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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


Judge visits rotary

Sunrise Rotary President Jamie Kreyenbuhl, thanks Effingham County Magistrate Court Judge Scott Hinson after his presentation.

March 10, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


de Queljoe graduates from basic training

David de Queljoe has graduated from basic training at the U.S. Marine Corps Recruiting Depot at Parris Island, S.C.

March 08, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


Whipple completes basic training

Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Walter T. Whipple graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.

March 08, 2011 | Staff Report | Around Town


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Articles by Section - Around Town


Chamber to celebrate 30 years

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's annual meeting will be held Thursday at 7 p.m., celebrating 30 years of the Chamber.

June 07, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


LDSS preparing for annual Camp Buddy

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is hosting its eighth annual Camp Buddy summer camp in Effingham and Chatham counties. The goal of Camp Buddy ...

June 01, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Remembering the fallen on Memorial Day

Honoring veterans and those who have died in service to U.S. armed forces doesn't require signing up to join the military, said the ...

June 01, 2016 | By Patrick Donahue | Around Town


Effingham Academy grads hold class reunion

Effingham Academy classmates of 1950 held a reunion May 21 at the home of Cornell and Camille Mock.

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Riverkeeper conducts cleanup

Effingham County representatives teamed up with environmental nonprofit group Savannah Riverkeeper on Saturday for a cleanup in the Effingham MS4 urbanized area, with volunteers picking ...

May 25, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Riverkeeper county set cleanup date for this Saturday

Effingham County representatives will team up with environmental nonprofit group Savannah Riverkeeper on Saturday from 9 a.m.-12 noon for Effingham's cleanup in ...

May 18, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


On the path to victory

The annual Effingham County Relay for Life was held Friday night at Effingham County High School, with the theme "Closing the Book on Cancer."

May 11, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Clyo Youth Chapter named Prince Hall chapter of the year

The Clyo Youth Chapter was presented the chapter of the year award from the Prince Hall Grand Youth Chapter OES, recognized for its documentation of ...

May 04, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


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