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.
People in the community are invited to put on their running shoes and support the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer.
A little rain last Friday didn't deter a group of summer campers from having their annual fundraiser.
When tornadoes hit Oklahoma recently, Living Faith Church in Guyton took action. The church at 3789 Noel C. Conaway Road is hosting a family-friendly corn hole tournament Saturday, with nearly all of the day's proceeds benefitting the tornado victims. "It hits close to home," said organizer Crystal Basdeo. "I've been that parent who had less than five minutes to get four kids downstairs before a tornado hit in Kansas City. My heart hurts for everyone who ...
Karima Burdette's husband Roger suggested she enter the Mrs. Georgia Pageant this year. It turns out he had a really good idea. "He thought that I would be good at it," Burdette said. "He knew that I liked pageants, but he had no idea that it was a big dream of mine since I was a little girl." However, competing in her first pageant far exceeded Burdette's dreams. She finished as first runner-up in the Mrs. ...
The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Marine Patrol Unit will conduct a boater safety class July 20 at the Savannah Mall metro training center.
Megan Johnson has competed in "about 20" pageants, and won a few, but she didn't expect to win her age division at the 2013 National American Miss Georgia pageant.
Ashia K. Miller, of South Effingham High School and a 2012 Florida State University graduate, competed in a Miss Georgia USA preliminary pageant last weekend in Adel.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Rincon hosted its first community yard sale Saturday. As a community project, St. Luke's will host the community yard sale on the second Saturday of each month from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Vendors can set up a table at no charge, sell their items and keep the money for their church or organization. For more information, visit www.stlukesrincon.com.
Army Reserve Spec. Paul J. Kimbal has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning in Columbus.
The American Cancer Society held its annual Effingham County Memorial Service.
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.