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Georgia Power plans outage for today

There will be a planned power outage today on Rahn Station Road between Highway 21 and McCall Road, Georgia Power officials said.

September 21, 2009 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Meldrim Road to be closed Tuesday

September 21, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield man killed in Wednesday accident

Charges likely won't be filed in an accident that claimed the life of a Springfield man Wednesday evening.

September 17, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Purcell to run for 159th District seat

Surrounded by friends, family and supporters, Ann Purcell said she will seek re-election to the state House of Representatives.

September 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Commissioners OK assessors’ review

Effingham County commissioners approved asking the state Department of Revenue for a performance review of the board of assessors and also approved adding two more members to the three-man board.

September 17, 2009 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Rincon obtains Lions Club land

In a unanimous decision Monday night, the Rincon City Council voted to purchase the Lions Club property on Lexington Avenue.

September 17, 2009 | By Rick Lott | Local


Guyton begins search for full-time fire chief

Guyton will take applications for the newly-created paid position of fire chief.

September 14, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Saraf ready to run again

Former Rincon mayor George Saraf is set to challenge incumbent Ken Lee for the mayor's seat in the November elections.

September 10, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Guyton Police earns praise

Joe Powers remembers a time when Guyton was even quieter than it is now.

September 10, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


City to enter into lease-purchase for Lions Club building

Rincon City Council will hold a public hearing Monday night to discuss buying the Lions Club building on Lexington Avenue.

September 10, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


Saraf to challenge Lee

A current and former Rincon mayor are running for the seat, and six people have signed up to run for three city council seats.

September 08, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


County, developers work out deal

A compromise solution may have been found to deliver needed water and sewer service to an industrial tract off Old Augusta Road.

September 07, 2009 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Rice to discuss core values at GSU tonight

For former secretary of state Condoleeza Rice, leadership starts with core values.

September 07, 2009 | Jim Healy | Local


Hunter named to hospital authority

LaMeisha R. Hunter was sworn in as the Guyton representative on the Effingham Hospital Board of Trustees. Hunter was selected as the newest member of the board of trustees on Aug. 4 to fill the chair of Dr. Franklin Goldwire, who served the hospital authority since 2005.

September 07, 2009 | Staff Report | Local


Lee to seek second term

Rincon Mayor Ken Lee has filed to seek another term.

September 03, 2009 | Rick Lott | Local


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Effingham County School District achieves Quality Board Status

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County School District announceD the achievement and status of the Georgia School Boards Association's (GSBA) 2018 Quality School Board recognition.

June 21, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Young players amaze Lady Mustangs coach

GUYTON - South Effingham High School was the site of the recent Mini Mustangs Camp where youngsters piled in to learn more about volleyball.

June 21, 2018 | | Local


Sheriff's Office issues warning about dangerous suspect on loose

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating an armed fugitive.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Belogorska 'travels' to find improvement

GUYTON - South Effingham's Kastin Belogorska is gearing up for her senior season by sharpening skills with Georgia Impact, a high-caliber travel team.

June 20, 2018 | Trice Williams | Local


Chamber honors Zemurray

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Chamber of Commerce recently presented Samuel Zemurrary the John Adam Treutlen Award for his contributions to Effingham County.

June 20, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


School board candidates tout virtues during forum

SPRINGFIELD - Robert Grant and Lynn Anderson's battle for a spot on the Effingham County Board of Education is far from heated.

June 19, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Georgia Farm Bureau honors first responders, agricultural products

SPRINGFIELD - Georgia Farm Bureau-Effingham County found a tasty way to honor emergency personnel while also highlighting local agricultural products.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


CASA volunteers bring sense of urgency to children's needs

SPRINGFIELD - Child Advocacy Services SEGA Inc. is a hand that fits into a helpful, loving glove.

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rincon City Council names three city manager finalists

RINCON - Even though a quick resolution to its city manager search is possible, Mayor Ken Lee said Monday that the Rincon City Council is in ...

June 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Hospital authority, hospital board to meet jointly

The Effingham Hospital Authority and Effingham Hospital Inc. Board of Directors will meet jointly in regular session June 26 at 7:15 P.M. in ...

June 18, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Veterans Open Job Fair set in Hinesville

HINESVILLE -- The Georgia Department of Labor, Hinesville Career Center and Liberty College & Career Academy are partnering to host the 2018 Veterans Open Job Fair. More ...

June 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Grammy winner Davis to perform at Mars Theatre

SPRINGFIELD -Performing is a family affair for three-time Grammy Award winner Linda Davis whether she is related to the people she sings with or not.

June 14, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Truck sails into river at high speed; driver escapes

SPRINGFIELD -- Just before 6 a.m. Wednesday, Effingham County Sheriff's Deputy Karyn Witherington was on routine patrol near the Foxbow neighborhood on Hwy 80 ...

June 13, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Springfield mayor, city council announce millage rate proposal

SPRINGFIELD -- The City of Springfield mayor and city council members announced Wednesday their intention to increase property taxes they will levy this year by 2 ...

June 13, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Grant, Anderson set to answer questions during political forum

Effingham County Board of Education District 1 candidates Robert Grant and Lynn Anderson are set to participate in a political forum Thursday at 4:30 ...

June 12, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


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