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Changes coming to Coastal Georgia RDC

The makeup isn't the only thing that's changing about the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Commission.

April 06, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


New city manager could start Monday

Rincon could have a new city manager on the job as soon as Monday.

April 02, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Gateways work set to start in fall

Work on the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce's Gateways project is expected to begin in earnest this fall, after the state gave approval a long-awaited grant.

April 02, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Lee: New city manager to be named soon

Rincon City Council could hire a new city manager within the next two weeks after narrowing its choices down to two candidates.

March 30, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Grande View expected to draw attention

It's more than just location, location, location that the owners of Grande View believe will make their property attractive - but it doesn't hurt, either.

March 30, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County wants to work with Guyton on sewage needs

Effingham County commissioners have sent a letter to Guyton Mayor Michael Garvin, expressing their desire to work with the city on wastewater treatment issues.

March 26, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Eden home damaged in Wednesday fire

Effingham County firefighters put out a fire that damaged a home in Eden on Wednesday.

March 25, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Two finalists named for city manager

Rincon City Council has named two finalists, Robert Anderson and Michael Phillips, for its vacant city manager position.

March 24, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


IDA going forward on tract’s parks

Effingham County could be home to a major recreation complex, if the Effingham Industrial Development Authority's plans come to fruition.

March 23, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County, IDA like path of new committee

Effingham County commissioners and development authority members are in agreement that the newly-formed transportation committee is the right path to take.

March 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


County water rates to go up

Rates for Effingham County water users may be heading up.

March 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


DCP program signup deadline approaches

Farmers and agricultural landowners have until June 1 to sign up for the 2009 Direct and Counter-cyclical Payment program (DCP). Agricultural producers and landowners located in Effingham, Bryan and Chatham counties should contact the local Farm Service Agency Office at 203 S. Laurel St. in Springfield on the second floor of the First Effingham Bank Building. The phone number is 754-6664, option 2.

March 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon delays penalties for business licenses

The city of Rincon is giving businesses a break - but not a long one - to get their licenses renewed.

March 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield OKs law to cut down on nuisances

The Springfield City Council has approved a new nuisance abatement ordinance.

March 16, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Guyton holds off on fire truck grant

Guyton's plans to buy a new fire truck for its fire department are on hold.

March 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


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County, hospital work out agreement

Effingham County commissioners and Effingham Health System officials have agreed on a plan that will ensure the hospital's funding and enables both bodies to track the payments to the hospital.

November 18, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Democrats choose committee members

The Effingham County Democratic Committee recently held a public caucus to elect and re-elect members to the committee to represent all Democrats in the county. Vice- hair Jimmie Snooks presided over the election.

November 11, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Rincon agrees to fee cut for Habitat project

Rincon City Council members agreed last month to cut the fees by $100 for a home being built by Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County.

November 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County, ECRP ready to move on master plan

Effingham County commissioners could shape the future of the county's recreation for the coming decade and more at their next meeting.

November 11, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tips on home heating safety

ATLANTA - With potential cooler weather in the forecast, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens wants to remind Georgians of some heating tips to help keep their homes safe this winter.

November 11, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Early voting ends Friday, polls open Tuesday

Early voting continues through Friday for the general election, and polls will be open Tuesday from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

October 28, 2014 | Staff report | Local


EMS celebrates 35 years of service

For the last 35 years, the Effingham County Emergency Medical Service has responded to calls for help day and night.

October 28, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


GOHS offers '5 to Drive' for teen driver safety week

The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is marking National Teen Driver Safety Week by encouraging parents of teen drivers to always set the rules before their teens hit the road.

October 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Savannah man dies in Highway 21 wreck

A Savannah man died after crossing the center line and causing a four-vehicle crash Thursday on Highway 21 near Highway 275, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

October 21, 2014 | By Paul Floeckher | Local


Deal forms Ebola response team

Gov. Nathan Deal has signed an executive order to create an Ebola response team, which will assess current state health and emergency management procedures and produce necessary recommendations to minimize any potential impact of the disease in Georgia.

October 21, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Early voting under way for general election

In-person early voting for the Nov. 4 general election is under way in the state and will run through Oct. 31. Mandatory Saturday voting will be made available across Georgia on Oct. 25.

October 17, 2014 | Staff report | Local


State agencies announce Hunters Helping Farmers

Boars. Wild hogs. Feral pigs.

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Cash available for eligible land conservation in the state

The Georgia General Assembly has made it possible for eligible landowners to do good for their land while doing well for their pocketbook. Those who protect their qualifying land with a conservation easement by year-end and sell the resulting tax credits can earn as much as $500,000.

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Stretch of I-16 in Chatham County to be resurfaced

The Georgia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday bid awards on 13 new highway infrastructure improvement projects, including pavement rehabilitation projects on Interstates 16 and 20.

October 14, 2014 | Staff report | Local


Allen promoted to lead county staff

Effingham County commissioners have agreed to hire Toss Allen as the county administrator.

October 09, 2014 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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