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Troop 295 celebrates Eagle Scout record

Sponsored by Springfield United Methodist Church, Troop 295 in Guyton has produced 12 Eagle Scouts in 2010, breaking an all time record.

March 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Zoller, Farm Bureau hit nation’s capital

Effingham County Farm Bureau member, Michael Zoller, visits Washington, D.C.

March 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Judge visits rotary

Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl, thanks Effingham County Magistrate Court Judge Scott Hinson after his presentation.

March 10, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


de Queljoe graduates from basic training

David de Queljoe has graduated from basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

March 08, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Whipple completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Walter T. Whipple graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 08, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Witness to history

Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame inductee Harry Atkins told the Effingham County Sunrise Rotary Club about his lifelong adventures working as a reporter/journalist for events such as the 1975 sinking of the "Edmund Fitzgerald" to sports championships such as the World Series.

February 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Gilliam completes basic training

Air Force Airman Zachery D. Gilliam graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

February 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Shearouse’s Kiss-a-Pig campaign to kick off

The largest fundraiser of the year for American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, gets under way in Effingham County with Randy Shearouse's Campaign Kick-Off Event on March 3 at 5 p.m. at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gym on Highway 119 in Springfield during the Taste of Effingham.

February 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


SC Maritime Association pays tribute to Dasher

The South Carolina Maritime Association honored Brenda Dasher with the "Beacon Award" for her contributions to the maritime industry. The event, a black tie affair with more than 450 people in attendance, was held in the Crystal Ball Room of the Charleston (S.C.) Marriott.

February 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Ogeechee Soil and Water Conservation District honors Davis

Jackie Davis was honored as the conservationist of the year for Effingham County by the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District.

February 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Volunteer of the Year

Robyn Groce received her plaque and check from Leland Sanders, president of the Rotary Club of Effingham County, at Thursday night's Volunteer of the Year banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.

February 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Giving insight to Rotary

John Crosby of Priority Insight was the guest speaker of Rotary on Feb. 10.offers peer coaching to groups, businesses and individuals known as Leader to Leader.

February 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Pay it forward

Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl thanks fellow Savannah Rotarians Dave LeGrasse and Steve Stephens for their presentation on the Rotarians Play it Forward event to be held on April 23 in Savannah.

February 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Washington graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Sadaree L. Washington has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

February 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Getting Work Ready

Melvin Everson, director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Readiness, and Fred McConnell, deputy director, met with business, education and political leaders to discuss the Georgia Work Ready Initiative on a recent visit and tour of Savannah Technical College.

February 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


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NAACP to hold Freedom Fund banquet Sept. 10

The Effingham County branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Freedom Fund and Honors Banquet on Sept. 10 at the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Association ...

July 27, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


In the swim of things

Swimmers from the Effingham YMCA swim team held a swimathon last Wednesday, all in an effort to raise money for the Y's LIveStrong program.

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Local Cub Scouts pitch in for Backpack Buddies

On June 14, members of Cub Scout Pack 691 helped Effingham Backpack Buddies prepare food packs for distribution. Bear Cubs Nathan Hall and Marshall Geddings ...

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Girl Scouts dip their toes into waters of marine science

In June, Girl Scouts from Troop 30197 of Guyton earned their Coastal Georgia badge while also making friends. The girls met up with three other ...

July 20, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Guyton to hold annual community picnic

The city of Guyton will hold its annual community picnic at the Guyton Public Safety Complex on July 30 from 4-8 p.m.

July 13, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Rincon fires up the 4th

Thousands packed into Freedom Park on Friday for the city of Rincon's Freedom Rings, which included a laser show and fireworks.

July 06, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


YMCA names connector for Purcell

It was 1999 when Toby Tyler and Pete Lancaster reached out to Ann Purcell to pitch the idea of a YMCA branch in Effingham County ...

July 06, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Coastal Pet Rescue to hold adoption event at the Mars

The Mars Theatre along with Coast Pet Rescue will hold a pet adoption event on July 9 from 10 a.m.-noon at the theatre ...

June 29, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Rincon ready to ring in the 4th

The city of Rincon is gearing up for its annual Freedom Rings event Friday night at Freedom Park, complete with fireworks and a laser show.

June 28, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Riders saddle up at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center is holding its annual horse camps, with riders learning the ropes and also getting to paint - and then wash - the horses.

June 22, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


YMCA to rename road for Purcell

The Effingham YMCA is hosting a dedication ceremony and reception for the named Ann Purcell Connector on June 30th at 10 a.m. in recognition ...

June 22, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Orchestra gets 'em dancing at Retro Sock Hop

Everyone in attendance at Effingham Community Orchestra's recent Retro Sock Hop fundraiser at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Gymnasium in Springfield enjoyed an ...

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Greene happy to serve aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

SASEBO, Japan-A 2001 Effingham County High School graduate and Clyo native is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard the only forward ...

June 15, 2016 | Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class James Green Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs | Around Town


Daughters of the Confederacy make donation to library

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars Chapter No. 2285, donated a signed copy of "The Story of Camp Lawton" by author John ...

June 15, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Morgan ‘still ticking’

In Clarence Morgan's point of view, the Good Lord is keeping him around for a reason.

June 15, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


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