A larger venue helped to make this year's Oktoberfest the biggest to date for the Effingham Chamber of Commerce.
The Effingham County School System's Project SEARCH program and the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit's CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) program each received a boost from Family Connection-Communities In Schools of Effingham County.
SYLVANIA - Cadets with the Civil Air Patrol, Effingham Cadet Squadron were recently hosted at Plantation Airpark near Sylvania for basic cadet training and orientation flights (O-flights). Seven cadets took part in the activities which included training in flight line marshalling and ground team activities related to search and rescue.
The "Friends of Cheryl" will hold a fundraiser Oct. 19 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Guyton's Sale on the Trail for Cheryl Exley Tyre.
The economic downturn has hit a number of local people, businesses and organizations hard in recent years, and Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County is no different.
At Monday's Rincon City Council meeting, Mayor Ken Lee read a proclamation on the city's support for the third annual David Jimenez Open.
U.S. Air National Guard Senior Master Sgt. Frank King is retiring after 41 years of service to the Air Force and the Air National Guard.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office, Effingham County Health Department, Governor's Office of Highway Safety and Georgia State Patrol offered free child car seat inspections Saturday at Walmart in Rincon for "National Seat Check Saturday."
Teenagers who are new drivers, or soon will be, have another opportunity to take a driver education course offered by the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.
A raffle and lunch Saturday to raise money for Effingham County's Project Lifesaver program raked in more than $6,800, according to organizer Pauline Morgan.
The Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association will host the third annual David Jimenez Open golf tournament Oct. 5 at Rincon's Lost Plantation Golf Club. The event helps spread awareness and gives support to the Coastal Georgia Alzheimer's Association in its mission to find a cure for Alzheimer's disease.
The Exchange Club of Effingham enjoyed a presentation about Memorial Hall Museum, the oldest museum in Louisiana. The museum was dedicated on Jan. 8, 1891.
Air Force Airman James J. Thornton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
It's been quite a year for Shaw Wilkerson.
Robert M. Williams Jr., publisher of theSouthFire Newspaper Group in Blackshear, was elected as president of the National Newspaper Association during the association's 127th annual convention and trade show held last week in Phoenix.
Air Force Airman Tyrell K. Collins graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Amber Gorlesky was speechless when she got the news that her friend Adrianna Flowers had been in a terrible car crash.
To say 10-year-old Kristen Fears has been looking forward to Camp Buddy would be an understatement.
It has been a long time since the men lined up Monday afternoon at the Macomber Park building marched in a parade. Saturday morning, several of Effingham County's last living veterans of World War II will be assembled and part of the procession for Rincon's annual Freedom Rings parade - but they likely will have a perch on a car to greet the crowds expected to gather.