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Houston times-journal. (Perry, Ga.) 1994-1999, December 07, 1994, Page Page 7A, Image 7

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Unknown author describes pride in Worrall as annex cupola placed By BRIGETTE LOUDERMILK New* Editor 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 school. 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 paragraph: "11c stooil in the rain watching I I ME - K 1 H 40k. 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 News Editor 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 assistance. GEMA also presented a proclama Bank South is happy to introduce Perry to the pleasures of 7-day banking. Starting immediately our new, full-service office in Kroger will be open every day of the week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 8. Seven-day convenience is just one of many ways the friendly people at Bank South are reinventing banking to serve you better. We also offer a unique bank-by-phone service that lets you open an account or even apply for a loan until 10 p.m., seven days a week. More Saturday hours than any other bank in Perry. Access to the largest cash machine network in Georgia. And a host of innovative products and services no other bank in town offers. All brought to you by the same local folks you've known for years. But as nice as the new hours and new products are, it's the new thinking 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 Surorisingly Open. f ■ „ 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 Agency (FEMA). Perry Marketplace In-Store, 988-4676, I 367 Sam Nunn Boulevard, Perry, C.eoujia ID 8 M 8 Sun It,ink Soul 1 1 < oi|h*i.»lh»ii Mcmhri 11 >l( I <| Op|ini (unilvl cihiri Georgia State Patrol releases traffic report for November The Georgia State Patrol at Perry announced on Dec. 1 that nine traf fic accidents in Houston County were investigated during the month of November. These accidents re sulted in live injuries and no deaths. In the area of enforcement by Post 15, Sergeant First Class K.W. Hancock said his officers had made Quincy Jordan M.D. P.C. 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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. r M RMW 1 [ ■liißiom.J “Qualify Is Still our lU‘.cl|Kf. B 4? 4 z> ATTENTION PERRY Wendy's of Perry, Georgia is cur rently looking for a manager trainee in this area. When it comes to your career success, we have an exciting angle on management opportunities for individuals who meet our stan dards of quality. We offer above average compensa tion and our benefits package is among the best in the food business. For more information on these op portunities call Craig Oplinger at 987-5260 or send your resume to: Wendy's of Perry, Ga. Attn: Mgt. Recruitment 1428 Sam Nunn Blvd., Perry Ga., 31069 For the best Sport'S Cot/erfCje in rerjeP the T meS-Journal ' Dr. Quincy Jordan, M.D. Page 7A