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National Veteran Small Business Week

October 31st-November 4th is National Veterans Small Business Week. This is a time to celebrate and acknowledge veteran owned businesses across the nation. More than 2.4 million U.S. businesses are owned by veterans, about nine percent of all American businesses. Here in Liberty County, we have some amazing veteran-owned and operated businesses, from delicious food and entertainment to home care and so much more. We want to focus and highlight a few of our veteran-owned businesses in Liberty County so check them out below and show your support.

Keep Liberty BeautifulKLB National Veteran Small Business

Dr. Karen Bell is the Executive Director of Keep Liberty Beautiful (KLB), which is a community education and volunteer action program dedicated to community improvement, and an affiliate of the national organization, Keep America Beautiful. Dr. Bell started out as a part time employee and later became a volunteer & board member. In 2018 she took over as the Executive Director. Dr. Bell has a passion for making Liberty County the best community it can be. She also loves inspiring children to go green. Check out their website here or visit them at 9397 E. Oglethorpe Hwy, Midway.

Southern Shoots Photography

Dean Coffman currently serves our community as a deputy with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. In his free time, he enjoys taking photos and decided to turn it into a business. Southern Shoots Photography is a well-rounded photography service with a vision of creating and capturing your special moments. They have an array of services, ranging from portraits to full events. They strive to catch lasting memories through organic interactions. Visit their website here or check them out at 730 Weeping Willow Drive, Suite 106, Hinesville.

A Plus Realty Group

LaFonya Mayfield is the broker & owner of A Plus Realty Group. She’s an expert in the local area, and brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise about buying and selling real estate to Liberty County. Mayfield also consults sellers on “home selling tactics” with the goal of staging your home in a way that draws in potential buyers. She believes, “When it’s time to move, you need someone who will advertise your home, show to prospective buyers, negotiate the purchase contract, arrange financing, oversee the inspections, handle all necessary paperwork and supervise the closing.” You can check out her website here, or stop by the office at 445 EG Miles Parkway #108, Hinesville.

Big DawgsBig Dawgs National Veteran Small Business

Mitch Boston has brought his love of hot dogs from Brooklyn down to Liberty County with our first hot dog place- Big Dawgs. The restaurant brings everyone a taste of home with their diverse menu. Boston wants to give each soldier a small taste of home with hot dogs topped with some of your favorites from cities across the United States. These are not your average hot dogs these are what they call “BIG DAWGS”. These are a quarter pound dog packed with 100% all beef. He serves up his signature dogs with a big smile! Be sure to swing by Big Dawgs at 735B EG Miles Pkwy, Hinesville.


Interested in checking out more veteran owned businesses around Liberty County? Our community has plenty to choose from. Check out our Membership Directory, and we’re sure that you’ll be pleasantly surprised by the variety of businesses in Liberty County waiting to have you walk in their doors!

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