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.
After surviving her own brush with death earlier this year, Pauline Morgan said she is more committed than ever to her annual fundraiser for Project Lifesaver.
After Rory Myers rode his motorcycle more than a hundred miles from Augusta to Rincon on Saturday morning, another 40 or so miles was no big deal.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce is seeking volunteers for its annual Oktoberfest celebration, which will be held Sept. 27-28 at Rincon's Freedom Park.
The Effingham County Health Department, in conjunction with the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office and Georgia State Patrol Post 42, will hold free child car seat safety inspections Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Walmart in Rincon.
Jeremy Nease of Rincon's Badcock Home Furniture donated a 50-inch LG TruSlim television (valued at $999) to the United Way of Effingham's 2013 campaign fundraising raffle.
Karen Tanksley, publisher of the Effingham Herald, told the Sunrise Rotary club about the changes in newspaper publication and the promising future for hometown newspapers.
In an annual tradition prior to the kickoff of the Effingham County-South Effingham football game, the two schools' marching bands performed together.
On the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, Effingham County first responders were recognized prior to Wednesday's South Effingham-Effingham County softball game at Rebel Field.
The United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2013 fundraising campaign Wednesday with a powerful message to the community.
Traffic on Springfield's Laurel Street near its intersection with Highway 21 can get a little slow on Friday afternoon, and not solely because drivers are in a rush to get home.
The Clyo Masonic Lodge No. 280 presented a gift on loan to the Historic Effingham Society Museum.
Effingham Community Orchestra presented its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and silent auction on Aug. 25.
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.
The Rotary Club of Effingham County inducted Julie Dickey as its newest member.
Effingham Health System will host a golf tournament March 7 at Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon, with proceeds benefitting Historic Effingham Society.
A local committee is working to establish a free health clinic in Effingham County.
Georgia Southern University donated $1,500 to the Bulloch Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). The gift, a result of the university winning the 2014 Chancellor's Fall Classic Charity Cup golf tournament in Athens, was presented by President Brooks A. Keel to Lainie Jenkins, executive director of CASA.
The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce baked up one of the Georgia Legislature's favorite traditions Thursday.
The Mars Theatre recently gave a $675 donation to United Way of the Coastal Empire's Food OutReach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE).
The United Way's e-CONNECT (Effingham Community Network Navigation Center) will hold a free program Wednesday on how the Affordable Care Act may affect tax returns.