As Marvin Deshazior neared Dorchester Academy during Saturday's Walk to Dorchester fundraiser, he had one thing on his mind.
Fathers are special people, but often, they are overlooked in the midst of celebrating and honoring mothers.
Decades after posing for a photo on their bikes, four cycling pals reunited this past April for an updated photo at the same location - the old Moore home on Smiley Street. Jimmy and Lynda Mobley and their children, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha (wife of councilman Steve Troha), and Ronal and Joyce Moore and their children, Kevin Moore and Lynn Moore Granger, gathered, along with some of their former neighbors, for the reunion. The pictures of the children were taken in the mid to late '60's. Pictured (l-r): Kevin Moore, Jeff Mobley, Marla Mobley Troha and Lynn Moore Granger.
Twelve area young ladies will compete at Miss Georgia Forestry State Pageant on June 8-9 and 15-16.
Death has claimed Bessie Williams, who taught in a time that now seems marked with innocence.
The first Miss and Teen Miss Liberty Fest 2007 pageant will be presented July 14 at Brewton-Parker College.
The Alpha Omicron Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa hosted its end-of-the-year banquet May 21 at Captain Joe's in Midway. The chapter honored Heather Garrido, who just completed her student teaching at Button Gwinnett Elementary School. Garrido was honored as the winner of the 2007 Alpha Omicron Student Teacher Scholarship. Pictured (l-r): Roxanne Lee, scholarship chairman; Garrido; Merilee Cox, supervising teacher; and Tory Baker, chapter president. Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization for women educators.
Live Oak Public Libraries' programs at the Liberty Branch and Midway-Riceboro Branch libraries have been announced.
The Full Gospel Tabernacle COGIC Women's Department presented its first Young Women Christian Council celebration April 29. During the conference, Sheritta Shaw was crowned Miss YWCC and Quamea Hawkes was named Miss Congeniality. The YWCC provides fellowship on a spiritual level for women of all ages and ethnic backgrounds. The YWCC often shares information on topics that pertain to women and their roles in the dual family unit, as well as single-parent family units. The YWCC meets every third Friday at Full Gospel Tabernacle. The church is at 809 Frank Cochran Drive, Hinesville.
The National Association of Letter Carriers hosted its annual food drive May 12 in Liberty County.
Wilton and Paulene Foster will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, May 26. The Fosters were married May 25, 1957.
Veralyn Clover Magallanes Flores was born at 10:37 a.m. July 9 to Lilia Magallanes Flores and Eric Magallanes Reyna of Lafayette, Indiana. Born at Liberty Regional Medical Center, baby Veralyn weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 20.5 inches.
Bistro Night returns to Thunder Run restaurant at Club Stewart Friday.
Six months ago, Brynslet Sellers was like other 2-year-olds, ready to play with her siblings or dress up in princess dresses and tiaras. In February, however, she was diagnosed with heart failure.
The original "Transformers" from 2007 was a pleasant surprise that was loud and preposterous, but extremely entertaining.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee will hold the second annual Veterans Salute Day from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Bryant Commons.
I like bologna - the mild sausage made from beef or meat scraps (beef, pork, turkey and/or chicken), not baloney, the mess you hear from TV infomercials about snake-oil pills that increase your memory, help you lose weight, fight bad breath and increase your personal wealth.
Here's what the stars have in store for you this week:
HUNTER ARMY AIRFIELD - When Pfc. Paul Ieti, 21, was in Afghanistan, he and a friend made a video of him singing "Stay" by Rihanna. And like a million young dreamers before, they posted it on YouTube.
The Hinesville Area Arts Council is accepting applications for barbecue connoisseurs to compete at the 11th annual Blues & BBQ Festival, set for 4-11 p.m. Sept. 20.
"It was the middle of April in 1954, and Myles and I were coming from Tampa, Fla., to Gum Branch to meet his parents and family," Myles Groover's wife, Carlyne Groover, recalled. "We had been married just two weeks.
A Community Activities, Information and Registration and Back-to-School Fair will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. July 30 at Tominac Fitness Center on Hunter.
Q: Is it true that characters from the hit Disney film "Frozen" are coming to "Once Upon a Time"? Judging by the tease from this season's finale, I'd say yes. - Steff S. in Florida
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of July 21.
A new local and regional calendar is available on coastalcourier.com that allows visitors to find a variety of entertainment and events not only in Hinesville, but also Savannah and as far away as Macon and Hilton Head.
Every day, twice a day I check my garden to see if I have any "maters" ripe and ready for picking. In less sophisticated parts of the country, this veggie-fruit is called a tomato, but I live in Georgia, so I call them maters.