Jackie Davis was honored as the conservationist of the year for Effingham County by the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District.
Robyn Groce received her plaque and check from Leland Sanders, president of the Rotary Club of Effingham County, at Thursday night's Volunteer of the Year banquet at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
John Crosby of Priority Insight was the guest speaker of Rotary on Feb. 10.offers peer coaching to groups, businesses and individuals known as Leader to Leader.
Effingham Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl thanks fellow Savannah Rotarians Dave LeGrasse and Steve Stephens for their presentation on the Rotarians Play it Forward event to be held on April 23 in Savannah.
Army Pvt. Sadaree L. Washington has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Melvin Everson, director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Readiness, and Fred McConnell, deputy director, met with business, education and political leaders to discuss the Georgia Work Ready Initiative on a recent visit and tour of Savannah Technical College.
Army National Guard Pvt. Amanda L. Richey has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Air Force Airman Jessica L. Thornton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The Rincon Garden Club held its Jan. 25 meeting at the home of Betty Neidlinger. Installation of the 2011-13 officers was conducted by outgoing president Dianne Sather.
Bereavement counselor Barbara Moss and Community Services Director Jamey Espina from Hospice Savannah's Full Circle visited with employees at Springfield Automotive recently to show their gratitude for their contributions of time and money to feed the approximately 150 staff, volunteers and campers on the first night of Camp Aloha each spring.
Deneice Knowles was the guest speaker Thursday for Rotary Club of Effingham. Knowles is an account executive for Amedisys Home Health Services and is also a registered nurse for the past 20 years. Amedisys is a provider in home health care and hospice services. Many of these services are covered under Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. For more information visit the Web site at www.amedisys.com.
Jack Schuller with Mercy Flight S E Mission spoke to the Rotary Club of Effingham about their services.
ALBANY-The following students from the Rincon area graduated this fall from the Darton College Nursing Program with Associate of Science degrees: Amy Chaplin, Amanda Buckholts, Kelly Hyman, and Dana Shores. They were recognized during the traditional Nursing Pinning Ceremony and are now eligible to take the licensing examination to become registered nurses.
Sgt. Ed Myrick of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office will be the guest speaker on "Preserving Human Capital: The Tactical Guide to Workplace Violence and Minimizing Loss of Life," presented by the Savannah Area Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. The presentation will be held Jan. 20 at 7:30 a.m. at the First City Club, 32 Bull St. in Savannah. Myrick will discuss an updated approach to the difficult arena of responding to workplace violence ...
The parents and grandparents of Richard Harvey Oliver Jr. announce he has graduated from boot camp at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, S.C., and Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger, N.C. Oliver, a 2005 graduate of South Effingham High School, will continue his education in aviation traffic control electronics at Naval Air Station Pensacola.
Another huge crowd turned out Saturday for the annual Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade and Dickens Craft Village Festival. See these highlights and more from the Lions Club Christmas Parade in Rincon Nov. 19 in the Nov. 22 edition of the Herald and at community.effinghamherald.net.
In preparation for the 4-H Holiday Classic coming up Sunday at Effingham County High School, students in Bonnie Pritcher's Early Childhood Education classes and members of the ECHS FCCLA chapter rolled flatware.
Ordinarily, Danny Fries' vantage point of the Rincon Lions Club Christmas Parade is that of the long procession of units as he sits in the fire truck, accompanying Santa Claus.
Army Pvt. Angel D. Rivera Colon has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Effingham resident Angie Usher signed and sold copies of her new and first book "Firefly Tails, Bright Trails, and Fishy Tales," a book of 10 short stories and poems, at Teach Right Saturday.
Georgia State Troopers are joining law enforcement officers across the country for Operation Click It or Ticket to promote seat belt and child passenger safety for the holidays.
Col. Mark McDonough, commissioner of the Georgia Department of Public Safety, has announced that the Georgia State Patrol, the Motor Carrier Compliance Division and the Capitol Police Unit will be participating for the third year in the Toys for Tots program.
The Rincon Garden Club celebrated its 70th anniversary Sunday with a reception at the Vernon C. Hinely Center. Annie Oglesby was honored as the longest-serving member, having been a member since 1947.
The Rotary Club of Effingham hosted guests for a pancake and sausage supper at the Effingham College and Career Academy Tuesday night.
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Yvette Carr of Burns World Travel is shown presenting a check for $400 to Tamara Tyre , president, Jonathan Thompson, artistic director, and Amy Thomas, fundraising chair of the Effingham Theatre.
Jimmy Rutland, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County, spoke to the Exchange Club of Effingham County about the houses they are building, homes that have been completed and future plans for Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County.
The Effingham County Exchange Club served up hundreds of pancake and sausage dinners at the annual Effingham County Fair.
Loaned associates Paul Mongin and Brandee Gordon, campaign vice-chair Julie Hales and campaign chair Dinah King show off the progress made toward the United Way of Effingham County's 2011 campaign.
Paul Mongin, who works with Georgia-Pacific and is serving as a loaned associate with United Way of Effingham County, provided an update on the United Way campaign results year-to-date and an overview of several United Way funded programs in Effingham County.