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.
Effingham County State Court Administrator Lisa Crawford was certified in court administration by the Georgia Council of Court Administrators at its fall conference in Savannah on Oct. 27.
Army Reserve Pvt. Justin W. Showalter has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Army National Guard Pvt. Darrell Muse has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability for the fifth consecutive year.
Marlow Elementary PTO President Robert Grant laughs about the "ridiculous idea (he) had about a year ago" to boost attendance for the school's annual festival.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County learned about the Savannah Coastal Refuges in a presentation from Monica Harris, visitor services manager.
Valentine's Day was a day filled with love and giving for the residents at Effingham Care Center.
A new event with a Civil War twist is coming to Rincon on May 18.
Junior Girl Scouts in Troop 30197 learned the power of one and how one person can make a difference through their Agent of Change journey. Now they are giving the community an opportunity to help make a difference.
Fred Blitch, chairman of the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District, made a special presentation to the family of the late George Allen at the district's conservationist of the year banquet.
Army Pfc. Kimberly D. Austin graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.
Tickets are on sale now for what has become a fast-growing Taste of Effingham.
The Effingham County Republican Party will convene precinct mass meetings March 9 at 9 a.m. at the Effingham County administration building to elect delegates and alternate delegates to the Effingham County Republican Party convention.
The state Department of Transportation is advising of delays on Ebenezer Road and Highway 21 in Effingham County this weekend.
Brad Rahn is the Ogeechee River Soil and Water Conservation District Conservationist of the Year in Soil and Water from Effingham County.
The Rincon Police Department is currently accepting applications for its first Citizens Police Academy (CPA). The CPA will begin April 9 and is a 10-week program.
The Rotary Club of Effingham County welcomed its newest member, minister and American Legion chaplain Elliott Foss.
American Diabetes Association presents Diabetes Exposed on Feb. 23 at The Coastal Georgia Center for Continuing Education, 305 Fahm St. in Savannah, for all people affected by diabetes.