Craig McIntosh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program student from New Zealand, was the guest speaker at the Effingham Rotary Club. McIntosh was a student at Victoria University of Wellington where he received his BA in media.
Amy Ambrose of Rincon received the Mary Frances Duren Award for the disabilities and special needs Teacher of the Year 2011 at the Opening New Worlds Conference held at First Baptist Church in Tucker on April 1.
U.S. Army Pvt. Joshua M. Hill graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. During the 10 weeks of training, Hill studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values. After graduation, Hill moved on to AIT at Fort Gordon in Augusta. During his 25 weeks of training, Hill graduated in the top 3 percent of his class for the MOS in computer detection system repairs. Hill is a 2007 graduate of South ...
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Effingham Council for the Arts announce a new photography contest.
Air Force Airman Kayla J. Drummond graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The state Department of Transportation has approved the Historic Effingham Ebenezer Scenic Byway.
Sponsored by Springfield United Methodist Church, Troop 295 in Guyton has produced 12 Eagle Scouts in 2010, breaking an all time record.
Effingham County Farm Bureau member, Michael Zoller, visits Washington, D.C. Effingham County Farm Bureau member Michael Zoller recently traveled to Washington, D.C., with other Georgia Farm Bureau young farmers to meet with Georgia's congressional delegation to discuss agriculture issues. The trip, open to Farm Bureau members between 21 and 35 years of age involved in agriculture, gave participants a chance to learn firsthand how the legislative process works and to learn how Georgia farmers are ...
Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl, thanks Effingham County Magistrate Court Judge Scott Hinson after his presentation.
David de Queljoe has graduated from basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, S.C.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Walter T. Whipple graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Michigan Journalism Hall of Fame inductee Harry Atkins told the Effingham County Sunrise Rotary Club about his lifelong adventures working as a reporter/journalist for events such as the 1975 sinking of the "Edmund Fitzgerald" to sports championships such as the World Series.
Air Force Airman Zachery D. Gilliam graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The largest fundraiser of the year for American Diabetes Association, Kiss-a-Pig, gets under way in Effingham County with Randy Shearouse's Campaign Kick-Off Event on March 3 at 5 p.m. at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gym on Highway 119 in Springfield during the Taste of Effingham.
The South Carolina Maritime Association honored Brenda Dasher with the "Beacon Award" for her contributions to the maritime industry. The event, a black tie affair with more than 450 people in attendance, was held in the Crystal Ball Room of the Charleston (S.C.) Marriott.
Kim Dennis, director of the YMCA of Effingham County, spoke to the Exchange Club of Effingham County about the history of the YMCA and how it evolved into the worldwide organization that helps strengthen the community through its programs for people of all ages.
Any Effingham County taxpayer who disagrees with the current value of their property can file a property tax return between Jan. 1 and April 1 with the Effingham County Board of Tax Assessors.
Historic Effingham Society celebrated another productive year at its annual banquet Saturday at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
The residents at Effingham Care Center love playing their rendition of the game show "Minute To Win It." Pictured playing the M&M game are Dena Carter, Norma Exley, Edna Palmer, Edna Powell and CNA Deborah Goldwire.
Wanda Price from the Effingham County Sanitation Department came and spoke to the Effingham Exchange Club about the new county recycling program.
Army Pfc. Ben G. Vaughn III has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning.
Air Force Airman Roderick Ponton Jr. graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
ATLANTA-Rincon Mayor Ken Lee was recognized at the Georgia Municipal Association's Annual Mayors' Day Conference in Atlanta on Jan. 22 for participating in the annual Robert E. Knox Leadership Institute for Elected Officials.
Airman First Class (A1C) Jason L. Burgstiner of Rincon recently graduated from the 12 week Air Force Cryptologic Technical Training School at Goodfellow Air Force Base in San Angelo, Texas.
Lt. Col. Rainer "Speedy" Gomez has been promoted to the rank of colonel and has taken command of the 165th Operations Group, a unit of the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard.
In celebration of the Farm City week Nov. 18-24, the Effingham Farm Bureau held a food drive for the local food banks.
Effingham Sunrise Rotary President, Solomon Smith, is shown here thanking Betsy Tallent RN, BSN of Effingham Hospital. Tallent is the chief nursing officer and spoke to the group about the modernization project at Effingham Hospital. If you have any questions for Tallent, contact her at (912)754-6451 or visit www.effinghamhealth.org.
Liz Longshore, executive director of MedBank, recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Effingham County. MedBank helps eligible patients access the Patience Assistance Programs of large pharmaceutical companies to obtain free medications. Through their staff and volunteers, MedBank provides assistance with applications and they work with referrals from physicians, hospitals and social service agencies. MedBank operates on- site services at several area clinics, including one in Effingham County.
Georgia State Patrol troopers and Effingham County Sheriff's deputies were kept busy Wednesday afternoon - for reasons they liked.
The 58,000-square-foot, $30 million dollar expansion and modernization project of Effingham Hospital and Care Center is nearly complete, and on Jan. 28 the community is invited to attend a special ceremony, open house and behind-the-scenes tour of the new Effingham Health System.