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Wright to seek another term as tax commissioner

Tax Commissioner Lisa E. Wright of Springfield is making a bid for re-election to serve her fourth term in office.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


County backs water-sewer commission

Effingham County commissioners like the idea of a countywide water and sewer commission.

May 13, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Commissioner Loper to seek re-election

Effingham County 4th District Commissioner Reggie Loper has announced he will seek re-election.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Suhor to run for county probate judge

Effingham County Probate Court chief clerk Judy Suhor announced Monday she is seeking election as probate judge.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon man killed in Monday collision

A Rincon man was killed and a Springfield man was hurt in an accident on Fort Howard Road early Monday afternoon.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon driver involved in fatal wreck

One man was killed Friday night and two others injured in a head-on collision on Highway 196 in Liberty County, according to the Georgia State Patrol.

May 13, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham receives food, shelter aid

The State Set-Aside has awarded Effingham $9,914 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the area.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


IDA agrees to school board's price

The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority is ready to come to terms with the school system on a land deal.

May 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Barrow backs student loan access

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Savannah) joined a bipartisan majority in the U.S. House of Representatives to approve legislation to ensure that upheaval in the financial markets doesn't keep students and families from getting the federal student loans they need to pay for college.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Mosley to run for probate judge seat

Beth Rahn Mosley announces her intentions to run for probate judge.

May 10, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Pay raises coming for deputies

Deputies' salaries are on the rise, as the Effingham County Sheriff's Office tries to stop an exodus of officers.

May 10, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Hospital marking National Donate Life Month

In April Effingham Hospital is observing National Donate Life Month in honor of those individuals who have selflessly enrolled in organ donor programs across the U.S. by giving the greatest gift of all - the gift of life.

May 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Rincon sticking with 55/45

In a sometimes testy and contentious meeting, Rincon City Council approved the first reading of a revamped alcohol ordinance.

May 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue | Local


Controversial rezoning headed back to planning commission

A controversial rezoning is headed back to the county planning commission after Effingham County commissioners were puzzled by what to do when one of the parties backed out.

May 08, 2008 | Patrick Donahue | Local


Stone picks up endorsement from former 12th District rep

Former U.S. Rep. J. Roy Rowland, MD, (D-Georgia) endorsed Republican candidate John Stone in the race for Georgia's 12th Congressional District, citing the need for continued House efforts to achieve bipartisan national health care reform.

May 08, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


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Mahany wins award for book translation

John Thomas (J.T.) Mahany, a 2008 graduate of South Effingham High School, has been a busy man since his days in Effingham County. He ...

June 28, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Mahany wins award for books translation

John Thomas (J.T.) Mahany, a 2008 graduate of South Effingham High School, has been a busy man since his days in Effingham County. He ...

June 28, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Mayor Lee to seek re-election

Mayor Ken Lee has announced that he will be seeking re-election this year as the Mayor of Rincon, a decision that will have him running ...

June 28, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham students attend Summer Leadership Camp

COVINGTON – This summer, 57 students from the Effingham County High School, South Effingham High School, Ebenezer Middle School and Effingham County Middle School FFA Chapters ...

June 22, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield council considers resolution

The Springfield City Council met Tuesday, June 13 for a regularly scheduled meeting and voted on a number of issues brought forth from citizens in ...

June 22, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Billy Beckett hired to serve as Interim Administrator

Billy Preston Beckett, of Peachtree City, has been hired by the Effingham County commissioners to serve as the Interim County Administrator.

June 21, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Board of Education raises taxes 10 percent

The Effingham County Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday night to raise property taxes 10 percent.At one time, the board was considering raising taxes ...

June 21, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


3 easy steps to becoming a Red Cross summer blood donor

The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood this summer for hospital patients in need and offers three easy steps people can take ...

June 18, 2017 | Staff report | Local


Operation Rolling Thunder continues in Savannah Area

SAVANNAH – Last Friday, the Thunder Task Force came together in Savannah to write 332 citations and 120 warnings to drivers violating traffic laws.

June 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Death investigation underway by Effingham County Sheriff's Office

On Thursday, the Effingham County Sheriff's Office was notified that Investigators with the Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police Department had cultivated information that there may ...

June 16, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Effingham County Hussars hold Annual Confederate Memorial Day service

The Effingham County Hussars Chapter No. 2285 welcomed friends and guests recently for their annual Confederate Memorial Day Service to honor those who fought and ...

June 15, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


South Effingham educator selected to attend Keystone Science School

RINCON – Jessica Lyons, a 10th and 11th grade environmental and physical science teacher at South Effingham High School, has been selected by Georgia-Pacific to attend ...

June 15, 2017 | By Carrie Thompson | Local


Rincon City Council denies permit to Williamsburg Townhomes

The Rincon City Council heard arguments both for and against a Master Plan Revision for Williamsburg Townhomes at a meeting Monday night before ultimately deciding ...

June 14, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Effingham Chamber hosts 2017 banquet for members

The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce held its annual Membership Recognition Banquet Thursday night at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Rincon to hand out awards ...

June 14, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


Dr. Franklin Goldwire honored with Treutlen Award Thursday

Dr. Franklin Goldwire was honored Thursday night with the Treutlen Award at the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce 2017 Membership Recognition Banquet, which took place ...

June 09, 2017 | By Zack Lee | Local


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