Daniel Robert Oliver of Guyton has graduated from Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill. Oliver, the son of Michele and Richard H. Oliver Sr. of Guyton, is the maternal grandson of Mary Ann and James Whitcomb Miller also of Guyton, and the paternal grandson of Catherine and the late Robert Asbury Oliver of Deale, Md. Oliver was selected as the starboard watch section leader of his graduating class and was awarded as an honor ...
Recently the Effingham County Sunday School Association donated $1,000 to The Treutlen House and $1,000 to the Effingham County Methodist Campground.
In September, a Savannah Web site will be launched by Social Work graduates at the University of Georgia that is dedicated to helping clinicians find drug treatment centers for those struggling with addiction in the Savannah area.
Outgoing Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Bonnie Dixon thanks Sam Baker for his presentation on Georgia Southern University athletics. Baker has been the Georgia Southern athletics director for 13 years and met with the club to promote the university's upcoming 2009 season. Because of the economic impact of GSU athletics on the local economy, he encourages everyone in the community to come to the games. If you would like to find out more about being involved ...
State troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 11 traffic crashes in June in Effingham County. Sgt. 1st Class Chad Riner said the traffic crashes resulted in 12 injuries and no traffic deaths.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephen R. Seckinger graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle recently appointed The Coastal Bank's Effingham County Market President Chap Bennett to a two-year term on the Council of Regional Commissions starting July 1.
Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club in Effingham County announcing his intentions on bringing Project Lifesaver and the CARE CALL Reassurance program to Effingham County.
SAVANNAH - Rincon Mayor Ken Lee received the prestigious certificate of achievement from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's 76th Annual Convention in Savannah on June 23.
Air National Guard Airman Aron A. Bouton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
After more than 33 years of distinguished military service, Lt. Col. George Asinc is retiring from the ranks of the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, headquartered in Savannah.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Law Enforcement Exploring Program will hold an informational meeting and demonstration for youth interested in joining and learning about the career field. Applications for membership are available for download at http://www.effinghamsheriff.org/divisions/exploring.aspx.
Victoria Hall, age 13, was chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Georgia Pageant, held in July at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel in Atlanta.
David Skadeland, retired real estate agent and entrepreneur, gave a presentation to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club on the past, present and future. He introduced a couple of inventions he has been working on and plans on releasing to the public soon.
The annual Salzburger Labor Day Festival will be held Sept. 3, starting at 10 a.m. on the grounds of Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
James Edwards was honored as this year's recipient of the C. Edward Helmey Humanitarian Award in a ceremony Saturday at the Effingham Hospital.
The Georgia Salzburger Society will hold its annual Labor Day event Sept. 3 from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., on the grounds of Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
Dr. Barbara Prosser, CEO of the Effingham College and Career Academy, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club on the increasing competition for jobs in Effingham County from the global suppliers such as China and India.
The second annual Effingham Dancing with the Stars, a fundraising event to benefit Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program Inc., will be Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served during intermission.
Effingham County Commissioner Reggie Loper was awarded with a pin recognizing his perfect attendance at Coastal Regional Commission meetings.
An estimated 70 million people a year are affected by some form of digestive disorder or gastrointestinal disease. The costs to Americans and on our nation's healthcare delivery system are nearly $150 billion.
Since 1994, employees of Effingham Health System have nominated peers whom they believe go the extra mile to provide outstanding care and service. To this end, members of the Effingham Hospital Authority invite community members to join them Aug. 25 at 11 a.m. as they reveal the name of the 2012 recipient of the annual C. Edward Helmey Humanitarian Award.
Kelly Wolff, mill manager/vice president of operations of the Savannah River Mill of Georgia Pacific, recently made a presentation to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club on the improvement of safety and environmental goals of Georgia Pacific Savannah River Mill.
State Rep. Ann Purcell has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the State YMCA of Georgia in
Dr. Michael Moore recently told members of the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club humorous stories from his time as superintendent of schools.
An increase in cases of pertussis, more commonly known as "whooping cough," in some metro Atlanta counties and other states has prompted Coastal Health District officials to remind residents that getting vaccinated is the safest and most effective way to prevent the disease. Pertussis is a very contagious illness that mainly affects the respiratory system and can be very dangerous, especially for babies and young children.