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Corps commander, Ports chief update harbor deepening progress

Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project.

May 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business


ECRP track team blazes through district meet

Six Effingham County Recreation and Parks track team members placed in the top two in their respective events at the district track meet in Swainsboro.

May 27, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Locals in the pros, colleges update

Pros

May 27, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Armstrong State’s Mercer named all-American again

Armstrong State University senior shortstop Alexis Mercer was named to the NFCA all-American second team, the second straight year the organization has given her national accolades.

May 27, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


ECHS alum Allen signs with Redskins

Former Effingham County High School player Tovar Allen has signed a free agent contract with the NFL's Washington Redskins.

May 27, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Springfield UMC dedicates conference center to Bishop Edwards

The legacy of Bishop Marion Edwards was enhanced May 17 when Springfield United Methodist Church dedicated a new education and conference center in his honor. Edwards was a pastor and Springfield native who ascended to the highest ranks of leadership within the United Methodist Church before his death from cancer in 2011.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Church


Now that's quick thinking

Addison Lanier of Ebenezer Elementary won the Effingham Exchange Club's Quick-Think-a-Thon, held at Ebenezer Middle School. Lanier's prizes included a new bicycle.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Ending on a high note

Eleven 2015 South Effingham High School graduates will study music and play in collegiate bands at their respective schools.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Seven local students graduate from the University of Georgia

University of Georgia students from Effingham County completed requirements for their degrees at the end of spring semester. Each student participated in the May 8 commencement exercise.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


UGA announces spring dean’s list

The University of Georgia has announced the names of undergraduate students who were achieved the dean's list for spring semester.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Yardley awarded Azalea scholarship at Valdosta State

VALDOSTA-Preston Yardley of Rincon has accepted an Azalea scholarship valued at $2,000 per year to attend Valdosta State University during the 2015-16 academic year. This award is renewable.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Education


ACHCA names Morgan recipient of Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award

ALEXANDRIA, VA-The American College of Health Care Administrators named Norma Jean Morgan, CNHA, FACHCA, administrator of Effingham Extended Care Facility in Springfield as a 2015 recipient of the ACHCA Eli Pick Facility Leadership Award. The award, named in memory of visionary ACHCA member Eli Pick, recognizes administrators whose teams have achieved dimensions of organizational quality that few others have been able to reach. Two hundred and fifty-seven administrators were awarded leadership awards nationally.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Farmer graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Joseph W. Farmer graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

May 26, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


More photos from the album

This was compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society. If you have photos, comments or information to share, contact her at 754-6681 or email her at: hesheraldexley@aol.com.

May 26, 2015 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham


Dixie Diva

Back in the autumn, just as the leaves began to hint of the enchanting oranges, yellows, and reds to come, we took a Monday off and headed

May 26, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


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State's Congressional delegation urges action on harbor deepening

WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Sens. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., and David Perdue, R-Ga., along with the entire Georgia U.S. House of Representatives delegation, today ...

July 29, 2015 | Staff report | Georgia's elected


King earns Georgia Power scholarship

Georgia Power announced that Jaret King has received a $2,500 Georgia Power scholarship through the company's scholarship program.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


School council elections to be held next month

The General Assembly requires that all public school systems in Georgia have school councils in place for the purposes of bringing communities and schools closer ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Education


Lawson honored at Campmeeting

W. L. "Peck" Lawson Sr. was recognized st the Sunday morning service during the annual Campmeeting, for more than 30 years of faithful service as ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Church


Holmes graduates from basic training

Air Force Guard Airman Roshonda Holmes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham County Sheriff's Office reports

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July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Crime Reports


Jobless rate in metro Savannah, coastal Georgia inches up

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Labor announced Thursday that the unemployment rate in the Coastal Georgia region in June was 6.4 percent, up four-tenths ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Ports break record for TEUs moved

The Georgia Ports Authority moved a record 3.66 million 20-foot equivalent container units in fiscal year 2015, an increase of more than half a ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business


State opens inland terminal in mountains

Gov. Nathan Deal, the Georgia Ports Authority, Murray County and CSX Transportation signed a memorandum of agreement Tuesday to establish the Appalachian Regional Port in ...

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Business


Locals in the pros, colleges update

Pros

July 28, 2015 | Staff report | Sports


Could more funding be squeezed out of the lottery?

As tuition rises and pressures continue on the HOPE Scholarship and Grant and the need for additional Pre-K slots continues to increase, the conversation usually ...

July 28, 2015 | By state Sen. Jack Hill | Opinion


How Georgia measures up against other states

Georgia is a state where we measure ourselves by how other people think of us.

July 28, 2015 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion


How to be a liberal in one angry letter

I want you to hear this from me rather than from Donald Trump. I have been outed. I am a "bed-wetting liberal." No longer can ...

July 28, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion


Eliminating sanctuary cities and Planned Parenthood funding

In the wake of the tragic terrorist attack in Chattanooga, I cosponsored H.R. 3115, the Enhancing Safety at Military Installations Act, to allow military ...

July 28, 2015 | By U.S. Rep Buddy Carter | Opinion


With increasing frequency over the past 10 years or so, parents have asked me various questions abou

Early timber harvesting was done with mules and timber carts after the trees were taken down with axes and crosscut saws.

July 28, 2015 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham


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