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Chamber sets table for annual Taste of Effingham

Chamber sets table for annual Taste of Effingham

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 t... » Read More

Colton graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Christopher L. Colton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
Baeten completes Eagle Scout project

Baeten completes Eagle Scout project

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. » Read More
Groups see need for transitional housing

Groups see need for transitional housing

Two organizations dedicated to housing initiatives are hoping to help establish more places for lower-income families to live in Effingham County. » Read More

Kennedy graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Bobby X. Kennedy graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
Rincon recognizes Officer of the Year

Rincon recognizes Officer of the Year

Donald Wood has been honored as the Rincon Police Department's 2014 Officer of the Year. » Read More
HES honors Mars’ preservation

HES honors Mars’ preservation

Some of the Historic Effingham Society's current members were around when the Mars Theatre closed its doors in 1957. » Read More
A heart for others

A heart for others

Will Kirkland has an incurable disease and is waiting on a double lung transplant, but he doesn't sit around feeling sorry for himself. » Read More
ECSO hosting course for teen drivers

ECSO hosting course for teen drivers

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office Traffic Enforcement Unit will host its next Georgia Teens Ride with Pride course Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Effingham County Courthouse. » Read More
Effingham Day at the Capitol

Effingham Day at the Capitol

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's annual Effingham Day at the Capitol drew another large contingent. » Read More
Songwriters pack the Mars

Songwriters pack the Mars

Led by Effingham County native Hannah Dasher, a quartet of Nashville songwriters played to a sold-out Mars Theatre, entertaining the crowd with their songs and their tales of the music business in ... » Read More
Rotary Club welcomes new member

Rotary Club welcomes new member

The Rotary Club of Effingham County inducted Julie Dickey as its newest member. » Read More

EHS golf tourney to benefit Historic Effingham Society

Effingham Health System will host a golf tournament March 7 at Lost Plantation Golf Club in Rincon, with proceeds benefitting Historic Effingham Society. » Read More

Push started to bring free health clinic

A local committee is working to establish a free health clinic in Effingham County. » Read More
GSU donates golf winnings to CASA

GSU donates golf winnings to CASA

Georgia Southern University donated $1,500 to the Bulloch Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA). The gift, a result of the university winning the 2014 Chancellor's Fall Classic Charity Cup golf t... » Read More
Raisin some interest and some fun

Raisin some interest and some fun

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce baked up one of the Georgia Legislature's favorite traditions Thursday. » Read More
Mars shows FORCE its support

Mars shows FORCE its support

The Mars Theatre recently gave a $675 donation to United Way of the Coastal Empire's Food OutReach Co-op of Effingham (FORCE). » Read More

Effingham CONNECT sets info sessions for ACA effect on tax returns

The United Way's e-CONNECT (Effingham Community Network Navigation Center) will hold a free program Wednesday on how the Affordable Care Act may affect tax returns. » Read More
Guyton welcomes ‘Idol’ winner Glover

Guyton welcomes ‘Idol’ winner Glover

An "American Idol" came to Guyton on Saturday night. » Read More
Celebrating MLK Jr. Day

Celebrating MLK Jr. Day

Though he was speaking to a room populated mostly with adults, Pace Goodway's message Monday morning applied to young people - and to the older folks gathered in the Effingham County administrative... » Read More

Annual breakfast to start MLK Jr Day activities

Effingham County will begin its annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance with a 7:30 a.m. breakfast at the county administrative complex. » Read More
Making the connections

Making the connections

Effingham County Family Connection thanked its many community partners at a luncheon Thursday at the Gnann-Webb House in Springfield. » Read More

Record amount for Empty Stocking Fund

The Effingham Exchange Club announced it raised a record-setting $24,276 for its annual Empty Stocking Fund campaign. » Read More
Reddick comes through for Treutlen House

Reddick comes through for Treutlen House

Kristen Wert was impressed that major league baseball player Josh Reddick donated brand-new shoes and clothing to the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer on Friday. » Read More

Giles graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class D'angelo S. Giles graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
Local NAACP branch marks Emancipation Proclamation

Local NAACP branch marks Emancipation Proclamation

The Effingham County branch of the NAACP held its annual Emancipation Proclamation on Jan. 1 at Union Spring Independent Methodist Church on Berryville Road. » Read More

United Way seeking tax preparation volunteers

The United Way of Effingham County is looking for people in the community to serve as IRS-certified volunteer tax preparers. » Read More
Winning chord struck for orchestra’s fundraiser guitar raffle

Winning chord struck for orchestra’s fundraiser guitar raffle

Effingham Community Orchestra musicians and volunteers were out in the community promoting the eighth annual holiday concert and homemade cookie sale and selling tickets for their annual fundraisin... » Read More


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