Despite the rainy weather, a big crowd attended the second annual Back-to-School Blowout hosted by the Effingham County Center for Working Families.
Effingham Community Orchestra director Andrea Huff announces that the orchestra will present its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and a silent auction fund raiser on Sunday. The silent auction begins at 2:30 p.m., and the concert will follow at 3 p.m.
Subway restaurants in Effingham County will join others in the area Thursday for a day-long food drive to benefit local food pantries.
Rincon City Council member James Dasher has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the "Y" Club of Georgia in Effingham County for 2013.
Andy Smith, chief financial officer at Effingham Health System, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about changes and postponements of various parts of the Affordable Care Act.
Pete Lancaster, a charter member of the Exchange Club of Effingham, recently celebrated his 84th birthday.
Brandon Bates Hollifield was awarded the General Billy Mitchell Award at the Effingham Cadet Squadron meeting of the Civil Air Patrol on Aug. 5,. This award honors the late Gen. Mitchell, an aviation pioneer, advocate and staunch supporter of an independent air force for America.
Back in June, the children in Springfield First Baptist Church's vacation Bible school responded in a big way to a challenge from director Molly Marchese.
United Way's annual fall campaign is just around the corner, and community sponsors are getting involved early.
The Effingham County Extension Office hosted a Certified Sitters training seminar for Cloverleaf 4-H'ers interested in earning extra money through babysitting.
The Christian Leadership Academy, a seven-month program, is designed to take 12 rising high school sophomores and juniors from Effingham County public and private schools and train them in the skills of leadership from a Christian perspective.
About 70 girls ages pre-K through eighth grade participated in the week-long Little Rebel Cheer Camp at Effingham County High School.
The Savannah-Chatham Metro Police Department Marine Patrol unit will conduct a boating safety course Aug. 17 at the Metro training facility in the Savannah Mall.
Rincon City Council members recognized and honored the winners of its Freedom Rings celebration and also paid tribute to the volunteers who helped stage the events.
Citizens of Georgia Power members and their families participated in the Log Landing Boy Scout Camp cleanup project this past weekend.
The Georgia Conservancy recognized the work to purchase Thompson's Island on Ebenezer Creek near Springfield and the Cumberland Island's alternative spring break volunteer program at its annual oyster roast March 1.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is seeking input on the proposed reconstruction of Highway 119 from Magnolia Place to Highway 21 in Effingham County.
The Coastal Georgia Council, Boy Scouts of America recognized outstanding community leaders and volunteers at the annual Silver Beaver Banquet on Feb. 22.
The Kiss-a-Pig campaign is personal to Mimi Hayes.
March is Red Cross Month, and the American Red Cross would like to recognize the nation's everyday heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Kalyn M. Morris graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
People considered at high risk for type 2 diabetes are urged to get tested during the annual American Diabetes ALERT Day on March 25.
For the fifth year in a row, Effingham County will have a participant in the Kiss-a-Pig campaign, the largest fundraiser of the year for the American Diabetes Association.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is setting the table for the annual Taste of Effingham, set for Thursday from 5-7 p.m. Chamber Director Rick Lott said that as of Feb.16, there were 14 booths signed up to provide food and beverage to the audience at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gymnasium on Highway 119 in Springfield.
Air Force Airman 1st Class Fallyn R. Wright graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Nearly 280 years ago, the people who would be Effingham County's first European residents gathered in Germany to begin a trek that took them to The Netherlands, England and eventually to the new settlement of Savannah. Last week, a group from Halle, Germany, made the trip to see where those original Salzburgers established their new homes.
Barbara Prosser, chief executive officer of the Effingham College and Career Academy, spoke at the Feb. 5 meeting of the Exchange Club of Effingham County.