Monday, November 24, 2014

Merry Christmas

American Legion Post 186 Christmas will be holding its annual 2014 Christmas Celebration.   American Legion Post 186 located on the Gay Highway in Greenville will celebrate the holiday season by having a Christmas Party/Dinner on Saturday13 December 2014 starting at 5 pm. The cost is $5.00 per person. Widows of former Post members attend free of charge.   There will be a Christmas gift exchange for those who wish to participate. Women should bring a $5.00 to $10.00 gift for a woman and men bring a $5.00 to $10.00 gift for a man.    Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Monday, November 10, 2014

Veterans Day 2014

Honoring our veterans: Hawg Heaven BBQ was the site of the third annual service recognizing our local veterans. Scotty Jones welcomed the group. Twenty six quilts of valor made by the Hummingbird Quilt Guild and the Thursday night sewing group were given to veterans. Ted and Pat Williams at Hawg Heaven served a buffet breakfast and Randall Hodge, pastor of the Church of God in Hogansville led the service. Sandy Whitlock announced the veterans. Eural Cash was the military representative currently in active service; Henry Barnes was the eldest attended and served in World War II while all others served in Korea or Vietnam. Gary Jones displayed his float.

Veterans honored: Henry Barnes, Joe Dollar, Alexander Kapaona, Dan Morgan, Thomas Winkles, Vernon Phillips, Ed Hobson, Doug Jewell, Charles Hinton, Willie Wood, Steve Whitlock, Larry Whitlock, Chet Hunt, Tony Johnson, Harold Corbett, Ton Tigner, Charlie McCamey, Larry Dunaway, Claude Harman, John Norris, Robert Boddie, William Barber, William Christie, Nathaniel Benitz, Colanda Cox and Eural Cash.