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Alyssa Tarleton serving as 'puppy raiser' for 2017

Agriculture students at South Effingham High School found a new classmate amongst them this week as Simon, a black labrador retriever, joined their ranks.

January 20, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Doors to close on Rincon's Curiousity Shoppe Jewelers

RINCON – Caroline Ziegler has been in tears for weeks. But they're happy tears, full of memories and love for the community she calls home.

January 20, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Lifestyle


Exchange Club learns about help for homeless families in Effingham

At the Exchange Club of Effingham County's Dec. 1 meeting, Dr. Jackie Brown (school social worker and Homeless Liaison for Effingham County Schools) spoke to the club abouther work over the last 10 years with families who were homeless or on the brink of being homeless.

January 16, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Effingham students named as MLK 2017 contest winners

With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day coming up on Monday, students all across Effingham County participated in the MLK 2017 Poster and Essay Contest, where they either designed a poster or wrote an essay about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr..

January 12, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Solo show by Nancy Lebey Solana opens Jan. 12 at Hospice Savannah Art Gallery

SAVANNAH - The public is warmly invited to meet beloved local watercolorist and oil painter Nancy Lebey Solana during her opening reception next Thursday Jan. 12 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Hospice Savannah Art Gallery, 1352 Eisenhower Drive.

January 06, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Long-term recovery groups can help with money, materials

SAVANNAH – As Georgians continue to recover from Hurricane Matthew, they may find some of their needs go beyond the scope of assistance available from the state or FEMA.

January 05, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Lamar Allen family offers thanks

The Lamar Allen Family would like to take this opportunity to thank those who have supported us throughout the past months. Following Lamar's accident on June 26th, it became apparent how blessed we are to live in such an uplifting, giving community and beyond.

January 05, 2017 | Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Empty Stocking Fund update

Effingham County Empty Stocking Fund Contributions

January 04, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Social Service Spotlight: CASA

In an effort to continuously find safe and permanent homes for abused and neglected children, the Child Advocacy Services Agency opened a visitation center in Effingham County in order to further that purpose.

December 30, 2016 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle


Effingham County NAACP plans Emancipation Proclamation Jan. 1

The Effingham County Branch of the NAACP invites the community to its annual Emancipation Proclamation program on Sunday, Jan. at 3 p.m. at Goodwill Missionary Baptist Church, 167 Blandford Road, Rincon.

December 29, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Springfield Garden Club selects 2016 outdoor Christmas decoration winners

The Springfield Garden Club announced the winners of the 2016 Springfield Outdoor Christmas Decorations Contest after another successful year that saw dozens of applicants participate.

December 29, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Social Services Spotlight: Top Teens of America

Members of the community gathered to recognize the first induction ceremony for the Effingham chapter's Top Teens of America.

December 15, 2016 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle


St. Luke’s Church in Rincon hosting toy drive

St. Luke's Church in Rincon is partnering with Children's Hospital of Savannah for a fundraiser and toy drive to benefit the children undergoing care at the hospital.

December 09, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Dickerson retiring after 32 years of service to US

Chief Master Sgt. Henry Dickerson, Chief of Safety at the Air Dominance Center, Georgia Air National Guard, is retiring with 32 years of service to his state and country.

December 08, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


California Guitar Trio to present holiday show Dec. 17 at Mars Theatre

The Mars Theatre will present California Guitar Trio's Holiday show on Dec. 17.

December 01, 2016 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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The Little Pantry of Clyo - a shop for those in need

For most people, going to the grocery store and purchasing produce, meats, sweet treats and everything in-between is how we obtain food. But while that ...

March 23, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Sisters on a Journey group raising funds for cancer research

In 2003, Catie Wilkins, the daughter of Effingham County residents Tre and Jenny Wilkins, was diagnosed with a rare brain cancer called medullablastoma.

March 22, 2017 | By Jenny Wilkins | Lifestyle


Finding A Cure for Childhood Cancer event held at ECHS

A large crowd turned out Saturday and donated an even larger sum of money at Effingham County High School for the 7th Annual Sisters on ...

March 17, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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 ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


7th Annual Taste of Effingham for Thursday

The Effingham Chamber of Commerce will host its 7th annual Taste of Effingham, presented by Vision Financial, on March 2. The event will be held ...

March 01, 2017 | By Angye Morrison | Lifestyle


Social Services Spotlight: CURE Childhood Cancer

In order to help combat the leading cause of disease-related death in the United States among children, CURE Childhood Cancer has worked to build the ...

February 24, 2017 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle


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


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 ...

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


Black History Month Spotlight

In 1971, Eddie Morell, Jr, along with his wife, Easter, opened Morell's Service Station, located on Highway 21 just north of Springfield near the ...

February 16, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Mandy Barnett performing at Mars Theatre Tuesday

SPRINGFIELD – Spend an enchanting night of enduring music with one of today's premiere vocalists, who will also celebrate Valentine's Day with songs that ...

February 10, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Black History Month Spotlight

Anyone who has lived in Effingham County in their lifetime has probably heard of the late Rev. Thomas J. Kent, but not many know just ...

February 09, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Junior League of Savannah to hold 5th Annual Fit Kids Fest

SAVANNAH – The Junior League of Savannah (JLS) will host its 5th Annual Fit Kids Fest on Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Jennifer Ross Soccer Complex ...

February 06, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Manna House Ministries to hold “Souper Bowl of Caring Sunday”

Super Bowl Sunday is fast approaching!

February 03, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Red Cross critically needs donors after winter weather adds to severe blood shortage

Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help ...

January 30, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


Hospice Savannah's 9th Annual Lecture Series to focus on spiritual caregiving

SAVANNAH - Hospice Savannah's 9th annual lecture series explores the responsibility and role of the religious community in responding to family caregivers of loved ones ...

January 30, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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