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PAGE 2-A Classifieds: Pages 7-9 PARK MEAD()W APARTMENTS 1 & 2 Bedroom Units Available Central Heat & Air. Stove & Refrigerator ,,,,...,..,  Manager Office  Mon-WIKI 2:30,4:30 p.m. * 111m's-Frl 3: - 5:30 p.m. (706)637-4337 707 E' Rd: sville i iilu i i iiii ii i1 i f i ii i i i i i i SHARP DRESSERS. DRESSING TOOLS) / $58.95 ' All blades bck 2139 Greenville Road LaGrange, GA. (706) 882-1555 299 Commerce Avenue, US Hwy. 29 (Old Wal-Mart Bldg.) LaGrange, GA- (706) 884-2500 HOGANSVILLE HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, DEC. 6, 2001 I Glanton Gets Continuance By John Kuykendall Former Greenville High Principal Charles Glanton received a continuance in a trial Wednesda): Glanton was accused of not reporting an alleged rape incident at the school. Glanton was charged with not reporting an alleged rape of a cheerleader after a Feb. 23 basketball game at the school. In May, a grand jury indicted Glanton on a misde- meanor charge of failing to report the alleged rape. On Wednesday, Superior Court Judge William "Billy" Lee signed an order stating that Glanton will enter a guilty plea in July. --.. The ord8rcalls for the case to be placed on a nonjury cal- endar in July and that Glanton will enter a First Offender Act plea to the charge and will receive probation which will be suspended upon payment of a $100 Free. With such a plea, the record of his case would be cleared if Glanton success- fully completes the court's sentence with no further vio- lations of law. Glanton stepped down as principal of Greenville High School in August 2001 and is currently working at the cen- tral office of Meriwether County Schools. Glanton is expected to retire with 30 years service at the end of this school year. \\; OFF THE STREETS- Meriwether Sheriff Steve Whit j0 shows some of the illegaldrugs found during traffic st on his county's section of 1-85, which is near Hogansvil Over 120 laoupls of pot were seized. -,d By Bob Tlle BIG NEWS- FDR Little White House Superintendent Frankie Mewborn spoke to members of the Manchester Kiwanis Club Tuesday, November 27 at their regular meet- ing. His topic was what the economic impact of the new FDR Museum would be on the area economy. Shown above from left are Jim Collier, Kiwanis President Rebecca Loftin and Frankie Mewbom. New Museum Could Stir $16 Milh'on The economic impact of the new museum planned for the FDR Little White House State Historic Site could be a whopping $16 million to the area economy, Frankie Mewborn, super- intendent of the site told Manchester Kiwanis members Tuesday night, November 27. Mewborn said that the projected opening of the new museum has been set for April 12, 2004. The 18,000 square foot facility will be construct- ed near the present entrance, and will cost $6 million to build. The state has authorized $1.5 million for the proj- Current annual visitation at the Little White House site is 110,000 vis- itors each year. Once the new muse- um is opened, projected annual visi- tation will be 150,000 visitors per year the first full year, increasing each year to as many as 250,000 annually, which is the maximum capacity of the facility. Presently, 21 full time employees are required to operate the almost 200 acre site, with this number increasing to 29 once the new" muse- um is in full operation. Current revenues produced at the Fifty-four percent of the visitors are from Georgia, 26 percent from bordering states, and 20 percent from the other states. According to figures from the Georgia  of stry,: Trade and Tourism, $109.00 pe per-, son is spent by a visitor tfiatay: overnight, while $27.00 per person is spent on a day visit. They say 46 per- cent of the Little White House visi- tors stay overnight in the area which brings the present visitor impact on the area's economy to over $7 million per year. I I I K,.sbol',x surplus commodities will be distributed to eligible low income residents in Carroll, Coweta, Heard, Meriwether, and Troup counties on December 5, 6 and 7. 