Daniel C. Faye has graduated from the Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) Leader Development and Assessment Course, also known as "Operation Warrior Forge," at Fort Lewis, Tacoma, Wash.
Effingham Hospital announces the opening of its newest family medical practice, Effingham Family Medicine at Port Wentworth, located at 7306 Highway 21, Suite 105. This newest office is located at the intersection of Highways 30 and 21.
SAVANNAH - Savannah/Georgia Scottish Rite Masons have united in a statewide initiative to help children with speech and language disorders.
Army Pfc. Erik J. Witherington has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Tech Sgt. Charles E. Mohs has been promoted to the senior non-commissioned officer rank of master sergeant.
Army National Guard Pfc. Joshua D. Solomons has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.
Students from South Effingham High School will be joining thousands of other youth on athletic fields all across America on Wednesday to share their Christian faith with fellow students during the 6th Annual "Fields of Faith" event.
Air Force Airman Justin Pruitt graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Becky Smith receives 2009 Southeast District Secretary of the Year Award for her continued excellence to the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension in Effingham County. The presentation was made on Sept. 17 at the Annual Extension Secretaries' Workshop held at the Bamboo Farms and Coastal Gardens in Savannah.
Marine Corps Pvt. William Dean Pittman graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C., on Sept. 18. Pittman completed an intensive, 12-week training program that included military discipline and physical fitness.
Air Force Airman Amanda Alley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Army National Guard Pvt. Cody A. Whitlock has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Gus Thompson spoke to The Rotary Club of Effingham County about the Upward Basketball Ministry at Rincon United Methodist Church. This program is open to all youth, of all denominations, and has a short 10-week schedule that is complementary to county and city recreation programs so children can participate in both. While learning basketball skills, the participants also learn a great deal about sportsmanship and Christian values. For more information on the program, contact Rincon ...
Amy Greene, founder and developer for elocalyp.com, speaks to the Effingham Women in Business about her new company. Elocal provides local businesses with an online presence in searches. Whether you are a new or established business, a church or organization, this is an opportunity to have your group found by residents and visitors alike. Contact Greene at email@example.com.
Effingham County Chief Magistrate Judge Scott Hinson recently completed 80 hours of certification training as required by the state.
Effingham Chamber of Commerce members and staff and community volunteers were busy in the kitchen Thursday afternoon, making more than 300 loaves of raisin bread.
The winners of this year's poster and essay contests were honored at Monday's youth program as part of Effingham County's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Observance.
Destiny Bradshaw gave a presentation to the Rincon Noon Lions Club on the United Way Center for Working Families.
The Mighty 8th Air Force recently received a $25,000 private donation for the B-17 "City of Savannah" restoration project. A major portion of this donation, made by a World War II B-17 pilot, is for the purchase of an authentic WWII B-17 ball turret.
Sara Corley, RN, was chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Dr. Ray D. Webb Scholarship.
As the youngest child in her family - and the only girl - Melba Jean Jones Dobson looked up to her four brothers.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his landmark "I Have a Dream" speech nearly 50 years ago. Monday, his legacy in words and actions was celebrated, in honor of what would have been his 84th birthday.
Air Force Airman Andrew C. Hall graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
The Mustang Masquers, South Effingham High School's drama club, will give a one-night-only performance of their award-winning production of "Running Upstream" on Jan. 24 at SEHS. Tickets are available for $10 for both the spaghetti dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the show at 7 p.m., or $7 for the show only.
Rincon firefighters Lou Reed and Bronson Gillespie gave a presentation to the Rincon Noon Lions Club on the new equipment acquired by the department and how the potential ISO changes will positively impact property owners.
An open invitation has been issued to all Vietnam veterans and their spouses to a reception for the families of Vietnam servicemen who were killed in action. The event will be Jan. 20, at 3 p.m. at the American Legion in Springfield. The event is hosted by the American Legion Post 209 and the Board of the Veterans Park.
Girls in Troop 30197 earned their junior jeweler badge with the help of Megan Collins, owner/designer of Meg-E-May's Fun Jewelry for the Kid at Heart in Pooler. The day began with the girls viewing many ready-for-sale pieces as Collins explained how they were made and showed them the tools needed for the variety of pieces.
Troy Allen, a financial service professional with Grant Financial Group and New York Life Insurance Company for Central Georgia's General Office, has been awarded the 2011 Annuity Sales leader for Central Georgia General Office and qualified as an Annuity Champion for 2011.
Effingham County's Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration will begin Jan. 21 at 7:30 a.m. with the annual MLK breakfast at the Effingham County administrative complex in Springfield.
The leaders from the Boy Scouts of Effingham Log Landing Scout Camp met recently near the camp's entrance on the Ebenezer Creek to accept a check from the Friends of Georgia Power, represented by Mike Gresham.