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Nelms completes Navy school

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.

January 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Tyson earns state, national awards

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.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


GPHA honors state Sen. Hill

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.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Wilson completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Richard M. Wilson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

January 07, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Witherington graduates from basic training

Army Pfc. Erik Witherington has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

December 31, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Muse completes artillery AIT

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.

December 20, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Holloway completes degree at SCAD

Master Sgt. Clayton Holloway recently completed work on a Masters degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

December 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Stewart serving overseas deployment

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.

December 11, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Tucker completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Chad D. Tucker graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

December 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Tufts completes basic training

Airman Matthew E. Tufts graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

December 03, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Votes needed for FSA elections

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.

November 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Airlift wing soars

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Johnson completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Lindy T. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

November 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


State Court’s Crawford earns certification

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.

November 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


Showalter completes basic combat training

Army Reserve Pvt. Justin W. Showalter has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.

November 05, 2009 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Extension visits Lions Club

Extension Agent Sam Ingram gave a presentation to the Rincon Noon Lions Club on the services provided by the UGA Extension Office. The group meets at 12:15 p.m. on the first and third Monday of each month at the Ameris Bank in Rincon. All interested parties are welcome to attend.

April 21, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Olde Effingham Day turns back the clock

Historic Effingham Society showed how life used to be with its Olde Effingham Day at the Effingham Museum and Living History Site on Saturday.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham’s Summers to lead United Way board

For the first time in the United Way of the Coastal Empire's history, someone from Effingham County will lead its board of directors.

April 14, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Award-winners show no hurdle in life is too tall

A trio of teenagers were honored Friday night at the seventh annual Shaw Wilkerson Outstanding Achievement Award ceremony.

April 14, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


Extended care facility honored

Effingham County Extended Care Facility was recently recognized by the AHCA/NCAL for attaining the Tier III Level of Excellence in the 2014 Quality Initiative Recognition Program.

April 14, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


ECRP rolls out annual Easter egg hunt

Effingham County Recreation and Parks held its annual egg hunt March 31 at the ECRP offices in Springfield.

April 07, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham girl the subject of Savannah photo exhibit

SAVANNAH - An Effingham County girl with diabetes is the subject of a photography exhibit at Savannah's Cultural Arts Gallery.

April 07, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham YMCA tops campaign goal

The Effingham YMCA announced it exceeded its annual campaign goal as part of the YMCA of Coastal Georgia's 160th annual meeting.

April 07, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Community wishes Herald publisher well in retirement

The community gave Effingham Herald Publisher Karen Tanksley a big sendoff into her retirement.

April 05, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Red Cross to hold blood drives

The American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make a difference in the lives of patients this spring by giving blood.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


EHS tees it up for HES

A group of local golfers hit the links recently for Effingham Health System's annual charity golf tournament at Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Effingham Family Connection awards grants

Effingham County Family Connection recently awarded three grants in support of community efforts to assist children and families.

March 31, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Gearing up for Relay for Life

Speaking recently at a local church about Effingham County's upcoming Relay for Life, Denese Parker asked everyone in the audience to stand if they know a friend who has cancer.

March 31, 2015 | By Paul Floeckher | Around Town


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