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r- PAGE 2-A HOGANSVmt.E HOME NEWS - THURSDAY, DEC. 19, 2002 Council Okays Alcoh00l License by 4-1 Vote By BRYAN GETER A public hearing was held prior to the Hogansville City Council meeting Monday night to give citizens to voice their opinions concerning issuing a retail alcohol license for NLP Operations located Give them something that will keep them cozy all wintery Oaffity ?sined or Yal ue .... at 1945 East Main Street (formerly Shell Mart). During the regular meet- ing, the council voted 4-1 to approved the license with Councilwoman Jean Crocker casting the lone vote against the matter. Before the vote, Councilman Bobby Joe Frazier asked whose name was on the application. Mayor Wilson St. Clair said the manager, Thomas Messer. Frazier said he thinks the owner name should be on the application. 'That would happen if the owner fired the manager next week," Frazier asked. St. Clair said the business would have to apply for a new Buck's Caytic Wood Bum Stoves lgr & Zo CLUS ALSO AvUL /LONO,I / l]tm-m Bumm /kTFoR RMow / l'u, Vmw Gt. l)0(m / 3 MoD To  IOM Install  For Our Il Savings Of  Year! American Quality TM TRT RANCH & SUPPLY Co. 300 East Bacon St., LaGrange, GA 7O6-884-7844 ,,.. We hope your holiday is above par{ Thanks to all our friends and neighbors. J license. In other business, St. Clair set a public hearing for January 6, 2003 at 6:50 p.m. for the purpose of GEO Food Mart located at 1339 Ehst Main Street to consider retail alcohol sales. GEO is formerly R&S Groceries. Aldrich told the council that the 3,000 feet of gas lines project have been finished and city workers are busy working on water leaks and will be patching holes on the roads this week. The city workers are also picking up limbs on wet days and leaves on dry days. Aldrich said this brings the total to a little more than H0gansville G0ffClub Open to the Public Memberships Welcome 115 American Legion R& 637-4538 jing.t.e b.et.ts, ._ lIngte Detts May your holiday season find you laughing all the way. We're really grateful for your business. 1,7'-W'/.'I I 1  l 1630 Bass Cross Road Hogansville (706) 637-5400 - Toll Free: 1-800-325-2525 I j Whenwethinkofallthefaces,thepastfewyears, 1 , P k i I: it gladdens our hearts'and gives us mu& to celebrate this Christmas. So to all of you, who have given us so much joy, we offer our gratitude aM best wishes for a very mero' season. Sitting Left- Right: Nancy Smith, Marlene Rhodes Standing Left- Right: Anne Smith, Amy Pike, Everlene Clay & Delores Kee. b SANK " PO Box 699. 111 High St., Hogansville. 637-6621 i iJ "". . Drop Off, For Toys For Tots t;, a mile of gas lines for the ciW this year. , He assu'red the council the city willbe off on December 24 and December 25 for the Christmas holidays. Leidner resigned from the Troup County Library Board, citing his workload as the reason. Leidner asked the coun- cil to appoint Angela Sharp to take his spot, representing Hogansville. The vote was unanimous in favor of approving Sharp. He said Troup County Commissioner Buck Davis will appoint her in June when the changes occur. Councilman Jimmy Jackson asked Police Chief Guy Spradlin to patrol W. Main Street more often since speeding is still a problem in that area. St. Clair told Spradlin to run the radar in the are Councilman Charlie Frank Martin said the coun- cil decided during its retreat for those home owners who houses are empty and have no garbage can come to city hall and have that $14.25 fee removed from their bill. ay awan c,er SANTA, THIS IS WHAT I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS - Little Dakota Mccormick of the County Line Community in Troup County tells Santa Claus what he wants for Christmas as Mrs. Santa looks on. Hot Tip, Traffic Stop Result in Pot Arrest By BRYAN GETER Two LaGrange men were arrested last Wednesday and charged with possion of marijuana with intent to dis- tribute/possession of mari- juana less than one ounce after police received infor- mation from the Troup County drug office that a pas- senger in the vehicle would be found in possession of a Georgia , Controlled Substance (marijuana). Deputies made a traffic stop at Upper Glass Bridge Road at Pyne Road. Reports states that a pas- senger, Jeffrey Sims, was leaning toward the floor board of the vehicle possibly placing or retrieving an item from under the seat. Police asked the driver of the vehicle, Christopher A. McMullin,17, of 106 Brittany Lane, LaGrange to step out of the vehicle. While patting McMullin, the officer felt something in McMullin's left rear pocket. McMullin told police it was marijuana He was charged with pos- session of marijuana with intent to distribute. Sims, 19, of 111 Franklin Way, LaGrange gave the offi- cers content to search the vehicle. A suspected roiled mari- juana cigarette was found under the passengers seat. Sims told police that the cigarette was his. He was placed under an arrest and charged with pos- session of marijuana less than an ounce. Consent was given by McMullin and his mother to search 106 Brittany Lane. Agents recovered 13 quarter ounce bags of sus- pected marijuana packaged to sell, scales along with bagies. Agents also recovered seven glass jars of mush- rooms being grown in McMullin's living room. Project Moving Forward  om ge  A tion for its input. Miller answered saying she has contacted the state historical preservation com- mittee who says just to keep the design simple. Miller said she would get in touch with the local his- torical committee real soon. This streetseape project was made possible through a $350,000 grant with the city's part being between $7o,ooo.$m,o0o. 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