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.
Families enjoyed water slides, a hay ride (or a summer-time version of one, without the hay), free food and other activities Saturday at the annual Guyton community picnic.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the new year for the Leadership Effingham program.
Destiny Bradshaw, program manager for the United Way Effingham Center for Working Families, spoke to the Exchange Club about CWF, a non-profit, community-based organization providing services intended to help families.
Two dozen children ages 6-12 have been enjoying fun activities and educational programs this week at "Ebenezer Treasures," the third annual day camp at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
While thousands of people have responded to the recent emergency call for blood and platelet donations from the American Red Cross, there remains an urgent need for platelet donors, as well as donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative blood. Right now blood products are being distributed to area hospitals almost as quickly as donations are coming in.
The Effingham County High School cheerleaders will host their annual Little Rebel Cheer Camp July 29-Aug. 2 at the ECHS gym from 9 a.m.-12 noon each day.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Eggs and Issues breakfast Dec. 5 at 7:30 a.m. at the Effingham College and Career Academy on Highway 21 in Rincon.
A good Christmas awaits Ashley Boyette's husband Tommy.
Peter Giles Jr. was 16 years old and cutting up wood so his mother would have some fuel for the fire. The news came that day of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Teach Right in Rincon is providing a Community Angel Tree to help underprivileged children in Effingham County.
Home Town Health has named Effingham Health System CFO Andy Smith as its chief financial officer of the year.
Effingham Health System and the University of Georgia Extension Service will hold an event to answer questions and enroll people in the Affordable Care Act.
The state Department of Transportation seeks input on the proposed roundabout project in the Guyton.
To honor a local veteran who epitomizes service to country and community, Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County had to look no further than its founder.
The community is invited to give Megan Johnson a big sendoff as she goes to California to compete in the National American Miss pageant.
Air Force Airman Travis K. Daiss graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
As a bullet from a Chinese .50-caliber machine gun tore into his wrist, Harrell Roberts rued the end of his wristwatch.
Peter Sheridan, purchasing manager for EFACEC, gave a short history of the EFACEC power transformers facility in Effingham County.
DeWitt Insurance, with its "Wizard of Oz" theme, won first place in the Effingham Chamber of Commerce's scarecrow competition.
American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Unit 209 saluted local military veterans who live at Lakeview Manor retirement community in Springfield.
The start to Effingham County's holiday season is ready to hit the streets.