From the Locals - Ann Barfield (Hahira) Mrs. Barfield is a “Hahira lady” even though she was not born and raised here. Born near Elko, Georgia, in Houston County, she chose to attend Andrew College in Cuthbert, Georgia. With a degree in-hand, Miss Ann came to Hahira to teach school and never left. When asked…
From the Locals - Sandy Sanders (Lakeland) Executive Director, Development Authority of Lanier County "I remember riding my bicycle around Lakeland as a child; joining up with friends and riding the streets. Much has changed over the past sixty years. Today, McDonald’s arches stand in the horizon next to a large gas complex with more…
From the Locals - Mary Sue Ward (Adel) "For over 40 years, I have enjoyed living in South Georgia for many reasons: it is a slower-paced lifestyle, proximity to large cultural centers, crops in the fields, and front-porch swings. If you are a new resident or visitor, I would recommend that you visit the Welcome…
From the Locals - Dr. Ruff & Family (Hahira) "We moved to Hahira in 2006 in preparation for opening our Hahira Veterinary Clinic in 2007. I was drawn to Hahira, which has a small town atmosphere and friendly people. This community affords me the ability to raise my family in a safe environment with strong…