ATLANTA-A dietician who works at a Savannah hospital has won a healthy Win for Life prize. Layte Taylor, a resident of Springfield, won a $52,000 prize from matching five winning numbers plus the Free Ball in the June 16 Win for Life drawing. Her prize is equivalent to $1,000 a week for one year.
Gov. Sonny Perdue will appoint Brad Bryant as state school superintendent.
Bryant will take office July 1 to fill the term of Superintendent Kathy Cox who resigned to head an education think tank in Washington, D.C. Bryant will also run for election in November as an independent.
"Brad has a wealth of experience as a parent, local school board member and state school board member," said Gov. Perdue. "He has done the big picture work and, on the other end of the spectrum, he understands what must take place in individual schools across the state to help students be ...
The 169th "First Friday for Folk Music," Savannah's monthly showcase of local and touring folk musicians, takes place July 2.
This First Friday kicks off the concert series' 15th year once again promising great music. Featured will be local performers Roll on Rodney, and from Florida, Bill and Eli Perras. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church at 520 Washington Ave. It's smoke-free, alcohol-free and family-friendly. There is a recommended donation of $2 per person. Beverages and fresh baked goods are available for purchase at nominal prices.
Saturday night is Effingham County night at Grayson Stadium as the Savannah Sand Gnats take on the Asheville Tourists. Free tickets are available at the Effingham Chamber of Commerce office while they last. Game time is 6:05 p.m.
You also can bring a non-perishable food item and receive a free ticket as part of the St. Joseph's/Candler Effingham community night. The non-perishable food items will benefit St. Mary's Community Center.
Tickets are also available this week at the SJ/C Rincon Medical Group office, 423 S. Columbia Ave., or the Effingham Chamber of Commerce, 903 ...
The Liberty County Community and Area Mass Choir is celebrating through music the 2010 Patriotic Concert at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in St. Johns Parish - renamed Liberty County - on July 1 at 7 p.m. to commemorate the patriotism of the Midway Colonists. Who from the time of the Stamp Act became uncompromising champions of liberty.
This free concert for the community will celebrate the heritage of Liberty and the founding of America presented by singers of all faiths from the area. The music presents how this land was built on the dreams and vision of her pioneers, who ...
The following information was sent to me by a grandson of the Morgan family, Henry L. "Sonny" Zittrouer, the son of Johnnie M. Zittrouer:
Sonny wrote, "My grandfather was John Richmond Morgan who had a small farm between Clyo and Runs Creek (northwest of Clyo). On November 15, 1855, he married Adda Leonora Wilson at Berryville, (near Clyo) Georgia by Rev. H. S. Wingard."
The records do not tell exactly where the wedding took place other than "Berryville." It is unknown if the wedding was in a home, a church or elsewhere. The nearest church to Berryville in those days ...
June 24, 2010|
By Susan Exley
Historical Effingham Society
|Echoes of Effingham