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New sign finally marks Guyton Historic District

New sign finally marks Guyton Historic District

Guyton has had a designated historic district since 1982, and now the signs are there to mark it. » Read More
Banner day for United Way

Banner day for United Way

Georgia-Pacific Savannah River Mill employees are giving a lot to the community, and having a lot of fun doing it. » Read More
Nease to lead annual Rincon Christmas parade

Nease to lead annual Rincon Christmas parade

For years, Gussie Nease helped put together parades in Rincon. Saturday morning, she will ride at the front of one. » Read More
Leverett graduates from basic training

Leverett graduates from basic training

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Cordaro L. Leverett graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
A United Way sur-prize

A United Way sur-prize

United Way of Effingham County representatives visited Blandford Elementary School to surprise first-grade parapro Rachel Wyss as a winner in its weekly campaign prize drawing. » Read More

Chamber gears up for 20th annual Holiday Classic

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce's 20th annual Holiday Classic Business and Crafts Expo will be held Nov. 23 from noon-4 p.m. at Effingham County High School. Applications for vendor spaces are be... » Read More
Sunrise Rotary welcomes new members

Sunrise Rotary welcomes new members

The Rotary Club of Effingham Sunrise recently inducted three new members: Jay Taylor, Erin Rahn Phillips and Rev. Daryl Brown. » Read More
Veteran moves into new Habitat home

Veteran moves into new Habitat home

Just in time for Veterans Day, Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County dedicated its first home built for a military veteran. » Read More
A thanks delayed, but appreciated

A thanks delayed, but appreciated

His chest adorned with combat ribbons and medals, Lamar Crosby offered his gratitude to those who thanked Vietnam veterans, even if it was belated for nearly 40 years. » Read More
ECRP fall festival brings out the costumes

ECRP fall festival brings out the costumes

The Effingham County Recreation and Parks department held its annual fall festival for ages 12 and younger. The festivities included costume contests for several age groups. » Read More
Sunny skies for fall festival

Sunny skies for fall festival

Ashley Boyette's State Farm Insurance agency in Rincon hosted a fall festival for children. » Read More
Superheroes on the run in Guyton

Superheroes on the run in Guyton

The second annual Guyton Superhero Run for CASA raised money and awareness for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit's Court Appointed Special Advocate program. About 70 people participated in the 5K run a... » Read More

Lions Club gears up for annual parade

The Rincon Noon Lions Club is gearing up for its 36th annual Christmas parade, and organizers think it could be the best one yet. » Read More
HOPE answers animal shelter’s plea

HOPE answers animal shelter’s plea

The Effingham County Animal Shelter recently put out a call for donations to purchase dog runs for the facility. » Read More
Pelote completes basic training

Pelote completes basic training

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Ashlyn M. Pelote graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More

Riley completes basic training

Air Force Airman Deveyon Q. Riley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. » Read More

Lee completes basic training

Army Pvt. Keeiaru K. Lee has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C. » Read More
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


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