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Zeigler changes affiliation to independent

The chairman of the Effingham County Board of Commissioners was elected to office two years ago as a Republican.

April 29, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lewis to run again for District 2 seat

Current Effingham County commissioner Myra Lewis has qualified to run for re-election.

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon PD to get in-car computers

Rincon Police Chief Mike Bohannon won city council approval Monday night to purchase and install new mobile data terminals in all 12 police cruisers.

April 29, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


STC offering free building classes

Got a broken window at home?

April 29, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Autopsy to be conducted on body found in missing student's truck

An autopsy will be conducted Wednesday morning to determine the identity of a body found in a truck that belonged to a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student.

April 27, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Phillips won't seek re-election to 5th District seat

Effingham County 5th District Commissioner Verna Phillips will not seek re-election.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Search still on for Baker Pond vandals

Authorities are still looking for those responsible for an act of vandalism at Baker Pond two weeks ago. But most of the damage done has been repaired.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County looks at second phase of Old Augusta

With the first phase of Old Augusta Road completed and open, the long-awaited plans for the second phase have been completed, County Administrator David Crawley said.

April 26, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Hinely Center work almost completed

Work on refurbishing the Hinely Community Center in Rincon should be complete by the end of next week according to Rincon Recreation Director David Wooten.

April 26, 2010 | Rick Lott | Local


State Senate backs restoring arts funding

At a time when the arts seem to be sprouting up all over Effingham County, many state lawmakers were ready to eliminate the state's own Council for the Arts - and the grants funding that it disperses to arts organizations all over the state.

April 26, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County nets $22K for emergency food, shelter

The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham County $22,951 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


State anti-meth group to visit Effingham County

Meth use costs Georgia $1.3 billion annually and 1 in 5 teens report meth is easy to get.

April 26, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Work progresses on Mars Theatre

The renovation of Springfield's Mars Theatre is continuing to move along, Springfield City Council members learned last week.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners work on SPLOST to-do list

Effingham County commissioners are starting to think about what they want accomplished in any future rounds of special purpose local option sales taxes.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County draws up leaner budget

Effingham County commissioners are working on a budget for fiscal year 2011 that will be substantially smaller than the current operational plan.

April 22, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Springfield's own Braxton Calhoun to perform at Mars Theatre

Springfield native Braxton Calhoun will perform at the Mars Theatre in Springfield Saturday at 8 p.m.

March 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 Bridge Maintenance Project requires lane closures on Jimmy Deloach Parkway

In conjunction with a $2.9 million bridge preservation project on I-95, a contractor for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures from ...

March 30, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon approves payments, OKs hiring two officers

The Rincon City Council approved a motion to pay R.B. Baker Construction $257,043.09 Monday night at a regulary-scheduled meeting for their work ...

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Clyo El Cheapo store held up, robbed Saturday

The El Cheapo gas station in Clyo was held up by three suspects Saturday afternoon, two of whom had handguns.

March 29, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Savannah Police searching for missing man

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating a missing male who was last seen Tuesday, Mar. 28.

March 28, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia farmers celebrate Agricultural Awareness Week

This week, Georgians throughout the state are celebrating the first annual Agriculture Awareness Week, a tradition that surely will continue for many years to come.

March 24, 2017 | By Ben Cantrell | Local


Nominations for Herb Jones Award now being taken by Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Effingham County will be hosting their 15th Annual Herb Jones Volunteer of the Year Award Banquet on Thursday, April 6, at ...

March 23, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


EHS Cancer Care Center opens its doors

SPRINGFIELD - Expert cancer care is coming to Effingham County.

March 22, 2017 | Staff report | Local


4-H archers compete at State Invitational

Effingham County 4-H Archers competed in the State Indoor Archery Invitational at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry in January.

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Nighttime Striping Scheduled on SR 21 at DDI

Weather permitting, contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be thermostriping tomorrow night beginning at 8 p.m. until 5 a.m. on SR ...

March 20, 2017 | Staff report | Local


ECMS team wins area FFA event

The Effingham County Middle School FFA recently won the Area 4 FFA Conduct of Chapter Meeting Career Development Event. The event was held at Southeastern ...

March 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


Rincon City Council approves work order

The Rincon City Council voted unanimously to approve a motion to pay $28,800 for the 9th Street Extension Project.

March 16, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Music In Our Schools Concert a hit as students let voices be heard

A lot of joyful noise was heard Thursday night at Countryside Baptist Church in Guyton as choirs from four Effingham County schools performed as part ...

March 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Purcell cuts ribbon; new Welcome Center opens

Hundreds of Georgia residents – many from Effingham County – turned out Friday morning to the ribbon cutting of the new Georgia Welcome Center on Interstate 95 ...

March 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


ECSO Searching for Runaway Juvenile

Effingham County Sheriff's Office is requesting the assistance of the public in locating a runaway juvenile, Shane Caleb Sellers, 16 of Bloomingdale, GA.

March 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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