Peter Giles Jr. was 16 years old and cutting up wood so his mother would have some fuel for the fire. The news came that day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Teach Right in Rincon is providing a Community Angel Tree to help underprivileged children in Effingham County.
Home Town Health has named Effingham Health System CFO Andy Smith as its chief financial officer of the year.
Effingham Health System and the University of Georgia Extension Service will hold an event to answer questions and enroll people in the Affordable Care Act.
The state Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed roundabout project in the Guyton.
To honor a local veteran who epitomizes service to country and community, Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County had to look no further than its founder.
The community is invited to give Megan Johnson a big sendoff as she goes to California to compete in the National American Miss pageant.
Air Force Airman Travis K. Daiss graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
As a bullet from a Chinese .50-caliber machine gun tore into his wrist, Harrell Roberts rued the end of his wristwatch.
Peter Sheridan, purchasing manager for EFACEC, gave a short history of the EFACEC power transformers facility in Effingham County.
DeWitt Insurance, with its "Wizard of Oz" theme, won first place in the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's scarecrow competition.
American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 209 saluted local military veterans who live at Lakeview Manor retirement community in Springfield.
The start to Effingham County's holiday season is ready to hit the streets.
The annual Effingham County American Cancer Society Memorial and Honor Service will be held Sunday at 2:30 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education Auditorium on 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield.
Army National Guard Pvt. Richard L. Socia has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The fourth annual Mars Theatre benefit ride will be held Saturday at 8 a.m. The registration fee is $40 per rider over 12 years old. Children under 12 ride for free.
Rincon City Council honored former longtime council member Frank Owens at its last meeting for his years of service on the board.
Effingham Theatre's production of "Pride and Prejudice" will run May 2-4 and 8-9 at the Macomber Recreation Building on Lexington Avenue in Rincon.
The Coastal Regional Commission Area Agency on Aging held its volunteer recognition luncheon to thank the advisory council members from nine area counties who donate their time to help oversee the agency.
Commandant Bobby Edwards and four other members of the Marine Corps League West Chatham Detachment No. 1326 gathered at St. John Lutheran's Church in Rincon to honor the Eagle Scout class of 2013 from the Twin Rivers District.
An upcoming gospel concert will benefit an Effingham County man who is battling a rare form of lymphoma.
Another season of the YMCA Christian Leadership Academy was completed Monday at the annual spring banquet.
Book lovers of Effingham County and surrounding areas had an opportunity to browse and choose from more than 1,000 books offered for sale at Effingham Community Orchestra's book sale fundraiser April 12. Hardbacks were $1 and paperbacks were three for $1.
Local Allstate agency owner Dusty Zeigler received the Allstate Agency Hands in the Community Award for his commitment to helping others and community service.
Students with special needs sometimes feel left out of events others enjoy, but an awards ceremony last weekend put the spotlight on them.
The Historic Effingham Society hosted the Effingham Festival at the Living History Site on Saturday.
The Effingham County YMCA branch raised $65,075 in its annual campaign, exceeding its goal of $58,000.
Manna House Food Pantry and Thrift Store celebrated National Volunteer Week Hawaiian style, with a luau luncheon for its volunteers.
Surrounded by cypress trees dating back more than a millennium and hosts of tupelo trees, Brian Cohen regaled a gathering of canoe- and kayak-paddlers with the story of Ebenezer Crossing.
State Rep. Jon Burns gave an update on the recent Georgia legislative session to the Rotary Club of Effingham Sunrise.