Rock 'n' roll Hall of Famer Gregg Allman underwent a successful liver transplant surgery Wednesday morning at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville.
In March, Hinesville Director of Inspections Steve Welborn was elected to serve as director for Georgia to the International Code Council for Region 8. A month later, Welborn was selected to serve as the Coastal Georgia Inspectors Association's representative to the Building Officials Association of Georgia.
Air Force Airman Jamal R. Harrison graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Justin Adams of Lyons graduated from the Naval Academy Preparatory School in Newport, R.I., on June 4. Of 272 midshipmen candidates, he was one of 10 named to the superintendent's list, which requires students to maintain a minimum grade point average of a 3.75.
It took one spring break trip to Washington, D.C., for local graduate Joshua Rodgers to realize he wanted to work in government. When his parents took him to meet U.S. Rep Jack Kingston on Capitol Hill, where he took a snapshot with the area Congressman, Rodgers told him, "I'm going to work here someday."
Air Force Airman Antoine A. Marshall has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Hinesville Assistant City Manager and Director of Community Development Kenneth Howard has been elected president of the Georgia City-County Management Association.
Air Force Airman James M. Carter graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
Midway pilot Steve Berg intends to form a nonprofit organization to ensure his 22-acre, grass-strip private airport, Berg Park Aerodrome, continues "in perpetuity." Berg also wants to develop his property as a residential airpark.
Hinesville resident Chris Jimenez is the busy father of three teens: Dianna, 18, Tony, 16, and Lynda, 14. He and his wife, Liberty County school teacher Juanita Jimenez, take their family on vacation every summer. Here are the Jimenez family's favorite five vacation destinations:
Air Force Airman Jamal R. Harrison has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
May is National Barbecue Month and this weekend, as we celebrate Memorial Day, undoubtedly plenty of people we'll be grilling up their favorite meals. For this week's Best Things the Courier asked a local barbecue connoisseur what are some of his Best Things about the smokin' meal. John Clarke and his family are scheduled to open a barbecue restaurant in Hinesville this weekend.
Fort Stewart soldier Cpl. Ryan Shurtleff brought home one silver and a bronze medal from the inaugural Warrior Games held May 10-14 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. Shurtleff was wounded by an IED in Iraq and is assigned to the Warrior Transition Battalion here.
Hinesville resident Harold Cross, 91, said he joined the U.S. Navy in 1943. Cross said he enlisted in the Navy instead of the Army because he did not want to "fight the war from a foxhole." The former sailor said his younger brother, Merville, served in the Army.
Army Pvt. Tavares M. Foster has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla.