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Friends of Ebenezer Creek to hold first meeting Aug. 17

The creation of a new organization, Friends of Ebenezer Creek, is being launched at the founding meeting on Thursday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m.

August 04, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: Looking at Family Lines in an Old Album

Morgan Family about 1915

August 01, 2017 | By Susan Exley | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: Camp Meeting's Early Historian - Mr. Hinton Morgan

Recently I shared the story of Edwin V. Arnsdorff's (correction on the title) death and the written document I think Mr. Hinton Morgan penned. Nathaniel Hinton Morgan was Effingham County Methodist Campmeeting's early historian leaving a written narrative of the early years of Campmeeting. The three previous sites to the current location were detailed in his documents.

July 17, 2017 | By Susan Exley | Lifestyle


Effingham Chamber of Commerce cuts ribbon on Largesse Boutique

With the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce on hand Friday, Largesse Boutique officially held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open their doors to the public.

July 11, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


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


Effingham couples have a new reason to leave the house with Uplifting Comedy Date Night

A new monthly event is providing local couples with a reason to find a babysitter.

July 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


GSU art students create brand for future Effingham County Industrial Park

Students in the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) at Georgia Southern put their education and skills to the test by designing identity standards for a future industrial park to be developed in Effingham County.

July 06, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: Edwin V. Arnsdorff

Several weeks ago I received a document from W. Wingard "Bill" Rahn asking if there is any way to find out who wrote the account of his Great Grandfather Edwin Valentine Arnsdorff's death. The document was signed Dandy.

June 29, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Sunday is a free Community Admission Day at the Mighty Eighth

POOLER - The National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force is holding a Free Community Admission Day, sponsored by Gulfstream on Sunday.

June 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: An Ebenezer School Girl's Memories

Many years ago, Janette Hinely, now Altman, was a school girl at Ebenezer School. The school was located on land that belonged to Wesley Exley and sat near the present home of Kevin Seckinger on Mill Pond road just off of Rincon Stillwell Road. This was actually the fourth Ebenezer School established at that site.

June 05, 2017 | By Susan Exley | Lifestyle


Echoes of Effingham: Remembering William Washington Metzger - Part two

Continued from 5-17-17…

May 24, 2017 | By Susan Exley Historic Effingham Society | Lifestyle


New EMS Scholarship honors a mother’s service

SAVANNAH – Flo Thurman never received a penny for her 40-year volunteer service career in emergency medical services. As the first woman chief of Swansboro EMS/Rescue squad, Thurman blazed a path for many to follow, including her daughter Lahoma Patton.

May 14, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Breast cancer survivor, Bernice Watson, the face of the 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

As the face of Savannah's 2017 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, Bernice Watson's journey through breast cancer is inspiring all of those who are running, including SouthCoast Health's staff, family, and friends.

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


ArtsFest 2017 back at GSU for 35th year

ArtsFest will return for its 35th year, with the 2017 festival on Sweetheart Circle at Georgia Southern University open from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday April 22.

April 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


Bill Champlin headlines Mars Theatre show April 22

SPRINGFIELD – If you like music, you will love this! "The Heart Behind the Music" show provides an up close, and personal insight into some of the greatest music ever written, and performances by some of the music industry's most talented musicians.

April 13, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


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Springfield Central High School Association banquet slated

Springfield Central High School Association Inc. will have its annual support banquet Saturday Oct. 28 at 6 p.m.

October 18, 2017 | Staff Report | Lifestyle


The tree

ound the age of five, my mama's brother went to fight in Vietnam. He was a career military man who served on helicopters that ...

October 11, 2017 | Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


Living poor in possessions — and spirit

The newspaper was laying on the kitchen island so when I picked it, I flipped it over and glanced over the list of obituaries. I ...

October 06, 2017 | Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


Coming from a long line of know-it-alls

I come from a long line of know-it-alls. Honestly, on both sides of my family, we can pretty much tell you anything you need to ...

September 27, 2017 | Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


An economy of words

Sometimes, Tink - usually in a gentle way but a bit abrupt at other times - will tell me I'm taking too long to explain something ...

September 18, 2017 | Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


Video games taking freedom from adolescents

Responding to me recent columns on video games and smart phones, a reader asks what the problem is, thus proving that these devices can and ...

September 06, 2017 | | Lifestyle


Albany still needs our help

On the Rondarosa, we have such frequent phone and DSL problems, that we've become good friends with our repair guy, Mike. Such good friends ...

September 06, 2017 | Ronda Rich | Lifestyle


FFA mum sale underway

The Effingham County Middle School FFA is having its annual mum sale.

August 29, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Oberst Jr. works to keep Grizzard's humor alive

Bill Oberst Jr. never met Lewis Grizzard, but he knows him extremely well. Oberst has portrayed Grizzard, a famed Southern author and humorist who died ...

August 23, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Lifestyle


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