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. State Rep. will be the speaker. All retired educators invited to attend. Rev. McElroy Is Welcomed Rev. Elliott W. McElroy on Nov. 1. A graduate began his ministry at First 'Davidson College, he Presbyterian Church of theology at Yale Manchester-Warm Springs and Columbia Theolo Veterans Continued From Page 1A News - the Hogansville Police Department furnished the honor guard. "And they did a great job and just looked wonderful," Robinson reported. Especially Hogansville event were erans of World War II, by some the heroes "saved the world" from evils of the axis poweri German, Japan and Italy. No Penalty for Alcohol Continued From Page 1A in passing judgement on the store, saying he didn't think the recommended seven-day suspension was severe enough for d second offense. The decision night came, at least in because the city has no ten policy pending licenses in alleged sales to minors cil members and the said. 0