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Wide-ranging recommendations from committees

The commission appointed by Governor Deal back during the 2015 General Assembly has met numerous times over the months since. On Nov. 19, the full commission adopted most of the recommendations of the five subcommittees and sent the report to the governor.

December 09, 2015 | By state Sen. Jack Hill | Opinion


Musings on the coaching changes at Georgia

As my sweet mama would say, "Things just get curiouser and curiouser." That is the best way to describe the recent events at the University of Georgia - or more specifically - the athletic department at UGA.

December 09, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion


Georgia has its own Grinch for Christmas

It's the holiday season, a time when people are supposed to be having fun, going to parties, and bestowing good wishes on friends and family.

December 09, 2015 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion


Getting to the point of the matter

Dear Editor,

December 09, 2015 | By Rev. Bob LeFavi | Opinion


Rincon Lions Club offers thanks for Christmas parade

Dear Editor,

December 09, 2015 | Staff report | Letters to the Editor


Living with children

This is the third and final installment of my "Wrong Things Experts Have Said (and Still Say)" series. Thus far: I've debunked the myth that a consequence must be delivered immediately in order for a child to make the misbehavior-consequence connection; exposed the detrimental nature of high self-esteem; laid bare the falsehood that behavior modification works on human beings; and outed Freud for the fraud that he actually was. (All three columns will be available at johnrosemond.com.)

December 09, 2015 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle


Sunrise Rotary donates to YMCA, United Way

Effingham Sunrise Rotary Club President Dr Barbara Prosser presented $500 checks on behalf of its members to Kim Dennis, executive director of the Effingham Y, center, and Julie Dickey, co-director with the Effingham United Way, right. Both ladies spoke to the club members during their regular Tuesday meeting about the organization's programs and impact.

December 08, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Fabulous Equinox Orchestra to bring big sounds to Mars

The big band sounds of The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra will be coming to the Mars Theatre on Saturday night.

December 08, 2015 | Staff report | Connect


Lost Plantation lights up for Ella

The annual Lost Plantation golf cart parade raised more than $2,000 Saturday night.

December 08, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Exchange Club begins Empty Stocking Fund drive

The Exchange Club of Effingham is beginning its Empty Stocking Fund campaign for families in Effingham County.

December 08, 2015 | Staff report | Around Town


Plundering in the late 1940s photo album

This was compiled by Susan Exley of Historic Effingham Society. If you have photos, comments or information to share, contact her at 754-6681 or email her at: hesheraldexley@aol.com.

December 08, 2015 | By Susan Exley | Echoes of Effingham


A word from UGA Extension

There was some attention on social media during Thanksgiving about kissing bugs. I have also received several calls on suspected Kissing bugs and how to treat for this insect. UGA Extension Entomologist Dr. Nancy Hinkle has this information about these bugs and Chagas disease:

December 08, 2015 | By Sam Ingram | Lifestyle


Dixie Diva

No one, regardless of how old we are, likes to be an orphan. It feels oddly like a ship that has been securely moored in a harbor but then is set free to drift without anchor. There is even a point when you feel you are without rudder.

December 08, 2015 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


There’s something about Christmas Eve

Come to church Christmas Eve. Bring your family.

December 08, 2015 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church


Hansent installed as Bible Lutheran pastor

Rev. Dave Hansen was installed as pastor of Bible Lutheran Church on Nov. 22, Christ the King Sunday. He was installed by Rev. Larry Lystig, pastor emeritus of Word of God Lutheran Church in Peachtree City. Rev. Rod Stephenson, retired LCMC pastor, read the Gospel lesson, Mark 10:42-45, and the Rev. James Cavanah, Th.D., pastor of Holy Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Springfield, preached the sermon. Members and guests were invited to the fellowship hall following the service for refreshments and finger foods.

December 08, 2015 | Staff report | Church


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Students take turn as pages

Eleven Effingham County High School students served as pages for state Reps. Jon Burns and Bill Hitchens on Jan. 25. The students also met Speaker ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Education


Josh Reddick Foundation delivers for Treutlen House

Through his charitable foundation, Oakland Athletics outfielder Josh Reddick delivered shoes, shirts, hoodies and back packs for the boys at the Treutlen House recently, and ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


4-h takes part in blessing bags project

Effingham County 4-H loves to give back to the community and the citizens of Effingham County. One such opportunity recently came through the mission of ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Education


House moves to help STEM students

The General Assembly reconvened Monday, Feb. 1, to start our fourth week of the 2016 legislative session. With a month of session behind us, we ...

February 10, 2016 | By state Rep. Jon Burns | Opinion


Helping businesses give real-world experience to kids

Serving as your state representative allows me the unique opportunity and great privilege to hear your concerns and hopes for the future.

February 10, 2016 | By state Rep. Bill Hitchens | Opinion


Legislation starting to pour in

The Senate moved the amended FY16 budget along, working on slight changes. The philosophy behind the amended budget has evolved into the interim budget being ...

February 10, 2016 | By state Sen. Jack Hill | Opinion


Kemp’s primary could be decisive

Two years ago, Secretary of State Brian Kemp began his push to set up an "SEC Primary" for a simple reason: he wanted the world ...

February 10, 2016 | By Tom Crawford | Opinion


Beating plowshares into pistols

Son of a gun. Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, is at it again. Georgia's version of Wyatt Earp was the chief gunslinger in getting a ...

February 10, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | Opinion


Dixie Diva

On a day that I was visiting someone in a nursing home, angels, disguised as caregivers, came in and requested that I step out while ...

February 10, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


Living with children

A 4-year-old boy informed his preschool teacher - a friend of mine - that he'd broken his iPad.

February 10, 2016 | By John Rosemond | Lifestyle


A word from UGA Extension

I recently met with the Rotary Club Sunrise Chapter and we had a long discussion on weed control in turfgrass. If you are looking to ...

February 10, 2016 | By Sam Ingram | Lifestyle


I could be wrong

As I think of the experiences I've had running a DivorceCare program and speaking with engaged couples in pre-marital counseling, the term "soul mate ...

February 10, 2016 | By Rev. Dr. Bob LeFavi | Church


Project Linus provides quilts for CASA

Members of Project Linus from the Greater Savannah Chapter stopped by the Court Appointed Special Advocates of the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, Inc. to donate quilts ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Lee earns GMA certificate of distinction

ATLANTA – Rincon Mayor Kenneth Lee received the prestigious Certificate of Distinction from the Harold F. Holtz Municipal Training Institute at the Georgia Municipal Association's ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


Register named 165th NCO of the year

Tech. Sgt. Travis R. Register of Guyton has been named the Georgia Air National Guard 165th Airlift Wing's non-commissioned officer of the year for ...

February 10, 2016 | Staff report | Around Town


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