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December 11, 2003

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I:'AGE 2-A ' Support Our Troops it'S A Buyers' Market! Over 100 properties are for sale in the Hogansville area. To view one or more of these properties call one of our friendly Agents today! Emmett Askew Joe Lee Doug Spradlin Sandra Stephens Memboro, LaGrarlge arid G )()rgia MtJlti-List The And The Department of Urology Are Pleased to Announce the Association of C. Lee Jackson, M.D. Dr. Jackson completed his residency at the Cleveland Chnlc m Cleveland, Ohio. He recmved his medmal degree from the University of Michigan and his under- graduate degree from Albion College in Albion, Michigan. Dr. Jackson comes to us from the Cleveland Clinic in Fort Lauderdale, Florida where he was Chairman of the Urology Department. LaGrange, GA For Appointments, Please Call 706-812-4357 wwv.clarkhoiderelinic.conl Not only will you start You'll start with LJ . l.ess Than Perfccl ('rcdil Welcome, I!ven ('h. 7 & 13 l];tnkruplcy Potential 5 BDR, 3 Bath, 2 Den Home Design 1240 $550.15 Monthly p&i HOGANSV1LLE HOME NEWS- THURSDAY, DEC. 11, 2003  Cool! No School on Dee. "IYoup County School Superintendent Roy D. Nichols Jr. has announced school will be canceled Friday Dec. 19. A make up day is scheduled for March 12. Several issues have contributed to the decision, including the following: 1) LaGrange High plays a semi-final football game in the dome at 3 p.m. Friday. 2) An early onset of the flu season has made it difficult for us to find suf- ficient subs to hold school on a normal day. 3) Friday, ten coaches from LaGrange High must accompany the team which must leave the school in mid-morning. 4) Many parents of players and cheerleaders, who are also our employ- ees, have notified us they intend to take off Friday so that they might watch their children participate in the game. 5) Bus drivers must be pulled off of their regular routes and assigned to drive the teams to Atlanta. 1 6) All of this makes it impossible for us to fulfill the instructional and child transportation functions.  il We cannot get children to and from! school on Friday. k Even if we got the students to school, we wouldn t be able to provide an l inatructional day that had any integri-[ ty. Knight NamedFlag Bank Manager _, nne \\; Flag Bank is pleased to announce !iii She is a board John S. Holle, president of flag0:01 that it has named Paula Knight, assis- tant vice president, as manager of its Hogansville office. Ms. Knight will supervise the Hogansville facility and serve as the lending officer for Hogansville and the surrounding area. She has 20 years of banking experi- ence and has served in numerous roles during her career. For the past 14 years, Ms. Knight hasbeen with Flag Bank where she most recently managed the Main Office in LaGrange. Ms. Knight is a graduate of Troup High School and is actively involved in the Troup Countycommunity. Bailey Ends Marine Corps Basic Training !!iii!iii .i4!ii!i of director for both the March of Dimes Southwest Georgia Division and Partners in Education, and is a member of the Women's Division of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce. She and her Knight husband, Jerry, reside . in Hogansville. They have three children and one grandchild. Bank's LaGrange/H, ogansville regionbz AIs said, "Paula has an excellent reputation - " as a community banker. She has a great appreciation for the needs of the customer and a proven record of providing personal service. Her local ties to the Hogansville com- munity, along with her distinguished leadership, form an outstanding part- nership." Flag Bank is a wholly owned sub- sidiary of Flag Financial Corporation, a bank holding company. The Flag Financial franchise consists of 23 offices, including 17 full-service bank- ing offices and four mortgage/loan pro- duction offices, in 13 counties. Marine Corps Pvt. Shawn N. Bailey, a 2002 graduate of Callaway High School, Hogansville, recently com- pleted 12 weeks of basic training at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, S. C designed to challenge new Marine recruits both physically and mentally. Bailey and fellow recruits began their training at 5 a. m., by running three miles and performing calis- thenics. In addition to the physical conditioning pro- gram, Bailey spent numer- ous hours in classroom and field assignments which included learning first aid, uniform regulations, combat water sut'lriv8rksman- ship, hand-to-hand combat and weapons training. They performed close order drill and operated as a smallinfantry unit during field training. Bailey and other recruits also received instruction on the Marine Corps' core val- ues. THE JUDGES- Donnie Turner, Jerry Woods and Barry Bennett had their work cut out for them on a cold, windy Saturday afternoon, Dec. 6, as judges for the floats in the Christmas parade. There w',re any beautiful floats and the parade wa.s yew SUCCeSsful, : . .... ' "" Gaddy Completes Traffic Law Class Patrolman Christopher Lee Gaddy, of the Hogansville Police Department, has completed a eourse in Advanced Traffic Law, conducted by the Georgia Police Academy Division of the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. This course is required by the Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training Council for Advanced Certification. The course provides pub- lic safety officers an overview of the laws in the Georgia Traffic Code that pertain to moving vehicle violations and includes updates on rules of the road, which govern how a vehicle shall be operated safely. from the GROUND UP. the GROUND ITSELF. There has N\\;:ER been a better time to build your dream home. LOW INTEREST RATES MEAN LOW PAYMENTS tIomes are lll o,,'o Coinplete. Stick. Built, Board by Board. l(ll ,o Financing Available* BUILDER PAYS C L( SING COSTS On Your Lmd or h] Our Communities . Over 25 Years Experience in West Georgia and East Alabama . 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Mark Fuller, well known pianist, entertained the group playing Christmas carols and guests joined in the singing. They were also presented a bag of Christmas candy. Janie Dollar, Pilot Club President, was in charge and intro- duced the Pilot members. q