The cattle show Thursday night brought the events in the Fairgrounds' Livestock Arena to a conclusion for another year.
The annual Effingham County American Cancer Society memorial and honor service will be held Nov. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at the Effingham County Board of Education Auditorium, 405 N. Ash St. in Springfield. The public is invited to attend.
The booth winners at this year's Effingham County Fair were: Garden clubs - Rincon Garden Club, first place; Springfield Garden Club, second place. High school clubs - FFA/SEHS, first place; Effingham Christian School, second place; Effingham 4-H, third place; FCCLA/ECHS, fourth place; FFA/ECHS, fifth place. Farm bureaus - Marlow Farm Bureau, first place; Effingham Farm Bureau, not judged. Churches/Christian groups, adults - Springfield United Methodist Church, first place; Cornerstone Baptist, second place; Jerusalem Lutheran Church, third ...
The 2nd Annual David Jimenez Open Golf Tournament raised $10,000 for the Alzheimer's Association. Seventy-eight players competed in a captain's choice scramble at Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County recently sponsored a chili cook-off at the Springfield Fall Festival.
Boy Scouts Troop 691, Girl Scout Troop 30078 and Zion Lutheran Church are teaming to create the Haunted Trail on the nature trail and surrounding areas in the Zion Lutheran Park. The Haunted Trial will be open tonight and Saturday, and the spooking will begin at 7:30 p.m. and end at 9:30 p.m. both nights.
Joe Tallent spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club, giving his classification speech. Tallent works at Effingham Hospital as an occupational therapist. After the hospital recently discontinued the position of sports medicine, he finds himself in a marketing and sales role trying to recruit larger to mid-size companies for their occupational therapy needs. Robert Merchen, a chartered life underwriter with Northwestern Mutual, gave a speech about his specialization of deferred compensation, estate planning, and long-term care planning.
The Rincon United Methodist Church-sponsored Boy Scout Troop 665 will celebrate its 35th anniversary of camping at the Log Landing Camp on Log Landing Road. The event begins Friday at 6 p.m. and ends Sunday at noon.
The city of Guyton had several entries for its scarecrow contest. Judging took place on Oct. 12, with Beulah from Beulah's Coffee House taking first place, Sale E. Scarecrow from Second Life taking second place and The Chief by the Guyton Police Department taking third place.
The American Cancer Society was presented with a $5,000 donation from Gulfstream, given in honor of Gulfstream personnel and their families who have been touched by cancer.
The United Way Prize Patrol secret agents tracked down another weekly winner. Secret agents surprised Rincon Elementary School music teacher Kimberly Tucker (second from left) with a gas grill (valued at $600) and $400 in Piggly Wiggly gift cards. Tucker was weekly winner number 5. During the 12-week campaign, anyone who attends one of the United Way's campaign presentations can enter their name for a chance to win one of 12 prizes worth approximately $1,000 each that have ...
Jimmy Rutland spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club about the Effingham Habitat for Humanity's goals and performance.
It's that time of year again for the family and folks at Mossy Oak Music Park in Guyton to host their 34th bluegrass and gospel music festival. Activities begin with a covered dish supper Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. and conclude with a worship service and gospel music Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m.
Dr. James Cornwell presented a check for $5,671.63 to Glenda King of the Effingham County Victim Witness Assistance Program.
The United Way of Effingham County has reached the halfway point in its annual campaign, getting to 50 percent of the $302,007 goal with six weeks of the campaign left.
WTOC-TV anchor Sonny Dixon spoke to the Exchange Club at its meeting celebrating its 25-year anniversary in Effingham.
Effingham County Schools made a big donation - about a 15,000-pound one - to help Family Promise of Effingham County get rolling.
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.