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Patterson honored for his service

As the Sunrise Rotary Club recipient of the Service Above Self Award, Frank Patterson took very little credit for his work.

June 02, 2011 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Exchange hears about real estate market

Scott Morgan and Chriss Allen from Savannah River Mortgage recently spoke to the Effingham Exchange Club about changes in home mortgages and the real estate market in this area. Mark Czachowski, program director, thanked Morgan and Allen for their informative presentation.

June 02, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


YMCA, Spine & Sport announce partnership

The YMCA of Coastal Georgia will be partnering with local Physical Therapy Company Spine & Sport to offer their members free injury assessments on site. The partnership gives an added value to the members of the YMCA in the case they have an injury or pain that they need to see someone about.

June 02, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


State Patrol plans for busy weekend

ATLANTA-Plan carefully, use caution, and buckle up are the recommendations from the Georgia State Patrol for a safe Memorial Day holiday weekend.

May 26, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Local CASA volunteers attend state conference

Ten community CASA volunteers from CASA program for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit attended the Georgia CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) state conference in Atlanta on April 16 to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

May 26, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


EFACEC visits Exchange Club

Joe Martucci was thanked by Effingham Exchange Club President, Pete Lancaster for speaking to the club about the history of EFACEC and the specialized transformers than the company manufactures at its Effingham plant - its first U.S. manufacturing venture.

May 23, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Class is in

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office Investigator Erick Riner discusses proper search warrant techniques with fellow members of law enforcement at a continuing education seminar, hosted by the Rincon Police Department.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Local author visits Sunrise Rotary

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham heard from local author Julia Cochran, who writes under the pen name Julia Arrants. She has just published her second book, a collection of poetry. You can see her titles at www.JuliaArrants.com.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Going for green — and getting gold

SAVANNAH-The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) certified Effingham County's newly renovated courthouse as LEED Gold, the second highest rating possible. This means that the building was designed and constructed using materials, systems, and operations that reduces its impact on the environment and improves energy efficiency.

April 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Tea party gathers

Effingham Tea Party activists and supporters gathered Thursday evening for the third annual Tea Party rally, held near the Lowe's on Highway 21 in Rincon.

April 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


CASA calls on rotary club

Lainie Jenkins, executive director/volunteer coordinator of CASA, gave the Effingham Rotary Club an overview of CASA, which stands for a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

April 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Around the world with Rotary

Craig McIntosh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program student from New Zealand, was the guest speaker at the Effingham Rotary Club. McIntosh was a student at Victoria University of Wellington where he received his BA in media.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Ambrose honored

Amy Ambrose of Rincon received the Mary Frances Duren Award for the disabilities and special needs Teacher of the Year 2011 at the Opening New Worlds Conference held at First Baptist Church in Tucker on April 1.

April 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Hill completes basic training, AIT

U.S. Army Pvt. Joshua M. Hill graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

April 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Effingham Chamber, arts council announce photography contest

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Effingham Council for the Arts announce a new photography contest.

March 31, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Wright completes basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Fallyn R. Wright graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.

February 27, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Halle group calls upon Ebenezer

Nearly 280 years ago, the people who would be Effingham County's first European residents gathered in Germany to begin a trek that took them to The Netherlands, England and eventually to the new settlement of Savannah. Last week, a group from Halle, Germany, made the trip to see where those original Salzburgers established their new homes.

February 24, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


ECCA pays a visit to Exchange Club

Barbara Prosser, chief executive officer of the Effingham College and Career Academy, spoke at the Feb. 5 meeting of the Exchange Club of Effingham County.

February 24, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Waltz named Conservationist of the Year

Agriculture teacher and Effingham County Young Farmers advisor Freddie Waltz was honored recently by the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District as Effingham's 2013 Conservationist of the Year.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


CRTC’s Wright earns promotion

Master Sgt. Issac "Ice" Wright has earned promotion to the senior non-commissioned officers' rank of senior master sergeant.

February 20, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


City ready for ‘bigger, better’ July 4 laser show

Rincon City Council members are gearing up now for the city's annual 4th of July celebration.

February 17, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Rotary turns on renewable energy

Osman Bholat, area sales executive for Georgia Power, was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's meeting on Thursday.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


Waller honored with soybean efficiency award

Bart Waller, Effingham County commodity producer, was the recipient of the 2014 State Non-Irrigated Soybean Efficiency Contest.

February 17, 2014 | Staff report | Around Town


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