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Gonzalez returns from OEF

Georgia Army Guard Sgt. Louis Gonzalez, a military policeman with Macon's Headquarters Company, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT), attends required briefings for demobilization at the Fort Stewart movie theatre. Gonzalez, who lives in Springfield, works full-time with the National Guard working alongside state and local law enforcement. He is among the more than 3,000 citizen-soldiers of Georgia's 48th IBCT who spent a year in Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

March 30, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Rincon officer honored

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon awarded Officer Mark Cartwright with a certificate and a pin at a recent Rincon City Council meeting. The award came from the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police in recognition of Cartwright's service in Afghanistan.

March 30, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Burgstiner graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason L. Burgstiner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Hardy completes basic training

Air Force Airman Heather C. Hardy graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 22, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Kight named to public safety board

ATLANTA - Two Coastal Georgia residents have been appointed to four-year terms on the Georgia Board of Public Safety.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Pittman promoted to lance corporal

William D. Pittman has been promoted to lance corporal.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Jordan completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman Constance A. Jordan graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Isakson blasts blockage of small business tax incentives

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., criticized the Senate's rejection of an amendment he co-sponsored that would have created and expanded a number of tax incentives designed to help small businesses create jobs.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


More local Guardsmen back from OEF

Statesboro's 48th Brigade Special Troops Battalion (BSTB) is the second group of Georgia's 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (IBCT) to return home from Afghanistan.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Wagner completes basic training

Air Force Airman Corey R. Wagner graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 04, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Guardsmen look back on their Afghanistan mission

Standing inside the air terminal, waiting to board the bus that will take him and his fellow soldiers on the last leg of their journey home, Georgia Army Guard Sgt. Donald Hitchcock talked about what he experienced in Afghanistan.

March 01, 2010 | By Sgt. 1st Class Roy Henry Georgia Department of Defense PAO | Around Town


MacPherson completes Air Force basic training

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

February 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Mosley completes basic training

Air Force Airman Logan A. Mosley graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

February 16, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Jordan completes training at Fort Benning

Army National Guard Pvt. Tanner L. Jordan has graduated from the Infantryman One Station Unit Training at Fort Benning. The training consists of Basic Infantry Training and Advanced Individual Training.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


Harper completes basic training

Air Force Airman Caleb A. Harper graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

January 28, 2010 | Staff Report | Around Town


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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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