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 his involvement in the local community since moving to Effingham with his wife and children approximately three years ago.
Happy times were had at the Happy House on Tybee Island as Cadette Troops 1147, 1184 and 1121 from Fort Worth, Texas, visited with Cadette Troop 30197 from Guyton. The girls enjoyed a lasagna dinner and making a beachy pudding dessert. The girls also shared songs with each other as they earned their Savannah Sings pin.
Tommy and Terri Strickland recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married on Aug. 8, 1965, at Epworth United Methodist Church in Savannah. The Rev. C.W. Hancock and the Rev. Harold Brooks officiated.
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. Silent auction bidding begins at 2:30 p.m. and the concert begins at 3 p.m.
Comparing various states' lottery expenses can be tricky. We settled on using total revenues less payouts leaving the balance that would logically be expenses. That's not the only complicating factor but an important one.
Hooray! The State of Georgia, CSX Transportation, Murray County and the Georgia Ports Authority have announced construction of the Appalachian Regional Port to be built in Murray County in Northwest Georgia. Automobiles, carpet and flooring and other goods from Georgia and neighboring states will be shipped via a direct 388-mile CSX rail line to the Georgia Ports Authority's deep water port in Savannah.
The State Department is attempting to push forward with a plan to construct a new Foreign Affairs Security Training Center at Fort Pickett in Blackstone, Va., to conduct foreign affairs security training at a cost of $461 million instead of expanding and utilizing the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick.
August 11, 2015|
By U.S. Rep Buddy Carter
"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help," Ronald Reagan famously said. After new energy regulations were announced this week, Americans should ask government, "With friends like you, who needs enemies?"
Q: Our 17-year-old has completely fallen apart! In less than a year, he's gone from being an outstanding honors student, athlete, and well-mannered young man that all of his teachers, coaches, and friends raved about to being a mediocre (B/C with the occasional D) student who has decided he's had enough of playing sports.