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Effingham poll locations

Below are the county voting precincts for the Nov. 4 election

November 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


A look at the amendments

Amendment 1

November 21, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Berry's attorneys to seek continuance

A former Rincon police chief whose appeal of his termination was scheduled to be heard Monday night will be asking city council for a continuance.

November 20, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Ballots, we've got ballots!

November 20, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


County ponders master building plan

Effingham County commissioners continue to mull where county offices might be located in the future.

November 18, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Appeal filed on verdict in armed robbery case

A man convicted of two lesser offenses in an armed robbery case is appealing his verdict in an Effingham County Superior Court.

November 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Photo ID needed for early voting

Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel reminds all voters participating in the Nov. 4 general election that in-person early voting will end Friday.

November 18, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Barrow picks up Chamber backing

Of the endorsements he has picked up in his re-election bid, John Barrow is proudest of the one he received Monday morning.

November 18, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Friday afternoon wreck claims life of Clyo woman

A Clyo woman was killed and three others were seriously injured in a two-car accident Friday afternoon on Fort Argyle Road near Highway 204 in western Chatham County.

November 15, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield gives the OK to Nov. 1 dance party

The Springfield City Council approved a request for an outdoor dance event on Nov. 1.

November 14, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Collins appeal denied

Rincon City Council members voted to uphold the termination of a Rincon police detective and may add allegations to be investigated.

November 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Commissioners split on request from hospital

Effingham County commissioners have decided to work with Effingham Hospital on the future use of land at the intersections of Highways 119 and 21.

November 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


United Way closes in on ambitious campaign goal

The United Way of Effingham County is getting closer and closer to its goal - and there's still plenty of time left on the clock.

November 14, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Council turns down Collins' appeal

Rincon City Council members voted 6-0 Tuesday night to deny the appeal of fired Rincon Police Detective Scott Collins.

November 12, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


Magistrate candidates tout their experience

The four candidates for the position as Effingham County magistrate judge tried to extol their own virtues during a Thursday night forum.

November 11, 2008 | By Patrick Donahue | Local


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Sky's the limit for Civil Air Patrol members

RINCON - The wild blue yonder is filled with exciting opportunities for aviation enthusiasts in Effingham County.

January 21, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


New Exchange Club member installed

SPRINGFIELD - Peachy Tees owner Tim Polk didn't blink when Sidney Blanton, Georgia district governor, welcomed him to the Exchange Club of Effingham County on ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


CASA board honors outgoing executive director

RINCON - While packing up her office recently, Lainie Jenkins left something very important behind -- a very large piece of her heart.

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Resident voices concern about potential noise problems at industrial park

SPRINGFIELD -- Jimmy Blakey told the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority that he is concerned about being followed. He lives near the Research Forest tract that ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


DRT America still sniffing out odor problem

SPRINGFIELD -- During its regularly scheduled meeting Thursday night, the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority received an upate on DRT America's effort to curb smelly ...

January 19, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Fireworks to cap Josh Reddick Foundation concert

RINCON -- The Josh Reddick Foundation Concert at Freedom Park on Jan. 27 is sure to end with a bang.

January 18, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Kemp addresses Rotary, talks gubernatorial race later

RINCON -- Secretary of State Brian Kemp deftly avoided talk of this year's gubernatorial race while addressing the Rotary Club of Effingham County on Thursday ...

January 18, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Hospital board announces next meeting

The Effingham Hospital Inc. Board of Directors will meet in regular session Tuesday at 7:15pm in Kieffer Hall Community at Effingham Health System.

January 18, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Commission moves to repair road damage

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County Board of Commissioners approved a motion Tuesday night that it hopes will smooth damaged roads and allay safety concerns.

January 17, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Move to appoint Strickland public safety director stalls

GUYTON - A motion to appoint a public safety director died on the Guyton City Council table on Jan. 9.

January 16, 2018 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Rebels go 1-2 at State Duals

Effingham County won one of three matches in the State Duals in Macon on Thursday through Saturday.

January 15, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


Springfield honors King

SPRINGFIELD -- Springfield conducted its Martin Luther King Jr. Day Parade on Monday.

January 15, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Rebels' Johnson earns Blitz Border Bowl MVP honors

Playing for the Georgia's Coastal Empire in the Blitz Border Bowl in Pooler on Saturday, Effingham County Rebels running back Toot Johnson rushed eight ...

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Registration ongoing for multiple sports

SPINGFIELD - The Effingham County Recreation and Parks Department has started registration for spring baseball and softball.

January 14, 2018 | Staff Report | Local


Conlee tickets going quickly

SPRINGFIELD -- Country music legend John Conlee (Mr. Rose-Colored Glasses), a regular performer at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tenn., will be performing on Feb ...

January 12, 2018 | Submitted report | Local


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