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Classic guitar concert to benefit Guyton Food Pantry

Guitarist Jeff Bianchi will give a one-hour classical guitar concert in the sanctuary at Guyton Christian Church on Sunday at 7:30 p.m. to help raise assistance for The Fillin' Station, Guyton's Community Food Pantry. Audience members are asked to bring canned and dry goods to help stock the food pantry. Peanut butter and canned meats are especially helpful.

November 29, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Chamber to host Eggs and Issues breakfast Dec. 6

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Eggs and Issues Breakfast Dec. 6 at 7:30 a.m at the Effingham College and Career Academy.

November 29, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Girls Night Out to focus on issues related to aging

During this time of the year, many women feel the health effects that can accompany holiday-related stress. It's also the time of the year when calories tend to creep up and busy schedules keep exercise down.

November 29, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Benton graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Ashley M. Benton graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

November 29, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


New Ebenezer rings in the holiday season

On a day between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, the community came together to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas.

November 27, 2012 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Legion donates to Civil Air Patrol

American Legion Post 209 made a donation to the Effingham Civil Air Patrol Cadet Squadron GA-453. The donation will be used to purchase equipment and items to fund squadron projects. The Effingham Civil Air Patrol thanked the American Legion post for its donation to the youth in our community.

November 26, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


HomeTown Health honors Kicklighter

Beverly Kicklighter, business office manager at Effingham Health System, was named business office manager of the year by Home Town Health, LLC.

November 22, 2012 | Staff Report | Around Town


Lunderman graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Gordon S. Lunderman III graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

November 22, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Striking a winning chord

Effingham Community Orchestra publicity coordinator B.V. Cooper presented a Fender acoustic guitar to raffle winner Ivan Anzur. During September and October, orchestra musicians and volunteers sold raffle tickets for a new acoustic Fender guitar.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Boy Scouts celebrate camping at Log Landing site

Boy Scout Troop 665 of the Rincon United Methodist Church celebrated its 35th anniversary of its camping at Log Landing Camp.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Rincon scares up contest winners

There were 39 entries in this year's Rincon scarecrow contest, sponsored by the Rincon Recreation Department.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Manna House offers its thanks

Manna House is extending its thanks to the community for sending donations and hosting food drives.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Hamilton completes basic training

Air Force Airman Steven J. Hamilton graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


Cavanah graduates from basic training

Air National Guard Airman Dustin L. Cavanah graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


United Way gives cool prize

The United Way Prize Patrol paid a surprise visit to the Effingham Herald to present a Yeti cooler to office manager Karen Stephens.

November 19, 2012 | Staff report | Around Town


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Chamber ready for its fifth Oktoberfest

The dates have been set for what has become Effingham County's largest outdoor festival and this year it will again be held on a much larger venue.

September 16, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


ECHS, SEHS put on a show

Effingham County and South Effingham high schools put on quite a show Friday in their annual battle on the football field.

September 15, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


United Way sets big target for annual campaign

Complete with a chairperson dressed as Wonder Woman, the United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Wednesday with the theme of "together working wonders."

September 11, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Ironing Board Sam to make an impression at the Mars

R&B musician Ironing Board Sam will be taking the stage at the Mars on Saturday. This show will be the fifth in a series of six concerts at the Mars Theatre in support of American Roots and Blues Artists through the Music Maker Relief Foundation.

September 11, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Family Promise golf tournament raises money, awareness

Family Promise of Effingham County held a fundraiser golf tournament Saturday at Lost Plantation Golf Course, raising more than $4,000 to help homeless families in Effingham.

September 08, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


‘Take A Soldier Fishing’ sets a line for Oct. 4

Having staged a successful tournament at Savannah's Lake Mayer, the Bass Anglers Plus is casting toward Effingham County for its next event.

September 08, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


ECHS honors first responders

The Effingham County High School softball team paid tribute to the county's first responders prior to the Lady Rebels' game Friday against South Effingham.

September 05, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Studio CEO to speak at Chamber event

The Effingham Chamber will host a Lunch 'n Learn meeting Tuesday starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Mars Theatre in Springfield, featuring the CEO of Moon River Studios Jake Shapiro. Shapiro will give the community an update on the studio's plans to build in Effingham County.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Buddy Walk set for Oct. 4 at Forsyth Park

The 2014 Buddy Walk will be held Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park in historic downtown Savannah.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Murphy talks hospital with Sunrise

Mike Murphy, Effingham Health System's strategic business liaison, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club Tuesday about the hospital's 45th anniversary.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Land at work at sea

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Tyler Land from Clyo is pictured using a wire brush to clean a fire nozzle in the hangar bay of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) as the ship departs Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

September 04, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


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