Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a look at what projects they want to continue, and which ones may have to wait or be abandoned, in light of sales tax receipts not making projections.
Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program presented a program to the Exchange Club of Effingham County. The members learned how this program empowers victims of domestic abuse to survive. They also heard about a puppet show that can be presented that addresses bullying in schools.
Brian Dickey of Georgia Power graduated from the Georgia Academy for Economic Development, taking part in the Region 12 multi-day training program. Class participants represented a number of professional and non-professional economic development fields, including elected officials, public servants, business leaders, educators, and social service providers from Coastal Georgia. The curriculum provides insights into the complexities of economic and community development on the local, regional and state levels.
"Grandma" is trying and doing the best she can but it is hard to provide care for three grandchildren, ages 6-10. The children's mother died and the father long ago took off for parts unknown. This circumstance left three children, who need daily care and provisions.
In conversation the other day with a dear friend, Mrs. Libby Heidt, who is a little older and much wiser, she pointed out that her family would go out on Christmas Eve and select and harvest a Christmas tree from their land. It might be a cedar, pine or holly tree.
December 08, 2011|
By Susan Exley
Historic Effingham Society
|Echoes of Effingham
I've dealt with motherhood fairly well considering I came to it at a rather "late" stage in life. Over the years, I've watched The Kid grow, develop his personality, and learn things at an alarming rate.
December 08, 2011|
By Ellen Lambert
Dr. David Tribble, president of Bethesda Academy, spoke to the Rotary Club of Effingham County. Bethesda is a home and school for boys founded in 1740 in Savannah. Dr. Tribble spoke on "Why Bethesda Matters Now" by sharing how their values-based program continues to substantially impact the futures of young men. More than 75 percent of their graduates go on to college and more than 95 percent not only graduate, but graduate on time.
Dr. Raouf Ghattas, retired Southern Baptist missionary to North Africa and the Middle East, and author of "A Christian Guide to the Qur'an," will be the guest speaker at First Baptist Church of Rincon on Sunday.