A Georgia flag is making its way through every county in the state before making its way to the Kings Bay submarine base to be placed in the USS Georgia, an Ohio-class submarine that has been retro-fitted and will be based at Kings Bay.
Hospice Savannah's Full Circle, Center for Education and Grief Support will be holding a children's grief camp May 2-4 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center. The cost is $10 per child and children ages 6-18 are welcome.
The Effingham Industrial Development Authority has agreed to a revision in its intergovernmental agreement with Springfield for water in a deal that officials believe benefits the IDA, Springfield and the county.
United Way of the Coastal Empire has received another helping hand in its effort to help victims and families of the sugar refinery fire. Target Stores will make a $10,000 contribution to United Way specifically to help provide grief counseling and support services necessary for children and their families who have been negatively impacted by the fire at Imperial Sugar.
Effingham County Fire/Rescue is offering fire safety inspections to all businesses, public buildings and churches within the county. This free service has been available since February 2007 through the department's prevention division.