Effingham County Recreation and Parks held its annual Fall Festival on Oct. 30. More than 130 children, ages 1 to 12, turned out for the games and costume contests.
Although the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer has been part of the Effingham County community for a dozen years, director Bonnie Tootle is aware that many people know little or nothing about it.
Women who are considering breast surgery, whether it is reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy or electing to undergo an augmentation procedure to restore breast volume lost after significant weight loss or pregnancy, or to reduce breast size in order to address a health issue such as chronic back pain, have a lot of factors to consider before making the decision to move forward.
The cattle show Thursday night brought the events in the Fairgrounds' Livestock Arena to a conclusion for another year.
The annual Effingham County American Cancer Society memorial and honor service will be held Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education Auditorium, 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield. The public is invited to attend.
The booth winners at this year's Effingham County Fair were: Garden clubs - Rincon Garden Club, first place; Springfield Garden Club, second place. High school clubs - FFA/SEHS, first place; Effingham Christian School, second place; Effingham 4-H, third place; FCCLA/ECHS, fourth place; FFA/ECHS, fifth place. Farm bureaus - Marlow Farm Bureau, first place; Effingham Farm Bureau, not judged. Churches/Christian groups, adults - Springfield United Methodist Church, first place; Cornerstone Baptist, second place; Jerusalem Lutheran Church, third ...
The 2nd Annual David Jimenez Open Golf Tournament raised $10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. Seventy-eight players competed in a captain's choice scramble at Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County recently sponsored a chili cook-off at the Springfield Fall Festival.
Boy Scouts Troop 691, Girl Scout Troop 30078 and Zion Lutheran Church are teaming to create the Haunted Trail on the nature trail and surrounding areas in the Zion Lutheran Park. The Haunted Trial will be open tonight and Saturday, and the spooking will begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. both nights.
Joe Tallent spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club, giving his classification speech. Tallent works at Effingham Hospital as an occupational therapist. After the hospital recently discontinued the position of sports medicine, he finds himself in a marketing and sales role trying to recruit larger to mid-size companies for their occupational therapy needs. Robert Merchen, a chartered life underwriter with Northwestern Mutual, gave a speech about his specialization of deferred compensation, estate planning, and long-term care planning.
The Rincon United Methodist Church-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 665 will celebrate its 35th anniversary of camping at the Log Landing Camp on Log Landing Road. The event begins Friday at 6 p.m. and ends Sunday at noon.
The city of Guyton had several entries for its scarecrow contest. Judging took place on Oct. 12, with Beulah from Beulah's Coffee House taking first place, Sale E. Scarecrow from Second Life taking second place and The Chief by the Guyton Police Department taking third place.
The American Cancer Society was presented with a $5,000 donation from Gulfstream, given in honor of Gulfstream personnel and their families who have been touched by cancer.
The United Way Prize Patrol secret agents tracked down another weekly winner. Secret agents surprised Rincon Elementary School music teacher Kimberly Tucker (second from left) with a gas grill (valued at $600) and $400 in Piggly Wiggly gift cards. Tucker was weekly winner number 5. During the 12-week campaign, anyone who attends one of the United Way's campaign presentations can enter their name for a chance to win one of 12 prizes worth approximately $1,000 each that have ...
Jimmy Rutland spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club about the Effingham Habitat for Humanity's goals and performance.
As an orthopaedic surgeon, Mark Mudano made a fitting song choice of "Walk This Way" for his Effingham Dancing with the Stars routine.
Local artist Tom Barnes of Tom Barnes Fine Art in Guyton spoke recently to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club in Guyton.
WTOC-TV anchor Sonny Dixon spoke to the Exchange Club at its meeting celebrating its 25-year anniversary in Effingham.