Daniel C. Faye has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Effingham Hospital announces the opening of its newest family medical practice, Effingham Family Medicine at Port Wentworth, located at 7306 Highway 21, Suite 105. This newest office is located at the intersection of Highways 30 and 21.
SAVANNAH - Savannah/Georgia Scottish Rite Masons have united in a statewide initiative to help children with speech and language disorders.
Army Pfc. Erik J. Witherington has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Tech Sgt. Charles E. Mohs has been promoted to the senior non-commissioned officer rank of master sergeant.
Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua D. Solomons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Students from South Effingham High School will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across America on Wednesday to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the 6th Annual "Fields of Faith" event.
Air Force Airman Justin Pruitt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Marine Corps Pvt. William Dean Pittman graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C., on Sept. 18. Pittman completed an intensive, 12-week training program that included military discipline and physical fitness.
Air Force Airman Amanda Alley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Army National Guard Pvt. Cody A. Whitlock has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Amy Greene, founder and developer for elocalyp.com, speaks to the Effingham Women in Business about her new company. Elocal provides local businesses with an online presence in searches. Whether you are a new or established business, a church or organization, this is an opportunity to have your group found by residents and visitors alike. Contact Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Effingham County Chief Magistrate Judge Scott Hinson recently completed 80 hours of certification training as required by the state.
On Dec. 26, the Rincon Police Department sent two representatives to New York to participate in the funeral ceremony for the fallen New York Police Department Officer Rafael Ramos. Rincon Police Cpl. Devlin Crosby and Detective Don Wood arrived in New York to attend the funeral for Officer Ramos held Saturday
The Effingham County Wingmen motorcycle club recently donated about $600 worth of dog food and kitty litter to the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County is taking donations for its annual Empty Stocking Fund.
The American Red Cross will have a community blood drive Dec. 30 from 1-7 p.m. in the Goshen United Methodist Church social hall.
The Lost Plantation community celebrated the season Saturday night with its annual parade of decorated and lighted golf carts.
The Springfield Garden Club recognized the homes, businesses and churches that were decked out the best for the holidays.
A festive holiday mood, the sound of holiday music, the aroma of homemade cookies, and hundreds of people filled the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department gymnasium Dec. 7 at Effingham Community Orchestra's eighth annual holiday concert and homemade cookie sale.
The Living History Site gave a glimpse of an old-time Christmas on Saturday. Olde Effingham Christmas was held in conjunction with extended shopping hours by Springfield merchants, a sausage and grits supper at Springfield City Hall and a performance by the DePue Brothers Band at the Mars Theatre.
Farmers Furniture in Rincon hosted a fundraiser for the Kessler family.
Even after United Way of Effingham County surpassed its 2014 fundraising campaign goal last month, contributions continued to come in.
In each week of its 2014 fundraising campaign, the United Way of Effingham County drew for a prize valued $500-$1,000. Anyone who attended a United Way campaign presentation was eligible to win.
Close your eyes… imagine you're a single mom, or dad, with three small children, two have special needs. Christmas is here and there is no possible way to make this season any different from the day-to-day existence that is their lives. You want so much to make Christmas special for the children, maybe a small toy, new socks, a warm jacket or simply a meal to fill their tummies. The medicine they need but no money to buy it, or a pair of shoes to keep their little feet warm and dry.
Long before becoming the site of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Jail, a tract of land at Highway 21 and First Street in Springfield was home to a Confederate convalescent camp during the Civil War.
The city of Springfield and several other agencies and entities have finalized an agreement to protect a historically-significant and environmentally-fragile area.
Guyton enjoyed a holiday tradition with its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.