Tuesday, Katherine Doster, support service specialist with the Georgia Council for the Hearing Impaired, informed Rotarians through an interpreter about current issues, projects and concerns for surrounding area residents who are hearing-impaired or deaf.
Four friends sit in a circle in an office at the Button-Gwinnett Elementary School media center.
The Hinesville Military Affairs Committee started its fundraising campaign for this summer's Military Family Appreciation on Fort Stewart.
Volunteers from the Two Rivers Master Gardeners Association completed the first 30 feet of "The Walk: an African-American Tribute" on Monday at LeConte-Woodmanston Plantation in Liberty County. Counties represented by the Two Rivers organization include Effingham, Bryan, Liberty, McIntosh and Long. The walk is a memorial to slaves who toiled on the former rice plantation and across the country, as well as their descendants.
In keeping with the tradition of planting trees on Arbor Day, several members of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Hinesville Alumnae Chapter, planted a white oak tree at Baconton Missionary Baptist church in memory of Deloris P. Gaulden, who died Oct. 17.
The leader of the group working to put a trail between Riceboro and Kingsland explained the project to the Hinesville Rotary Club April 14.
Several soldiers and their families took to the streets of Fort Stewart for the post's annual Take Back the Night walk on Wednesday.
"The coffee industry has failed the consumers by not educating them on what the process is and how to brew the perfect cup of coffee," Dr. Joseph John, president of Josuma Coffee Co., told an audience Tuesday during a presentation at Uncommon Grounds.
Like many local children, toddler Aubrey Poole stood in the sunshine Wednesday giggling as she fed handfuls of greens to a giant rabbit owned by Hampton Island Preserve. Eyes wide, she soon moved on to watch a small diamondback terrapin splash around in a tank, and finally made her way to see the squirming ferrets.
The Alliance of Administrators will host its third Administrators Conference on Friday-Saturday.
At a time when many children are not fortunate enough to live in stable, loving homes, the Georgia Sheriff's Association has found away to help tackle this problem.
Colorful illustrations of animal-like characters now greet the children coming into Mt. Zion Baptist Church's the Heavenly Place Learning Center.
The Courier came along on a snow tubing trip to Gatlinburg, Tenn., this winter. The travelers were, from left: Beate Lewis, Petra Jones, Deena Lewis, Rita Grouch, Jack Lewis and, in front, Kylie Lewis. The Courier will run a photo from your travels, business or pleasure, too. Just get us an electronic or paper print of a snapshot taken while you are away.
Concerted Services, Inc. is sponsoring an agency-wide fundraiser to support programs that serve senior citizens, including congregate and home-delivered meals, commodity distribution, energy assistance and emergency assistance.
Pull out your list of ways to eat them. They're coming. The official "shipping date" for the 2009 Vidalia Onion Marketing Season is April 20, says Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin. The shipping date is based on the recommendation of the Vidalia Onion Advisory Panel under the authority of the law, rules and regulations applicable to Vidalia Onions.
The Goldenheirs meeting on May 7 opened with Jane Cart doing the devotion with a Mother's Day theme.
Elacha Roman of Hinesville received the Girl Scout Gold Award at a formal ceremony May 5 in Savannah.
Want to see something nasty? Just walk out to the nearest sidewalk or curb near you and chances are you will see a bunch of nasty cigarette butts tossed by passing mindless smokers. Yuck!
EDITOR'S NOTE: DVDs reviewed in this column will be available in stores the week of June 10.