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Churches band together

A group of area churches has come together to help make one local woman's life just a little easier.

March 22, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Y gears up for Spring Fling

With great weather forecast for Saturday's first day of spring, the Effingham YMCA is planning its first Spring Fling day at the Y.

March 18, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Next round of outages scheduled

The next round of Georgia Power outages and upgrades is scheduled for March 22 and 24.

March 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Commissioners, hospital lock horns

Sharp exchanges highlighted a lengthy and pointed discussion between Effingham County commissioners and Hospital Authority representatives Tuesday afternoon.

March 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tearin’ the roof off the place

After almost four years of talking about it, construction on the historic Mars Theatre in downtown Springfield became a reality on Monday morning as the old roof began to come off.

March 15, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Tour group rattles residents

While the desire to see tourism in Effingham County grow may be on many people's minds these days, one tour group appears to have gotten off on the wrong foot - and angered some local citizens in the process.

March 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


The count is on

The push is on for Effingham County citizens to be counted.

March 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


City gets to work on Hinely Center

A major refurbishing of Rincon's Hinely Center is under way and is expected to be finished by the end of the month.

March 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Statewide anti-meth effort starts

The Georgia Meth Project launched a statewide prevention campaign Monday designed to significantly reduce methamphetamine use.

March 09, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Holding out hope

It's been more than a month since 19-year-old Armstrong Atlantic State University student Bryce Tarter didn't come home.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Mars Theater lease in hand

The lease for the Mars Theater is finally signed, sealed and delivered.

March 08, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


This week's scheduled outages/upgrades

Georgia Power's scheduled outages/upgrades for this week begin Monday.

March 08, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


King outlines platform for 2nd District race

Michael King stood on the steps of Guyton's City Hall holding his youngest daughter, Braya, in his arms while he announced his candidacy for the County Commission seat for District 2. He cited rising tax burdens, property tax assessments, and communications problems as reasons he decided to run.

March 04, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Handel ready to take axe to government

A Republican gubernatorial candidate is calling for a 10 percent cut in the state's workforce.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Firm to start probe of county’s ash roads

A firm hired by Effingham County to probe its ash road problem is scheduled to start its work by the weekend.

March 04, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Freeman, Van Sickle honored as STAR students

The Rotary Club of Effingham County honored two students Thursday afternoon for being named the STAR Students for the county. Marina Van Sickle won for ...

February 22, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Black History Month Spotlight: Honoring Springfield Central High basketball

Back in the 1960s during the era of segregated schools, Effingham County saw one of its high schools rise to the top and win multiple ...

February 22, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


ECCA recognized by Georgia Senate, House of Representatives

The Effingham College and Career Academy was honored and recognized this month by both the State of Georgia House of Representatives and the Georgia Senate ...

February 20, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


FFA members from SEMS, ECMS attend Discovery Conference

COVINGTON – Members of the ECMS and SEMSFFA chapter attended the Georgia FFA Association's Discovery Conference on Jan. 27-28 at the Georgia FFA-FCCLA Center near ...

February 17, 2017 | By Mariella Manhatton | Local


Rep. Rick Allen's staff to visit Springfield

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) announced Tuesday that his staff will be holding Community Office Hours in Springfield on Thursday, March ...

February 16, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Dead body found behind Gamestop in Rincon

A death investigation is underway in Rincon after police say a dead body was found Wednesday afternoon.

February 15, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Guyton Police Chief terminated by Mayor

Guyton Police Chief Kelphie Lundy has been removed from his position effective immediately. The announcement came Monday during a Guyton City Council meeting.

February 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham farmer honored

Jerry Graham, of Effingham County, was awarded the title of 2016 Conservationist of the Year Feb. 2 by the Bankers and Supervisors of the Ogeechee ...

February 15, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Gateway returning to Rincon

The Gateway Community Service Board announced recently the relocation of all operations in Effingham County.

February 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Donors urgently needed to increase winter blood supply for Red Cross

The American Red Cross urgently needs blood donors to make an appointment to give this winter so that patients can continue to receive lifesaving treatments.

February 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


DDI Construction Continues On SR 21

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will use lane closures on SR 21 north and southbound lanes in Port Wentworth Monday through Friday of ...

February 10, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Many trees down in Pineora area due to weather

Wednesday night's severe weather knocked down dozens of trees in the Pineora area, leaving residents with quite the mess to clean up.

February 09, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham woman attends Trump's Inauguration

While millions of people around the world watched newly inaugurated President Donald Trump take the Oath of Office in front of the Capitol Building in ...

February 09, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Marcus Wade Tebeau Indicted on Multiple Charges of Sexual Exploitation of Children

Marcus Wade Tebeau, 37, of Rincon, was indicted on Jan. 31 for sex charges involving a child.

February 08, 2017 | Staff report | Local


SEHS junior Darius Scott pens winning speech

They say a picture says a thousand words, but when you have the public speaking skills of Darius Scott, pictures aren't needed.

February 08, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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