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Oliver completes basic training

Daniel Robert Oliver of Guyton has graduated from Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill.

July 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town




New Web site designed to help those recovering from substance abuse

In September, a Savannah Web site will be launched by Social Work graduates at the University of Georgia that is dedicated to helping clinicians find drug treatment centers for those struggling with addiction in the Savannah area.

July 13, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Rotary welcomes top Eagle

July 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


GSP post investigated 11 wrecks during June

State troopers from the Rincon post of the Georgia State Patrol investigated 11 traffic crashes in June in Effingham County. Sgt. 1st Class Chad Riner said the traffic crashes resulted in 12 injuries and no traffic deaths.

July 06, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Seckinger completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Stephen R. Seckinger graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 02, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Bennett named to Council of Regional Commissions

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle recently appointed The Coastal Bank's Effingham County Market President Chap Bennett to a two-year term on the Council of Regional Commissions starting July 1.

June 29, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


ECSO looking to start Project Lifesaver in county

Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club in Effingham County announcing his intentions on bringing Project Lifesaver and the CARE CALL Reassurance program to Effingham County.

June 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Lee earns honor from GMA

SAVANNAH - Rincon Mayor Ken Lee received the prestigious certificate of achievement from the Georgia Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's 76th Annual Convention in Savannah on June 23.

June 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Bouton completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman Aron A. Bouton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

June 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


‘Big Is’ retires from Wiley’s

June 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Buckmasters donate to LDSS

June 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Asinc retires from Air Guard

After more than 33 years of distinguished military service, Lt. Col. George Asinc is retiring from the ranks of the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard, headquartered in Savannah.

June 22, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Red Cross pays a visit on Sunrise Rotary

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Superintendent delivers report card to Rotary

June 15, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Springfield Garden Club honors Christmas decoration winners

The Springfield Garden Club recognized the homes, businesses and churches that were decked out the best for the holidays.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Holiday tunes from orchestra, cookies delight a large crowd

A festive holiday mood, the sound of holiday music, the aroma of homemade cookies, and hundreds of people filled the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department gymnasium Dec. 7 at Effingham Community Orchestra's eighth annual holiday concert and homemade cookie sale.

December 23, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Turning back the clock on Christmas

The Living History Site gave a glimpse of an old-time Christmas on Saturday. Olde Effingham Christmas was held in conjunction with extended shopping hours by Springfield merchants, a sausage and grits supper at Springfield City Hall and a performance by the DePue Brothers Band at the Mars Theatre.

December 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Fundraiser for Kessler family

Farmers Furniture in Rincon hosted a fundraiser for the Kessler family.

December 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


United Way keeps pushing campaign total to new heights

Even after United Way of Effingham County surpassed its 2014 fundraising campaign goal last month, contributions continued to come in.

December 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


United Way prize giveaways continue

In each week of its 2014 fundraising campaign, the United Way of Effingham County drew for a prize valued $500-$1,000. Anyone who attended a United Way campaign presentation was eligible to win.

December 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Exchange Club taking Empty Stocking Fund donations

Close your eyes… imagine you're a single mom, or dad, with three small children, two have special needs. Christmas is here and there is no possible way to make this season any different from the day-to-day existence that is their lives. You want so much to make Christmas special for the children, maybe a small toy, new socks, a warm jacket or simply a meal to fill their tummies. The medicine they need but no money to buy it, or a pair of shoes to keep their little feet warm and dry.

December 16, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Revealing a bit of history

Long before becoming the site of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Jail, a tract of land at Highway 21 and First Street in Springfield was home to a Confederate convalescent camp during the Civil War.

December 09, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Ebenezer Crossing purchase made official

The city of Springfield and several other agencies and entities have finalized an agreement to protect a historically-significant and environmentally-fragile area.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Guyton celebrates the season with Christmas parade

Guyton enjoyed a holiday tradition with its annual Christmas parade on Saturday.

December 09, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Stancell visits Exchange Club

At the Exchange Club of Effingham's meeting last week, Springfield Merchants Association President Jamey Stancell shared updates on Springfield and the close relationship the SMA has with the city.

December 09, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Dickens Festival winners

Several people toook home trophies from the eighth annual Dickens Craft Festival, hosted by First Baptist Church of Rincon.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Christmas sparkles at New Ebenezer

Effingham celebrated the holidays, and the county's heritage, Sunday at the annual Historic Effingham Christmas at Ebenezer.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Treutlen House gets early Christmas gift

The Citizens of Georgia Power Savannah Generation Chapter recently presented a $2,500 check the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer.

December 02, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


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