Dick Hyer, district governor for Rotary District 6920, recently visited with members and guests at the Rotary Club of Effingham County meeting. Hyer updated members on Rotary's international progress in eradicating polio and District 6920's participation in the Medical Equipment Transport Service, which collects unused and functional medical supplies and medical equipment to put into use worldwide. Hyer also shared that the Georgia Rotary student program has 71 students this year from around the world ...
St. Simons Island - The Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center's GIS Division received top honors at this year's Georgia Association of Regional Development Centers' (GARDC) conference. Taking home both the first and second place awards for cartography, the CGRDC's GIS Division swept the category.
ATLANTA -The American Red Cross Blood Services, Southern Region, recently appointed Tracye Bryant as its communications manager.
Effingham Sunrise Rotary was proud to host the Rotary International Governor Dick Hyer.
The Rotary Club of Effingham County recently presented checks to each of the three middle schools in Effingham County as part of its efforts to promote excellence in education in Effingham County schools. The club also acknowledged the outstanding efforts of middle grade educators in Effingham County.
Gwen Greene has joined Oglethorpe Mortgage Co. as a loan officer. Most recently, Greene was the branch manager for ARC Mortgage Co. in Pooler and a loan officer with Savannah River Mortgage in Rincon.
Effingham County High School Principal Yancy Ford spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary. Principal Ford talked about the success of the mentor program, the ninth grade academy and other programs designed to help students get a top-notch education.
Spine and Sport welcomes new physical therapist Bryan Kist to the team. "Bryan has an extensive background in physical therapy and his experience and knowledge make him a great asset to Spine and Sport," said owner Dr. Jacques Beauchamp.
Effingham County native Col. Lawrence (Larry) E. Dudney Jr., director of the Joint Staff, was promoted to brigadier general at the change of command ceremony of the 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team in Macon.
Terry L. Blankenship has been specifically identified for early promotion to senior airman in the U.S. Air Force.
Georgia Department of Public Safety personnel in Southeast Georgia have completed an administrative license suspension (ALS) and DUI update class held recently on Jekyll Island. Approximately 59 troopers from GSP posts in Brunswick, Hinesville, Jekyll Island, Rincon and Waycross attended the training.
The board of The Arc of Georgia announces that effective Jan.1, Greg Kirk will assume the position of Executive Director.
State Rep. Jon Burns congratulated the Effingham Hospital's Board and Trustees on being awarded Hospital of the Year for 2007 from HomeTown Health. Burns also spoke before the Trustees on the current state of health care in Georgia.
Elizabeth Z. Hursey from Effingham County has successfully completed the requirements of the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government and is now recognized as a "Certified Clerk of Superior Court" in the state of Georgia.
Army Pvt. Sean R. Williams has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus.
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.
A locally-owned passenger transportation, errand and courier service and the local food cooperative are partnering up for the third year to challenge area businesses and other local organizations in a food fundraiser for local food pantries.
The Effingham County Hussars Chapter 2285 of the United Daughters of the Confederacy hosted a Christmas tea at Jerusalem Lutheran Church on Dec. 8 to honor confederate mothers and grandmothers.