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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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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


Effingham County Recreation and Parks holds 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run

On Saturday, Feb. 25, Effingham County Recreation and Parks hosted the 40th Annual Jacan Brown Spring Run in downtown Springfield.

March 13, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Blandford Elementary's Family Academic Night brings out the heroes

Blandford Elementary School hosted Family Academic Night on Feb. 23, where students and parents were able to enjoy food, door prizes, games, face painting, animals ...

March 10, 2017 | Staff report | Local


DDI striping installation scheduled this week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation have scheduled moving lane closures with crash trucks on SR 21 north and south bound and the I-95 ...

March 08, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Rincon, Guyton Elementary earn Title I honors

Two Effingham County elementary schools were honored recently by the Georgia Department of Education as both were named to the 2016-2017 list of Title I ...

March 08, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Taste of Effingham a sweet treat for all

Hundreds of patrons got a taste of local cuisine Thursday night as they took part in the 7th Annual Taste of Effingham, an event showcasing ...

March 08, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


SR 21 and I-95 DDI lane closures scheduled next week

Contractors for the Georgia Department of Transportation will install lane closures on SR 21 north and south bound in Port Wentworth next week for construction ...

March 03, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Effingham County Art Show March 13-16

Select students from all Effingham County Schools will be participating in the sixth annual district-wide art exhibition from March 13-16 in celebration of the visual ...

March 02, 2017 | Staff report | Local


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