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Audesey graduates from basic, AIT at Benning

Army Pvt. Walter R. Audesey has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Galipeau completes basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. Andrew T. Galipeau has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Barksdale graduates from basic training

Air National Guard Airman Brianna N. Barksdale graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 18, 2011 | Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Malphrus graduates from basic training

Army National Guard Pfc. Brandon M. Malphrus has graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Sill, Lawton, Okla.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Clyo Eastern Star youth shine at Grand Youth Session

The 35th Grand Youth Session of the Order of the Eastern Star-PH was held in Riverdale on April 22-23 at the Prince Hall Grand East. There are 37 youth chapters in the Grand Youth Chapter. Ten of Clyo chapter's 14 members attended the session.

July 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Fox Theatre visits the mars

Representatives from the Fox Theatre Institute in Atlanta met with Gussie Nease, part of the effort to restore Springfield's Mars Theatre, on July 4.

July 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Seckinger graduates from basic training

Air National Guard Airman Emmanuel J. Seckinger graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

July 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


IDA’s Rahn earns Henry Adams Medal from AIA

Erin Rahn of the Effingham County IDA was awarded the American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal for her Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) Master of Architecture thesis design of the Research Forest Community and Recreational Area.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


FBI honors Col. Hitchens

The Georgia Chapter of the FBI National Academy Associates has awarded Col. William "Bill" Hitchens of the Georgia Department of Public Safety/Georgia State Patrol its member of the year award at its 65th Anniversary training conference held June 28 in Young Harris. Each year the Georgia Chapter presents the award to a deserving graduate of the FBI National Academy.

July 07, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


STC board honors Knowlton’s service

SAVANNAH – At its June meeting, the Savannah Technical College Local Board of Directors honored Dick Knowlton for 11 years of service to the college. Knowlton, who stepped in to complete the term of a departing member when he joined the board in 2000, served three successive three-year terms.

June 30, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Mitchell graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Jeffrey A. Mitchell has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning.

June 27, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Girls Night Out to focus on protecting your skin

Learn how to protect your most valuable asset - your skin - at the next Girls Night Out.

June 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Celebrating Mother’s Day

The residents at Effingham Care Center had a Mother's and Others Celebration last month. The Activities Department recognized all of the mothers in the facility as well as other residents who call Effingham Care Center home. Everyone was treated to homemade ice cream and a corsage.

June 21, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Parade honors founders

Beneath the theme "Freedom Rings in Rincon," two of the founders of the Fourth of July festivities in the city, Rachael Jackson and Frank Owens, were selected as this year's parade honorees.

June 20, 2011 | By Calli Arnold | Around Town


Merritt awarded for services to youth with disabilities

SAVANNAH-Carmen Merritt, of Effingham County, a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the Georgia Department of Labor's Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program in Savannah, accepted the President's Award given recently to Project SEARCH for outstanding service and job placement to young people with intellectual disabilities.

June 16, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Dixon honored for 25 years at United Way’s helm

She'll still be busy, Bonnie Dixon insisted. It's just that her time from now on will be occupied by other pursuits - such as ...

January 12, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Exchange Club’s Empty Stocking Fund tops $24K in donations

The Effingham Exchange Club has completed its Empty Stocking Fund campaign, raising $24,216.32. All contributions went to families in Effingham County.

January 12, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Blood drive to be held in honor of birthday

A blood drive will be held Friday in honor of Don Sikes' 80th birthday.

January 05, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Building a dream

Over the next several weeks, a covered arena will be erected at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center, a tribute to and a manifestation of the dream ...

January 05, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Gingy Project honors late ECHS band member, backs Empty Stocking Fund

The Gingy Project, a community service venture founded to honor the memory of Raheem Morris, presented a check Dec. 20 for $700.32 to Reggie ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Commendation for EHS

Roger Coursey, representing The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, presented a certificate of commendation to Effingham Health System. Michael Murphy received ...

December 29, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Scouts bring a smile

Girl Scout Troop 30197 helped an effort to spread an abundance of smiles to those in nursing homes, those in hospitals, military personnel stationed overseas ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Real estate pros deliver for the holidays

Effingham County real estate agents joined forces to collect and distribute Christmas presents and food to nine families through Family Promise and Effingham Victim Witness ...

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Dickey to succeed Dixon at helm of United Way

United Way of the Coastal Empire President Gregg Schroeder has announced that Julie Dickey will succeed Bonnie Dixon as Effingham area director.

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Donations continue to come in for Empty Stocking Fund

The Exchange Club of Effingham's Empty Stocking Fund campaign will continue to take donations after Christmas.

December 22, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Young Farmers hold awards banquet

Freddie Waltz was named the farmer of the year, and Steve Smith was named agribusinessman of the year at the annual Effingham County Young Farmers ...

December 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Rincon UMC pastor visits Exchange Club

At its Dec. 3 meeting, the Effingham Exchange Club heard Melissa Traver, pastor of Rincon United Methodist Church, speak about Jesus' message of being the ...

December 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Empty Stocking Fund donations continue

The Exchange Club of Effingham's Empty Stocking Fund campaign is continuing.

December 15, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Legion, Home Depot ally forces for veteran in need

Members of American Legion Post 209 and Home Depot employees joined forces Saturday to help a veteran in need.

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Hospital collects more than 900 toys in drive

Thanks to Effingham Health System employees, hundreds of kids will get a little something under the Christmas tree.

December 15, 2015 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


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