Butch Kieffer was honored by Effingham Health System and the Hospital Authority at their September meeting.
Salzburgers celebrated their annual Heritage Day on Labor Day, opening a new research library at their museum.
America's Second Harvest Food Bank delivered a truckload of help Thursday to Effingham County families in need.
The 1968 graduating class of Effingham County High School enjoyed a class reunion on Aug. 24 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Buddy Holder, the head football coach at Effingham County High School, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club about the team's core values, established in January when he was hired.
Weekend traffic was stop-and-go along Highway 21 in Rincon, for a good reason.
A program at Grace Community Churchon Saturday night celebrated a milestone for GAP Ministries: 100 wheelchair ramps built for people in Effingham County.
The Georgia Salzburger Society will celebrate its 88th Labor Day on Sept. 2 at the Historic Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
Army Cadet Victoria H. Inman has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
A group of 4-H'ers recently took a two-day Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center.
Despite the rainy weather, a big crowd attended the second annual Back-to-School Blowout hosted by the Effingham County Center for Working Families.
Effingham Community Orchestra director Andrea Huff announces that the orchestra will present its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and a silent auction fund raiser on Sunday. The silent auction begins at 2:30 p.m., and the concert will follow at 3 p.m.
Subway restaurants in Effingham County will join others in the area Thursday for a day-long food drive to benefit local food pantries.
Rincon City Council member James Dasher has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the "Y" Club of Georgia in Effingham County for 2013.
Andy Smith, chief financial officer at Effingham Health System, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about changes and postponements of various parts of the Affordable Care Act.
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.
Ashley Moore, the new executive director of Family Promise of Effingham, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about her role, as well as the history and future of Family Promise helping homeless families in Effingham County.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is kicking off the new year for the Leadership Effingham program.
The second annual Summer's End 5K Trail Run to benefit the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer is set for Aug. 16.
The community got a head start on Independence Day with the two-day Freedom Rings celebration at Freedom Park in Rincon.
Effingham County's Anna Kessler and Chandler Pate sang at Carnegie Hall in New York City as part of the Choirs of America's C3 Choral Convergence Concert and Rising Star Showcase on June 21.
The Library of American Landscape History has named Craig Barrow III as its 2014 preservation hero.
Crowds lined Columbia Avenue on a warm Saturday morning as the city of Rincon's annual Freedom Rings Parade made its way down the thoroughfare. The special guests of honor this year were local veterans of World War II.
Air Force Airman Tyrell K. Collins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.