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William Carter

...Johnson Carter. He was a United States World War II Army Veteran serving in the Army 99th Infantry Division in the Battle of the Bulge. Of all the medals he received he was most proud of his Army Infantry Badge. He was a member of Piney Grove Baptist...
WWII reunions poignant for dwindling veterans

DAYTON, Ohio - Paul Young rarely talked about his service during World War II - about the B-25 bomber he piloted, about his 57 missions, about the dangers he faced or the fears he overcame. "Some things you just don't talk about," he said.
Historical Society debuts project honoring WWII vets

The oral history project, in the works for about five years, is known as "Augusta Goes to War" and will celebrate its debut from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond County Public Library.
Old, undelivered letter reunites sweethearts after 70 years

After 70 years apart, high school sweethearts were reunited Thursday night, thanks to a letter written during World War II that was undelivered until this year.
Hoyt Haulbrook Jr.

Retired Georgia Power THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. Hoyt A. Haulbrook, Jr., 90, beloved husband of the late June Veal Haulbrook, entered into rest January 15, 2014. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 18, 2014 in the chapel of Beggs
George Brooks

AVERA, GA. - Mr. George Lenard Brooks, age 95 of Avera, died Friday, November 29, 2013 in the Gibson Health & Rehabilitation center. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, December 1, in the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church in Avera with Rev.
William Sweat Sr.

AUGUSTA, Ga. - William A. N. Sweat, Sr., age 90, passed away Friday, November 15, 2013, at University Hospital. Aaron retired from the Southern Railroad Co. as an Engineer. He was the last engineer to operator the Steam Engine Locomotive. He was an
Hal Clubb

WASHINGTON, Ga. - Mr. Hal Weldon Clubb, 85, entered through the Gates of Heaven on Wednesday, December 25, 2013 at the Georgia War Veteran's Nursing Home in Augusta, GA. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, December 28, 2013 at the First
James Anderson

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. James L. "Goober" Anderson, 90, entered into rest on Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be held from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors on Friday, November 1,
Aiken man to receive France's highest honor

Kay Lyell remembers growing up near Daniel Field, where her father would order her to hit the deck when planes passed overhead.It was the byproduct of time spent fighting in World War II, where her father, Richard Wayne Jolley, was a private first class in Company K of the 119th Infantry Regiment, 50th Division."It was a very traumatic time for him," Lyell said. "But it's probably the single most important event in his life."