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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
Starting off with a bang

Starting off with a bang

A huge crowd turned out Friday night for Rincon's annual Freedom Rings, which this year included fireworks after the laser show. The fireworks display ... » Read More
A celebration 25 years in the making

A celebration 25 years in the making

It was the silver anniversary for the United Way in Effingham County - but for its staff and others, it's the beginning of a golden ... » Read More
Venturing Crew honored with Discovery Awards

Venturing Crew honored with Discovery Awards

Four members of Venturing Crew 369 were awarded their Venturing Discovery Award at their bi-annual awards and recognition court of honor at St. John's ... » Read More
At long last, a welcome home

At long last, a welcome home

FORT STEWART- » Read More
Georgia-Pacific grant helps ECSO put two new K9s on the street

Georgia-Pacific grant helps ECSO put two new K9s on the street

The two newest members of the Effingham County Sheriff's Office are getting ready to hit the streets later this summer. » Read More

City ready to light up the night for Freedom Rings

The city of Rincon is making preparations for what has become its annual laser light show - and its first fireworks show. » Read More

Backpack Buddies a winner

Effingham County's Backpack Buddies program will receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist, following voting on social media. » Read More
Gomez takes over command of 165th

Gomez takes over command of 165th

Col. Rainer "Speedy" Gomez assumed command of the Georgia Air National Guard's 165th Airlift Wing on Saturday. » Read More
Legion Auxiliary commended for work with VA hospital

Legion Auxiliary commended for work with VA hospital

It was more than just swearing in new officers for the American Legion Post 209 Auxiliary to celebrate Thursday night. » Read More
Fort Stewart to host welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans

Fort Stewart to host welcome home ceremony for Vietnam veterans

Vietnam War veterans of all services will receive something most did not get some 50 years ago when they returned from comba t-a welcome ... » Read More
Chamber’s top honor bestowed on longtime community champion

Chamber’s top honor bestowed on longtime community champion

A lifelong champion of Effingham County now has the award that bears the name of the one of the county's most notable forefathers. » Read More

Rahn completes training at CVIOG

Swaid Rahn of the Effingham Industrial Development Authority recently completed development authority training provided by the University of Georgia's Carl Vinson Institute of Government ... » Read More
Clyo OES Youth Chapter named chapter of the year

Clyo OES Youth Chapter named chapter of the year

Clyo Youth Chapter No. 375 was presented the prestigious chapter of the year award at the 39th Grand Youth Session Order of the Eastern Star ... » Read More
Henry among graduating class of Leadership Southeast Georgia

Henry among graduating class of Leadership Southeast Georgia

After five months of training, Leadership Southeast Georgia announces the 2015 graduating class. Leadership Southeast Georgia is a regional program to equip and empower community ... » Read More

Camp Buddy to start Monday at Rincon Elementary

The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society announces the annual Camp Buddy summer camps in Effingham County and Chatham County will be held during the months of ... » Read More
'The heart of a servant'

'The heart of a servant'

Jean Vaught knows something about homelessness. It is one of the reasons she is committed to its effects and causes. » Read More
Chamber ready for annual meeting

Chamber ready for annual meeting

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce announces its plans for the 2015 Chamber annual meeting, to be held Thursday at 7 p.m. at Effingham County ... » Read More
Tice graduates from Border Patrol academy

Tice graduates from Border Patrol academy

U.S. Border Patrol agent Bryan E. Tice graduated from Border Patrol basic academy in Artesia, N.M. » Read More
Tice graduates from combat systems officer training

Tice graduates from combat systems officer training

Second Lt. Ryan P. Tice has graduated from the Air Force undergraduate combat systems officer training at Naval Air Station Pensacola (Fla.). » Read More

Sherffield graduates from basic training

Army Pvt. Jasmine M. Sherffield has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. » Read More
Dees to lead Area Agency on Aging

Dees to lead Area Agency on Aging

Rev. Lloyd Dees of Effingham County has been named the chairman of the Coastal Regional Commission's Area Agency on Aging. Rev. Dees' post is ... » Read More
Effingham Orchestra plays to packed, appreciative house

Effingham Orchestra plays to packed, appreciative house

Before an audience that filled nearly every available seat in the Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department Gymnasium, Effingham Community Orchestra presented its "The Americans ... » Read More


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