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NAACP to hold Freedom Fund banquet Sept. 10

The Effingham County branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Freedom Fund and Honors Banquet on Sept. 10 at the Pilgrim Missionary Baptist Association ... » Read More
In the swim of things

In the swim of things

Swimmers from the Effingham YMCA swim team held a swimathon last Wednesday, all in an effort to raise money for the Y's LIveStrong program. » Read More
Local Cub Scouts pitch in for Backpack Buddies

Local Cub Scouts pitch in for Backpack Buddies

On June 14, members of Cub Scout Pack 691 helped Effingham Backpack Buddies prepare food packs for distribution. Bear Cubs Nathan Hall and Marshall Geddings ... » Read More
Girl Scouts dip their toes into waters of marine science

Girl Scouts dip their toes into waters of marine science

In June, Girl Scouts from Troop 30197 of Guyton earned their Coastal Georgia badge while also making friends. The girls met up with three other ... » Read More

Guyton to hold annual community picnic

The city of Guyton will hold its annual community picnic at the Guyton Public Safety Complex on July 30 from 4-8 p.m. » Read More
Rincon fires up the 4th

Rincon fires up the 4th

Thousands packed into Freedom Park on Friday for the city of Rincon's Freedom Rings, which included a laser show and fireworks. » Read More
YMCA names connector for Purcell

YMCA names connector for Purcell

It was 1999 when Toby Tyler and Pete Lancaster reached out to Ann Purcell to pitch the idea of a YMCA branch in Effingham County ... » Read More

Coastal Pet Rescue to hold adoption event at the Mars

The Mars Theatre along with Coast Pet Rescue will hold a pet adoption event on July 9 from 10 a.m.-noon at the theatre ... » Read More
Rincon ready to ring in the 4th

Rincon ready to ring in the 4th

The city of Rincon is gearing up for its annual Freedom Rings event Friday night at Freedom Park, complete with fireworks and a laser show. » Read More
Riders saddle up at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

Riders saddle up at Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center

Faith Equestrian Therapeutic Center is holding its annual horse camps, with riders learning the ropes and also getting to paint - and then wash - the horses. » Read More

YMCA to rename road for Purcell

The Effingham YMCA is hosting a dedication ceremony and reception for the named Ann Purcell Connector on June 30th at 10 a.m. in recognition ... » Read More
Orchestra gets 'em dancing at Retro Sock Hop

Orchestra gets 'em dancing at Retro Sock Hop

Everyone in attendance at Effingham Community Orchestra's recent Retro Sock Hop fundraiser at the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Gymnasium in Springfield enjoyed an ... » Read More
Greene happy to serve aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

Greene happy to serve aboard USS Bonhomme Richard

SASEBO, Japan-A 2001 Effingham County High School graduate and Clyo native is serving in Japan in the U.S. Navy aboard the only forward ... » Read More
Daughters of the Confederacy make donation to library

Daughters of the Confederacy make donation to library

The United Daughters of the Confederacy, Effingham County Hussars Chapter No. 2285, donated a signed copy of "The Story of Camp Lawton" by author John ... » Read More
Morgan ‘still ticking’

Morgan ‘still ticking’

In Clarence Morgan's point of view, the Good Lord is keeping him around for a reason. » Read More
Ladner thanks predecessors, staff for small business award

Ladner thanks predecessors, staff for small business award

Now in its 60th year of business, DeWitt Insurance Agency has been named the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce small business of the year. » Read More
Yarbrough reflects on Atlanta’s Olympic legacy

Yarbrough reflects on Atlanta’s Olympic legacy

It's been 20 years since Atlanta hosted the Summer Olympic Games, an event that ultimately led to a second - and third - career for Dick ... » Read More
Rotary tees it up for fundraiser

Rotary tees it up for fundraiser

The Rotary Club of Effingham County teed it up at Lost Plantation Golf Course for its annual fundraising tournament. Money raised from the events supports ... » Read More
Winning ticket for Disney passes drawn at Orchestra concert

Winning ticket for Disney passes drawn at Orchestra concert

Attendees at Effingham Community Orchestra's "It's Showtime!" concert enjoyed music from popular Broadway, movie and television themes. » Read More
King, Prosser graduate from Leasership Southeast Georgia

King, Prosser graduate from Leasership Southeast Georgia

After five months of training, Leadership Southeast Georgia announces the 2016 graduating class. Leadership Southeast Georgia is a regional program designed to equip and empower ... » Read More
Legion honors Exley

Legion honors Exley

M. Tommy Pierce, commander of American Legion Post 209, presented Mrs. Edwin R. Exley with a certificate transferring her late husband from Post 209 to ... » Read More
Rincon Fire pitches in for Camp Aloha

Rincon Fire pitches in for Camp Aloha

Rincon Fire Chief Corey Rahn and Firefighter Mike Whittle presented Hospice Savannah with a check for $1,500 to be used for their overnight children ... » Read More
It's about service, not self, for Exley

It's about service, not self, for Exley

Of the many hats and different shirts he dons, Stuart Exley now has to find room for his Service Above Self Award. » Read More

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. » Read More

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 ... » Read More
Remembering the fallen on Memorial Day

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 ... » Read More


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