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Social Services Spotlight: Top Teens of America

Members of the community gathered to recognize the first induction ceremony for the Effingham chapter's Top Teens of America.

December 15, 2016 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle

St. Luke’s Church in Rincon hosting toy drive

St. Luke's Church in Rincon is partnering with Children's Hospital of Savannah for a fundraiser and toy drive to benefit the children undergoing care at the hospital.

December 09, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Dickerson retiring after 32 years of service to US

Chief Master Sgt. Henry Dickerson, Chief of Safety at the Air Dominance Center, Georgia Air National Guard, is retiring with 32 years of service to his state and country.

December 08, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle

California Guitar Trio to present holiday show Dec. 17 at Mars Theatre

The Mars Theatre will present California Guitar Trio's Holiday show on Dec. 17.

December 01, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Effingham Community Orchestra to perform Holiday Concert Dec. 4

It all began with a dream and a love of music.

December 01, 2016 | By Angye Morrison | Lifestyle

Springfield Elementary students stack cups in Guinness World Record attempt

Big cups, little cups and everything in between were stacked quickly to the sounds of music and cheering kids Thursday as all grade levels at Springfield Elementary School attempted to join thousands of other kids across the globe in being part of a Guinness World Record in sport stacking.

November 23, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle

Blandford Elementary School Art Club students create gingerbread houses

Blandford Elementary school's Art Club recently constructed two gingerbread houses to enter into the Savannah Westin Gingerbread Village, an event that takes place each year around the holiday season.

November 23, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle

In the season of giving, two North Salem Baptist Church members go the extra mile

A Port Wentworth church has packed and donated 72 Christmas backpacks full of toiletries, games, toys, books and more as part of the Backpacks for Appalachia Christian Ministry.

November 22, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Social Service Spotlight: Treutlen House

With continued support from the community and various organizations, the Treutlen House has maintained a strong commitment towards providing support and guidance for children and their families.

November 21, 2016 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle

Effingham Health System partners with Bernard Health

To make choosing a health insurance plan easier, Effingham Health System (EHS) is bringing in experts to help patients and local residents navigate the complex federal Health Exchange during open enrollment this fall.

November 02, 2016 | | Lifestyle

Dixie Diva

As a child, I was captivated by emotional stories and how words strung together had the power to make me feel happy, touched, sad, or inspired. The rudiments of my education came around the kitchen table or in the car as I listened to Mama's and Daddy's storytelling.

August 03, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle

Living with children

Q: The woman I've been dating - a single mom with two young boys - and I have decided to get married. My only reservation, and I've told her this, concerns the stepfather thing. I'm not clear and really neither is she on the proper role and responsibilities of stepfathers, especially in the area of discipline. She reads your column religiously and told me to ask you for advice. It would be most appreciated.

August 03, 2016 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle

Living with children

Q: Our son is a rising second-grader at a private school. Last year, his behavior was often disruptive and sometimes even downright defiant - problems his first grade teacher did not have with him. At home, we have no more than typical "boyishness"- nothing approaching serious.

July 27, 2016 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle

Dixie Diva

It would be, I decided, a nice gesture of Southern thoughtfulness if I made a dish of my famous macaroni and cheese. I call it "famous" because it Duke's mayonnaise once put the recipe on its label along with my name and my Aunt Ozelle's from whom I stole it.

July 27, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle

Living with children

The Wall Street Journal recently interviewed Daniel Eddy, a New York City chef, on how to have a mutually-successful experience with a young child in an upscale restaurant ("How to Take Your Kids Out to Eat and Actually Enjoy the Experience," July 14, 2016). WSJ obviously thinks the fact that being a chef qualifies one as an expert the subject; it seems to me, however, that a waitperson would have the better perspective.

July 20, 2016 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle

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Articles by Section - Lifestyle

Country Artist John Berry to play Mars Theatre March 4

John Berry has a new outlook, a new address and a new beginning.

February 23, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Tamra Lamb named Georgia's Science Teacher of Promise

When Tamra Lamb was a seventh grader at South Effingham Middle School, Karla Dean was her science teacher. Now a fifth-grade science and math teacher ...

February 17, 2017 | By Julie Lavender for the Effingham Herald | Lifestyle

Black History Month Spotlight

In 1971, Eddie Morell, Jr, along with his wife, Easter, opened Morell's Service Station, located on Highway 21 just north of Springfield near the ...

February 16, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle

Mandy Barnett performing at Mars Theatre Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – Spend an enchanting night of enduring music with one of today's premiere vocalists, who will also celebrate Valentine's Day with songs that ...

February 10, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Black History Month Spotlight

Anyone who has lived in Effingham County in their lifetime has probably heard of the late Rev. Thomas J. Kent, but not many know just ...

February 09, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle

Junior League of Savannah to hold 5th Annual Fit Kids Fest

SAVANNAH – The Junior League of Savannah (JLS) will host its 5th Annual Fit Kids Fest on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex ...

February 06, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Manna House Ministries to hold “Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday”

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching!

February 03, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Red Cross critically needs donors after winter weather adds to severe blood shortage

Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help ...

January 30, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Hospice Savannah's 9th Annual Lecture Series to focus on spiritual caregiving

SAVANNAH - Hospice Savannah's 9th annual lecture series explores the responsibility and role of the religious community in responding to family caregivers of loved ones ...

January 30, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Alyssa Tarleton serving as 'puppy raiser' for 2017

Agriculture students at South Effingham High School found a new classmate amongst them this week as Simon, a black labrador retriever, joined their ranks.

January 20, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Doors to close on Rincon's Curiousity Shoppe Jewelers

RINCON – Caroline Ziegler has been in tears for weeks. But they're happy tears, full of memories and love for the community she calls home.

January 20, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Lifestyle

Exchange Club learns about help for homeless families in Effingham

At the Exchange Club of Effingham County's Dec. 1 meeting, Dr. Jackie Brown (school social worker and Homeless Liaison for Effingham County Schools) spoke ...

January 16, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Effingham students named as MLK 2017 contest winners

With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day coming up on Monday, students all across Effingham County participated in the MLK 2017 Poster and Essay Contest, where ...

January 12, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Solo show by Nancy Lebey Solana opens Jan. 12 at Hospice Savannah Art Gallery

SAVANNAH - The public is warmly invited to meet beloved local watercolorist and oil painter Nancy Lebey Solana during her opening reception next Thursday Jan. 12 ...

January 06, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

Long-term recovery groups can help with money, materials

SAVANNAH – As Georgians continue to recover from Hurricane Matthew, they may find some of their needs go beyond the scope of assistance available from the ...

January 05, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle

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