The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce will hold a second in a series of identity theft prevention seminars on Aug. 12-13. A follow-up to the first course for personal protection, this workshop will cover computer security and business liability.
The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy will hold the Go Beyond for Ferst celebration and lowcountry boil on Aug. 13 at the Mill Creek Lodge.
The house, a Habitat for Humanity Christ Build project, will be inhabited by Mariya Thomas and her family.
LaMeisha Hunter was chosen by the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees as the city of Guyton's representative.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Jamaal J. Bynes graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
Air National Guard Airman 1st Class John J. Rodgers graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
L.I.F.E., Inc., a not for profit organization, celebrated the 19-year anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 on July 25.
Talbert Edenfield has been chosen as the 2008-2009 Rotarian of the Year for the Rotary Club of Effingham County. Edenfield personifies the Rotary motto of Service Above Self in all that he does for the club and the community. He has served the club in various capacities, including president.
Margaret Moore, Effingham County Senior Citizens director, was honored by the state Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services, as the director of the year for 2009. She also received a certificate of appreciation from the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center. "She's done an outstanding job," said County Administrator David Crawley.
The livestock barn at the Effingham County Fairgrounds has a new look.
The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting recently for Vision Financial in Rincon.
A packed house at Rebel Field saw a thriller between the South Effingham Lady Mustangs and Effingham County Lady Rebels for the Region 3-AAAAA softball championship Thursday.
The largest ever and third annual Rivers Alive Savannah River Cleanup removed nearly one ton of recyclable material and trash from the Savannah River on Sept. 27, thanks to the dedication of 123 volunteers.
Fat Tony's Garage raised $2,300 for the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer through sales of its 2015 calendar.
Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer received a check for $1,000 from Norfolk Southern Corporation for the Springfield Volunteer Fire Department.
The Exchange Club of Effingham County learned about Parent University-Effingham, a program that bridges the gap between home, school and community by offering free learning sessions to assist parents in supporting their children to achieve their goals in school and life.
Air Force Airman Dustin E. Lyons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.