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‘Team player’ wins Helmey Humanitarian Award

‘Team player’ wins Helmey Humanitarian Award

Effingham Health System named Shannon Heath as its C. Edward Helmey Humanitarian Year of the Award winner Monday afternoon. » Read More

New Ebenezer to hold benefit dinner

New Ebenezer Retreat Center will hold a benefit dinner Thursday at 7 p.m. with Leon Jacobs Jr. providing entertainment beginning at 8 p.m. » Read More
McPherson named Air National Guard command chief

McPherson named Air National Guard command chief

CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta-A Rincon resident has been named the new command chief of the Georgia Air National Guard. » Read More
LDSS celebrates 10 years of service

LDSS celebrates 10 years of service

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) is celebrating a big milestone in supporting families touched by Down syndrome. The group is entering its 10th year ... » Read More
Episcopal priest shows the juggling act of life

Episcopal priest shows the juggling act of life

Fr. David Rose, pastor of St Luke's Episcopal Church in Rincon, spoke to the Effingham Exchange Club about his path to the priesthood and ... » Read More
Orchestra tuning up for annual ‘Our Favorites’ concert

Orchestra tuning up for annual ‘Our Favorites’ concert

Effingham Community Orchestra director Andrea Huff, has announced that the Orchestra will present its fifth annual "Our Favorites" concert and silent auction fundraiser Aug 23 ... » Read More

Taylors Creek group seeks residents’ descendants

The Taylors Creek Cemetery Association is searching for descendants of residents of the displaced Taylors Creek community, which was located inside what is now Fort ... » Read More

United Way of Coastal Empire earns top mark from Charity Navigator

United Way of the Coastal Empire has earned Charity Navigator's highest level four-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability for the ... » Read More
American Legion ramps up

American Legion ramps up

American Legion post 209 built a wheel-chair ramp for a family in the community. A church furnished materials, and members of Post 209 did the ... » Read More

NAACP to hold Freedom Fund banquet next month

Leroy Lloyd, the president of the Effingham County branch of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), announced that the branch will ... » Read More
Lemonade stand supports one of their own

Lemonade stand supports one of their own

The Learning Treehouse's annual Alex's Lemonade Stand had a hometown appeal this year. » Read More

Chamber ready to tap into annual Oktoberfest

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce announces plans for this year's 6th Effingham Oktoberfest on Sept. 25-26. » Read More

Holmes graduates from basic training

Air Force Guard Airman Roshonda Holmes graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. » Read More
Duffs picked for "American Pickers'

Duffs picked for "American Pickers'

American Legion installs new slate of officers

American Legion installs new slate of officers

American Legion Department of Georgia Junior Vice Commander Stanley Franklin installed incoming officers for Post 209. » Read More
New officers for Effingham Exchange Club

New officers for Effingham Exchange Club

At its July 15 meeting, the Exchange Club of Effingham elected new officers for 2015-16. » Read More
EHS’ Dr. Ratchford receives  Medical Director Quality Award

EHS’ Dr. Ratchford receives Medical Director Quality Award

Dr. Joseph Ratchford, medical director of Effingham Health System and Extended Care Center, received the Medical Director Quality Award during the Georgia Medical Directors Association ... » Read More
Springfield, Mars Theatre featured in case study

Springfield, Mars Theatre featured in case study

ATLANTA-The Georgia Department of Economic Development's Georgia Council for the Arts, in partnership with the Georgia Municipal Association, released a new industry impact ... » Read More

Shopping at Macy’s will help boost Family Promise

Macy's will partner with Family Promise of Effingham to invite customers to participate in Macy's 10th annual national "Shop For A Cause" charity ... » Read More

Habitat accepting home ownership applications

Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County will be accepting applications for home ownership until Aug. 29. Applicant criteria information and an application can be downloaded ... » Read More
Garden Club spruces up judicial complex

Garden Club spruces up judicial complex

The Springfield Garden Club completed a beautification project at the Effingham County Judicial Complex, landscaping the flower beds. » Read More
Absolutely Fabulous

Absolutely Fabulous

Almost 100 people attended a special event spotlighting area businesses, people and places as Effingham Living announced the winners of its first Most Fabulous contest ... » Read More


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