Entitled "Celebrating Our Freedom," a display of 350 American flags from The Healing Fields Flag Memorial will be flying at Savannah Mall through the month of May.
Army Reserve Pvt. Christopher T. Parnell has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
On April 26, Manna House recognized all their volunteers with a special cookout in honor of National Volunteer Week, April 27-May 3.
More than 70 kids and 14 senior citizens took part in the Effingham County Recreation and Parks' fishing derby Saturday at Baker Pond.
The first lap of the American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life is reserved for cancer survivors. It may as well be a victory lap for survivors such as Diane Shearouse and Christine Brown.
Community choir singers are needed to be part of the choir that will sing at the Memorial Day program at Veterans Park on May 26 at 6 p.m.
Morgan Heidt was named Miss Effingham County in the Miss division at a pageant held April 19 at the Effingham Recreation Department.
The third annual Olde Effingham Days Festival drew an estimated crowd of 8,000-10,000 people to Springfield during the weekend.
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.