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Stone, Barrow win

John Stone will face incumbent John Barrow in November for the U.S. House of Representatives 12th District seat in Georgia.

August 07, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Primary results, update 5

11:35 p.m.--Update 5

August 06, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Springfield takes high bid for land next to spray field

Springfield City Council members approved the high bid for an acre parcel of land adjacent to the spray field site at their July 8 meeting.

August 05, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


McDuffie, Gossett espouse qualifications

Effingham County's two sheriff contestants made some of their final pitches to potential voters Thursday and Friday nights.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Sheriff’s deputies go through active shooter training

Effingham County sheriff's deputies combed the halls of Ebenezer Middle School, guns at the ready as they readied for a worst-case scenario.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Candidates making final push

Effingham County tax commissioner candidates sparred again over customer service at the office during a forum Thursday night.

August 05, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Fuel price may fuel rise in garbage rates

The rising cost of gasoline is about to have an impact on trash bills in Rincon.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Guyton’s Olive Branch gets closer to beer, wine sales

The Olive Branch Restaurant in Guyton is one step closer to getting a license to sell beer and wine by the drink.

August 01, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Arden banks on his experience in race for tax commissioner

Among Effingham County's current office seekers, Frank Arden is a relative newcomer. But he's banking on his experience in banking and finance to win over the voters.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


McDaniel enjoying being out in front as a candidate

inda McDaniel has often been behind the scenes in political campaigns, helping with the elections of candidates.

August 01, 2008 | Patrick Donahue Editor | Local


Springfield may seek help with fireworks

Springfield's annual Fourth of July fireworks show was a hot topic at Springfield City Council's meeting Tuesday.

August 01, 2008 | Sandi Van Orden | Local


Springfield, Guyton open talks on capacity

Springfield City Manager Brett Bennett says he opened the lines of communication between Springfield and Guyton regarding water and sewer because he wanted them to know: "Springfield is an option."

August 01, 2008 | Angela Mensing | Local


Photo ID required to vote at the polls

Voters will be required to show one of the following six forms of photo ID when voting in-person on Election Day:

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Voting precinct names and addresses

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August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


Initial unemployment claims continue to rise

ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Labor announced that 45,553 laid-off workers filed first-time claims for unemployment insurance benefits in June, a 35.9 percent increase over the same period a year ago. The May to June increase was 1.9 percent. Most of the increase came in trade and services. Initial claims are considered to be a good barometer of economic activity.

August 01, 2008 | Staff Report | Local


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Elected officials discuss issues over breakfast

RINCON -- Effingham County business leaders, school officials and interested citizens were served a few morsels of information with their breakfast during Wednesday's Legislative Eggs ...

December 13, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


GBI to probe officer-involved shooting in Paddleford

SPRINGFIELD -- On Tuesday at 7 p.m., the Effingham County Sheriff's Office responded to a call in Paddleford Subdivision about a woman threatening suicide.

December 13, 2017 | | Local


Santa gives more than toys

Red Cross conducted a blood drive at Goshen United Methodist Church in Guyton on Tuesday,

December 12, 2017 | | Local


Empty Stocking Fund needs filling

The Exchange Club of Effingham's Empty Stocking Fund campaign is accepting donations.

December 12, 2017 | Staff Report | Local


Cheese passion churns into business venture

SPRINGFIELD -- Richard and Wendy Cowart have carved out a small, unique piece of Georgia'a agricultural pie.

December 11, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Douglas graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force Airman Nicholas J. Douglas graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 11, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Lady Rebels recognized at banquet

SPRINGFIELD -- The Effingham County High School softball team conducted its end-of-season awards banquet Dec. 4 at New Ebenezer Retreat Center.

December 10, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Man dies in single-vehicle crash

SPRINGFIELD -- On Saturday around 10:30 p.m., 41-year-old George Mitchell Hewitt of Gilbert, S.C., was killed in a single-vehicle accident.

December 10, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


Ribbon cut on Clarence Morgan Complex

SPRINGFIELD -- Saturday morning's damp, dreary weather didn't hinder the celebration of a facility that will brighten the lives of current Effingham County residents ...

December 09, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


IDA to seek community input during CEO selection process

SPRINGFIELD - The Effingham County Industrial Development Authority is looking for more than new business partners these days. It's also in the market for a ...

December 08, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union breaks ground on Rincon branch

RINCON -- Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union broke ground on a new branch office in Rincon on Tuesday at the intersection of Highway 21 and Silverwood ...

December 08, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


DRT America here to stay

RINCON - The book on DRT America's brief history in Effingham County didn't end last month when the Springfield City Council rejected its request ...

December 08, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Mustangs stumble after forcing OT

BLUFFTON, S.C. -- Even though he looked emotionally drained Thursday night, South Effingham coach James Finlen was overflowing with pride inside.

December 07, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Turnovers sink South Effingham girls

BLUFFTON, S.C. -- It is the season of giving, but South Effingham's girls were much too generous Thursday night.

December 07, 2017 | Mark Lastinger | Local


Bartley graduates from basic training

U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Nieem R. Bartley graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

December 07, 2017 | Submitted report | Local


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