Veterans' Day is a day that many people take off to pay homage to those that have served our country. Butch Kieffer chose to not only pay honor to those that have served, but do a little serving of his own.
Orchestral music will ring out on Veterans Day at the Veterans Park of Effingham in Springfield. The music will be preformed by the recently formed Effingham Community Orchestra, presenting a program, "Patriotic Tribute." This program includes solos and narrations as part of the orchestra's performance.
Water use in north Georgia has been curtailed, and the state Environmental Protection Division is sticking to its demand to reduce the amount of water taken from the upper Floridan aquifer, Effingham Chamber of Commerce members learned Wednesday morning.
The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center in Brunswick received a 2007 Excellence in Regional Transportation Award from the National Association of Development Organizations for the Regional Rural and Coordinated Public Transportation Program.
On Saturday, the Dickens Craft Festival was held in conjunction with the Rincon Lion's Club Christmas parade. Vendors from throughout the region participated. Awards were given for best of show, first place, second place, third place and honorable mention.