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Chamber preparing for annual Holiday Classic

Officials of the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce are gearing up for this year's Holiday Classic Business and Craft Expo set for Sunday from noon-4:30 p.m. at Effingham County High School. Admission is free.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


CWIB recognizes county for summer youth jobs support

The Effingham County Board of Commissioners was presented with a plaque in recognition of their support of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Suez service to begin making calls on port of Savannah

Georgia Ports Authority's Executive Director Doug J. Marchand announced Monday at its board meeting that the Indamex service, covering the Indian sub-continent and Eastern Mediterranean, would add a new call at Savannah beginning next month.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


3rd annual cotton meeting approaching

Plans are coming together for the Georgia Cotton Commission's 3rd Annual Meeting on Jan. 27 at the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center, to be held in conjunction with the commission co-sponsored Georgia Cotton Production Workshop.

November 16, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Troopers probe fatal wreck in Springfield

Georgia State Patrol troopers are continuing to investigate a fatal accident that occurred Tuesday night.

November 12, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon looks at $10.1M budget

Rincon City Council will have a first reading of its budget for fiscal year 2010 at its Nov. 23 meeting, with an anticipated budget of $10.1 million.

November 12, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


County commissioners trim, adopt millage rate

Property tax bills could be in Effingham County residents' hands by the end of the month after Effingham County commissioners adopted a millage rate Monday night.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Alpha Battery thriving, surviving in Afghanistan

Conditions and duties are tough, but the men of Alpha Battery of the 118th Field Artillery Battalion are doing as well as can be expected, participants at Effingham County's Veterans Day observance learned.

November 12, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Living fun life in TV Land

I gotta admit it, I love watching "All in the Family" and "Sanford and Son." Honestly, you guys know it, and I've said it before, that is some of the dang funniest stuff on television. It is even funnier now that our culture has become so politically correct. How boring.

November 12, 2009 | Ellen Lambert Columnist | Local


Authorities on scene of accident

Springfield Police officers and Georgia State troopers are on the scene of a possible fatal accident on Highway 21 South in Springfield.

November 10, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Webb steps down at ECHS

Jack Webb's career at Effingham County High School ended with a victory.

November 09, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Hospital pushes its expansion plans

Effingham Hospital Authority members are hoping to bridge a gap with county commissioners in an effort to win support for their expansion plans.

November 09, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


G-P pitches in for firefighters

The Rincon and Springfield volunteer fire departments are recipients of a 2009 Georgia-Pacific Bucket Brigade grant.

November 09, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Health care bill passes House

A $2.1 trillion bill that would lead to a sweeping overhaul of America's health care system narrowly passed the U.S. House by a 220-215 vote late Saturday night.

November 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Two men survive accident with train

Two men may be lucky to be alive after a train struck their pickup Friday afternoon.

November 06, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


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Springfield man recovering from multiple gun shots

A Springfield man was shot multiple times Wednesday morning following an altercation, but his wounds are considered non-life threatening, at this time, said Sgt. Don ...

August 24, 2016 | From Staff Reports | Local


Coffee shows Rebels where they need work

STATESBORO – The momentum shifted several times Friday night between the Effingham County Rebels and the Coffee County Trojans, but the Rebels ultimately fell 41-13 in ...

August 24, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER For the Effingham Herald | Local


Purcell named to State Transportation Board

Rincon's Ann Purcell was elected last week the State Transportation Board to its new executive leadership team.

August 24, 2016 | For the Effingham Herald | Local


Business Summit focuses on transportation

While metro Atlanta still consumes a super-sized portion of Georgia's highway funds, projects affecting Effingham County are getting a healthy serving of the increased ...

August 24, 2016 | By AL HACKLE For the Effingham Herald | Local


‘Prayer Walk’ inspired by local woman

Behind the inspiration of a Georgia Southern senior from Springfield, hundreds of sorority and fraternity members gathered on Greek Row on the university's campus ...

August 24, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER For the Effingham Herald | Local


Mildred Ellen “Miki” DeSanto Robinson

COLUMBIA, SC – Mildred Ellen "Miki" DeSanto Robinson, 91, passed away Friday, August 19, 2016.

August 24, 2016 | | Local


Savannah Christian Church is now Compassion Christian

Savannah's largest church – Savannah Christian – has changed its name to Compassion Christian Church.

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Springfield angler sets women’s record for African pompano

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has announced a new women's record for African pompano, Alectis ciliaris, landed in Georgia by Jennifer Roberts of ...

August 22, 2016 | Special to the Herald | Local


Softball 2016 - Rebels gain inspiration from injured teammate

Effingham County High School's softball team faced some hardship months before their season even began. Head coach Matt Huntley lost a rising sophomore to ...

August 18, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER For the Effingham Herald | Local


Softball 2016 - Mustangs ‘expect big things’ from focused team

After South Effingham saw their season end in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs, the Lady Mustangs hope to go deeper into the ...

August 18, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER For the Effingham Herald | Local


STEM students love new Academy

Effingham County's newest educational facility opened its doors to students last week with a smooth transition with unique learning opportunities all around.

August 18, 2016 | By JULIE LAVENDER For the Effingham Herald | Local


Mustangs kick off 2016 season Friday; S. Effingham must overcome loss of 23 seniors

No team wants to be in the "rebuilding stage," but after graduating 23 seniors from last year's playoff team, South Effingham falls in that ...

August 18, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER For the Effingham Herald | Local


Rebels kick off 2016 season Friday; Effingham eyes playoffs in move to AAAAAA

After a historic 2015 season, the Effingham County Rebels hope to come out ready to pick up where they left off – minus a few key ...

August 18, 2016 | By SHANE PEASTER For the Effingham Herald | Local


‘Summer Heat’ snares 7 locals

Seven Effingham County residents were among 39 men arrested in a 10-week online sex sting investigation – Operation Summer Heat - that ended last week.

August 18, 2016 | By HOLLI DEAL SAXON For the Effingham Herald | Local


Decision expected in Guyton plant dispute

A Chatham County Superior Court judge is expected to rule on an Effingham County property owner's motion against the proposed Guyton wastewater treatment plant.

August 10, 2016 | By PATRICK DONAHUE | Local


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