Effingham County Recreation and Parks held its annual Coca-Cola All-Star Classic baseball and softball tournaments from June 9-11. The tournament was held at Sand Hill Complex, where 35 teams from four different age groups competed in approximately 65 games.
The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county. Chair, Jack Garvin presided over the election.
Meet the newest addition to the Effingham County 4-H program, the Cloverbud Clubhouse. The Cloverbud Clubhouse meets at the Effingham County Extension office on a monthly basis for an hour and a half, offering quality educational programming. Children who are homeschooled and are in first through third grades are invited to attend.
As Republicans and Democrats prepare for their national nominating conventions next month, it's clear that this has become one of the strangest - and most entertaining - presidential campaigns since at least 1912.
Q: My 8-year-old daughter is having anxiety issues that seem to border on obsessive-compulsive disorder. She wants me to repeat certain things back to her and has a set routine of things I must say when I'm tucking her into bed. She's genuinely upset by all this and tells me she thinks there's something wrong with her.
The Mars Theatre along with Coast Pet Rescue will hold a pet adoption event on July 9 from 10 a.m.-noon at the theatre. Adoption fees are $150 for dogs and puppies and $40 for cats and kittens. The fee includes current shots, microchip, deworming, heartworm test (adult dogs), Felv/FIV test (felines), and spay/neuter.
When United States military forces engage enemy in foreign lands, they always rely on local allies for support. Usually, that support comes from brave men and women who risk their lives to assist our military with logistics and translation. We absolutely need these courageous individuals. And we do everything we can to protect them because we know full well that they face persecution and death from our enemies and those locals who support our enemies.
STATESBORO-Georgia Southern University recently recognized 1,340 students for excellence in academics on the 2016 spring semester president's list. To be eligible for the president's list, a student must have at least a 4.0 grade point average and carry a minimum of 12 hours for the semester.
ATLANTA-John Cowart of Rincon, earned the distinction of Faculty Honors for spring 2016 at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 4.0 academic average for the semester.