1. Social Security card of the household member pick- ing up the commodities; 2. Address of the house- hold; 3. Total number of per- Pittypat's Pecans All of our pecans are ORCHARD HILLFARM Georgia-grown at Orchard Hill Farm, our family-owned and operated pecan farm since 1917. ESTABLISHED 1917 Call Today: Patfisue Elliott 688 Mountain Ridge Manchester, GA. 31816 Phone: (706) 846-4315 Warehouse #6 The Manchester Mill Callaway Street Manchester, GA. 31816 tributed on a FLrst-come, first- served basis to households providing the above informa- tion. The locations for distri- bution in Troup Count), are: 1. LaGrange Service Center, 1380 Lafayette Parkway, LaGrange, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 2. West Point Housing Authority, 1201 East 12th Street, West Point, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. 3. Old Crocker Elementary School, 304 Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 pan. 4254 Roosevelt Hwy. (706) 655-2446 [ We've built in more strength, versatility and value on our Kubota B7500 DT/HSD all-pur- pose tractor to handle light construction, nursery, work and small chores arund the farm. Powered by a liquid-cooled Kubota E-TVCS diesel engine for higher torque and cleamer emissions, the B7500 DT/HSD (DT-17 -row/HSD no ,,,) offers exceptional performance. You get more standard features including power steering, a Category L 3-point hitch, 4WD, a flail-open hood for easy mainte- nance, illuminated instrument panel full flat deck and large-diam- eter tires for' gentle footprints'. From now until December 31, 2001, you can buy the B7500 with absolutely NO DOWN PAYMENT and Kubota financing as low as 3.99% with approved credit. There's more! While supplies last, we'll include a brand new HOWSE 5' ROTARY MOWER (Bush Hog type) absolutely free! A $795 value. No Gimmics! Now is the best time to buy North America's most popular tractor. And we should know. We're the 12th ranked, Category 3 Kubota dealer in the country! at 882-6412. Community Action f Improvement, Inc. does P. discriminate on the groU a of race, color, national o age, or handicap, against Y one from participation to, P denied the benefits of, or I otherwise subject to discri0 ination under any prograga o activity for which the Pf gram applicant received fe eral financial assistance ff01 the United stat Department of Agriculture" HOME DECO_QR Shoe Box Pillow00 ectandafund-raisingdriveispresent- site are $310,000 per year with a proj- Using the same 46 percent i ly underway to secure the additional ect increase in revenue to $553,500 overnight visitor stay and the 250,000 construction cost. for the first full year of operation, capacity visitor count, the area eco- ! Kiwanians were shown drawings The Little White House Historic nomic impact from the Little White Mk: of the proposed facility, both inside Site is the most visited historic site House visitors will increase to over - irtt and out, and briefed by Mewborn on in the state. Children and youth up to $16 million annually. I mth some of the plmmed contents, which age 18 account for over one-third of Jim Collier introduced Mewborn ! will include a theater with up to 150 the visitors, with seniors 55 and over and was the person who arranged the I , Two Plead Guil W In Tnnl00r He'ts00 ' seating capacity, accounting for about a fourth, program. !ltn ,r a( ( arc u ,a00t in *o T.om00 of'.aO000000e ,i By Bryan Geter County Superior Court. about $370,000 worth of timber frorO! 1 i( Troup County woman's property 1 [,r A Meriwether County woman and a Ellen Benefield Deloach, 53, of year, according to evidence and cha I nore on L man pied guilty to theft Greenville and her son-in-law, Robert presented in court.  Surpltts Food Distribt00ons" " " Underway This" Wee, l-Sl[!bp Traclor Community Action For Each household must be sons living in the bousehold; Church Street, Hogansvill! 1]0[ O11 lieu . Improvement, Inc. able to provide the following 4. Total household from 8:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.rt _J announces that the information when picking up income. ! t)OltOlTl ]JllC Department of Agriculture commodities: Commodities will be dis- *For more informatiO call the CAFI Service CeO te