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Crossing work to interrupt 21 in Garden City

The Georgia Department of Transportation in partnership with CSX Transportation, Georgia Ports Authority; and the cities of Garden City, Port Wentworth, Pooler, Rincon, Savannah and Chatham and Effingham counties announce Highway 21 will be closed for railroad grade crossing improvements.

March 01, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

City alleges abuse, misconduct

Rincon City Council has concluded its presentation of its investigation into the city's police department and its ex-chief - and offered more serious and salacious accusations Monday night.

February 26, 2009 | By Sandi Van Orden | Local

Most of 48th Brigade to deploy by summer

The soldiers of Alpha Battery are home now - but they won't be home for long.

February 26, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local

Route set for Alpha Battery’s parade

Alpha Battery of the Georgia Army National Guard's 118th Field Artillery Battalion will take its first steps on its deployment to Afghanistan marching through the heart of Springfield and Rincon on Tuesday morning.

February 26, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Barrow: New highway bill may aid cause for parkway

The stimulus package passed by Congress and signed by President Obama may not be the panacea for Effingham County's road woes, Congressman John Barrow said.

February 23, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Kiss-a-Pig campaign to host Junior Olympics

The Effingham County Kiss-a-Pig Campaign Committee is hosting a Junior Olympic carnival and health fair at the South Effingham High School track on Saturday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

CGRDC to host workshops on regional plan

BRUNSWICK - An opportunity to learn, better understand and utilize the education and outreach element of the regional plan of Coastal Georgia is being kicked-off Thursday by the Coastal Georgia Regional Development Center (CGRDC) in Brunswick. It is the first practicum (workshop) of a planned six-part series being offered free to elected and appointed officials, local governments, and interested citizens, according to Lupita McClenning, Senior Planner of the CGRDC.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Alpha Battery to get sendoff parade

Plans are in the process to promote a parade in honor of the troops of Alpha Battery, the Springfield-based Georgia Army National Guard unit that is deploying to Afghanistan.

February 23, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Hospital pitches its new plan

The Effingham Hospital's move to a non-profit corporation could happen soon, Hospital Authority Chairman Stephen Mobley said.

February 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

County won’t back Guyton annexation

Effingham County commissioners rebuffed Guyton's request to endorse its proposal to annex more than 3,000 acres, including the land where it intends to build its controversial wastewater treatment plant.

February 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

County picks low bidder for old courthouse work

Work is going to move forward on renovating the old Effingham Courthouse, but county commissioners were split on who should carry out the task.

February 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Guyton OKs aggressive selling law

Selling Girl Scout cookies in Guyton will go on - but the city is trying to crack down on what it considers aggressive sales techniques.

February 19, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Know the rules for outdoor burning in Effingham County

The outdoor burning restrictions are:

February 19, 2009 | Staff Report | Local

Bohannon on the job as the next Rincon police chief

Just hours after being offered - and taking - the job as police chief for Rincon, Mike Bohannon was on the job.

February 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

Hospital to take look at new way of doing business

Effingham County commissioners are expected to take a recess in the middle of their meeting Tuesday to hear what the Effingham Hospital Authority has in mind.

February 16, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local

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South Effingham shells Ware County

GUYTON -- South Effingham's bench players were confident they knew what was going to happen. They have seen similar things many times before.

March 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Early miscue costs Lady Mustangs

GUYTON -- The South Effingham Lady Mustangs played as good as or better than Ware County for 89 minutes Friday. The first 60 seconds were a ...

March 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Municipal governments move to streamline food truck rules

SPRINGFIELD -- During Thursday's Effingham County Industrial Development Authority meeting, it was reported than an effort to make food truck regulatiions in Effingham County more ...

March 16, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Effingham County's Velasquez attends National Healthy Living Summit

Seven Georgia 4-H youths recently participated in the National Healthy Living Summit for Youth held in Chevy Chase, Md.

March 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Rebels rally in last at-bat to dump Devils

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Rebels went from famine to feast in their game against Statesboro on Wednesday.

March 14, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Lady Mustangs swat Lady Yellow Jackets

Ella Higdon, Katie Drittler and Sarah Grayson scored against Wayne County on Tuesday, leading the South Effingham Lady Mustangs to a 3-2 win over the ...

March 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Mustangs 'slam' Red Terrors in 14th inning

GUYTON -- The South Effingham Mustangs kept knock, knock, knockin' until they got the win Tuesday night.

March 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Rebels douse Blue Devils

STATESBORO -- Effingham County's Ethan Johnson pitched another gem Monday night, allowing just three hits in a 3-1 win over the Statesboro Blue Devils.

March 13, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Family Connection Partner Focus: Treutlen House provides stability

RINCON - Boys whose lives have been rocked by neglect, abuse or abandonment have a place to go to find stability.

March 13, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

Ring aiming for seat in Congress

RINCON - Lisa Ring wants to be at the front of a wave of change sthat he believes the nation needs.

March 13, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

Mars Theatre to present Clovers & Co.

SPRINGFIELD - The Georgia 4-H show choir Clovers & Co. will be performing at the Mars Theatre on March 24 at 7 p.m.

March 13, 2018 | Submitted report | Local

Fun event gives Family Promise of Effingham financial boost

RINCON - Michael Tageson's donation was a little larger than he had planned.

March 13, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local

ECHS poultry judging teams advance to state competition

Students from South Effingham High School, Effingham County High School, Effingham County Middle School, South Effingham Middle School and Ebenezer Middle School competed in the ...

March 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

South Effingham sweeps Crisp County

GUYTON - After a staggering start, the South Effingham Mustangs appear to have regained their footing.

March 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

15-run inning propels Rebels to victory

SPRINGFIELD - A 15-run balloon popped in the faces of the Burke County Bears on Saturday.

March 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local

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