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HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2000 P,u;: 5 :tgn Now Empty 00rogmm The , t,,ga..ville Pilot is .,,w mkmg appli- l,. 1he Fmpty ["raid Applications will be at the ttogansville I)epartment 5:30 to 6:00. Please contact the fol- for further details: Donna Arnold 637- or 637-4436: * Elaine Carr 637-4201 /s) or 637-8566. t. Marks News MAKING FRIENDS - Dr. and Mrs. Lloydstone Jacobs volunteer to tutor children in the Afferschool Program. Many thanks to Dr. and Mrs. Jacobs for their dedicated service to the Hogansville Community since moving to the area a few months ago[ Antioch Baptist News By Jimmie Robinson If you do not have a church home, you are cordially invited to come worship with us. On Sunday, November 12 we had a "Lorene Ward Day." Lorene is one of our older mem- bers, and has been faithful to our church for many years. She will be moving to Mississippi to live with her sis- ter. After the evening serwce. we had fellowship and a cov- ered dish dinner at the Dolly Building. On Monday nigtit the "Amazing Grace" class had a farewell party at the Dolly Building honoring Lorene. Most of the class members attended. We will miss Lorene, but our love and prayers are with her, and we hope she will be very The OneGeorgia Authority Equity Fund Program held a training work- shop at Greenville High School on Thursday, November 16. This was one of nine work- shops statewide in which authority representatives began introducing grantees to the process involved in the dis- tribution of the tobacco set- tlement funds. A total of 62 million dol- lars will be distributed over a period of years, with limited funds for loans and grants to eligible applicants of cities and counties throughout Georgia. The state was divided into four Tiers according to eco- nomic need, with rankings based on three year average uneployrhent rates, per- centage of, personS in rer- ty and three year average per capita income. Troup County is in Tier Two and will be eligible for grants and loans. The Equity Fund is designed to be flexible and responsive and is a highly spe- cialized community and eco- nomic development tool with limited resources. The Equity Fund will, not be used for projects where other state or federal pro- grams can be utilized or wl]en local funds will be sufficient and accomplish community and economic development goals. The Equity Fund will be used for building the neces- sary infrastructures such as airport improvements, road improvements, tourism, industrial parks, water and sewage, and technology devel- opments. The Equity Fund program will accept and award appli- cations three times a year for $5 million per project. "The program is very com- petitive," said Laura Meadows, executive director IDEAS LaGrange-Troup Chamber Director Jane Fryer and Kip Purvis, a Meriwether County Industrial Authority director, learn about the settle- ment. of OneGeorgia Authority. "This  program will help bridge the economic divide in Georgia." The first round of applica- tions is due January 15, 2001 and will be awarded on March 30. The second round of appli- cations is due May 16 and will be awarded July 31; and the third round will be due September 14 and will be awarded November 30. Brock Smith of the Department of Trade, Industry and Tourism said, "We want people to expand in Georgia and not go out of state." Grants will be available for water and sewer improve- ments, construction loan pro- grams, waste water treat- ment, drinking water in dis- advantaged communities, recycling solid waste and recycling and waste reduc- tion. Paul Burk, executive director of GEFA spoke briefly to workshop partici- pants. Burk can be reached at (404) 656-0938 or by logging onto their website at www.gefa.org. For more information on OneGeorgia Authority call (478) 274-7734 or write 1202- B Hillcrest Parkway, Dublin, Georgia 31021. Troup County is among 35 Georgia counties with a Tier 2 classification. Homer Crumbley 11-26-1995 "I'he Gift of Love" Love is much more than a tender caress and more happy than bright hours. For a love is made up of shar- ing both hours that are "joyous" and despairing. It's made up of patience and deep understanding and never of selfishness. It's made up of climbing the steep hills and facing stormiest weath- er and nothing on earth or in heaven can part a love that's grown to be part of our heart Great Turkey brings birthday greetings to: , son Mr. and Mrs. Henry Blount, Wayne Cox Robert Brown, Jr., Colton, Mr. Dondi a, Mr. Harvey Dean, Mr. V Dean, Mrs. Annie Marie in memory of Mrs. ;ia Ellis, Larry I)arnell it] lltelllOry of Mr. Fl'eelilalt, ill lUelllory Allen } lodges, Tiffany D. ill lllCllltll'y of Mrs-. Mr. Robert Nails, meiimry of Mr. Jimmy !',1.% Elaine S. Smith, of Mrs. Mary Mrs Wanda Glanton, el l)'Ramus Head, I,ucille Colton, Velma Griggs, Mr. Rufus Jr., Ms. Willie Mao te b/Fis' Hunter, :I grar/dsoh' Mr. and Mrs. Hosiah Thompson, St., l,ucas, daughter of and Mrs. Lawrence Lucas, Montavious Mr. Leon Lovette Brandou Stinson, son of Debra I,esley, Mn Todd Mrs. Alicetine son, Mr. Takaai Ms. Felicia Snellings, Sewell, and lemory of Mr. Harrison g is not just a '.of year, but an attitude of Janie Ellis By Bryan Geter ()n Tobacco Settlement Money li ) I " Oak- ()fficials Gather for Workshop " ....... n Memorium, .... II this love will go through eter- nity. 7kue love lives on when earthly things die a part the spirit that soars the sky. There are times, Daddy, you seem to be with us but we know you are m heaven the gift of love you had for IJS. Forever loved and missed byVirginia, Skeet, your wife Nelie, Don, Clois, and Jimmy, Margaret, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, many friends and loved ones. Dennis Johnson at Parkway Motors, Inc. No Problem HARWELL, BROWN & ARNALL, P,C. ATTORNEYS AT LAW Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 & 13 Social Security & S.S.I. 12 Jackson Street Newnan, Georgia 30263 (770) 251-1567 * 251-0800 Fax 251-0810 E-mail: gbrown@mail2.newnanutilities.org Gary W. Brown They may not be super men or wonder women, but they do perform heroic feats - they save lives. And for that, the surgical team at West Georgia Health System deserves to be called superheroes. These professionals are the driving force behind the wide spectrum of surgical services we provide.' Through their skills we are able to offer a full range of general surgeries, including many high-tech laparoscopic procedures. We also specialize in orthopedic procedures like arthroscopy and total joint replacement. And then there are our ambulatory surgeries and services including endoscopy, lithotripsy, stereotactic breast biopsy and much more. It's a super line-up of services backed up by one more important factor: behind Some of ouryeate00t SUPERHEROES wear masks. those surgical masks you'll find some of the sharpest minds in medicine - and some of the nicest people around. One bea#b Jyotem. All the ca,'e y,,u ,wed _ WEST GEORGIA HEAHH SYSTEM 1514 Vernon.Road LaGrange, Georgia 30240 (706) 882-1411 www.wghs,org happy in her new home. Our annual church-wide Thanksgiving dinner was held Saturday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. We had a good crowd. We want to thank everyone who helped prepare the food. We hope everyone will have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. We have so many sick and shut-in people in our church family. As you pray, please remember them, especially those who are in the hospitals and nursing homes. November 19, Dr. Greg Holbrook and the Good News Trio were guests at the evening service. Our Christian sympathy is extended to the David Beall family on the death of their loved one.