Ashia K. Miller, of South Effingham High School and a 2012 Florida State University graduate, competed in a Miss Georgia USA preliminary pageant last weekend in Adel.
St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Rincon hosted its first community yard sale Saturday.
The Farm Service Agency office in Sylvania, working with USDA FSA customers in Effingham County, will hold a committee election procedure workshop, focused on reaching interested individuals within Effingham County. This workshop will be held July 24 at 9 a.m. in the FSA office at the Screven County Courthouse, 216 Mims Road, Room 113, Sylvania.
New Ebenezer Retreat and Conference Center, located between Springfield and Rincon, will hold its third annual day camp, "Ebenezer TREASURES!", on July 22-26 from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
The American Red Cross issued an emergency request for platelet and blood donors of all blood types to roll up a sleeve and give because fewer donations than expected were received in June and the first week of July.
Shalynda Warren, assistant manager of the Georgia Department of Labor's Gwinnett Career Center, received an EXCEL Certificate of Leadership Development at the recent graduation ceremony in Peachtree City.
Air Force Airman Ethan D. Schaffner graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Bryant Garner, a volunteer with The Fillin' Station, Guyton's community food pantry, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club.
Army National Guard Pvt. Jason M. Tuten has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
The residents of Rincon came out as patriotic music and the colors red, white and blue filled the roads.
Rincon showed its patriotic spirit Saturday in the city's annual Fourth of July parade.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit will be hosting another Georgia Teens Ride with Pride course July 9 from 7-9 p.m. at the Effingham County Courthouse.
Effingham County got an early start on Fourth of July festivities Friday at the "Freedom Rings in Rincon" celebration.
Although Effingham County will not have a July 4th fireworks display of its own, locals have several options for shows that are a short drive away.
The Exchange Club of Effingham recently elected new officers and board members.
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.