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Kesslers named fair parade grand marshals

Thomas and Ramona Kessler have been selected as the grand marshals for the 2010 Effingham Fair Parade.
The Kesslers were selected by Effingham Fair Committee for their 35 years of service and support to the Effingham County Fair. Ramona Kessler has been the fair secretary/treasurer for more than 30 years.
The main reason the Kesslers have been involved in the fair is to promote agriculture and to educate the general public on the agricultural issues.
"As the result of having my parents involved in the Georgia Mountain Fair in Hiawassee, I was always associated with fairs," Ramona Kessler said ...

September 06, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Interacting with Rotary

Michaela Lariscy is the president of the South Effingham High School Interact Club and shared with the Effingham Rotary Club her experience this past summer attending Rotary Youth Leadership Awards at South Georgia College which was aimed at developing leadership skills in high school students. The Interact Club is a service club for students sponsored by the Rotary Club. The Interact Club completed several service projects over the past year, and, as their international project, raised money for shelter boxes for the Haitian relief effort.

August 30, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Weaver completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jeffrey A. Weaver graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Doing just swimmingly

July 12, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town

Lions Club gives to Manna House

Rachael Jackson, Manna House president, accepts a donation from Lions Club board member Jerry Shaufelberger.
Manna House thanked the Rincon Noon Lions Club for their donation of $500 to be used for the Summer Snack Program. The Summer Snack Pack Program is a new way to get food into the hands of children ages 3-18. Many children do not get enough to eat during the summer months; this program helps meet some of those needs. Manna House distributed 193 bags in June. Stop by and register your child at Manna House Monday noon-2:30 p.m. or Thursday 10 a ...

July 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Springfield resident cashes in in Win for Life

ATLANTA-A dietician who works at a Savannah hospital has won a healthy Win for Life prize. Layte Taylor, a resident of Springfield, won a $52,000 prize from matching five winning numbers plus the Free Ball in the June 16 Win for Life drawing. Her prize is equivalent to $1,000 a week for one year.

June 24, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Pack your bags!

June 24, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Hospital to hold open house for new surgeon

Effingham Hospital and Care Center invites the public to meet its new general surgeon. Community members can meet Dr. Joey L. Christmas at a community open house and reception, which will be held July 1 at 10 a.m at Effingham Surgical Services, located in the professional building on the hospital campus adjacent to the hospital.

June 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Not just brothers in arms — but father and son

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq-Many soldiers feel as though their deployed sisters and brothers in arms are their family because they witness what friends and family cannot see at home.

June 21, 2010 | By Spc. Cassandra Monroe 135th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment | Around Town

Committee offers thanks for battery picnic success

The event for the troops of the Springfield-based Alpha Battery of the Georgia Army National Guard 1/118 Field Artillery Battalion on June 5 was outstanding, said event chairperson Ruth Lee.

June 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

The steaks are hot at Camp Albert’s Falcon Cafe

Early on Friday mornings, billows of smoke can be seen rising through the air moving with the wind and dancing to the sound of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

June 17, 2010 | By Spc. Monica K. Smith Combined Joint Task Force 82 PAO | Around Town

A big honor for ‘Aunt Dollie’

With a resolution from the state House of Representatives in hand, Dollie Fulghum accepted the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's John Adam Treutlen Award at the Chamber's annual meeting Thursday night.

June 14, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Rincon won’t take part in summer food program

The summer food program for kids will go on this summer without Rincon's participation.

May 31, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town

Simmons earns Bronze Star

Col. Jesse Simmons Jr., commander of the Georgia Air National Guard's 165th Airlift Wing, recently received the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement while serving as deputy commander in Afghanistan at Bagram Airfield from May-September 2009.

May 20, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

Groups get ready to put mini-grants to use

Mini-grants have been awarded to Archie Jenkins of The Farmers Garden, the Even Start Family Literacy Center and the Effingham County Sheriff's Explorer Post 93.

May 17, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town

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Daly honored

Michael Daly was presented an award for exceptional patient care by the Estill (S.C.) State Prison in his treatment of an employee who had ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

City thanks Simmons for service

Rincon mayor pro tem Scott Morgan, left, hands a token of the city's appreciation to former city clerk Wanda Simmons, right, at the Sept ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff Report | Around Town

Sapp honored for 50 years with American Legion post

James Sapp was presented a certificate and pin for 50 years in American Legion Post 209. The presentation was made Sept. 26 by Post Commander ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Manna House taking Thanksgiving help signups

Manna House food pantry is registering families/ households for Thanksgiving meal box assistance through Nov. 5. Times are Mondays noon-3 p.m. and Thursdays 10 ...

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Ameris Bank food drive under way

Ameris Bank announces the sixth annual Helping Fight Hunger Food Drive Initiative during October.

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Zeigler graduates from basic training

Air Force Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Tyler B. Zeigler graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

October 06, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Springfield readies for annual fall festival this weekend

Downtown Springfield will welcome the annual Springfield Fall Festival this weekend, beginning Friday afternoon.

October 06, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town

Prosit for Oktoberfest

More than 3,500 people attended the Effingham Chamber's annual two-day Oktoberfest, held at Rincon's Freedom Park.

September 29, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Chamber’s annual Oktoberfest starts Friday

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the sixth annual Effingham Oktoberfest, to be held Friday and Saturday at Rincon's Freedom Park.

September 22, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

United Way sets a record campaign goal

With confetti flying into the air, the United Way of Effingham County announced the goal for its annual campaign Friday afternoon at Effingham College and ...

September 22, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town

Annual candlelight vigil for domestic violence awareness set

Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program and the Effingham County Domestic Violence Task Force will hold an annual candlelight vigil Oct. 6 at 5:30 ...

September 16, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Ambrose talks Parent Mentor program with Exchange Club

At its Sept. 3 meeting, the Exchange Club of Effingham listened to Amy Ambrose speak about the Parent Mentor services program. The members were surprised ...

September 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Louder graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Tyrea O. Louder has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

September 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Fifth annual David Jimenez tournament coming Oct. 3

The fifth annual David Jimenez Open golf tournament benefiting the Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association will be held Oct. 3 at the Lost Plantation Golf ...

September 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town

Kight honored for service on state public safety board

His time on the state Board of Public Safety now done, Effingham County's Murray Kight was honored by his former fellow board members last ...

September 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town

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