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Prize winners at the fair

Prize winners at the fair

The livestock shows are a highlight each year of the Effingham County Fair. » Read More
United Way campaign reaching fever pitch

United Way campaign reaching fever pitch

The United Way of Effingham County is 75 percent toward its goal to raise $317,000 in this year's campaign, organizers announced this week. » Read More

ECSO taking steps for Halloween safety

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is rounding up all the sex offenders on probation, requiring them to come to the jail Friday during prime trick-or-treating hours. » Read More
Jimenez Open tees it up for Alzheimer’s

Jimenez Open tees it up for Alzheimer’s

A year after his death, David Jimenez continues to inspire others to support Alzheimer's research and outreach. » Read More
Eaddy takes command of 165th Support Group

Eaddy takes command of 165th Support Group

Lt. Col. D. Lawrence Eaddy was selected to be the new commander of the 165th Mission Support Group, part of the 165th Airlift Wing, Georgia Air National Guard. The 165th Mission Support Group is ba... » Read More
Annual fair rolls into town

Annual fair rolls into town

A crowd lined Laurel Street on Monday afternoon for the annual Effingham County Fair parade. » Read More

Voting next week for Rincon scarecrow contest

A sure sign of fall in Effingham County each year is the city of Rincon's scarecrow contest. » Read More
Malpass Brothers to bring retro sound to the Mars Theatre

Malpass Brothers to bring retro sound to the Mars Theatre

Get ready for some authentic, down-home country music with the Malpass Brothers on Friday at as they bring their classic old-time country and bluegrass sound to the Mars Theatre. » Read More
Churches, members make commitment to Family Promise

Churches, members make commitment to Family Promise

Note: Family Promise Week was celebrated Oct. 12-19. » Read More
United Way prize surprise

United Way prize surprise

Ebenezer Elementary School teacher Carlette Fulcher was the first winner in the weekly prize drawings as part of the United Way of Effingham County's 2014 fundraising campaign. » Read More
Mossy Oak welcomes 40th bluegrass and gospel festival

Mossy Oak welcomes 40th bluegrass and gospel festival

The 40th Bluegrass and Gospel Music Festival runs Wednesday through Sunday morning at Mossy Oak Music Park. Visitors to the 34-acre park will enjoy bluegrass and gospel music done in the old school... » Read More
Springfield celebrates annual fall festival

Springfield celebrates annual fall festival

Another big crowd packed Laurel Street for the annual Springfield Fall Festival over the weekend. » Read More
Raising the roof

Raising the roof

The livestock barn at the Effingham County Fairgrounds has a new look. » Read More
Chamber hosts business after hours

Chamber hosts business after hours

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting recently for Vision Financial in Rincon. » Read More
Capacity crowd watches SEHS edge ECHS for region title

Capacity crowd watches SEHS edge ECHS for region title

A packed house at Rebel Field saw a thriller between the South Effingham Lady Mustangs and Effingham County Lady Rebels for the Region 3-AAAAA softball championship Thursday. » Read More
More than 100 volunteers turn out for Rivers Alive cleanup

More than 100 volunteers turn out for Rivers Alive cleanup

The largest ever and third annual Rivers Alive Savannah River Cleanup removed nearly one ton of recyclable material and trash from the Savannah River on Sept. 27, thanks to the dedication of 123 vo... » Read More
Fat check for Treutlen House

Fat check for Treutlen House

Fat Tony's Garage raised $2,300 for the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer through sales of its 2015 calendar. » Read More
Springfield Fire Department receives Norfolk Southern grant

Springfield Fire Department receives Norfolk Southern grant

Springfield Fire Chief Travis Zittrouer received a check for $1,000 from Norfolk Southern Corporation for the Springfield Volunteer Fire Department. » Read More
Parent University visits Exchange Club

Parent University visits Exchange Club

The Exchange Club of Effingham County learned about Parent University-Effingham, a program that bridges the gap between home, school and community by offering free learning sessions to assist paren... » Read More
Lyons graduates from basic training

Lyons graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman Dustin E. Lyons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
Oktoberfest draws crowd of about 3,500

Oktoberfest draws crowd of about 3,500

Effingham Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Rick Lott estimated the crowd for the fifth annual Oktoberfest at about 3,500 for the two days, a little bit down from last year. » Read More
State Patrol troop honored at Governor’s Challenge Awards

State Patrol troop honored at Governor’s Challenge Awards

MACON - The Georgia State Patrol's Troop I was one of several law enforcement agencies to take home a prize last Wednesday when the Governor's Office of Highway Safety hosted its 15th annual Govern... » Read More
ECSO conducts in-house jail officer training

