Every year, under the leadership of Col. Paul Cordts, MEDDAC Hospital Commander, Brigitte Shanken, director of volunteer services at Winn Army Community Hospital, spearheads community enhancement projects for hospital volunteers to visit nursing homes in adjacent counties.
An inscription at the top of the glossy, black Vietnam Veterans Memorial partially relays the stories of countless men and women who can't tell their own:
Pretty little princesses in pastels, super heroes galore, some gruesome ghouls, a handful of sweet dragons and a baby UGA bulldog were among hundreds of children trick-or-treating downtown Friday during the second annual Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night. The family-oriented event was sponsored by Hinesville Downtown Partners.
Hinesville Mayor Jim Thomas recently signed a proclamation making Nov. 7 "Georgia Retired Educators Day" in Hinesville.
Pink is the word.
When Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, approached area developer and businessman Clay Sikes about holding a silent auction fundraiser to benefit Dorchester Academy, Sikes agreed without hesitation.
Earlier this month, Jim Bunn had a dilemma.
The city of Hinesville recently started collected donated gifts for the 2010 Mayors' Christmas Motorcade. Community members can help by delivering donations to the Hinesville Police Department or by taking part in the Cycles for Charity fundraiser Nov. 6.
During halftime of the Liberty County Panthers' game against the Ware County Gators on Oct. 15, the LCHS homecoming court was introduced and the queen was crowned. Members of the court are:
Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., recently presented a U.S. flag that had been flown over the Capitol to the Long County Library.
SAVANNAH - On Sept. 23, Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. welcomed 13 new CASA volunteers to its ranks of serving in the best interests of children. The volunteers were joined by CASA staff, board of directors and family, and Juvenile Court Judge John Beam Jr. presided over the ceremony.
Well-known Riceboro resident Henry L. Relaford, 90, served his country when called, despite the fact America and the military were segregated in the 1940s.
"It's always better to prevent something (cancer) than to treat it," oncology nurse navigator Brandy Payne said.
Liberty County's waterways need help. And on Saturday, as part of Make A Difference Day, that help will descend on area ponds, rivers, lakes, streams and the ocean in the form of hundreds of volunteers, eager to learn about and protect local marine resources and ecosystems.
The Evans County Forestry Pageant will be Saturday, Nov.13, at Claxton Middle School auditorium in Claxton.
Retired probation officer and Hinesville resident Arthur Stewart spends his time golfing with friends, attending and serving as a junior warden at St. Cyprian's Episcopal Church, and building handicap ramps for physically disabled residents of Liberty, McIntosh and Glynn counties.
An organization committed to protecting the Ogeechee River basin will hold its annual meeting and membership drive from noon until 3 p.m Saturday at Love's Seafood Restaurant.
A rare species of termites reported on in the Courier a year ago continued to spread through the building in which they were found, and now they've been discovered in the oak trees in Bradwell Park.