Quick work by Effingham County Sheriff's patrol deputies and a report from a concerned citizen has landed three suspects behind bars suspected of stealing several air conditioners in south Effingham County.
ATLANTA-The recovery from a devastating recession is under way, and the Coastal Empire should outpace the rest of the state in economic growth, a local economist told attendees at Effingham Day at the Capitol.
ATLANTA-Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has announced that the Effingham Career Academy will be receiving a $10,000 grant to support its efforts to become a Ford PAS Next Generation Learning Community. The announcement was made during Effingham Day at the State Capitol, sponsored by the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce.
Effingham County High School counselors and media specialists will be hosting their first "Apply to College Week," Jan. 31-Feb. 4. The goal for this event is to provide all Effingham County High School seniors the opportunity to submit at least one application for college admission and someone to assist them as needed to complete the process.
Pre-kindergarten applications for the 2011-12 school year will be available on Feb. 1. You may pick up an application from any of the schools, the Effingham County Board of Education Office (and on the Board's Web site www.effinghamschools.com), the Effingham County Health Department or from the Department of Family and Children Services in Springfield.
The student nominated ECHS Teacher of the Month for December is Wes Perkins. His students praised Perkins for being an exceptional individual, reliable, able to relate to them and a wonderful music teacher.
Many people today wonder about the original use of the mound of dirt that is located across the road from the American Legion Hall and Gnann's Fix It Shop in Springfield on the old section of Highway 21 (now known as Laurel Street south). This earthen mound is the only remains of the original sawmill dam used by the Springfield Manufacturing Company. It was constructed in 1907 by Mr. George Brinson, builder of the Brinson Railroad from Savannah to Springfield.
January 27, 2011|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
One Sunday I confused my congregation when I announced my scripture text from Leviticus 18, but the screen behind me referred to chapter 28 of Leviticus, which I had incorrectly typed into PowerPoint. Unfortunately, Leviticus ends at chapter 27.