ECSO conducts in-house jail officer training

Fifteen law enforcement students graduated Friday from basic jail officer training at the Effingham County Sheriff's Office. This was the first in-house jail officer school hosted by ECSO. » Read More
Businessmen pitch in to put fresh coats of paint on Treutlen House

Businessmen pitch in to put fresh coats of paint on Treutlen House

A group of businessmen recently spruced up the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer. » Read More
Aiming to help a friend

Aiming to help a friend

Friends, neighbors and city of Rincon co-workers raised money Saturday for Jose Jimenez. » Read More
The kindest cut

The kindest cut

Karla Gnann had her head shaved Saturday night as part of the "Do It For Debra" event, which raised money to help Debra Bunch in her bout with cancer. » Read More
Effingham Health's Scott honored

Effingham Health's Scott honored

Levi Scott, environment of care manager for Effingham Health System, was selected as the Georgia 2014 National Finalist for Allied Laundry Manager of the Year. » Read More

Rivers Alive! cleanup on the Savannah set for Sept. 27 at Ebenezer Landing

The third annual Rivers Alive! Savannah River Cleanup will be held Sept. 27 from 8 a.m.-noon, at the Historic Ebenezer Landing at the end of Highway 275. The event is free and open to the public. » Read More
It’s hands on for volunteers at Family Promise center

It’s hands on for volunteers at Family Promise center

About two dozen people chipped in Saturday to renovate and spruce up Family Promise of Effingham County's day center in Springfield. » Read More
State arts council visits Mars

State arts council visits Mars

Members of the Georgia Council for the Arts visited the Mars Theatre last Thursday. » Read More
Chamber ready for its fifth Oktoberfest

Chamber ready for its fifth Oktoberfest

The dates have been set for what has become Effingham County's largest outdoor festival and this year it will again be held on a much larger venue. » Read More
ECHS, SEHS put on a show

ECHS, SEHS put on a show

Effingham County and South Effingham high schools put on quite a show Friday in their annual battle on the football field. » Read More
United Way sets big target for annual campaign

United Way sets big target for annual campaign

Complete with a chairperson dressed as Wonder Woman, the United Way of Effingham County kicked off its 2014 fundraising campaign Wednesday with the theme of "together working wonders." » Read More

Ironing Board Sam to make an impression at the Mars

R&B musician Ironing Board Sam will be taking the stage at the Mars on Saturday. This show will be the fifth in a series of six concerts at the Mars Theatre in support of American Roots and Blues A... » Read More
Family Promise golf tournament raises money, awareness

Family Promise golf tournament raises money, awareness

Family Promise of Effingham County held a fundraiser golf tournament Saturday at Lost Plantation Golf Course, raising more than $4,000 to help homeless families in Effingham. » Read More

‘Take A Soldier Fishing’ sets a line for Oct. 4

Having staged a successful tournament at Savannah's Lake Mayer, the Bass Anglers Plus is casting toward Effingham County for its next event. » Read More
ECHS honors first responders

ECHS honors first responders

The Effingham County High School softball team paid tribute to the county's first responders prior to the Lady Rebels' game Friday against South Effingham. » Read More
Studio CEO to speak at Chamber event

Studio CEO to speak at Chamber event

The Effingham Chamber will host a Lunch 'n Learn meeting Tuesday starting at 11:30 a.m. at the Mars Theatre in Springfield, featuring the CEO of Moon River Studios Jake Shapiro. Shapiro will give t... » Read More

Buddy Walk set for Oct. 4 at Forsyth Park

The 2014 Buddy Walk will be held Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. in Forsyth Park in historic downtown Savannah. » Read More
Murphy talks hospital with Sunrise

Murphy talks hospital with Sunrise

Mike Murphy, Effingham Health System's strategic business liaison, spoke to the Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club Tuesday about the hospital's 45th anniversary. » Read More
Land at work at sea

Land at work at sea

Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Airman Tyler Land from Clyo is pictured using a wire brush to clean a fire nozzle in the hangar bay of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Geo... » Read More
Friends help celebrate heritage

Friends help celebrate heritage

With the help of guests from far and wide, the descendants of the Ebenezer settlement celebrated 280 years of life in the New World. » Read More
Hitting the trail for Treutlen House

Hitting the trail for Treutlen House

A group of 120 runners turned out to support the Treutlen House at New Ebenezer at its second annual Summer's End 5K Trail Run on Aug. 16. » Read More


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