The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
Shalynda Warren, assistant manager of the Georgia Department of Labor's Gwinnett Career Center, received an EXCEL Certificate of Leadership Development at the recent graduation ceremony in Peachtree City.
Air Force Airman Ethan D. Schaffner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Bryant Garner, a volunteer with The Fillin' Station, Guyton's community food pantry, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club.
Army National Guard Pvt. Jason M. Tuten has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The residents of Rincon came out as patriotic music and the colors red, white and blue filled the roads.
Rincon showed its patriotic spirit Saturday in the city's annual Fourth of July parade.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit will be hosting another Georgia Teens Ride with Pride course July 9 from 7-9 p.m. at the Effingham County Courthouse.
Effingham County got an early start on Fourth of July festivities Friday at the "Freedom Rings in Rincon" celebration.
Although Effingham County will not have a July 4th fireworks display of its own, locals have several options for shows that are a short drive away.
The Exchange Club of Effingham recently elected new officers and board members.
Rincon is preparing its new festival area for the city's annual Fourth of July celebration.
Ann Purcell is used to being in the Rincon Fourth of July Parade, walking all over the streets, shaking hands and waving to people.
The Rincon Police Department recently honored the graduates of its first Citizens Police Academy.
It was the first official weekend of summer, but Marvin Kersey got chills Saturday.
A local committee is working to establish a free health clinic in Effingham County.
Georgia Southern University donated $1,500 to the Bulloch Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). The gift, a result of the university winning the 2014 Chancellor's Fall Classic Charity Cup golf tournament in Athens, was presented by President Brooks A. Keel to Lainie Jenkins, executive director of CASA.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce baked up one of the Georgia Legislature's favorite traditions Thursday.
The Mars Theatre recently gave a $675 donation to United Way of the Coastal Empire's Food OutReach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE).
The United Way's e-CONNECT (Effingham Community Network Navigation Center) will hold a free program Wednesday on how the Affordable Care Act may affect tax returns.
An "American Idol" came to Guyton on Saturday night.
Though he was speaking to a room populated mostly with adults, Pace Goodway's message Monday morning applied to young people - and to the older folks gathered in the Effingham County administrative complex.
Effingham County will begin its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance with a 7:30 a.m. breakfast at the county administrative complex.
Effingham County Family Connection thanked its many community partners at a luncheon Thursday at the Gnann-Webb House in Springfield.
The Effingham Exchange Club announced it raised a record-setting $24,276 for its annual Empty Stocking Fund campaign.
Kristen Wert was impressed that major league baseball player Josh Reddick donated brand-new shoes and clothing to the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer on Friday.
Air Force Airman 1st Class D'angelo S. Giles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
The Effingham County branch of the NAACP held its annual Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1 at Union Spring Independent Methodist Church on Berryville Road.
The United Way of Effingham County is looking for people in the community to serve as IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers.
Effingham Community Orchestra musicians and volunteers were out in the community promoting the eighth annual holiday concert and homemade cookie sale and selling tickets for their annual fundraising raffle from September through November. The item being raffled was a new Fender acoustic guitar pack including the guitar and accessories.