Characters from the Dr. Seuss books were everywhere at The Learning Treehouse preschool on Goshen Road. The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Thing One and Thing Two were on every door and every inch of wall space in the center. After all, it was Dr. Seuss' birthday.
If you've been wondering what to do with your artistically inclined kids for the first two weeks out of school then the new Effingham Council for the Arts may have the answer for you - summer arts camp.
Statistics show that rural Georgians suffer higher rates of chronic disease than their urban counterparts and have fewer resources available to manage their disease. Georgia Southern University is lending a hand through a federal grant to help two Southeast Georgia counties prioritize their health problems and take steps to address them.
When the members of the Springfield Elementary School junior Beta Club sponsored a coin collection to benefit the earthquake victims in Haiti, they knew it was a good thing to do, but they probably didn't really know how their money would be spent.
Olde Effingham Days is set to take place April 16-17 at the Old Courthouse complex in downtown Springfield. This will mark the fifth year for the festival, and organizers say that they hosted between 10 and 12,000 people for the event last year.