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.
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.
A brand new, hand-built table was delivered and set up on Thursday at the Treutlen House by Bob Swing and several men from the Ebenezer Baptist Church.
Army Pfc. Candice J. Davis has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
Travis C. Miller has entered basic cadet training at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., in preparation to enter the first academic year at the academy. The six-week, two-phased orientation program must be successfully completed by the cadets prior to entering their freshman year. The training prepares men and women to meet the rigorous mental and physical challenges experienced by new cadets.
Marine Corps PFC Caleb George Parrish graduated from basic military training at Parris Island, S.C., on Aug. 28. Parrish completed an intensive, 12-week training program that included military discipline and physical fitness.
Jennifer Peavy receives her commemorative ink pen from Sunrise Rotary President Randy Shearouse. Peavy gave a presentation of the growth and success of The Reading Recovery Program in Effingham County. "Jennifer has done a great job heading up this program for us over the years and we are lucky to have her here in Effingham," said Shearouse.
An Effingham County family has been featured in a national magazine as a "coolest black family in America."
The Effingham Chamber's fifth annual Taste of Effingham is scheduled for March 5 from 5-7 p.m. Chamber Director Rick Lott said that as of Feb. 18, 18 booths signed up to provide food and beverage to the audience at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks gymnasium on Highway 119 in Springfield.
Air Force Airman Christopher L. Colton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.
Trevor Baeten has finished his Eagle Scout project of building and installing new picnic tables at the Effingham County Methodist Campground and at Springfield United Methodist Church.
Two organizations dedicated to housing initiatives are hoping to help establish more places for lower-income families to live in Effingham County.
Air Force Airman Bobby X. Kennedy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas.