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.
Members of the New Sunbury Baptist Association provided lunch for teachers at Smiley Elementary on May 8 in observance of Teacher Appreciation Week.
Three awards were presented at the May meeting of the Liberty County Commission. The photos at left describe them.
There were many wealthy plantations in Liberty County in 1860. Rice was the main crop, and the plantations were mainly along the coastal regions. Many plantation owners joined the army for the Civil War, and that left the master's wife in charge of managing the plantations.
The 2013 Miss Ludowici Pageant was held May 4 at Long County High School.
For the 24th year, Hinesville has earned the national designation of Tree City USA, according to a news release from the Arbor Day Foundation.
Applications are being accepted for the 2014 Miss Georgia South Pageant on July 13 in Adel.
When told the Americans were hopelessly surrounded at Bastogne, Belgium, and ordered to surrender on Dec. 22, 1944, the 101st Airborne Division's acting commanding general, Brig. Gen. Anthony McAuliffe responded iconically to the German commander by saying, "Nuts!"
The Liberty Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" at 7 nightly May 17-18 and at 2 p.m. May 19 at the Dorchester Village Civic Center. Doors open a half-hour before showtime.
"Iron Man 3" currently is the No. 1 film in the world. You had to be a superhero this past week just to find a showing that wasn't sold out.
April 20 to May 20: Just when you thought you had everything planned to the smallest detail, you get some news that could unsettle things. But a timely explanation helps put it all back on track.