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Critical Red Cross blood shortage prompts emergency call for donations

The American Red Cross is facing a critical blood shortage and is issuing an emergency call for eligible blood and platelet donors of all blood types to give now and help save lives.

July 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Music of Johnny Cash to fill Mars Theatre Saturday night

SPRINGFIELD – Get ready to take a journey back in time, to the life and music of "The Man in Black" performed by Cash Unchained featuring James 3.

July 11, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Five arrested during drug bust in Effingham County

Sheriff Jimmy McDuffie announced Thursday that the Effingham County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the Rincon Police Department, conducted a joint drug operation in Effingham County.

July 07, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham Middle School FFA team competes in Poultry, C.D.E.

The South Effingham Middle School FFA Poultry Evaluation Team recently competed in the Area FFA Poultry Evaluation Career Development Event held in Dodge County.

March 31, 2017 | By C.J. Pinson | Education


The Transfiguration of what we see

A few weeks ago, the worldwide Church celebrated the Transfiguration, a pivotal event in the synoptic (Matthew, Mark and Luke) gospels where Jesus is seen elevated above a mountain top, between Moses and Elijah. Jesus's face becomes bright as the sun and His clothes are white as pure light.

March 12, 2017 | By Rev. Bob LeFavi | Opinion


Miss Nellie Arnsdorff celebrates 102 years

On Feb. 21, the Guyton Christian Church sponsored the Effingham Extended Care Facility residents who have February birthdays – Miss Nellie was the only resident that was able to attend and celebrated her 102nd birthday.

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual arts in our schools and Youth Art Month.

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Georgia earns Water Wars win

ATLANTA – "I recommend that the Court deny Florida's request for relief." With that recommendation to the U. S. Supreme Court, Special Master Ralph Lancaster has brought to a close the latest episode in the long-running water wars between Florida and Georgia.

February 27, 2017 | Staff report | Local


The Fillin' Station: The Way It's Supposed to Work

"Nothing succeeds like success." I've heard that before, not sure from where.

February 27, 2017 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Opinion


Swain finishes basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Joe C. Swain III graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

February 24, 2017 | Special to the Herald | Local


Country Artist John Berry to play Mars Theatre March 4

John Berry has a new outlook, a new address and a new beginning.

February 23, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


FFA members from SEMS, ECMS attend Discovery Conference

COVINGTON – Members of the ECMS and SEMSFFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association's Discovery Conference on Jan. 27-28 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near Covington.

February 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


Tamra Lamb named Georgia's Science Teacher of Promise

When Tamra Lamb was a seventh grader at South Effingham Middle School, Karla Dean was her science teacher. Now a fifth-grade science and math teacher at Mattie Lively Elementary School in Statesboro, Lamb found out last week the Georgia Science Teachers Association had named her the 2016 Georgia Science Teacher of Promise – a top honor for young teachers.

February 17, 2017 | By Julie Lavender for the Effingham Herald | Lifestyle


Rep. Rick Allen's staff to visit Springfield

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced Tuesday that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours in Springfield on Thursday, March 9, from 1-3 p.m at the Effingham County Board of Commissioners Administrative Complex.

February 16, 2017 | Staff report | Local


What Would Jesus Tweet? A Question for Our Time

What would Jesus tweet? Or what would He post on Facebook?

February 12, 2017 | By Rev. Bob LeFavi | Opinion


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County officials work on trash backlog

SPRINGFIELD -- Due to severe weather, trash pick-up in Effingham County has fallen behind.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham softball team keeps rolling

South Effingham continued its hot streak in softball by whipping Wayne County 4-0 on Monday.

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Alumni and Friends Gala set at East Georgia State College

East Georgia State College will hold its second Alumni and Friends Gala, "A Night Under the Stars," on Saturday, Oct. 7 beginning at 7 p ...

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Community calendar Sept. 20 edition

Thursday

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Church briefs Sept. 20

Pastor anniversary

September 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Church briefs


Parent University-Effingham to celebrate fifth graduation

Parent University-Effingham's fall session will be held Sept. 23.

September 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 resurfacing to resume Sunday

SAVANNAH – The $8.5 million resurfacing project of Interstate 95 beginning north of I-16 and extending to Savannah River Bridge at the Georgia/South Caroline ...

September 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Guyton man arrested after child porn images discovered

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Crimes Against Children Division has made another arrest after concluding its investigation of Joseph Canaan Johnson, 44. of Guyton.

September 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Pregame entertainment

Kynzlee Cox, 5, and Rylan Cox, 3, dance on the softball field before South Effingham's home game against Effingham County on Thursday. The girls ...

September 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Guyton student participates in NFL celebration

Eliza Youmans of Guyton was among more than 200 Dean College students who participate in the 2017 NFL pregame celebration held at Gillette Stadium on ...

September 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Church briefs Sept. 13

Homecoming

September 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Church briefs


Help for storm victims available

The following local non-profits are available to assist Effingham County residents in the wake of Tropical Storm Irma:

September 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Trash pickup to resume Wednesday

Republic plans to resume track pickup in Effingham County at 7 a.m. Wednesday. Recycling has been suspended until further notice.

September 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rebels change football game day

Effingham County football coach Buddy Holder said Tuesday that his Rebels will host Statesboro at 6 p.m. Saturday instead of Friday at 7:30 ...

September 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Schools to remain closed longer than expected

A few days before Monday's arrival of Tropical Storm Irma, Superintendent Dr. Randy Shearouse announced that Effingham County Schools would be closed Friday, Monday ...

September 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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