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Unknown author describes pride
in Worrall as annex cupola placed
By BRIGETTE LOUDERMILK
As the cupola was placed on the
top of the Perry Annex Tuesday.
Nov. 29, Mayor James Worrall
watched with pride.
It seems someone else watching
the scene was also proud. . .proud
the school they attended is being re
stored and proud of the man who led
the campaign to save the old
The Houston Times-Journal, as
well as Mayor Worr;ill, received an
emotional, well-written description
of the scene. The author is un
known. but the description of
Mayor Worrall watching a dream
come true and the author's feelings
about the renovation deserve
recognition. Here is a copy of the
"11c stooil in the rain watching
Pictured is GEMA representative Bill Blackwell, left, presenting a check for flood
disaster relief to Houston County Commissioner Larry Snellgrove. HEMA Director
Jimmy Williams, right, was presented a proclamation from GEMA and Governor Zell
Miller for the "unselfish, and often heroic, assistance" provided by HEMA and other
citizens during the flood recovery efforts.
County receives state funds for flood relief
By BRIGETTE LOUDERMILK
Houston County received a check
for $237,215.15 last week from
Governor Zell Miller ;uul die Geor
gia Emergency Management
Agency (GEMA) for flood damage
GEMA also presented a proclama
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with much anticipation. It was dil
ficult to tell whether it was rain
running down his face or was it
tears of joy and pride at the scene he
was experiencing. Thirty seven
years ago he was principal of the
school Unit was having to remove a
cupola from atop the building be
cause it was rotten and in need of
extensive repair. On this day. Tues
day. November 29, 1994. he stood
in the nun watching a giant crane
lift a beautitill, new cupola atop the
same building. . .a school building
tluit iit one time was about to be
bulldozed and probably would have
been had it not been for his effort to
save it. 1 went to school in that
building. . .1 graduated from high
school in its auditorium. . .and it
w:is tears of joy and pride that were
coming down my cheeks."
tion to Houston County Emergency
Management Agency Director
Jimmy Williams for efforts of
HEMA and other local citizens who
contributed to the response and
recovery efforts during the flood.
The money is to be used to repair
or replace public facilities damaged
For Bankers, were
During the rain last Tuesday, workers placed the cupola atop the Perry Annex which is currently be
ing renovated. Along with the spectators was Mayor James E. Worrall, who spearheaded the cam
paign for the old school's restoration, and a local citizen who attended the school and wrote an ac
count of the scene.
by record flooding in July. Houston
County is one of 55 Georgia coun
ties declared eligible for federal
disaster assistance by President
Clinton. The recovery effort is
being managed by GEMA and the
Federal Emergency Management
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Georgia State Patrol releases traffic report for November
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announced on Dec. 1 that nine traf
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were investigated during the month
of November. These accidents re
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Wednesday, December 7,1994, Houston Times -Journal -
453 arrests and issued 450 warnings
during the month.
Various courts in Houston
County disposed of 195 pending
traffic cases during the month widi
the following: 87 guilty pleas, 99
bond forfeitures, no cases
dismissed, no cases no record and
nine nolo contendre pleas.
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