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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


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 at Mattie Lively Elementary School in Statesboro, Lamb found out last week the Georgia Science Teachers Association had named her the 2016 Georgia Science Teacher of Promise – a top honor for young teachers.

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 community of Shawnee, Ga.

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 touch the heart.

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 how big of an impact he had in the community.

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 on Sallie Mood Drive in Savannah from 1-4 p.m.

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 restock its shelves to overcome a shortage.

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 who are disabled, elderly or dealing with dementia.

January 30, 2017 | Staff report | Lifestyle


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


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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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


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