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.
Children, parents and pets dressed Friday in costumes ranging from scary to super hero for the Hinesville Downtown Development Authority's largest annual downtown event, the Scarecrow Stroll and Beggars Night.
Girls from around the region recently dusted off their best cowboy hats and donned their favorite western attire to be a part of the 2013 Miss Long County Wildlife Pageant.
The Bryan County 4-H Club and the city of Pembroke will host the 30th annual Christmas Parade and Festival on Dec. 14.
It's practically impossible to miss a hot air balloon.
Walter Reeves, who is best known as the Georgia Gardener, served as the guest speaker Thursday at the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce's Progress through People luncheon at the Liberty County Performing Arts Center.
Halloween happens later this month, and I'm getting into the spirit by catching all new episodes of "The Walking Dead." The most-watched drama in basic cable history belongs to the AMC network and kicked off its fourth season earlier this month.
The Toys for Tots application deadline has been extended. A representative will accept Long County applications at the Long County Division of Family and Children Services building from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 1, which is the deadline for Long County.
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Fort Stewart is reaching out to the civilian community, asking for female volunteers to serve as mentors to young female soldiers.
In its 15th year of operation, the Great Ogeechee Seafood Festival welcomed thousands of guests to J.F. Gregory Park during the weekend for what has become one of Richmond Hill's most-anticipated events of the year.
Back in the Stone Ages - before hot wings were invented to satiate armchair quarterbacks, and when pro-football games were on Friday, Saturday or Monday and did not interfere with Sunday church services - football fanatics chowed down pounds of cheese, summer sausage and tater chips during the game.
Oct. 23 to Nov. 21: A more-positive mood might be difficult to assume in light of a recent problem involving the health of someone special. But by week's end, your emotional barometer should start to rise.
Gordon and Phyllis Holland will celebrate their 66th wedding anniversary on Oct. 25.
The Toys for Tots application deadline is Oct. 31. All applications must be turned in directly to the Hinesville United Way office, 135 E. M.L. King Jr. Drive. Applications are available online at www.toysfortots.org. However, those submitting online applications will be required to provide additional information before the application can be approved.
The Long County Middle School chapter of Future Business Leaders of America hosted the Miss Walker Elementary and Miss Long County Middle School pageants Oct. 17.