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Local CASA volunteers attend state conference

Ten community CASA volunteers from CASA program for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit attended the Georgia CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) state conference in Atlanta on April 16 to enhance their skills as CASA volunteers as they work with abused and neglected children involved in juvenile court proceedings.

May 26, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


EFACEC visits Exchange Club

Joe Martucci was thanked by Effingham Exchange Club President, Pete Lancaster for speaking to the club about the history of EFACEC and the specialized transformers than the company manufactures at its Effingham plant - its first U.S. manufacturing venture.

May 23, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Class is in

Ogeechee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office Investigator Erick Riner discusses proper search warrant techniques with fellow members of law enforcement at a continuing education seminar, hosted by the Rincon Police Department.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Local author visits Sunrise Rotary

The Sunrise Rotary Club of Effingham heard from local author Julia Cochran, who writes under the pen name Julia Arrants. She has just published her second book, a collection of poetry. You can see her titles at www.JuliaArrants.com.

May 09, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Going for green — and getting gold

SAVANNAH-The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) certified Effingham County's newly renovated courthouse as LEED Gold, the second highest rating possible. This means that the building was designed and constructed using materials, systems, and operations that reduces its impact on the environment and improves energy efficiency.

April 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Tea party gathers

Effingham Tea Party activists and supporters gathered Thursday evening for the third annual Tea Party rally, held near the Lowe's on Highway 21 in Rincon.

April 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


CASA calls on rotary club

Lainie Jenkins, executive director/volunteer coordinator of CASA, gave the Effingham Rotary Club an overview of CASA, which stands for a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

April 18, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Around the world with Rotary

Craig McIntosh, a Georgia Rotary Student Program student from New Zealand, was the guest speaker at the Effingham Rotary Club. McIntosh was a student at Victoria University of Wellington where he received his BA in media.

April 14, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Ambrose honored

Amy Ambrose of Rincon received the Mary Frances Duren Award for the disabilities and special needs Teacher of the Year 2011 at the Opening New Worlds Conference held at First Baptist Church in Tucker on April 1.

April 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Hill completes basic training, AIT

U.S. Army Pvt. Joshua M. Hill graduated from basic training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C.

April 11, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Effingham Chamber, arts council announce photography contest

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce and Effingham Council for the Arts announce a new photography contest.

March 31, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Drummond graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Kayla J. Drummond graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 28, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Georgia DOT approves Historic Scenic Byway

The state Department of Transportation has approved the Historic Effingham Ebenezer Scenic Byway.

March 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Troop 295 celebrates Eagle Scout record

Sponsored by Springfield United Methodist Church, Troop 295 in Guyton has produced 12 Eagle Scouts in 2010, breaking an all time record.

March 24, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Zoller, Farm Bureau hit nation’s capital

Effingham County Farm Bureau member, Michael Zoller, visits Washington, D.C.

March 17, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Georgia Trend names Burns one of state's most influential

State Rep. Jon Burns (R-Newington) was honored by Georgia Trend magazine as one of the 100 most influential Georgians at a reception.

March 30, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Ranger battalion to honor one of its own

The Rangers will be descending upon Effingham County's Tuckasee King Landing next month.

March 29, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


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