John Shearer: Remembering My Grandfather, A World War I Veteran

Concerning a memorable moment in his life, my paternal grandfather, Claude Clifford “C.C.” Shearer, years later described it as “the sweetest silence I have ever heard in my life.” He was referring to Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. – the 11 th hour of the 11 th day of the 11 th month, when the armistice occurred ending World War I, or the Great War, as it was then called. The reason for his excitement was that he had an unenviable ... (click for more)

C.C. Shearer served during World War I. See his story by his grandson, John Shearer.
C.C. Shearer served during World War I. See his story by his grandson, John Shearer.

Freedoms Foundation Honors Summers, Germ, Kaylor, Cagle, Adkins, King, Hale, Pearson

Medal of Honor Heritage Center Announces Director Of Development

The local chapter of the Freedoms Foundation of Valley Forge presented several awards at a meeting on Sunday. Distinguished Citizen Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Jerry Summers and John Germ. Distinguished Military Veteran Awards went to Ray Adkins and Ruby Abbott Cagle. ... (click for more)

The Medal of Honor Heritage Center announced Jules Parker, CFRE, as director of Development. Ms. Parker brings with her 10 years of experience in development, fundraising, and relationship building, and attained the Certified Fund Raising Executive credential in 2016. Before joining the ... (click for more)

Fallen 5 Memorial Committee Announces Matching Grant Challenge From The Lyndhurst Foundation

Upcoming Street Closings Announced

New Hamilton County Marriage Licenses

This Veterans Day, and ahead of Giving Tuesday, the Fallen Five Memorial Committee invites the community to participate in a “Matching Grant Challenge” to close out fundraising efforts to complete ... (click for more)

Here are upcoming street closings: Wednesday After Hours Event in West Vill age - W 8th Street between Pine Street and Chestnut Street will be closed on Wednesday, October 31st ... (click for more)

Here are the new marriage licenses from the County Clerk's office: RYAN WILLIAM KERR SHANNON LEIGH SLOVENSKY 2234 CAPE LIBERTY DRIVE 2623 MISTY ROCK COVE SUWANEE, GA 30024 DACULA, GA 30019 ... (click for more)

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