It's been quite a year for Shaw Wilkerson. In March, he was honored by the Rotary Club of Effingham as the county's volunteer of the year. Last month, his local ministry celebrated its fifth anniversary. Started by Wilkerson when he was just 17 years old, My Father's House hosts monthly socials for people with social, mental or emotional challenges, who otherwise might not be able to enjoy social activities. Now, he is expanding the ministry ...
Robert M. Williams Jr., publisher of theSouthFire Newspaper Group in Blackshear, was elected as president of the National Newspaper Association during the association's 127th annual convention and trade show held last week in Phoenix.
After surviving her own brush with death earlier this year, Pauline Morgan said she is more committed than ever to her annual fundraiser for Project Lifesaver.
After Rory Myers rode his motorcycle more than a hundred miles from Augusta to Rincon on Saturday morning, another 40 or so miles was no big deal.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers for its annual Oktoberfest celebration, which will be held Sept. 27-28 at Rincon's Freedom Park.
The Effingham County Health Department, in conjunction with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol Post 42, will hold free child car seat safety inspections Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Walmart in Rincon.
Jeremy Nease of Rincon's Badcock Home Furniture donated a 50-inch LG TruSlim television (valued at $999) to the United Way of Effingham's 2013 campaign fundraising raffle.
Karen Tanksley, publisher of the Effingham Herald, told the Sunrise Rotary club about the changes in newspaper publication and the promising future for hometown newspapers.
In an annual tradition prior to the kickoff of the Effingham County-South Effingham football game, the two schools' marching bands performed together.
On the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Effingham County first responders were recognized prior to Wednesday's South Effingham-Effingham County softball game at Rebel Field.
The United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2013 fundraising campaign Wednesday with a powerful message to the community.
Traffic on Springfield's Laurel Street near its intersection with Highway 21 can get a little slow on Friday afternoon, and not solely because drivers are in a rush to get home.
The Clyo Masonic Lodge No. 280 presented a gift on loan to the Historic Effingham Society Museum.
Effingham Community Orchestra presented its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and silent auction on Aug. 25.
Butch Kieffer was honored by Effingham Health System and the Hospital Authority at their September meeting.
The United Way of Effingham County is on its way toward reaching its 2013 fundraising goal.
One of the favorite local events at this time of year is Rincon's annual scarecrow contest, and the city has now made participating in it easier.
The Effingham County Fair board of directors and committee is busy preparing for the annual Effingham County Fair.
The second annual Springfield Fall Festival is gearing up to be bigger and better than its inaugural event.
How would you like to win $100 just for taking a picture? The Effingham County Farm Bureau is hosting a photo contest entitled "Picture Agriculture in Effingham."
STATESBORO - The Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center is holding a veterans health care town hall meeting at Nessmith-Lane Conference Center on the Georgia Southern University campus. The program will be held Wednesday from 1-3 p.m.