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The origin of ‘the dream’

As Gregory Brunson looked around the room at the Effingham County administrative complex, he took note of what he saw and let those in attendance know - blacks and whites seated next to one another.

January 16, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


OED to stage ‘Idol’ this year

Students in Effingham middle and high schools will have a chance to show off their star power at the first Effingham Idol.

January 12, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Local


MLK Jr. Day activities set

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance breakfast will be held Monday at 7:30 a.m. at the Effingham County Administrative Complex.

January 12, 2012 | Staff Report | Local


Council puts carts law into neutral

Springfield City Council wants to know more about a new state law before taking action on a golf cart ordinance.

January 12, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City says sewage plant is viable

Building a wastewater treatment plant would be cheaper than the alternatives, a Guyton City Council member said Tuesday morning.

January 12, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners opt to keep Herbert Kessler Road open

An Effingham County road whose residents have complained of speeders and some of whom asked for the road to be closed will remain open, county commissioners decided.

January 09, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Contributors to Empty Stocking Fund

Following are the contributors to the Effingham County Empty Stocking Fund.

January 09, 2012 | Staff Report | Local


Riverkeeper to appeal consent order

A court hearing regarding an appeal to a consent order against a Screven County textiles plant is slated for Jan. 23, said Ogeechee Riverkeeper Diana Wedincamp.

January 09, 2012 | By Holli Deal Bragg Special to the Effingham Herald | Local


Woman dies following accident on 119

A woman died Friday afternoon following a single-vehicle accident on Highway 119 north, according to the Effingham County Sheriff's Office.

January 06, 2012 | Staff report | Local


County selects site, scheme for new jail

Planning for a new Effingham County Jail will go forward, and the new jail will be built near the site of the current one, county commissioners decided Tuesday.

January 05, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon won’t put Sunday sales on March ballot

Rincon will not include a referendum on Sunday alcohol sales on its March 6 presidential preference primary ballot.

January 05, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Rincon sees more growth on the way

Two returning council members and one new member were sworn in Tuesday night at the Rincon City Council inauguration ceremony.

January 05, 2012 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Body ID’d as that of missing man

A body pulled from an Effingham County pond Wednesday has been identified as that of a man reported missing nearly a year ago.

January 05, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


‘48 Hours’ to air Linda Heidt interview

The first interviews with Linda Heidt and Robin Heidt Cave will be aired as part of CBS' "48 Hours Mystery" on Saturday night.

January 05, 2012 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Body found in pond identified

The body of an adult male discovered in a pond yesterday morning has been identified as James Tebeau who was reported missing last year.

January 04, 2012 | Staff report | Local


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'Rediscovered' film to be revisited at Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD - The Mars Theatre will host a July 3 movie premier. It is a sequel of sorts.

June 25, 2018 | Rick Lott | Local


Effingham Orthopaedics arrives in Rincon

RINCON -- The Effingham Chamber of Commerce, Effingham Health System and Chatham Orthopaedic Associates came together June 19 to celebrate healthcare partnerships and what they can ...

June 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


South Effingham cadets complete Leadership Academy with honors

The South Effingham High School Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) had six cadets complete the Area-12 Leadership Academy held June 9-16 at Riverside ...

June 22, 2018 | | Local


New CEO expects plenty of IDA activity

SPRINGFIELD - There will be no lazy days of summer for the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority (IDA).

June 22, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Springfield mayor, city council announce millage rate proposal

SPRINGFIELD -- The City of Springfield mayor and council members on Thursday announced their intention to increase the property taxes it will levy this year by ...

June 22, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Effingham County School District achieves Quality Board Status

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County School District announced the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association's (GSBA) 2018 Quality School Board recognition.

June 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Young players amaze Lady Mustangs coach

GUYTON - South Effingham High School was the site of the recent Mini Mustangs Camp where youngsters piled in to learn more about volleyball.

June 21, 2018 | | Local


Sheriff's Office issues warning about dangerous suspect on loose

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an armed fugitive.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Belogorska 'travels' to find improvement

GUYTON - South Effingham's Kastin Belogorska is gearing up for her senior season by sharpening skills with Georgia Impact, a high-caliber travel team.

June 20, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Chamber honors Zemurray

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce recently presented Samuel Zemurrary the John Adam Treutlen Award for his contributions to Effingham County.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


School board candidates tout virtues during forum

SPRINGFIELD - Robert Grant and Lynn Anderson's battle for a spot on the Effingham County Board of Education is far from heated.

June 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia Farm Bureau honors first responders, agricultural products

SPRINGFIELD - Georgia Farm Bureau-Effingham County found a tasty way to honor emergency personnel while also highlighting local agricultural products.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


CASA volunteers bring sense of urgency to children's needs

SPRINGFIELD - Child Advocacy Services SEGA Inc. is a hand that fits into a helpful, loving glove.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rincon City Council names three city manager finalists

RINCON - Even though a quick resolution to its city manager search is possible, Mayor Ken Lee said Monday that the Rincon City Council is in ...

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Hospital authority, hospital board to meet jointly

The Effingham Hospital Authority and Effingham Hospital Inc. Board of Directors will meet jointly in regular session June 26 at 7:15 P.M. in ...

June 18, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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