SAVANNAH -- Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. announces its Awareness Campaign with upcoming promotions, fundraisers and an educational forum. The SMILE Campaign continues until Aug. 17. Community Day on the River is Saturday, the Smiley G tour begins Monday and Goodwill BLT is scheduled for Aug. 20.
Graduation 2008 was another milestone in the life of those students who worked tirelessly during the past school term. The days of intense studying and hurrying to class were now behind them. It was time to march and receive their diplomas.
Lion Gerald Leland (right), president of the Liberty Coastal Lions Club, presents brooms to the Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind in Waycross. Receiving the brooms are Lois Faunds, camp secretary, and Eddie English, program director. The brooms are needed to sweep out cabins every day. The Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind offers summer camp experiences to vision impaired children and adults. For more information, go to www.glcb.org or contact your local Lions Club.
A therapist, she continues to donate her time and energy to help people even after her retirement. After many years working abroad, she returned to this country after the death of her husband.
He may almost be a centenarian, but that does not stop him from having one of the best gardens in the Briar Bay community. Neighbors enjoy his garden just as much as he does. The garden is not only for him, but for the enjoyment of family and friends.
Carolyn Wilson from Woodstock, who is a native of Hinesville and graduated in 1957 with Don Martin, took the sheriff's campaign afield earlier this month, posting his signs around her hhome. As you can see she reads the local newspaper, Coastal Courier.
The Jubilee Singers, the senior choir at First Baptist Church in Hinesville, presented a program of patriotic music, at the July meeting of the Goldenheirs.
Maureen Hogan and her daughter, Leigh Ann Hogan, of Quincy, Mass., visited Mayflower II in Plymouth, Mass., on May 5.
Lois and Desiree Talbot pose with a copy of the Coastal Courier at Niagra Falls as Ed Talbot takes their picture. The Talbots were on vacation, visiting family in Buffalo, NY. Ed was very excited about visiting his hometown, but we still remembered our Coastal Courier!
Cissy Gottleb, a Liberty County School Bus Driver, went to Columbia, Mo., the weekend of May 17. She attended her nephew's high school graduation, and was able to visit, her 99-year-old grandmother, Grace Crane. Gottleb took the Coastal Courier with her and explained to her grandmother what the paper would do. So needless to say, a copy will travel back to Missouri. I can proudly say I have never heard my grandmother raise her voice in anger, Gottleb said.
It is time for yet another class reunion. Although many years have passed since some students graduated, at a class reunion, it seems as if time has stood still.
LUDOWICI -- On May 6, as Cynthia Alexander and her daughter Maggie were driving home from Savannah their 2007 Saturn Outlook collided head-on with another vehicle on Highway 196.
Faculty members of Smiley Elementary joined to honor Nancy Carter and John Carter for their years of dedication and service as Georgia educators. A celebratory dinner was held at the Jekyll Island Resort, and a PowerPoint presentation, which depicted two lives obviously dedicated to family and teaching, served as a tribute to the retirees.
Lamar DeLoach from East Coast Ethanol cleared up some of the growing misconceptions about the popular renewable fuel source May 20 during the weekly meeting of the Hinesville Rotary Club.
The Armed Services YMCA, the nation's leading nonprofit organization supporting the families of junior enlisted military personnel, recently awarded top prizes in its annual art and essay contests to Liberty County residents.
Kroger stores throughout the Atlanta division are raising funds for the American Red Cross, which is supporting those affected by the tornadoes that hit Oklahoma on Monday.
Today, we'll beam aboard the Starship Enterprise to find out if director J.J. Abrams can seek out new life in his exciting reboot series with the big-screen sequel, "Star Trek Into Darkness."
Long County's Relay for Life last Saturday raised more than $35,000 to help fight cancer, according to Co-Chairwoman Deborah Wells. This year's goal was $37,000,
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Liberty County High School's Relay for Life team raised more than $1,500 by selling $1 footprints with the help of Zack Boucher, Samantha Feagan, Charity Flores, Jayden Trotter, teacher Yvonne Lambert, teacher Brenda Rich's health-and-nutrition classes and the entire ROTC program under Col. Bill Sutton and 1st Sgt. George Pettiford.
In ancient times, before "inventive spelling," young minds were required to learn phonics and spelling rules. We even had word lists on which we were tested weekly - words we not only had to spell correctly but define and use properly in a sentence.
May 21 to June 20: A sense of uncertainty could be a good reason to change your position on an important matter. Someone close might try to talk you out of it, but it's your decision to make.
Mosquitoes are major pests in Coastal Georgia, and according to the Mosquito Control experts with Hinesville's Department of Public works, they're not going away.
The 2013 Liberty County Relay for Life included 55 teams and nearly 500 participants who raised nearly $120,000, according to the American Cancer Society's website for relay events.
In the cool of the morning, Henry Relaford leaned forward on an old push-plow. His strong, rugged hands pushed hard against the wooden handles, making the rusty big wheel turn and allowing the razor-sharp blade to cut through the soil.
Some accounting students devote their time to learning how to steal money. And law enforcement officials have to experience tazings and pepper sprays before they can carry those items on their belts - but the way crime procedures are presented on TV is a "bunch of horse hockey."
The recently signed Rural Tourism Protection Act helps Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites meet budget challenges and aids communities dependent on the tourism provided by the state's parks, historic sites or outdoor recreation areas within their communities, according to state Rep. Debbie Buckner, D-Junction City, who wrote the bill.
"Jack Reacher," which is new to home video, is a film that has much more to offer than I expected.
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