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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


Jackson takes silver in national art show

Thomas Jackson has been dabbling in art throughout his scholastic career, but the art he creates goes far beyond the drawings, doodles and sketches that the majority of students create in school – Jackson is not just a student who creates art, he is an artist.

April 07, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Lifestyle


Social Service Spotlight: Ready2CONNECT

In an effort to enable more individuals and their families to enjoy stability, Ready2CONNECT (R2C) works to assist residents of Effingham County with developing the necessary tools and gaining the proper knowledge to create better futures for themselves.

April 06, 2017 | By Richard Walls | Lifestyle


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 may be the case for some, it is not the case for all – sometimes a little help is needed.

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 a Journey Fundraiser, an event that occurs each year to help raise money for Cure Childhood Cancer.

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 was able to attend and celebrated her 102nd birthday.

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 at the Effingham County Recreation Department, located at 808 Highway 119 in Springfield.

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 proper resources that could potentially save many young lives.

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


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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