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Breast cancer survivor, Bernice Watson, the face of the 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

As the face of Savannah's 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Bernice Watson's journey through breast cancer is inspiring all of those who are running, including SouthCoast Health's staff, family, and friends.

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


ArtsFest 2017 back at GSU for 35th year

ArtsFest will return for its 35th year, with the 2017 festival on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday April 22.

April 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Bill Champlin headlines Mars Theatre show April 22

SPRINGFIELD – If you like music, you will love this! "The Heart Behind the Music" show provides an up close, and personal insight into some of the greatest music ever written, and performances by some of the music industry's most talented musicians.

April 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Jackson takes silver in national art show

Thomas Jackson has been dabbling in art throughout his scholastic career, but the art he creates goes far beyond the drawings, doodles and sketches that the majority of students create in school – Jackson is not just a student who creates art, he is an artist.

April 07, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Social Service Spotlight: Ready2CONNECT

In an effort to enable more individuals and their families to enjoy stability, Ready2CONNECT (R2C) works to assist residents of Effingham County with developing the necessary tools and gaining the proper knowledge to create better futures for themselves.

April 06, 2017 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle


The Little Pantry of Clyo - a shop for those in need

For most people, going to the grocery store and purchasing produce, meats, sweet treats and everything in-between is how we obtain food. But while that may be the case for some, it is not the case for all – sometimes a little help is needed.

March 23, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Sisters on a Journey group raising funds for cancer research

In 2003, Catie Wilkins, the daughter of Effingham County residents Tre and Jenny Wilkins, was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer called medullablastoma.

March 22, 2017 | By Jenny Wilkins | Lifestyle


Finding A Cure for Childhood Cancer event held at ECHS

A large crowd turned out Saturday and donated an even larger sum of money at Effingham County High School for the 7th Annual Sisters on a Journey Fundraiser, an event that occurs each year to help raise money for Cure Childhood Cancer.

March 17, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Miss Nellie Arnsdorff celebrates 102 years

On Feb. 21, the Guyton Christian Church sponsored the Effingham Extended Care Facility residents who have February birthdays – Miss Nellie was the only resident that was able to attend and celebrated her 102nd birthday.

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


7th Annual Taste of Effingham for Thursday

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th annual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held at the Effingham County Recreation Department, located at 808 Highway 119 in Springfield.

March 01, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Lifestyle


Social Services Spotlight: CURE Childhood Cancer

In order to help combat the leading cause of disease-related death in the United States among children, CURE Childhood Cancer has worked to build the proper resources that could potentially save many young lives.

February 24, 2017 | By Richard Walls | 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 at Mattie Lively Elementary School in Statesboro, Lamb found out last week the Georgia Science Teachers Association had named her the 2016 Georgia Science Teacher of Promise – a top honor for young teachers.

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 community of Shawnee, Ga.

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 touch the heart.

February 10, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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Echoes of Effingham: An Ebenezer School Girl's Memories

Many years ago, Janette Hinely, now Altman, was a school girl at Ebenezer School. The school was located on land that belonged to Wesley Exley ...

June 05, 2017 | By Susan Exley | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: Remembering William Washington Metzger - Part two

Continued from 5-17-17…

May 24, 2017 | By Susan Exley Historic Effingham Society | Lifestyle


New EMS Scholarship honors a mother’s service

SAVANNAH – Flo Thurman never received a penny for her 40-year volunteer service career in emergency medical services. As the first woman chief of Swansboro EMS ...

May 14, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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