The public is invited to a fun-filled day at the farm with Madrac Farms Pumpkin Patch - billed as the only true pumpkin patch in Effingham County. They also grow the Orange Bulldog pumpkin, a new variety of pumpkin developed by the University of Georgia to grow in Georgia's hot and humid summer climate.
Fellow county commissioners voted not to support the Facebook post of another Effingham County commissioner - and in doing so, offered a vote of support for the county administrator, Chairman Dusty Zeigler said.
In 1731, 20,000 Protestants were expelled by the Archbishop Firmian of the Province of Salzburg (presently Austria) because they refused to embrace certain religious beliefs and they continued to follow the teachings of Martin Luther. Sixteen thousand went to East Prussia, 200 to Holland, 300 to the United States of America, Georgia, and 3,500 settled in various locations.
October 04, 2012|
By Susan Exley
|Echoes of Effingham
Georgia Southern University's commitment to providing top-notch education opportunities for military veterans, active duty personnel and their dependents is once again earning national attention. G.I. Jobs magazine, a premier military publication, has named Georgia Southern as a "Military Friendly School" for 2013.
It's just funny, I guess, the way I get caught up in the lives of other people, folks I don't even know. Yet I share their sorrow or rejoice with their successes. And they feel like friends, though most of them I have never met and suppose I never will.