Nearly 150 elementary, middle and high school students participated Friday in the Effingham County Spring Special Olympics hosted by South Effingham High School.
HomeSafe Georgia, a program of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs, has named Consumer Credit Counseling Service of the Savannah Area, Inc., as a new regional partner, as part of a new outreach program aimed at helping more Georgia homeowners avoid foreclosure.
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel Carpenter has been awarded the Air Force Commendation Medal, recognizing meritorious service from Jan. 16, 2007-Dec. 1, 2011.
Kayla R. Sharpe has been promoted to the rank of senior airman in the Air National Guard, a reserve component of the U.S. Air Force.
Brett Bennett, Chad Cunningham, Joe Griffin, Julie Hales, David Skadeland and Gus Thompson were added to the YMCA of Effingham County's board of management at the YMCA of Coastal Georgia's 158th annual meeting Tuesday at the Richmond Hill City Center.
Army Pfc. Samuel P. Serra Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
In conjunction with the upcoming American Diabetes Association Alert Day, people in Effingham County can take advantage of free tests to see if they have or are at-risk for the disease.
Under the direction of Scoutmaster Steve Hill, scouts from Boy Scout Troop 165 of Rincon canvassed neighborhoods, friends and family and asked for donations, collecting 397 pounds of food for Manna House.
Ann Resto, the new executive director of the Effingham Victim Witness Assistance Program, talked to the Rincon Noon Lions Club on the services provided by the organization, and its impact on the community.
Army Pfc. Cory A. Benedict has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Helping Habitat for Humanity is in Brett Edwards' blood.
Col. James "Keith" Edenfield was selected to be the new commander of the 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard.
Erin Rahn Phillips, research and market analyst for the Effingham Industrial Development Authority, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about the recent improvements the IDA has made to its industrial properties, as well as their hopeful outlook for recruiting new business in 2013. She entertained questions from the crowd on how the IDA evaluates the impact of different new businesses and the overall impacts they can have on the county.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce hosted the third annual Taste of EffinghamThursday at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gym on Highway 119 in Springfield.
Brandy Thompson of Rincon waited behind a few hundred other people Saturday in a line that wound partially around the track at Effingham County High School.
SAVANNAH - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department Marine Patrol Unit will conduct a boater safety course on July 19.
The Effingham County Retired Educators held their annual banquet June 30, handing out two $650 scholarships and their community service award.
Family Promise of Effingham County has opened its doors to hosting homeless families in the community.
Cadets James Jolin, Christopher Palmer and Trevor Charles all received their "first stripe" on their way to success in the Civil Air Patrol cadet program.