The Rotary Club of Effingham County teed it up at Lost Plantation Golf Course for its annual fundraising tournament. Money raised from the events supports such Rotary endeavors as its speech contest, Special Olympics, STAR student recognition and its annual scholarships.
After five months of training, Leadership Southeast Georgia announces the 2016 graduating class. Leadership Southeast Georgia is a regional program designed to equip and empower community leaders to effectively promote positive growth while improving the quality of life in the Southeast Georgia Coastal Region.
M. Tommy Pierce, commander of American Legion Post 209, presented Mrs. Edwin R. Exley with a certificate transferring her late husband from Post 209 to Post Everlasting, in honor of his many years of dedicated service to Post 209.
Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn and Firefighter Mike Whittle presented Hospice Savannah with a check for $1,500 to be used for their overnight children's grief camp, Camp Aloha, held each May at New Ebenezer Retreat Center in Effingham County.
The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is hosting its eighth annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Effingham and Chatham counties. The goal of Camp Buddy is to promote retention of information by offering programs to prepare children for the upcoming school year.
Honoring veterans and those who have died in service to U.S. armed forces doesn't require signing up to join the military, said the keynote speaker at Monday's Effingham County Memorial Day observance at Veterans Park on Monday.
Effingham County representatives teamed up with environmental nonprofit group Savannah Riverkeeper on Saturday for a cleanup in the Effingham MS4 urbanized area, with volunteers picking up trash along the ditches and outfalls of Scuffletown Road, Lakewood Drive, Lakewood Circle, Jaguar Drive, Triumph Drive, Robin Road, Kelly Drive and Hodgeville Road.