Army National Guard Pvt. Tanner L. Jordan has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.
Air Force Airman Caleb A. Harper graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Christopher Michael Nelms graduated from the U.S. Navy school RTC at Great Lakes, Ill., on May 8, 2009, and from the U.S. Navy A-School in Pensacola, Fla., on Sept. 10, 2009.
Bill Tyson, County Extension Coordinator in Effingham County, was recently awarded the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) at the National Associations Professional Improvement Conference in Portland, Ore., and at the state conference in Savannah.
State Sen. Jack Hill (R-Reidsville) has been honored as a "Public Health Hero" by the Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA). The recognition was announced by the GPHA at its December business meeting at the Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Richard M. Wilson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Army Pfc. Erik Witherington has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Army National Guard Pvt. Darrell S. Muse Jr. has graduated from the Basic Field Artillery Cannon Crewmember Advanced Individual Training course at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Master Sgt. Clayton Holloway recently completed work on a Masters degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.
Air Force Tech. Sgt. Randall K. Stewart is currently deployed to Southwest Asia in the Persian Gulf region to support the mission of Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom. The servicemember is normally assigned to the 20th Fighter Wing at Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Chad D. Tucker graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Airman Matthew E. Tufts graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Farmers and ranchers still have a chance to make a difference in how Farm Service Agency (FSA) Programs are administered, announced Pamela Poole, county executive director for the local USDA Farm Service Agency. The deadline for eligible voters to return FSA County Committee election ballots to their local FSA offices is Dec. 7.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Lindy T. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
At the Exchange Club of Effingham's meeting last week, Springfield Merchants Association President Jamey Stancell shared updates on Springfield and the close relationship the SMA has with the city.