Salzburgers celebrated their annual Heritage Day on Labor Day, opening a new research library at their museum.
America's Second Harvest Food Bank delivered a truckload of help Thursday to Effingham County families in need.
The 1968 graduating class of Effingham County High School enjoyed a class reunion on Aug. 24 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Buddy Holder, the head football coach at Effingham County High School, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club about the team's core values, established in January when he was hired.
Weekend traffic was stop-and-go along Highway 21 in Rincon, for a good reason. Rincon firefighters were stationed along the busy road Friday and Saturday collecting donations for their annual Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Drivers dropped dollar bills and loose change into the boots and buckets the firefighters carried, with the proceeds going toward finding a cure for muscular dystrophy. The Rincon Fire Department raised approximately $8,500 in this year's campaign, ...
A program at Grace Community Churchon Saturday night celebrated a milestone for GAP Ministries: 100 wheelchair ramps built for people in Effingham County.
The Georgia Salzburger Society will celebrate its 88th Labor Day on Sept. 2 at the Historic Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
Army Cadet Victoria H. Inman has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
A group of 4-H'ers recently took a two-day Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center.
Despite the rainy weather, a big crowd attended the second annual Back-to-School Blowout hosted by the Effingham County Center for Working Families.
Effingham Community Orchestra director Andrea Huff announces that the orchestra will present its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and a silent auction fund raiser on Sunday. The silent auction begins at 2:30 p.m., and the concert will follow at 3 p.m.
Subway restaurants in Effingham County will join others in the area Thursday for a day-long food drive to benefit local food pantries.
Rincon City Council member James Dasher has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the "Y" Club of Georgia in Effingham County for 2013.
Andy Smith, chief financial officer at Effingham Health System, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about changes and postponements of various parts of the Affordable Care Act.
Pete Lancaster, a charter member of the Exchange Club of Effingham, recently celebrated his 84th birthday.
The United Way of Effingham County made a surprise delivery to Rincon Elementary School teacher Kimberly Tucker.
Air National Guard Airman Steven E. Decker graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
The community enjoyed a "celebration of Effingham's heritage and faith" Sunday at the New Ebenezer Retreat and Conference Center.
Applications for the 2013 Effingham Empty Stocking Fund will be taken through Friday between the 2-4 p.m. each day at the Effingham Department of Family and Children Services office in Springfield.
Effingham Community Orchestra will present its seventh annual holiday concert and homemade cookie sale Dec. 8 at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gym in Springfield.
The Effingham County Health Department, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Public Safety, will hold a Toys for Tots toy drive at the Fred's store in Rincon on Dec. 7 from 10 a.m.-noon.
Jimmie Brinson of Clyo was named the grand champion of the annual Dickens Village Craft Festival.
Sherry Duff, work-based learning coordinator at Effingham County High School, shared with the Sunrise Rotary Club the connections and opportunites for work and learning that the work-based program provides through the Effingham County School System.
The United Way Effingham Service Center recently hosted the inaugural Smart Choices program.
Joseph (Joe) Crews from Rincon spoke to the Effingham Exchange Club about "one nation under God" at its Nov. 6 meeting.
Army Pvt. Charles K. Westbrook has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The city of Rincon kicked off the holiday season Saturday with it annual Christmas parade.
Still going strong at 90 years old, Morris Oglesby insists on keeping himself busy.
Army Reserve Spec. Paul J. Kimbal has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
The American Cancer Society held its annual Effingham County Memorial Service.