The house, a Habitat for Humanity Christ Build project, will be inhabited by Mariya Thomas and her family.
LaMeisha Hunter was chosen by the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees as the city of Guyton's representative.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jamaal J. Bynes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class John J. Rodgers graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
L.I.F.E., Inc., a not for profit organization, celebrated the 19-year anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 on July 25.
Talbert Edenfield has been chosen as the 2008-2009 Rotarian of the Year for the Rotary Club of Effingham County. Edenfield personifies the Rotary motto of Service Above Self in all that he does for the club and the community. He has served the club in various capacities, including president.
Margaret Moore, Effingham County Senior Citizens director, was honored by the state Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services, as the director of the year for 2009. She also received a certificate of appreciation from the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center. "She's done an outstanding job," said County Administrator David Crawley.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Aaron G. Driver graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Senior Master Sgt. Reginald McPherson has been named the Senior Non-Commissioned Officer of the Year for the 165th Airlift Wing of the Georgia Air National Guard. The 165th is based in Savannah.
Daniel Robert Oliver of Guyton has graduated from Navy basic training at Great Lakes, Ill.
Will Kirkland has an incurable disease and is waiting on a double lung transplant, but he doesn't sit around feeling sorry for himself.
The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit will host its next Georgia Teens Ride with Pride course Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Effingham County Courthouse.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's annual Effingham Day at the Capitol drew another large contingent.
Led by Effingham County native Hannah Dasher, a quartet of Nashville songwriters played to a sold-out Mars Theatre, entertaining the crowd with their songs and their tales of the music business in Nashville and life.
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.