South Effingham High School juniors and seniors participated in Teen Maze on Tuesday. During the game, students encountered a variety of obstacles that can prevent or delay their graduation from high school. Teen Maze demonstrates to students that every decision they make has consequences and some of those consequences are not good. Volunteers from local hopsitals, school, EMS, fire and members of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office helped with the event.
Gov. Nathan Deal signed legislation that would implement an opportunity school district to turn around failing schools. This law provides the framework for how the OSD would work should voters approve a constitutional amendment in 2016.
The Georgia Southern University all-girl cheerleading squad secured its fifth national championship title at the 2015 National Cheerleading Association Collegiate National Championships held in Daytona Beach, Fla.
The Effingham County Relay For Life Night is scheduled for Friday from 7 p.m.-1 a.m. at Effingham County High School. Twenty-eight teams have been raising money toward this year's goal of $58,500 to be presented to the American Cancer Society.
A deal that would consolidate the Effingham County and Springfield fire departments could be resolved in a matter of weeks, following a workshop last Wednesday between county commissioners, Springfield City Council and staff from both bodies.
A Rincon man and woman have been charged with multiple counts of workers' compensation insurance fraud, including theft by deception and conspiracy to commit insurance fraud charges, following a six-month investigation by the Georgia State Board of Workers' Compensation Enforcement Division.
We all know the human heart is one of the most important organs in our bodies. The average human heart beats 72 beats per minute pumping about 2,000 gallons of blood to every part of your body. As the most famous muscular organ in the body has gained notoriety for centuries in books, poems, movies and songs, it’s no coincidence there is a connection between the emotion love and the beating heart within your chest.
February 15, 2015|
Bob and Kim met 56 years ago. Kim thought Bob was trouble, and Bob thought Kim would be hard to get along with. Three days later, Bob told Kim that he was going to marry her, and they have been together ever since. The two were asked by Hallmark to describe their feelings for one another without using the word "love." The two then came together to watch what the other said.
February 14, 2015|
During Valentine's Day festivities, it's candy hearts and heart-shaped boxes of chocolate that take center stage. But February is also American Heart Month, a time when national health organizations regularly review and update heart health research.
February 13, 2015|
Dealing with chronic headaches is a big pain — literally. If you're tired of taking medicine every time you feel a headache coming on, here are seven lesser known ways to make that pain in your head disappear.
February 13, 2015|
Life in Dick and Liz Diamond’s home followed a pretty straightforward trajectory until recently. Their oldest, a daughter, went to college, then got married. The middle child, a son, went to college after completing a Christian mission. They assumed their younger son, Alex, would do the same, wondering only which would come first, college or mission.
February 12, 2015|
Lois M. Collins
Deseret Media Companies
Popular film site IMDb lists "BDSM" (bondage, domination, sadism and masochism) and perversion as just a few of the many plot keywords for an upcoming movie. No, it won't be a video-only release with brown paper wrapping. The movie will be released on the big screen at your local movie theater. Based on the novel by the same name, "Fifty Shades of Grey" is slated for release on Valentine's Day 2015.
February 12, 2015|