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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


30 and Midland Road re-opened

All lanes of Highway 30 are now open after an accident at the intersection of Highway 30 and Midland Road forced it to be closed earlier this evening.

April 21, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Hadley talking to anyone and everyone in campaign

Even as a Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate, R.J. Hadley isn't restricting himself to events sponsored and hosted by his own party.

April 20, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Tea Party event draws a crowd

Even without power for the public address system, the speakers at Monday night's Tea Party called for a return of power to the people.

April 15, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Log truck overturns at 21 and Chester Thomas

Traffic is back to normal on Highway 21 at the intersection of Chester Thomas Road.

All lanes of Highway 21 at Chester Thomas Road were closed following an accident involving a log truck which has flipped over and lost its load versus a vehicle.

April 13, 2010 | staff report | Local


Searchers planning another effort

Friends and family will resume the search for a missing Armstrong Atlantic State University student next weekend.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Alleman eyes return home

Little Brayden Alleman is expected to return home soon.

April 08, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Logsdon: Free market can come up with better health insurance coverage plans

A candidate for the state insurance commissioner's office said he beliees the recently signed health care overhaul won't pass Constitutional muster.

April 05, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Highways intersection reopened

The intersection of Highways 17 and 30 is reopened after a log truck overturned there earlier today.

April 05, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield goes forth with grant application

Springfield officials are hopeful they'll get the chance to help out of some of the city's residents.

April 01, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Taking wing

In 2008 a dream became reality for the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum in Pooler as word came from the National Air and Space Museum that it was donating a vintage B-17 bomber to the Mighty 8th. As work began to disassemble and transport the aircraft to Georgia, it was decided to name her the "City of Savannah," after the 5,000th B-17 to process through Savannah during World War II.

April 01, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


More outages scheduled

Georgia Power's next round of outages and upgrades will be conducted April 5-7.

April 01, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


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Metro searching for missing boy

SAVANNAH – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department is asking for the public's help to find a missing boy who was last seen on Sunday, April ...

April 24, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


RepowerIT helping with recycling of electronics in Guyton Saturday

Tomorrow is Earth Day and in celebration of that, RepowerIT is giving the residents of Effingham County a chance to do their part.

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 moving lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be collecting data with a moving lane closure utilizing an impact attenuator truck along with law enforcement ...

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Online grocery pickup headlines Rincon Walmart Supercenter remodel

RINCON - The Walmart Supercenter remodel at 434 S. Columbia Ave. is complete – and, in addition to the physical changes inside, customers now have access to ...

April 21, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia Southern University, Armstrong merger talks continue

University System of Georgia Chancellor Steve Wrigley has approved a new organizational chart for the top leadership of the new three-campus Georgia Southern University being ...

April 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Rep. Bill Hitchens selected as finance chairman for "Y" Clubs of Georgia

Representative Bill Hitchens has been selected to serve as the Finance Chairman for the "Y" Clubs of Georgia in Effingham County for 2017.

April 20, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Suspect commits suicide after U.S. Marshals serve warrant in Clyo

A Clyo man was found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound Wednesday after U.S. Marshals served a warrant at his residence.

April 19, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Mossy Oak hosting 47th Bluegrass Festival

They've said it here before, if you appreciate acoustic music played in the best traditional bluegrass and gospel style, then you'll certainly want ...

April 19, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Local hero Winston Hencely returns home

American flags waved through the air Saturday morning along Highway 21 as local hero, Winston Hencely, made his way back home to Effingham County.

April 19, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Olde Effingham Day Festival set for Saturday

It's time again to step back into time and enjoy a day at the Effingham Museum and Living History Site in Springfield.

April 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


I-95 Bridge Maintenance Project requires double lane closure at Exit 102

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be installing nighttime double lane closures today and Tuesday on I-95 Interchange Bridge over US 80 at ...

April 17, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


State Route 21 lane closures scheduled next week in Port Wentworth

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will utilize lane closures on SR 21 in both directions between Hendley Road and Highway 30 in Port ...

April 14, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Upset Rincon residents take up road issue with city

Many Effingham County residents made their way to the Rincon City Council meeting Monday night to appear before the council to discuss the streets in ...

April 12, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Nominees honored by Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Effingham County held the 15th Annual Herb Jones Volunteer of the Year Awards Banquet Thursday night at the New Ebenezer Retreat ...

April 12, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Lane closures scheduled on SR21 at Bonnie Bridge Road in Port Wentworth

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will be resurfacing SR 21 southbound at the intersection of Bonnie Bridge Road, which requires nighttime lane closures ...

April 10, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


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