Salzburgers celebrated their annual Heritage Day on Labor Day, opening a new research library at their museum.
America's Second Harvest Food Bank delivered a truckload of help Thursday to Effingham County families in need.
The 1968 graduating class of Effingham County High School enjoyed a class reunion on Aug. 24 at the New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Buddy Holder, the head football coach at Effingham County High School, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club about the team's core values, established in January when he was hired.
Weekend traffic was stop-and-go along Highway 21 in Rincon, for a good reason. Rincon firefighters were stationed along the busy road Friday and Saturday collecting donations for their annual Fill the Boot campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Drivers dropped dollar bills and loose change into the boots and buckets the firefighters carried, with the proceeds going toward finding a cure for muscular dystrophy. The Rincon Fire Department raised approximately $8,500 in this year's campaign, ...
A program at Grace Community Churchon Saturday night celebrated a milestone for GAP Ministries: 100 wheelchair ramps built for people in Effingham County.
The Georgia Salzburger Society will celebrate its 88th Labor Day on Sept. 2 at the Historic Jerusalem Lutheran Church.
Army Cadet Victoria H. Inman has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps) Leader's Training Course at Fort Knox, Ky.
A group of 4-H'ers recently took a two-day Georgia Department of Natural Resources hunter safety course at the Mary Kahrs Warnell Forest Education Center.
Despite the rainy weather, a big crowd attended the second annual Back-to-School Blowout hosted by the Effingham County Center for Working Families.
Effingham Community Orchestra director Andrea Huff announces that the orchestra will present its third annual "Our Favorites" concert and a silent auction fund raiser on Sunday. The silent auction begins at 2:30 p.m., and the concert will follow at 3 p.m.
Subway restaurants in Effingham County will join others in the area Thursday for a day-long food drive to benefit local food pantries.
Rincon City Council member James Dasher has been selected to serve as the finance chairman for the "Y" Club of Georgia in Effingham County for 2013.
Andy Smith, chief financial officer at Effingham Health System, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club about changes and postponements of various parts of the Affordable Care Act.
Pete Lancaster, a charter member of the Exchange Club of Effingham, recently celebrated his 84th birthday.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's 19th annual Holiday Classic Business and Crafts Expo will be held Nov. 24 from noon-4 p.m. at Effingham County High School. Applications for vendor spaces are being accepted now and the entertainment schedule is being worked out.
Swann Seiler, whose family owns the University of Georgia bulldog mascots, spoke to the Sunrise Rotary Club and provided a glimpse into the UGA mascot dynasty and traditions behind the dogs.
One of the most popular events at the Effingham County Fair each year is the lamb and goat show at the livestock arena.
Rincon resident Ann R. Purcell, a member of the State Transportation Board of Georgia and former state representative, has been honored by the Federal Republic of Germany with its Cross of the Order of Merit for her efforts in building cultural and economic bridges between Germany and the State of Georgia over the last several years.
The annual Effingham County Veterans Day observance will pay homage to Korean War veterans.
Julie Dickey and Becky Lango of Effingham Family Promise presented to Effingham Women in Business at their October meeting.
Ann Resto, executive director of the Effingham Victim Witness Assistance Program, received a check Thursday from Dr. Mark Mudano for $6,025, the amount he and Effingham Health System raised for the third annual Effingham Dancing with the Stars.
The folks at Mossy Oak Music Park in Guyton are partnering with the Effingham YMCA Breast Cancer Awareness Team in efforts to promote breast cancer awareness.
Andrea Huff, director of Effingham Community Orchestra, announces that tickets for the orchestra's fall fundraising raffle are now on sale. The winner of the raffle will receive a new AA25-D Austin acoustic guitar and accessory pack. Tickets are $1 each, and if you buy five tickets you get a free ticket in the same person's name.
The Rotary Club of Effingham County welcomed its newest member, Michael Murphy with Effingham Health System.
The second Springfield Fall Festival brought another huge crowd to the city's downtown, organizers said.
As an orthopaedic surgeon, Mark Mudano made a fitting song choice of "Walk This Way" for his Effingham Dancing with the Stars routine.
Local artist Tom Barnes of Tom Barnes Fine Art in Guyton spoke recently to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club in Guyton.
WTOC-TV anchor Sonny Dixon spoke to the Exchange Club at its meeting celebrating its 25-year anniversary in Effingham.
Effingham County Schools made a big donation - about a 15,000-pound one - to help Family Promise of Effingham County get rolling.