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Local pastor seeks to rebuild Haiti orphanage

As the devastation mounts in Haiti from the earthquake and its sizable aftershocks over the past week and a half, 62 lives were spared at an orphanage supported by a local pastor's mission organization.

January 21, 2010 | By Calli Arnold | Local


Martin Luther King Jr. Day parade

Organizers couldn't have asked for a nicer day for the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade.

January 18, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon gets changes in special flood hazard area

There have been changes in the boundaries of the special flood hazard area for Rincon, and the city is set to notify citizens of the changes and their impact.

January 18, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Guyton, Habitat seeking solution

Guyton city officials are looking into what they can do to help a family moving into a Habitat for Humanity for home.

January 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


King’s message resonates

The words and message of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. are as relevant now as they were a generation ago, state Sen. Jack Hill said.

January 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


County to hold update on old courthouse plans

Effingham County commissioners will hold a public information meeting tonight to discuss the ongoing rehabilitation of the historic courthouse.

January 18, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Sworn in

Ulysses Eaton and Michael Johnson were sworn in as aldermen on the Guyton City Council at the beginning of Tuesday's council meeting.

January 15, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon OKs site plan for Wendy’s

The news that a Wendy's is coming to Rincon is generating a lot of buzz.

January 14, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


Northway takes the helm in Springfield

Barton Alderman handed his gavel to Jeff Northway on Tuesday night, as Northway took his position as mayor of Springfield.

January 14, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Group offers free help for filing property tax return

The We, the Taxpayers, organization will have a public meeting for all citizens who wish to attend to discuss the present efforts of the organization regarding the issue of Effingham County property taxes.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Barrow fields variety of questions in rural listening tour

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) recently completed his 2010 Rural Listening Tour, which included a stop in Statesboro.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon's well may get its permit

The city of Rincon may be a step closer to a long-desired permit for its lower Floridan well, a well that can't be used without the state's blessing.

January 11, 2010 | By Rick Lott | Local


County moves ahead with animal control plan

Effingham County commissioners have approved funding two sheriff's deputies to take over animal control enforcement issues.

January 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Residents urged to get H1N1 vaccine

SAVANNAH-It's not too late for residents in the Coastal Health District to get vaccinated against the H1N1 flu virus. The virus is still circulating and causing mild to severe illness.

January 11, 2010 | Staff Report | Local


County wants a sitdown to go over Guyton offer

Effingham County commissioners aim to hold a meeting with Guyton and Springfield officials to discuss a proposal from Guyton on wastewater treatment.

January 11, 2010 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Adjustments to SPLOST budget to be made after shortage of funds

At a called workshop of the Effingham County Commissioners Wednesday, Nov. 30, the commissioners discussed SPLOST, Capital Needs and the Short Term Work Program (STWP ...

December 07, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


United Way of the Coastal Empire raises $337,813 in Effingham Campaign

The United Way of the Coastal Empire's 2016 Effingham County Campaign announced Wednesday morning that donations from various businesses and groups in the area ...

December 07, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Lady Rebels finish fourth at state

The 2016 Effingham County High School competition cheer season was a successful one for the Lady Rebels as they finished with a fourth-place showing at ...

December 05, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Road work at intersection of Fort Howard Rd-Hwy 21 causing traffic jam

Construction at the intersection of Fort Howard Road and Highway 21 in Rincon has traffic backed up for over a mile.

December 02, 2016 | Staff report | Local


DDI construction requires lane closures on SR 21

Contractors for Georgia Department of Transportation will be paving for the diverging diamond interchange (DDI) on SR 21 at I-95 interchange in Port Wentworth.

November 30, 2016 | Staff report | Local


David Exley named Coroner of the Year

On Nov. 19, the Georgia Coroners Association held their Annual Meeting at the Macon Marriott City Center in Macon and during that meeting, the Honorable ...

November 30, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Vince Dooley visits Effingham

Former University of Georgia football coach and member of the College Football Hall of Fame, Vince Dooley, was put to work Tuesday afternoon signing autographs ...

November 30, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Vince Dooley visiting Rincon Kroger for book signing

Legendary University of Georgia football coach, Vince Dooley, will be signing copies of his books and other collegiate memorabilia on Tuesday from 4-6 p.m ...

November 28, 2016 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Teacher of the Year: Bilinda Sikes

Some people grow up not knowing what they want to do with their life or what they want to be when they grow up – others ...

November 22, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


City of Rincon receives $500,000 grant

SAVANNAH - The City of Rincon has received a 2016 Employment Incentive Program (EIP) grant in the amount of $500,000 from the Georgia Department of ...

November 21, 2016 | | Local


Jerry Schaufelberger chosen as Grand Marshal for Lions Club Christmas Parade

Longtime Effingham County resident and former Lions Club President, Jerry Schaufelberger, has been selected as the Grand Marshal for the 37th Annual Lions Club Christmas ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Orchestra Holiday Concert Dec. 4

Effingham Community Orchestra will present its 10th annual Holiday Concert and homemade cookie sale fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 4. The event will be held at ...

November 17, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Effingham soldier, Winston Hencely, injured in Afghanistan

Winston Hencely, a 2014 graduate of Effingham County High School and a soldier in the United States Army stationed in Afghanistan, was injured Saturday when ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Massive turnout for Veterans Day Program in Springfield

Veterans from all branches of service and conflicts were honored for their service Friday morning at the Veteran's Day Program at Veterans Park of ...

November 17, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Health System gets 501c3 status approval

As of Nov. 1, Effingham Health System has officially restructured as a 501c3 nonprofit corporation. The organizational change is part of a long-range plan that ...

November 10, 2016 | By Zack Lee | Local


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